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    Ukraine says foreign policy goal now is Nato membership in move sure to anger Russia
    Jun08

    Ukraine says foreign policy goal now is Nato membership in move sure to anger Russia

    Ukraine’s parliament set Nato membership as a key foreign-policy goal, replacing the non-aligned status adopted by ousted Kremlin-backed President Viktor Yanukovych in a move that’s likely to further sour relations with Russia. A bill submitted by the ruling coalition was backed by 276 lawmakers in the 450-seat legislature Thursday in...

    If Russia and NATO Went to War Would It Go Nuclear (And Kill Millions)?
    Jun08

    If Russia and NATO Went to War Would It Go Nuclear (And Kill Millions)?

    Kris Osborn Security, Europe A rapid assault on the Baltic region would leave NATO with few attractive options, including a massive risky counterattack, threatening a nuclear weapons option or simply allowing the Russian to annex the countries. One of the limited options cited in the study could include taking huge amounts of time to mobilize and...

    Ukrainian MPs vote to back NATO membership
    Jun08

    Ukrainian MPs vote to back NATO membership

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted to back attempts by the crisis-torn ex-Soviet nation to seek NATO membership, a move set to heighten tensions with Russia. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine MPs back NATO application push (AFP)
    Jun08

    Ukraine MPs back NATO application push (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted to back attempts by the crisis-torn ex-Soviet nation to seek NATO membership, a move set to heighten tensions with Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    Green light for MH17 relatives to watch victims’ final hours
    Jun08

    Green light for MH17 relatives to watch victims’ final hours

    THE HAGUE: Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014 were given the green light Thursday to view final images of victims as they boarded the ill-fated flight. Dutch investigators and a victims’ foundation reached an agreement to view CCTV camera footage taken at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on July...

    The 10 most dangerous countries for tourists (photos)
    Jun08

    The 10 most dangerous countries for tourists (photos)

    The World Economic Forum recently released its Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report, which analyses the state of the travel and tourism sectors in 136 countries. The WEF also ranked the safety of each of those countries. This ranking measures the extent to which a country exposes tourists and businesses to security risks mainly related to...

    Estonian Railways skeptical about Kiev-Tallinn passenger train link
    Jun08

    Estonian Railways skeptical about Kiev-Tallinn passenger train link

    Commenting on a plan of Ukraine’s Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan to establish a train connection between Kiev and the capitals of the Baltic countries, the manager of the state owned railway company Estonian Railways expressed skepticism about the idea, writes LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    ‘We’ll Put An End to Putin’: Saakashvili Praises Chechen, Georgian Fighters In Ukraine
    Jun08

    ‘We’ll Put An End to Putin’: Saakashvili Praises Chechen, Georgian Fighters In Ukraine

    The former Georgian president and ex-governor of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili, has praised Chechen and Georgian fighters who are helping Ukrainian government forces battle Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. In an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s North Caucasus Service on June 7 in Vienna, Saakashvili said Chechens and Georgians...

    Accord reached for MH17 relatives to watch victims’ final hours (AFP)
    Jun08

    Accord reached for MH17 relatives to watch victims’ final hours (AFP)

    The Hague (AFP) – Relatives of those killed when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine in mid-2014 were given the green light Thursday to view final images of victims as they boarded the ill-fated flight. …read more Source: The West...

    Boxers from 8 countries to compete at Heydar Aliyev Cup in Nakhchivan
    Jun08

    Boxers from 8 countries to compete at Heydar Aliyev Cup in Nakhchivan

    Heydar Aliyev Cup 2017 boxing tournament will start in Nakhchivan on June 11. The tournament will bring together nearly 100 boxers from Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Hungary, Ukraine and Uzbekistan …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...