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    Religious Hybrids
    Jun01

    Religious Hybrids

    Religion scholars use the term “hybrids” for groups that put together their faith and practice by taking bits and pieces from previous religious traditions. If one wants a suggestive picture, think of a child assembling a little house by taking Lego pieces from several boxes. A synonym for “hybridization” is “syncretism,” though that term has a...

    Kremlin Cannot Intimidate Romania, Says President
    Jun01

    Kremlin Cannot Intimidate Romania, Says President

    Romania will not be frightened by Russia’s objections to its NATO activities, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said in a statement on Tuesday. The former communist country, now an EU and NATO member, borders Ukraine and has agreed to host military kit for a U.S. missile defense shield. The project has taken over a decade to implement and...

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe
    Jun01

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s security service says it has uncovered a plot to smuggle Islamic State sympathizers to Western Europe. The SBU said in a statement Wednesday that it has sent an undercover agent posing as an IS sympathizer wanting to get to Western Europe to an apartment in the eastern city of Kharkiv. The agency said a citizen “of a...

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe
    Jun01

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe

    Ukraine’s security service says it has uncovered a plot to smuggle Islamic State sympathizers to Western Europe …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe
    Jun01

    Ukraine says IS sympathizers tried to get to Europe

    Ukraine’s security service says it has uncovered a plot to smuggle Islamic State sympathizers to Western Europe. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Says IS Sympathizers Tried to Get to Europe
    Jun01

    Ukraine Says IS Sympathizers Tried to Get to Europe

    Ukraine’s security service says it has uncovered a plot to smuggle Islamic State sympathizers to Western Europe …read more Source: ABC...

    Crimean Tatars Suspected Of Terrorism Plead Not Guilty
    Jun01

    Crimean Tatars Suspected Of Terrorism Plead Not Guilty

    Four Crimean Tatars suspected of terrorism have pleaded not guilty at their trial in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Beijing To Take a Bite Out of Rosneft?
    Jun01

    Beijing To Take a Bite Out of Rosneft?

    Speaking at the 13th annual meeting of the China-Russia Commission for Energy Cooperation that took place on Monday, Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said Russia would welcome Chinese investment in its energy sector. The chairman of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) Wang Yilin responded in a subsequent interview that his firm...

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Fresh Separatist Shelling In East
    Jun01

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed In Fresh Separatist Shelling In East

    Kyiv says one Ukrainian soldier has been killed and three wounded in attacks over the past 24 hours by Russia-backed separatists in the east of the country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Twitter Suspends Parody Putin Account
    Jun01

    Twitter Suspends Parody Putin Account

    Twitter has suspended a popular Kremlin parody account, which impersonates Russian President Vladimir Putin, prompting complaints from bloggers. Earlier today the company had also suspended @SovietSergey, a parody version of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, but has now reversed its decision. The parody account @DarthPutinKGB boasted around...