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    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany
    Jun17

    Ukraine remains optimistic despite loss to Germany

    Germany and Ukraine served up a most entertaining match with high levels of technical ability and plenty of drama in their 2016 Euro Cup opener played on June 12. Stand-in center back Shkodran Mustafi headed his first goal and captain Bastian Schweinsteiger scored in stoppage time as the world champions survived several scares to beat […]...

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison
    Jun17

    Former Auschwitz Guard Convicted in German Court, Sentenced to Five Years in Prison

    DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served as a guard at Auschwitz has been found guilty of more than 170,000 counts of accessory to murder for helping kill 1.1 million Jews and others at the Nazi death camp. The Detmold state court sentenced Reinhold Hanning to five years in prison, though he will remain free while any...

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine
    Jun17

    The Latest: Putin welcomes armed OSCE observers in Ukraine

    The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Putin Says He’s Willing To Reach Out To Europe Despite Sanctions
    Jun17

    Putin Says He’s Willing To Reach Out To Europe Despite Sanctions

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country is willing to improve relations with Europe but insisted that the West was responsible for the strained ties. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions over Crimea for 1 Year
    Jun17

    EU Extends Russia Sanctions over Crimea for 1 Year

    The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula.For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia to protest what it calls “the illegal annexation of Crimea… …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Renzi: Minsk Deal Key to Ending Russia Sanctions
    Jun17

    The Latest: Renzi: Minsk Deal Key to Ending Russia Sanctions

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi says the fulfillment of the Minsk peace deal for eastern Ukraine is essential for lifting Western sanctions against Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    U.S. Will Patrol the Black Sea Despite Russian Warnings
    Jun17

    U.S. Will Patrol the Black Sea Despite Russian Warnings

    The U.S. will stay in the Black Sea says a U.S. Navy Secretary on Thursday, despite Russia warning that the patrolling U.S. destroyer undermines regional security. Speaking to Reuters, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says it is the U.S. Navy’s role to deter aggression and keep sea lanes open in the Black Sea basin, which bounded by Russia,...

    The Latest: Putin: Russia doesn’t want return to Cold War
    Jun17

    The Latest: Putin: Russia doesn’t want return to Cold War

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest from the Russian Economic Forum in St. Petersburg (all times local): 3:50 p.m. President Vladimir Putin says Russia doesn’t need a new Cold War and that the country’s policy is “aimed at cooperation and search for compromise.” Speaking at Russia’s major economic forum Friday, he...

    Urging Canada to join NATO forces in Baltics, Latvia says it would send ‘very strong message’ to Russia
    Jun17

    Urging Canada to join NATO forces in Baltics, Latvia says it would send ‘very strong message’ to Russia

    OTTAWA — Comparisons with Cold War Berlin were invoked this week, as Latvian and Canadian officials discussed ways to bolster NATO’s military presence in eastern Europe as a check against Russian aggression. Latvia’s state secretary for foreign affairs, Andrejs Pildegovics, met with Canadian counterparts Thursday in Ottawa to...

    Putin Claims Russia Has Overcome Economic Decline
    Jun17

    Putin Claims Russia Has Overcome Economic Decline

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that Russia has overcome its economic decline, during a meeting of Russia’s Direct Investment Fund Council on Thursday. The Russian leader issued an optimistic message on Russia’s economy even though the International Monetary Fund estimates the country will remain in recession at least...