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    Hijacker claims Egypt ‘must have murdered’ Italian student
    Jun23

    Hijacker claims Egypt ‘must have murdered’ Italian student

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — An Egyptian hijacker who’s fighting his extradition accused Egypt’s military-backed government of torturing and killing an Italian doctoral student, claiming he saw Giulio Regeni being interrogated in a Cairo prison. In a surprising twist to lengthy extradition proceedings, Seif Eddin Mustafa told a Cypriot...

    ‘Brexit’ and the Unappealing EU
    Jun23

    ‘Brexit’ and the Unappealing EU

    Tim Black observes that even supporters for staying in the EU can’t muster any enthusiasm for it: Just listen to someone make the case for Remain: they’ll admit the EU is flawed; they’ll say it could be more democratic; and they’ll even acknowledge that, despite some left-ish postures, it has screwed whole peoples over,...

    Ukrainian Forces Shelled In Attack Near Donetsk
    Jun23

    Ukrainian Forces Shelled In Attack Near Donetsk

    Ukrainian positions in the east of the country came under heavy fire from Russia-backed separatists. An RFE/RL correspondent embedded with Ukrainian government troops in Avdiivka, near the city of Donetsk, captured footage of the attack on the night of June 22. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany’s Russia Ombudsman Warns of NATO-Moscow War
    Jun23

    Germany’s Russia Ombudsman Warns of NATO-Moscow War

    Germany has warned that the parallel military activity of NATO members and Russia towards their respective borders could lead to war, public broadcaster Deutsche Welle reported Thursday. Speaking to local media, Berlin’s representative on Russia at the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), Gernot Erler, who is a...

    KGB Investigates 138 Suspected Belarusian Mercenaries
    Jun23

    KGB Investigates 138 Suspected Belarusian Mercenaries

    The chairman of Belarus’s KGB says investigations have been launched into the activities of 138 Belarusian citizens who are thought to have been combatants in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Morning Vertical, June 23, 2016
    Jun23

    The Morning Vertical, June 23, 2016

    Your daily roundup …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Tank Drills Wargame Enemy Attack
    Jun23

    Ukrainian Tank Drills Wargame Enemy Attack

    Ukraine is conducting ten days of drills simulating an attack from the east in breach of the Minsk agreement with Russia and Russia-backed separatists. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: As Long As Europe Remains Europe (Transcript)
    Jun23

    The Daily Vertical: As Long As Europe Remains Europe (Transcript)

    Even if Brussels ended sanctions and decided to make nice with Moscow tomorrow, the Putin regime would continue trying to undermine Europe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Italy’s Demand Delays Extension Of EU Sanctions Against Russia
    Jun23

    Italy’s Demand Delays Extension Of EU Sanctions Against Russia

    Italy has once again delayed an attempt to extend the European Union’s economic sanctions against Russia, despite an accord reached by EU diplomats earlier in the week for sanctions to be prolonged by another six months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The German Foreign Minister Should Know Better.
    Jun23

    The German Foreign Minister Should Know Better.

    I am struck by the bizarre statement by German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier about his disappointment with “NATO’s provocation of Russia” because of the recent military exercise in Poland. I would totally discard it as a non-issue if it had not come from the foreign minister of the self-proclaimed leader of Europe...