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    Belarusian Nobel laureate Sviatlana Alieksijevič hit by a smear campaign
    Jul11

    Belarusian Nobel laureate Sviatlana Alieksijevič hit by a smear campaign

    Sviatlana Alieksijevič, Photo: rfrmo.io On 19 June, the Russian information agency Regnum published a widely discussed interview with Sviatlana Alieksijevič, the 2015 Nobel Prize Winner from Belarus. Despite the fact that Alieksijevič forbade Regnum to publish the interview, the news outlet went ahead and released the article. In a conversation...

    The G20 Is Obsolete
    Jul11

    The G20 Is Obsolete

    The optics at the G20 summit in Hamburg were striking. On the one side, the United States. On the other, 18 nations and the European Union. While the dividing issue was climate change, for many, this symbolized something larger. In a video that instantly went viral, Chris Uhlmann of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation put it pithily: “The G20...

    Greece takes part in NATO “Sea breeze” exercise in Ukraine (videos)
    Jul11

    Greece takes part in NATO “Sea breeze” exercise in Ukraine (videos)

    Three NATO guided missile warships are set to exercise with Ukrainian forces in the Black Sea later this month, a U.S. Navy official told USNI News on Monday. Guided missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG-64) and guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG-66) transited the Bosphorus Strait over the weekend and will join 16 other countries as part of SEA...

    Siemens to press criminal charges as Russian-bound turbines head to Crimea
    Jul11

    Siemens to press criminal charges as Russian-bound turbines head to Crimea

    Siemens will open charges on the “responsible individuals” who shipped turbines to Crimea from Southern Russia. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Moscow will push ahead to construct two plants in the region.German industrial giant Siemens is set to open criminal charges against those guilty of transferring shipments of gas turbines...

    NATO bristles at ‘unsafe behavior’ by Russian pilots
    Jul11

    NATO bristles at ‘unsafe behavior’ by Russian pilots

    Increasingly angry NATO allies will tell the Kremlin on Thursday of their objection to aggressive and dangerous maneuvers by Russian military pilots over the Baltic Sea, including “unsafe behavior by Russian pilots on intercepts,” an alliance official said. NATO’s frustration over what it views as unnecessary provocations by Russian...

    Siemens sues Russian state firm over turbines imbroglio
    Jul11

    Siemens sues Russian state firm over turbines imbroglio

    MUNICH/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Siemens filed a lawsuit against a Russian state firm on Tuesday after two gas turbines it sold for use in Russia turned up in Crimea, a region subject to EU sanctions on energy technology. …read more Source:...

    EU Council adopts EU-Ukraine association agreement
    Jul11

    EU Council adopts EU-Ukraine association agreement

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    EU official to Moldova: Reform first, then apply to join
    Jul11

    EU official to Moldova: Reform first, then apply to join

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ” A senior European official is urging Moldova to implement reforms so it can formally request European Union membership.The Moldovan, Georgian and Ukrainian parliament speakers wrote to the European Parliament… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Sebastian Gorka says Trump Jr.’s meeting isn’t a big deal: That’s “what political campaigns do”
    Jul11

    Sebastian Gorka says Trump Jr.’s meeting isn’t a big deal: That’s “what political campaigns do”

    Sebastian Gorka (Credit: Getty/Alex Wong) The deputy assistant to President Donald Trump, Sebastian Gorka, argued on Tuesday that when Donald Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer — who allegedly has connections to the Kremlin — in order to gather damaging information on political opponent Hillary Clinton, it’s just “what political campaigns...

    Germany’s Siemens says Russia sent turbines to Crimea
    Jul11

    Germany’s Siemens says Russia sent turbines to Crimea

    BERLIN (AP) ” Germany’s Siemens AG says at least two gas turbines delivered to Russia were re-routed to Crimea, in violation both of European sanctions and a contract with the company.Siemens told the dpa news agency Monday the… …read more Source: The New Zealand...