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    Anti-Ukrainian sentiments swell in Poland
    Jul15

    Anti-Ukrainian sentiments swell in Poland

    KYIV – After attending the NATO summit on July 8, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko took an unprecedented step towards Ukrainian-Polish reconciliation by visiting the Volyn Massacre Victims Memorial in Warsaw. He placed a wreath, lit a candle and knelt on his right knee before its main column. Mr. Poroshenko’s gesture – the first...

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84
    Jul15

    France Is at War, Officials Say After Terrorist Attack in Nice Kills at Least 84

    KYIV, Ukraine—At 3:45 a.m. Friday, just hours after a man drove a large truck through a crowd in the French seaside town of Nice, killing at least 84, French President François Hollande made a televised address to the nation. He began by making it clear the attack was an act of Islamist terrorism. “All of France is under threat from Islamist...

    NATO ever more relevant
    Jul15

    NATO ever more relevant

    With the European Union now in flux, its attention to Ukraine waning and some members anxious to remove sanctions against Russia, and with the outgoing Obama administration apparently itching to implement the Minsk agreements no matter the cost to Ukraine, including elections in the Donbas (see analyses on pages 2 and 3), it came as […]...

    Nice attack victims: American, German, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver
    Jul15

    Nice attack victims: American, German, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver

    Sean Copeland, 51, and his son Brodie, 11, of Lakeway, Texas, were on a European summer vacation when they were killed by the driver …read more Source: Vancouver...

    U.S., Russia reactivate bilateral negotiations on Ukraine
    Jul15

    U.S., Russia reactivate bilateral negotiations on Ukraine

    U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland completed another round of shuttle diplomacy in Kyiv and Moscow (June 22-24), following up on her visits to the two capitals in April and May, on direct instructions from the White House. This effort will undoubtedly continue after the time out necessitated by the North Atlantic Treaty...

    Family Mourns American Father and Son Killed in Nice Attack: ‘We Are Heartbroken and In Shock’
    Jul15

    Family Mourns American Father and Son Killed in Nice Attack: ‘We Are Heartbroken and In Shock’

    An American father and son were among the 84 people killed on Thursday when a large truck tore through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France. Sean Copeland, 51, and his 11-year-old son Brodie, from Texas, were on vacation in the area. “We are heartbroken and in shock over the loss of Brodie Copeland, an amazing son and brother who lit...

    Just How Dangerous is Russia’s Military?
    Jul15

    Just How Dangerous is Russia’s Military?

    Nikolas K. Gvosdev Security, Europe And how long can Moscow afford to modernize? When the Russian Finance Ministry recently admitted that at the current rate of withdrawals to cover the state budget deficit, the Reserve Fund, may be fully depleted by 2017, outside observers immediately seized on the announcement. It quickly became the latest...

    Majority of Russians Against Warming Relations With Turkey
    Jul15

    Majority of Russians Against Warming Relations With Turkey

    The majority of Russians do not think their government should hurry to accept Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s apology for downing a Russian jet in November. The collapse in relations between Turkey and Russia, as well as between Erdogan and Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been dramatic. Not only did Putin branded...

    Nice attack victims: American, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver
    Jul15

    Nice attack victims: American, Swiss and Ukrainian tourists among those killed by driver

    Early reports say a father, 51, and his 11-year-old son from the U.S. were among the dead. The Nice children’s hospital says many kids are ‘still life and death’ …read more Source: Vancouver...

    The Spirit of the Cold War Is Back as NATO Confronts Russia
    Jul15

    The Spirit of the Cold War Is Back as NATO Confronts Russia

    MOSCOW — The most important turn in new relations between Russia and NATO came exactly one week before the Warsaw summit of the alliance July 8-9. During his short visit to Finland, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the press that he accepted a proposal by his Finnish counterpart, Sauli Niinistö, to discuss the use of transponders by...