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    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia

    Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Russian missile system brought down Malaysian airlines flight: report
    Jun06

    Russian missile system brought down Malaysian airlines flight: report

    The Bellingcat investigative search network has said that a Buk-M1 missile system believed to have shot down a Malaysian Airlines flight over Ukraine belonged to the Russian army. …read more Source: Polskie...

    U.S. may withdraw from United Nations Human Rights Council
    Jun06

    U.S. may withdraw from United Nations Human Rights Council

    On Friday, The Washington Post published an op-ed by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in which she condemned the way in which the Human Rights Council (HRC) operates. Haley wrote that Venezuela and Cuba having seats on the Human Rights Council is an affront to the international body, as both nations are rampant abusers of human...

    After Trump’s exit from Paris Accord, just sanction the bastards!
    Jun06

    After Trump’s exit from Paris Accord, just sanction the bastards!

    (Credit: Tatiana Grozetskaya via Shutterstock) The reality of Trump exiting “his” United States from the Paris Accord has sunk in. The key question: What’s the rest of the world to do about it? Unfair United States The answer: Trade sanctions, of course. President Trump was very explicit about the main — and, in fact, only — reason for...

    No discussions between Sofia and Gazprom over “South Stream”
    Jun06

    No discussions between Sofia and Gazprom over “South Stream”

    Gazprom has not been discussing with Bulgaria the restarting of the South Stream gas pipeline project but options for developing its gas transmission system, Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Russian gas giant, said. The statement was made in response to a question about circulating ideas for the re-launch of the South Stream project. A...

    Troops from Russia, Belarus, Serbia train near Polish border
    Jun06

    Troops from Russia, Belarus, Serbia train near Polish border

    More than 800 landing troops from Russia, Belarus and Serbia have launched exercises near the Polish and Ukrainian borders. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Aram Khachaturian Competition to mark the composer’s 114th birth anniversary
    Jun06

    Aram Khachaturian Competition to mark the composer’s 114th birth anniversary

    Today is 114th birth anniversary of world-famous composer Aram Khachaturian. On this occasion the solemn opening ceremony of the 13th Aram Khachaturian Competition will take place at Aram Khachaturian Concert Hall tonight. Konstantin Orbelyan, Honored Artist of Russia, Artistic Director of the National Theater of Opera and Ballet after Alexander...

    From Watergate to Enron, Mueller’s team brings storied prosecution pedigrees
    Jun06

    From Watergate to Enron, Mueller’s team brings storied prosecution pedigrees

    Special counsel Robert Mueller is assembling a prosecution team with decades of experience going after everything from Watergate to the Mafia to Enron as he digs in for a lengthy probe into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign.His first appointments — tapping longtime law firm partner James Quarles...

    US Adds Reporter Pavel Sheremet’s Name to Memorial in Washington – Newseum
    Jun06

    US Adds Reporter Pavel Sheremet’s Name to Memorial in Washington – Newseum

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Sheremet, a well-known journalist who had worked in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine, died on July 20 when the car he was traveling in blew up in Kiev. The incident is believed to be an assassination, according to investigators. “The names of 14 journalists will be added to the memorial to represent all those who died in pursuit...

    [Ticker] Nord Stream pipeline will strengthen Moscow, Tusk warns
    Jun06

    [Ticker] Nord Stream pipeline will strengthen Moscow, Tusk warns

    EU council president Donald Tusk has warned in a letter to the European Commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, that the planned Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to bring more Russian gas to Europe would “not serve the best European interest” and leave Ukraine “at Russia’s mercy,” reports the Financial Times. The proposed pipeline under the...