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    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé
    Apr10

    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé

    An investigation is underway in Loulé after a 54-year-old Ukrainian man was found dead in a makeshift carpark . The man, who was apparently homeless and living in a car, was found early this morning with various injuries, particularly to his face. He was allegedly discovered by two friends who maintain he was alive at the time, and told them he...

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield
    Apr10

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield

    James Jay Carafano Security, Europe If Putin wants to stir up trouble anywhere else, it’s the obvious place to start. U.S. interest in the Balkans has waxed and waned. It is time for wax on. The Balkans have been on America’s back burner since the end of the Clinton era. Investing some attention and exerting some influence on the...

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to Stop Backing Assad
    Apr10

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to Stop Backing Assad

    LUCCA, Italy — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response, with participants aiming to pressure Russia to end its support for President Bashar Assad. Last week’s nerve gas attack in the rebel-held town of...

    Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission:  Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’
    Apr10

    Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission: Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’

    BRUSSELS – Addressing the NATO-Ukraine Commission on March 31, U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson made it clear that the United States and NATO “stand firm in our support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” and underscored, “We do not, and will not, accept Russian efforts to change the borders of territory of Ukraine.”...

    Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns

    Valeriya Gontareva resigns after pressure from tycoons whose banks she closed for illegal activities. …read more Source:...

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels
    Apr10

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels

    BERLIN: Recent Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds levels seen during the Cold War, a top US and Nato military officer said, voicing concern that the distributed nature of the deployments could end up “splitting and distracting” the transatlantic alliance. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard, who heads Nato’s Allied Joint Force...

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine's central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine's central bank governor quits

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, depriving the country of a tough reformer capable of taking on vested interests at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession. …read more Source: The...

    Diaspora soccer team takes on legendary Dynamo Kyiv farm teams
    Apr10

    Diaspora soccer team takes on legendary Dynamo Kyiv farm teams

    KYIV – To North Americans it’s “soccer,” but to the rest of the world it’s “football” – the term most commonly used to describe the globe’s premier spectator sport. Ukraine during the week of April 3-7 saw practitioners of what Brazilian soccer legend Pele coined “the beautiful game” in a cross-Atlantic duel of three separate...

    Ukraine’s Reformist Central Bank Chief Resigns Amid Pressure
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s Reformist Central Bank Chief Resigns Amid Pressure

    Ukrainian central bank chief Valeria Hontareva has resigned amid political pressure. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight
    Apr10

    Tillerson steps up on Syria, Russia after avoiding spotlight

    FILE – In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. President-elect Donald Trump selected Tillerson to lead the State Department on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) WASHINGTON —...