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    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...

    Ukraine Detains Two Suspected Islamic State Militants
    Jun01

    Ukraine Detains Two Suspected Islamic State Militants

    Ukraine has announced it has detained two suspected Islamic State militants who Kyiv says were planning to travel to Western Europe to stage terror attacks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO to Deploy Four Battalions in Poland and Baltics
    Jun01

    NATO to Deploy Four Battalions in Poland and Baltics

    NATO will deploy four battalions in Poland and the Baltics, Polish Minister of Defense Antoni Macierewicz announced on Tuesday, public broadcaster Polskie Radio reports. The alliance previously announced that it will introduce a multinational force that will tour through Eastern Europe, conducting exercises with national troops. Secretary General...

    The Morning Vertical, June 1, 2016
    Jun01

    The Morning Vertical, June 1, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Proposes Working With U.S. To Replace Russian Rockets
    Jun01

    Ukraine Proposes Working With U.S. To Replace Russian Rockets

    Ukraine has proposed that Kyiv and the United States jointly develop and produce a rocket engine to replace Russian rocket engines currently used to launch U.S. military satellites. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Czech Police Arrest Ukrainians For Forging Documents For Migrants
    Jun01

    Czech Police Arrest Ukrainians For Forging Documents For Migrants

    Czech police say they have broken up a criminal network that was producing and distributing forged Lithuanian documents for migrants to gain access to the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Defense Spending Said To Rise For First Time In Decade
    Jun01

    NATO Defense Spending Said To Rise For First Time In Decade

    Spending on defense by European members of NATO will grow for the first time in a decade, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told the Financial Times in an interview published on May 31. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Children of the gun
    Jun01

    Children of the gun

    A young Syrian girl named Miriam was released recently after having been held captive by ISIS for more than a year. The news didn’t make headlines here. She was one of 253 people — half of them children — who were kidnapped on Feb. 23, 2015, from her village in the Hasaka region of Syria. …read more Source:...

    Natalia Galibarenko on Ukraine’s Politics and Foreign Policy, Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Kingdom
    Jun01

    Natalia Galibarenko on Ukraine’s Politics and Foreign Policy, Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador to the United Kingdom

    Natalia Galibarenko is a Ukrainian diplomat and the current Ambassador of Ukraine to the United Kingdom. Before becoming ambassador to Britain, she was the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Ukraine (2014-2015), who participated in numerous bilateral/multilateral negotiations with the EU, OSCE and Council of Europe, amongst other...

    How NDAA Could Impact US Missile Defense
    Jun01

    How NDAA Could Impact US Missile Defense

    The U.S. House of Representatives recently took a first step to enact the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for the fiscal year 2017 into law. The bill is one of the major congressional vehicles to advance policies related to U.S. national security issues. The NDAA advances several important nuclear weapons and missile defense policy...