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    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years
    Jul25

    Dion sits down for first meeting with Russian foreign minister in years

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion is sitting down with Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Laos, where the two are attending a meeting of Southeast Asian nations. It’s the first meeting of its kind in years, and represents the most tangible move yet by the Liberal government to thaw relations with Russia. Until now, contacts between...

    Bulgaria Concerned By Spike of Russian Airspace Violations
    Jul25

    Bulgaria Concerned By Spike of Russian Airspace Violations

    Russia has violated NATO-ally Bulgaria’s airspace 10 times in the last month in what the country’s minister of defense has described as provocation, Bulgarian state TV channel Nova TV reports. “The entry of Russian aircraft in our zone of exclusivity is provocation with an unclear goal,” Nenchev said. “This is highly worrying, which...

    Gdańsk – a city of solidarity with immigrants
    Jul25

    Gdańsk – a city of solidarity with immigrants

    Gdańsk – a city of solidarity with immigrants “(…) We have a Christian duty to welcome everyone in need who knocks at our door. This basic expression of evangelical love is also the source of inspiration for countless programs of solidarity towards immigrants… However, you don’t need to be a Christian to help. To...

    Kyiv Says Three Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Jul25

    Kyiv Says Three Soldiers Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military says three soldiers have been killed and three others wounded in fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in the country’s volatile east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Erdogan’s Apology Is Too Little, Too Late For Russians
    Jul25

    Erdogan’s Apology Is Too Little, Too Late For Russians

    The vast majority of Russians believe Turkey’s apology for downing a Russian jet last year has come too late and Turkey needs to offer further compensation, a Russian state poll reports. The incident in November saw a Russian Su-24 jet crash in northern Syria , after briefly entering Turkish airspace for a matter of seconds. Turkey claimed...

    Ukraine has become a trove for the black market arms trade
    Jul25

    Ukraine has become a trove for the black market arms trade

    Thomson ReutersSLOVIANSK, Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) – On Feb. 12 last year, the same day that a ceasefire ended the worst of the fighting in eastern Ukraine between rebels and government forces, a former rebel fighter seized a chance to turn his inside knowledge of the conflict into hard cash. He traveled to a spot on the Russian-Ukrainian...

    Russia and the (Scoop) Jackson Democrats
    Jul25

    Russia and the (Scoop) Jackson Democrats

    The rush of internationalist Republicans to the Clinton campaign is one of the most striking developments of this unusual year. Anti-Semitic Trump trolls, many apparently Putin-bots, are spewing the usual distortion, hate and bile about how this is some kind of Jewish plot, revealing the lack of patriotism of American Jews. Brent Scowcroft...

    Soldiers killed in Ukraine conflict
    Jul25

    Soldiers killed in Ukraine conflict

    A slow simmer of conflict between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces has mushroomed into a deadly 24 hours in Ukraine’s war-torn east. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, July 25, 2016
    Jul25

    The Morning Vertical, July 25, 2016

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

    Ukraine’s Georgian corruption fighter sets his sights higher
    Jul25

    Ukraine’s Georgian corruption fighter sets his sights higher

    Mikhail Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has brought his corruption-fighting record to his job as governor of the Odessa region in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...