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    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Another 6 Months
    Jul01

    EU Extends Sanctions on Russia Another 6 Months

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 2017
    Jul01

    EU prolongs economic sanctions on Russia until 2017

    The European Union on Friday extended its economic sanctions on Russia until the end of January next year. …read more Source:...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia
    Jul01

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia

    The European Union has officially decided to extend its economic sanctions against Russia to January 31, 2017. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Istanbul airport attack victims mourned, honored, praised
    Jul01

    Istanbul airport attack victims mourned, honored, praised

    ISTANBUL (AP) — An adoring father of his four “princesses.” A weeping bride-to-be, bent over her fiance’s coffin. Two women looking forward to a few days’ vacation with their husbands and their infant children. Victims of Tuesday night’s attack at Istanbul’s main airport have left behind mourning friends and relatives who...

    Putin to Visit Finland Amid Regional Tensions
    Jul01

    Putin to Visit Finland Amid Regional Tensions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is slated to arrive in neighboring Finland for one-day visit amid heightened tensions in the Baltic Sea region and the Ukraine crisis …read more Source: ABC...

    The Former Soviet Union’s Embrace of Encryption-Busting Laws
    Jul01

    The Former Soviet Union’s Embrace of Encryption-Busting Laws

    Image: Computer code. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com U.S. privacy-policy whistleblower Edward Snowden made headlines recently for blasting an encryption-skirting provision in a new Russian Internet and cellphone regulation law. The legislation requires Internet and mobile companies to provide authorities with a back door that gives them access to the...

    Putin Vows To React To NATO Buildup But Avoid Costly Arms Race
    Jul01

    Putin Vows To React To NATO Buildup But Avoid Costly Arms Race

    NATO’s military buildup near Russia’s borders has thrown off the balance of forces there, President Vladimir Putin said, vowing to respond without getting into a costly arms race. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Wassyl Slipak, Who Left Paris Opera for Ukraine War, Dies at 41
    Jul01

    Wassyl Slipak, Who Left Paris Opera for Ukraine War, Dies at 41

    Mr. Slipak quit his baritone position in Paris to join nationalist fighters in his native Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    These Are The People Who Lost Their Lives In Istanbul’s Airport Attack
    Jul01

    These Are The People Who Lost Their Lives In Istanbul’s Airport Attack

    Turkey observed a day of national mourning this week to grieve the deaths of 44 people in the triple-suicide bombing at the nation’s largest airport. Turkish officials blamed Tuesday’s attack at Istanbul Ataturk airport on the Islamic State militant group, and detained 22 suspects in police raids. No group has claimed...

    Chechen Suspected in Istanbul Attack, but Questions Remain
    Jul01

    Chechen Suspected in Istanbul Attack, but Questions Remain

    Responsibility for Tuesday’s Istanbul airport attack is centering on one key suspect: Akhmad Chataev, a man with a long history of involvement in jihadist activities, beginning in Chechnya and ending in Syria. At least 44 people were killed and more than 230 others wounded Tuesday when three men attacked Ataturk airport, Turkey’s...