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    Russia sanctions: British MPs Accused of ‘Audacity and Nastiness’
    Jul06

    Russia sanctions: British MPs Accused of ‘Audacity and Nastiness’

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has lashed out at U.K. parliament after its lower house published a report calling on the EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions. The U.S. and EU imposed trade sanctions on Russian businesses perceived to be close to the Kremlin in the aftermath of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. The sanctions have been...

    Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate accuses Poles of persecuting Jews in Holocaust
    Jul06

    Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate accuses Poles of persecuting Jews in Holocaust

    (JTA) — A Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate has stirred controversy in Poland by saying that many Poles, including priests, participated in the persecution of Jews during the Holocaust. Svetlana Alexievich, who was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, made the accusation last month during a visit to New York, the news website WPolityce...

    North Korea Sends Hundreds Of ‘State-Sponsored Slaves’ To Europe: Rights Group
    Jul06

    North Korea Sends Hundreds Of ‘State-Sponsored Slaves’ To Europe: Rights Group

    LONDON, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – North Korea has sent hundreds of workers to labor as “state-sponsored slaves” in EU nations as Pyongyang seeks to circumvent international sanctions aimed at starving it of money over its nuclear weapons program, rights campaigners said on Wednesday.North Korean laborers commonly...

    US Secretary of State Kerry Reassures Georgia, Ukraine of Western Support
    Jul06

    US Secretary of State Kerry Reassures Georgia, Ukraine of Western Support

    In an effort to reassure Georgia and Ukraine the United States is committed to their security, America’s top diplomat is visiting the European nations as Russia continues to assert itself in the region. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Tbilisi, Georgia’s capitol, Wednesday to sign new joint military and security agreements...

    Russia Could Be Using A ‘trust-building Exercise’ To Send Spy Planes Over North America
    Jul06

    Russia Could Be Using A ‘trust-building Exercise’ To Send Spy Planes Over North America

    For years, Russia and the West have been flying spy missions over each other’s territory and, for years, both sides have been okay with the mutually-agreed-upon snooping. But Russia is taking the spying to the next level, and American lawmakers are worried.Since the 2002 ratification of the Treaty on Open Skies, 34 nations Canada, America,...

    Putin met with his security council to talk about the Baltic airspace before NATO’s Warsaw summit
    Jul06

    Putin met with his security council to talk about the Baltic airspace before NATO’s Warsaw summit

    Thomson ReutersRussian President Vladimir Putin has chaired a meeting with the country’s Security Council to discuss possible “confidence-building” steps in the skies over the Baltic region and details in connection with a NATO summit later this week, a presidential spokesman said. Putin also talked with the council’s...

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity
    Jul06

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity

    TBILISI, Georgia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Georgia and Ukraine to reassure the former Soviet republics of America’s commitment to their security amid unease over Russia’s intentions. Kerry was in Tbilisi on Wednesday for talks with top Georgian officials and will sign a new joint military and security...

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity
    Jul06

    Kerry visits Georgia, Ukraine to show solidarity

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is visiting Georgia and Ukraine to reassure the former Soviet republics of America’s commitment to their security amid unease over Russia’s intentions. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Thousands protest electricity price hikes in Ukraine
    Jul06

    Thousands protest electricity price hikes in Ukraine

    Several thousand trade union activists have marched through the streets of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, to the country’s parliament t to protest an upcoming hike in utility prices. …read more Source: FOX...

    Thousands protest electricity price hikes in Ukraine
    Jul06

    Thousands protest electricity price hikes in Ukraine

    Several thousand trade union activists have marched through the streets of Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, to the country’s parliament t to protest an upcoming hike in utility prices. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...