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    Poland vows to fight back against Commission penalty after ‘refugee inaction’: ministry
    Jun14

    Poland vows to fight back against Commission penalty after ‘refugee inaction’: ministry

    The Polish ministry of foreign affairs on Wednesday said the country is ready to “plead its case before the European Court of Justice†in response to the European Commission’s decision to launch an infringement procedure against Warsaw for failing to comply with its obligations on migration. The Commission...

    NY Lawmakers Demand Trump Deport Nazi Death Camp Officer From Queens
    Jun14

    NY Lawmakers Demand Trump Deport Nazi Death Camp Officer From Queens

    A delegation of New York state lawmakers are petitioning President Donald Trump’s Department of Justice to deport from the United States a former Nazi concentration camp officer who has been living in Queens for more than a decade, according to a copy of a formal petition letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. More than 85 members...

    US gets ready to impose more sanctions on Russia
    Jun14

    US gets ready to impose more sanctions on Russia

    WASHINGTON: The US Senate is aiming to punish Russia’s Vladimir Putin for interfering in last year’s presidential election by drafting sanctions that would prevent President Donald Trump from unilaterally easing pressure on Moscow. The bipartisan amendment, released late on Monday, comes as the White House is deeply embroiled in a...

    [Ticker] Record number of Brits get German passport
    Jun14

    [Ticker] Record number of Brits get German passport

    Some 2,865 Britons became German in 2016, 2,200 more than the previous year. The 360.6-percent increased “suggests some link with the Brexit issue,” the German statistical office said on Tuesday. Overall, naturalisation increased by 2.9 percent in Germany compared to last year, with Turkey (16,290; -17.3%) and Poland (+11.3%) being...

    The pipeline feeding billions to Putin … evading sanctions on the way
    Jun14

    The pipeline feeding billions to Putin … evading sanctions on the way

    Nord Stream 2 will transport gas from Russia to Europe, endangering habitats, fuelling climate change and funding Putin’s regime for decadesTough western sanctions on Russia may be squeezing the economy – but that’s only half the story. The other half you can understand better by attending a public hearing into a project that will...

    Smoke detected at crippled Chernobyl power plant
    Jun14

    Smoke detected at crippled Chernobyl power plant

    Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory body reported smoke at one of the rooms at Unit 3 in Chernobyl. …read more Source:...

    ‘Industroyer’ virus could bring down power networks, researchers warn
    Jun14

    ‘Industroyer’ virus could bring down power networks, researchers warn

    Discovery of new malware shows vulnerability of critical infrastructure, just months after the WannaCry ransomware took out NHS computers Six months on from a hacking attack that caused a blackout in Kiev, Ukraine, security researchers have warned that the malware that was used in the attack would be “easy” to convert to cripple infrastructure in...

    Ukraine outlaws public display of Saint George’s ribbons
    Jun14

    Ukraine outlaws public display of Saint George’s ribbons

    Ukraine outlawed the public display of the ribbon which is used in Russia as a patriotic symbol as well as a symbol of public support to the Russian government. …read more Source:...

    Marco Rubio Pushes Left-Wing Conspiracy Theory About Trump Advancing Russian Interests in Ukraine
    Jun14

    Marco Rubio Pushes Left-Wing Conspiracy Theory About Trump Advancing Russian Interests in Ukraine

    During Tuesday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing with Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) pushed the misleading Democratic Party talking point that the Republican Party platform was changed to “not provide defensive weapons to Ukraine.” Here is a transcript of the relevant section of the hearing: RUBIO: My last...

    McCain presses Sessions on why he didn’t take a harder line with Russia
    Jun14

    McCain presses Sessions on why he didn’t take a harder line with Russia

    McCain wasn’t sleepy for this one. Though most of the fireworks took place earlier in the hearing, some of the most important questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced during his Senate Intelligence Committee testimony today actually came at the very end, from Republican Sen. John McCain. The GOP lawmaker from Arizona asked Sessions a...