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    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’ (AFP)
    Nov10

    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’ (AFP)

    Belgrade (AFP) – Serbia has summoned its ambassador to Kiev for consultations after Ukraine raised concerns over Serbian “mercenaries” fighting on the side of pro-Russian rebels in its conflict-torn east. …read more Source: The West...

    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’
    Nov10

    Tensions rise between Serbia, Ukraine over ‘mercenaries’

    Serbia this week summoned its ambassador in Kiev for consultations after Ukraine raised concerns over Serbian “mercenaries” fighting on the side of pro-Russian rebels in its conflict-torn east. A foreign ministry statement stressed that Serbia “respects Ukraine’s territorial integrity” and had undertaken “a...

    Rise in Russian, Turkish immigration to Israel bucking Western slump
    Nov10

    Rise in Russian, Turkish immigration to Israel bucking Western slump

    (JTA) — Bucking a slump in Western immigration to Israel under its law of return for Jews, movement from Russia has increased in 2017 and more than doubled from Turkey. In total, the 23,415 immigrants who have come to Israel from Jan. 1 to Sept. 30 constituted a 2 percent increase over the corresponding period last year, an interim report by the...

    Defense Bill Reauthorizes Lethal Defensive Aid for Ukraine
    Nov10

    Defense Bill Reauthorizes Lethal Defensive Aid for Ukraine

    Congressional negotiators approved a series of measures to counter Russian activities and influence in this year’s annual defense bill, including an authorization for providing Ukraine with lethal defensive aid and an initiative to bolster counter-propaganda efforts. The Ukraine security assistance reauthorization comes as the State and...

    European Commission aims to lift roadblocks for military
    Nov10

    European Commission aims to lift roadblocks for military

    The European Commission wants to be sure troops, tanks and other heavy military equipment can deploy speedily across the Continent, and it seems willing to steamroll the European Council and NATO to make it happen. In a communication published Friday, the Commission announced an action plan “to facilitate and help to expedite military mobility,”...

    A Canadian peacekeeping mission to Ukraine nothing more than a fantasy?
    Nov10

    A Canadian peacekeeping mission to Ukraine nothing more than a fantasy?

    There has been a lot of reporting in the last two days about the potential for a Canadian peacekeeping mission to help stabilize the conflict in Ukraine. The Liberals have talked about it. Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has endorsed the idea of a UN peacekeeping mission led by Canada. Russia is also interested in the United Nations sending...

    Gangsters of the Mediterranean
    Nov10

    Gangsters of the Mediterranean

    Among the wealthy sophisticates who came and went from their seaside villas on the Spanish island of Mallorca, there was something that didn’t quite fit about the Russian who lived in a neoclassical mansion on the Avenida Portals Vells. Tall and powerfully built, with a flattened nose and graying, short-cropped hair, he looked more like an...

    Mila Kunis says local refused to let her see childhood home in Ukraine
    Nov10

    Mila Kunis says local refused to let her see childhood home in Ukraine

    In interview, actress says she remembers anti-Semitism from her childhood days in village of Chernivtsi The post Mila Kunis says local refused to let her see childhood home in Ukraine appeared first on The Times of Israel. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Irina Bokova, Boil Banov sign agreement to extend work of UNESCO regional Center in Sofia
    Nov10

    Irina Bokova, Boil Banov sign agreement to extend work of UNESCO regional Center in Sofia

    UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova and Bulgarian Minister of Culture Boil Banov signed an agreement in Paris to continue the operations of the UNESCO Regional Center for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Sofia. The agreement has been extended for a new six-year period. The Center in Sofia brings together the efforts of 16...

    Alex Salmond is the perfect fit for RT – all he needs to do is be himself
    Nov10

    Alex Salmond is the perfect fit for RT – all he needs to do is be himself

    The former SNP leader’s style is perfectly in tune with the Kremlin-backed broadaster’s broader goals. Alex Salmond is far from the first anti-establishment politician to have decided RT (as Russia Today has rebranded) is a good place to air his views – but he may one of the most perfectly suited to the Kremlin–backed news...