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    Putin’s Orlando Response Shows Russia Doesn’t Always Want to Be America’s Enemy
    Jun15

    Putin’s Orlando Response Shows Russia Doesn’t Always Want to Be America’s Enemy

    The massacre in Orlando is not just a tragedy for America, but a tragedy for the whole world. Leaders of many countries lamented this murder of innocent civilians. Russia did so as well, and I, being Russian, was quite surprised by this gesture, since the killing took place in a gay nightclub. Although he didn’t directly acknowledge the...

    Debate Over Free Press in Ukraine Suffers From Old Stereotypes
    Jun15

    Debate Over Free Press in Ukraine Suffers From Old Stereotypes

    A heated debate over freedom of the press versus state security erupted in Ukraine after the pro-government hacker group Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) published a list containing the personal information of thousands of journalists who had received accreditation from the separatist, Russian-backed “Donetsk People’s Republic” in eastern Ukraine....

    Police use tear gas to disperse English soccer fans
    Jun15

    Police use tear gas to disperse English soccer fans

    LILLE, France (AP) — French police used tear gas to disperse English soccer fans at the European Championship on Wednesday, the fourth time England fans have been involved in violent incidents since the start of the tournament. After a match between Russia and Slovakia ended in the north French city of Lille, police chased large groups of English...

    NATO Agrees On ‘Comprehensive Package Of Assistance’ For Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO Agrees On ‘Comprehensive Package Of Assistance’ For Ukraine

    NATO says defense ministers of the alliance have agreed to “boost” support for Ukraine with a “comprehensive package of assistance.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Russians Became The Biggest, Baddest Hooligans At Euro 2016
    Jun15

    How Russians Became The Biggest, Baddest Hooligans At Euro 2016

    As the Russian soccer squad takes on Slovakia in Lille on Wednesday in its second match at the 2016 European championship, local residents and police are bracing for more trouble. French authorities are on high alert for more violence involving Russian supporters at the tournament, which is hosted by several French cities this year.Last...

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine

    NATO defense ministers have approved an expanded assistance package for Ukraine, whose military forces are battling a Russian-backed insurgency in the country’s east. …read more Source: FOX...

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO ministers approve expanded aid package for Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO defense ministers have approved an expanded assistance package for Ukraine, whose military forces are battling a Russian-backed insurgency in the country’s east. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said the package approved Wednesday aims at helping Ukraine “establish more effective defense and security structures,”...

    NATO Ministers Approve Expanded Aid Package for Ukraine
    Jun15

    NATO Ministers Approve Expanded Aid Package for Ukraine

    [NATO defense ministers have approved an expanded assistance package for Ukraine, whose military forces are battling a Russian-backed insurgency in the country’s east …read more Source: ABC...

    NATO to Strengthen in Black Sea Region Despite Russia Warning
    Jun15

    NATO to Strengthen in Black Sea Region Despite Russia Warning

    NATO is looking to further reinforce the Black Sea region despite Russia’s warning it is prepared to neutralize any perceived threats to its security there. The alliance is already set to strengthen its eastern flank with four new multinational battalions in Poland and the Baltics, countries that have expressed concern at the increased...

    The Latest: Slovakia leads Russia 2-0 at halftime
    Jun15

    The Latest: Slovakia leads Russia 2-0 at halftime

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local): ___ 4:51 p.m. Marek Hamsik scored one goal and set up another to give Slovakia a 2-0 halftime lead over Russia at the European Championship. Vladimir Weiss left the Russian defense looking embarrassed by putting first-time finalist Slovakia in front in the 32nd...