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    NATO summit a defining moment in Polish security aspirations
    Jul07

    NATO summit a defining moment in Polish security aspirations

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish capital once lent its name to the Warsaw Pact, the Soviet-led defense alliance that stood as a counterweight to NATO during the Cold War. The anticipation of having U.S. President Barack Obama and the heads of the other allied nations gather in a city shaped by centuries of unwanted Russian interference marks a...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom

    Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has thanked Poland for its support in obtaining her release after almost two years of Russian captivity. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom
    Jul07

    Ukraine’s Savchenko thanks Poles for helping her freedom

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Ukrainian pilot and lawmaker Nadiya Savchenko has thanked Poland for its support in obtaining her release after almost two… …read more Source:...

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia
    Jul07

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia

    BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Russia’s conflict with Ukraine has deeply unsettled NATO’s Eastern European member states and that the Baltic states and Poland therefore “need a clear reassurance by the alliance.” The chancellor addressed German Parliament ahead of the NATO summit on Thursday. Merkel also said that...

    EU: The Road Out of Crisis
    Jul07

    EU: The Road Out of Crisis

    In 2016, Europe and much of the world are confronted with ever more complex and interconnected social, political, economic and security challenges. Some are still struggling to make sense of what has become a potential unraveling of a multinational institution as solid as the European Union. Rather than strengthening European unity and...

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia
    Jul07

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia

    Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Russia’s conflict with Ukraine has deeply unsettled NATO’s Eastern European member states and that the Baltic states and Poland therefore “need a clear reassurance by the alliance.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia
    Jul07

    Merkel says Eastern European countries unsettled by Russia

    Chancellor Angela Merkel says that Russia’s conflict with Ukraine has deeply unsettled NATO’s Eastern European member states and that the Baltic states and Poland therefore “need a clear reassurance by the alliance.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU Rejects Changes In Ukraine Association Pact For Dutch Voters
    Jul07

    EU Rejects Changes In Ukraine Association Pact For Dutch Voters

    The European Union will not make any changes in its association agreement with Ukraine to address Dutch voters’ concerns, but may issue a declaration clarifying that the agreement brings Ukraine no closer to membership, EU diplomats said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Head Applauds Canada’s Decision to Join Effort in Eastern Europe
    Jul07

    NATO Head Applauds Canada’s Decision to Join Effort in Eastern Europe

    OTTAWA—The head of NATO has praised Canada for agreeing to take a leadership role in the standoff with Russia, even as new figures show Canadian defence spending has fallen to record lows. Ottawa announced last week that Canada would join Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States in leading a 4,000-strong NATO force in Eastern Europe....

    Soviet-style youth squads make comeback in eastern Ukraine
    Jul07

    Soviet-style youth squads make comeback in eastern Ukraine

    In the self-declared Donetsk People’s Republic, training for war starts young. …read more Source: USA...