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    Russia Fears NATO ‘Global Strike’ From Eastern Europe
    Jun06

    Russia Fears NATO ‘Global Strike’ From Eastern Europe

    NATO is laying the groundwork in Eastern Europe for a “global strike” against Russia, the deputy head of the Defense Council in Russia’s upper house of parliament has declared. “They have very serious plans on the framework of devising a so-called global strike,” lawmaker Franz Klintsevich said. “NATO takes our old Soviet bases in the...

    Frenchman Who Amassed Arsenal To Attack Euro 2016 Championship Arrested
    Jun06

    Frenchman Who Amassed Arsenal To Attack Euro 2016 Championship Arrested

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Frenchman who amassed an arsenal of weapons, explosives and tactical gear was plotting to attack the European Championship soccer tournament and was arrested trying to cross into the European Union from Ukraine, officials said Monday. Read More → …read more Source:...

    Poland, NATO states hold major drill amid security fears
    Jun06

    Poland, NATO states hold major drill amid security fears

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — NATO members and partners on Monday launched their biggest ever joint exercise in Poland at a time when central and eastern European nations are seeking strong security guarantees amid concerns about Russia. Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz and U.S. Ambassador Paul W. Jones opened the Anaconda-16 exercise during a...

    In Putin’s Russia, History is Subversive
    Jun06

    In Putin’s Russia, History is Subversive

    Over the past two years, as the Kremlin has annexed Crimea, waged a war of aggression against Ukraine, intervened in Syria, and otherwise threatened Euro-Atlantic security, the situation inside Russia has deteriorated. President Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism has intensified.Putin’s reputation as a champion against a supposedly...

    Ukraine Has ‘Prevented’ 15 Extremist Attacks at Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine Has ‘Prevented’ 15 Extremist Attacks at Euro 2016

    Ukrainian authorities claim to have prevented 15 planned attacks that would have targeted the Euro 2016 football tournament in France. Vasily Gritsak, head of Ukraine’s state security service (SBU), said a French citizen detained last month at the border between Ukraine and Poland had been planning a string of attacks aimed at the...

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman allegedly planning synagogue attack in Paris terror spree
    Jun06

    Ukraine arrests Frenchman allegedly planning synagogue attack in Paris terror spree

    (JTA) — Ukraine’s State Security Service said it has arrested a Frenchman who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, including on a synagogue, during the Euro 2016 soccer championships in Paris. The man, 25, was arrested in late May on the country’s border with Poland and was heavily armed, according to the announcement Monday by the...

    Ukraine Struggles to Shake Off Legacy of Corruption
    Jun06

    Ukraine Struggles to Shake Off Legacy of Corruption

    The resignation of Aivaras Abromavicius, the economy and trade minister, amid allegations of cronyism was a worrying sign in the fight against graft. …read more Source: The New York...

    Euro 2016 Soccer Championship Attack Plot Foiled, Ukraine Says
    Jun06

    Euro 2016 Soccer Championship Attack Plot Foiled, Ukraine Says

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s state security service said on Monday a French citizen detained in late May on the border with Poland had been planning attacks in France to coincide with the Euro 2016 soccer championship it is hosting.The Ukrainian border guard service reported on Saturday that the unnamed 25-year-old had been arrested...

    Ukraine Arrests Frenchman for Plotting Attacks on Euro 2016
    Jun06

    Ukraine Arrests Frenchman for Plotting Attacks on Euro 2016

    Ukraine’s intelligence agency SBU said on Monday it has thwarted a plot to attack soccer’s European Championships in France by arresting a Frenchman who wanted to cross from Ukraine into the European Union armed to the teeth. ”The Ukrainian Security Service has managed to foil a series of 15 terrorist attacks which were planned...

    Ukraine Arrests Man ‘Planning Euro 2016 Attacks’
    Jun06

    Ukraine Arrests Man ‘Planning Euro 2016 Attacks’

    The head of Ukraine’s State Security Service (SBU) Vasyl Hrytsak says it has detained a French citizen planning a series of armed attacks in France during the Euro 2016 soccer championship. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...