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    British Royal Navy Shadows Russian Submarine Near U.K. Waters
    Jun08

    British Royal Navy Shadows Russian Submarine Near U.K. Waters

    Britain’s Royal Navy has escorted a Russian submarine sailing toward the English Channel after locating it near British waters on Tuesday evening, the navy announced. Russia has sporadically sent ships and aircraft toward NATO allied states since the Ukraine crisis, usually without ammunition on board but also without warning states whose...

    Ukraine releases recording of alleged French terror plot
    Jun08

    Ukraine releases recording of alleged French terror plot

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s national security service has released what it says are recordings of a Frenchman and a Ukrainian discussing plans for… …read more Source:...

    Brexit Raises Fear of Aggressive Russia in Baltics
    Jun08

    Brexit Raises Fear of Aggressive Russia in Baltics

    Political analysts say a vote in favor of Britain leaving the European Union would raise concerns among the former Soviet states in the Baltics and eastern Europe that are now EU members and neighbor a resurgent Russia. If British voters decide in a June 23 referendum to leave the EU, a so-called “Brexit,” former Soviet states...

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch: USSR Preserved Christian Morality
    Jun08

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch: USSR Preserved Christian Morality

    The head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill, recently said that the Soviet Union preserved Russia’s Christian morality – a claim that raised more than a few eyebrows. Omitting any mention of the Soviet government’s mass persecution of religious institutions, Kirill’s words appeared to some as an attempt to...

    EU businesses anxious to end Russia sanctions
    Jun08

    EU businesses anxious to end Russia sanctions

    In a sign of the growing frustration amid companies across Europe to get back to business as usual, the French Senate on Wednesday was due to vote on a resolution urging the government to lift economic sanctions on Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kiev Pride Invites Savchenko to LGBT March
    Jun08

    Kiev Pride Invites Savchenko to LGBT March

    Ukraine’s LGBT march organizers have invited pilot-turned-member-of-parliament Nadiya Savchenko to this year’s Kiev Pride, Russian news agency NSN reports. Savchenko is widely admired in Ukraine after she was captured while fighting separatists in eastern Ukraine in the summer of 2014 and spent nearly two years in Russian captivity....

    EU Businesses Anxious to End Russia Sanctions
    Jun08

    EU Businesses Anxious to End Russia Sanctions

    In a sign of the growing frustration amid companies across Europe to get back to business as usual, the French Senate on Wednesday was due to vote on a resolution urging the government to lift economic sanctions on Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Cemeteries initiative has preserved 70 Eastern European graveyards
    Jun08

    Cemeteries initiative has preserved 70 Eastern European graveyards

    (JTA) — A German-funded pilot program for protecting Eastern European Jewish cemeteries has helped preserve at least 70 graveyards since 2015, the effort’s initiators told Council of Europe delegates. The briefing Wednesday in Strasbourg about the European Jewish Cemeteries Initiative, or ESJF, came two years after its inception with an...

    Why You Should Care About Global Free Press
    Jun08

    Why You Should Care About Global Free Press

    On May 25th, 2016, the world got a little bit safer. That’s because at approximately 2:00 p.m. local time, the Azerbaijan Supreme Court in Baku finally gave in to the demands of human rights activists and press freedom advocates around the world and released investigative journalist and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty contributor Khadija...

    Ahead of NATO Summit, U.S. Boosts Mediterranean Presence
    Jun08

    Ahead of NATO Summit, U.S. Boosts Mediterranean Presence

    ABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN (Reuters) – The U.S. military will have two aircraft carriers in the Mediterranean Sea this month ahead of a NATO summit in Warsaw, as Washington seeks to balance Russia’s military activities and accelerate its fight against Islamic State. The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier will hand off to the USS...