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    New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site
    Jul15

    New Life for Chernobyl? Ukraine, France Might Build Giant Solar Park at the Site

    According to a recent Bloomberg report, Ukraine is in talks with one of France’s largest energy companies, Engie SA, about building a giant, billion-euro ($1.25 billion) solar park in the uninhabited radioactive zone surrounding the abandoned Chernobyl nuclear reactor. Ukraine’s Minister of Ecology, Ostap Semerak, said that Engie SA...

    Poland after Trump’s visit
    Jul14

    Poland after Trump’s visit

    Donald Trump came, he saw, he conned. The US president’s trip to Poland, a stop on his way to the G20 summit in Hamburg, was arranged at the last minute: Trump’s administration, fearing the reception he would receive in the United Kingdom, decided that Europe’s most pro-American country was a much safer destination. And, indeed,...

    Reports: Head of Siemens Partner Questioned in Russia
    Jul14

    Reports: Head of Siemens Partner Questioned in Russia

    MOSCOW – Russian news agencies say the head of a company that operates a joint venture to produce gas turbines with Germany’s Siemens was questioned by the Federal Security Service on suspicion of disclosing state secrets. The reports come days after Siemens filed suit against another Russian company for allegedly sending two of the...

    What are Russia’s Zapad war games?
    Jul14

    What are Russia’s Zapad war games?

    Russia’s military is preparing to hold its biggest war games in several years, dubbed Zapad-2017. NATO’s eastern members are alarmed by these plans, and claim similar drills preceded clashes in Georgia and Crimea. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    What are Russia’s Zapad war games?
    Jul14

    What are Russia’s Zapad war games?

    Russia’s military is preparing to hold its biggest war games in several years, dubbed Zapad-2017. NATO’s eastern members are alarmed by these plans, and claim similar drills preceded clashes in Georgia and Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Politics: Paul Manafort was in the Russian lawyer meeting with Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. — here’s what you need to know about him
    Jul14

    Politics: Paul Manafort was in the Russian lawyer meeting with Jared Kushner and Donald Trump Jr. — here’s what you need to know about him

    Who is Paul Manafort? And what does he have to do with investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia? Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, is in the center of a Russia controversy yet again as he was revealed to have been in a meeting with a Russian lawyer that has come under scrutiny. More details...

    Russia’s Putin Hopes Dialogue With Trump Will Continue
    Jul14

    Russia’s Putin Hopes Dialogue With Trump Will Continue

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that he hoped for further dialogue with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump after their meeting in Hamburg earlier this month on the fringes of the G20 summit. “If the dialogue were to go on, as you’ve said in this sense, in a humanitarian sense, there is the chance to hope that the...

    British Man Imprisoned For Fighting With Separatists In Ukraine
    Jul14

    British Man Imprisoned For Fighting With Separatists In Ukraine

    A British man was sentenced to prison after a court in Britain ruled he illegally entered eastern Ukraine in 2015 to fight alongside Russia-backed separatists against the central government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Paradoxes of Trump’s Russia Strategy
    Jul14

    The Paradoxes of Trump’s Russia Strategy

    It has been a full week since Donald Trump met Vladimir Putin in Hamburg at this year’s G20 meeting—and what a week it’s been. The revelations regarding a meeting the President’s son had with a shady Russian lawyer this past year have cast a pall over his Administration. At the very minimum, the campaign betrayed a profoundly...

    Official: 2 tourists slain in Egypt were German
    Jul14

    Official: 2 tourists slain in Egypt were German

    CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt (all times local): 7:10 p.m. An Egyptian security official says the two tourists who were stabbed to death in a Red Sea resort were German, not Ukrainian as previously said. The official says that four other foreigners were wounded in Friday’s attack at a hotel in the Egyptian resort of...