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    OSCE calls for protection of civilians in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    OSCE calls for protection of civilians in eastern Ukraine

    “Security should be a top priority. Apparently, it is associated with a complex approach combining the observance of the ceasefire, the withdrawal of heavy weapons and forces, and mine clearance,” Martin Sajdik added. …read more Source:...

    Madrid and Baku bid to host 2019 Champions League final
    Jun07

    Madrid and Baku bid to host 2019 Champions League final

    Madrid and Baku are the two cities bidding to host the 2019 Champions League final, European soccer’s governing body UEFA said on Wednesday. The new home of Atletico Madrid and the Olympic stadium in the capital of Azerbaijan will compete for the right to stage the showpiece match in the continent’s top club competition. The two...

    Halep advances to Roland Garros women’s singles semi-finals after sensational comeback
    Jun07

    Halep advances to Roland Garros women’s singles semi-finals after sensational comeback

    Romanian tennis player Simona Halep, WTA’s 4th, on Wednesday advanced to the women’s singles semifinals of the French Open 2017 tournament, the second Grand Slam of the year, after a sensational comeback in the quarter-finals to defeat Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 3-6 7-6 (6) 6-0. …read more Source:...

    Romania’s Simona Halep reaches Roland Garros semifinals after comeback against Svitolina
    Jun07

    Romania’s Simona Halep reaches Roland Garros semifinals after comeback against Svitolina

    Romanian tennis star Simona Halep, number 4 in the WTA ranking of the best women’s tennis players in the world, reached the semifinals of the French Open for the second time in her career after a spectacular comeback against Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina, this season’s best player. Halep lost the first set 3-6 and was down The post...

    Losing Our Grip, From Paris to Podgorica to London
    Jun07

    Losing Our Grip, From Paris to Podgorica to London

    Most of the world does not feel sorry for America, and is not used to the wounded self-regard with which our President so frequently expresses himself. President Trump’s assertion that the Paris climate accord put America at “permanent disadvantage to the other countries of the world” has elicited no sympathy abroad. And the sight of our...

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government says at least one soldier was killed and seven others were injured in an apparent uptick in fighting in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Why Venezuela Proves That Russia Is Still a World Power
    Jun07

    Why Venezuela Proves That Russia Is Still a World Power

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Politics, Americas Russia has acquired in Venezuela, as it has in Syria, a need to preserve the current regime in order to safeguard its investments. One of the problems with continuing to box Russia into the European policy box is that Moscow, while not wielding all the resources of the former Soviet Union, can still wield...

    Nuclear Defense Experts Urge Revitalization of U.S. Ballistic Missile Programs
    Jun07

    Nuclear Defense Experts Urge Revitalization of U.S. Ballistic Missile Programs

    Nuclear defense experts called for a bipartisan effort to revitalize the U.S. ballistic missile programs at this year’s nuclear posture review in a report discussed at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on Tuesday. The report, “A New Nuclear Review for a New Age,” reassessed the United States’s relation...

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine
    Jun07

    1 dead, 7 injured in fighting in eastern Ukraine

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    Robert Reich: The art of the Trump-Putin deal
    Jun07

    Robert Reich: The art of the Trump-Putin deal

    (Credit: AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool) This post originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog. Say you’re Vladimir Putin, and you did a deal with Trump last year. I’m not suggesting there was any such deal, mind you. But if you are Putin and you did do a deal, what did Trump agree to do? 1. Repudiate NATO. NATO is the biggest...