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    NATO Holds Military Maneuvers In Poland, Near Lithuanian Border
    Jun19

    NATO Holds Military Maneuvers In Poland, Near Lithuanian Border

    NATO has held its first war games focused on defending a land corridor along the Polish-Lithuanian border sandwiched between Russia’s Kaliningrad exclave and Kremlin’s close ally, Belarus. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year
    Jun19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year

    BRUSSELS — The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc “remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy” of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and the city of...

    EU, Eastern Partnership Foreign Ministers Discuss Cooperation In Brussels
    Jun19

    EU, Eastern Partnership Foreign Ministers Discuss Cooperation In Brussels

    EU foreign ministers are meeting on June 19 with their counterparts from so-called Eastern Partnership countries in order to prepare for a summit in Brussels in late November. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The EU threatens Poland for not accepting Muslim refugees – here’s how they responded
    Jun19

    The EU threatens Poland for not accepting Muslim refugees – here’s how they responded

    The European Union is so dedicated to the relocation of Muslim refugees from the Middle East to Europe that they are threatening members that don’t participate with economic sanctions. Poland answered the threat with a defiant message. EU members Poland and Hungary didn’t accept one refugee according to the legally binding agreement...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Leaves For Washington
    Jun19

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Leaves For Washington

    President Petro Poroshenko has left Ukraine for a working visit to the United States, his press secretary says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year
    Jun19

    EU extends sanctions against Russia over Crimea for a year

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc “remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy” of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and the...

    Why EU Extended Russia Sanctions On Crimea Imports By One Year
    Jun19

    Why EU Extended Russia Sanctions On Crimea Imports By One Year

    Foreign ministers for European Union (EU) member states extended sanctions against Crimea, which were due to expire this Friday, by one year. The EU Council announced Monday the extension of “restrictive measures” until June 23, 2018 in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. …read more Source:...

    Watch as a Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts U.S. Bombers Over Baltic Sea During NATO Exercise
    Jun19

    Watch as a Russian Fighter Jet Intercepts U.S. Bombers Over Baltic Sea During NATO Exercise

    Nolan Peterson Security, Europe Could things escalate? KRZESINY AIR BASE, Poland—A Russian fighter jet last week intercepted a formation of 11 NATO aircraft, including U.S. bombers, as they flew within international airspace over the Baltic Sea as part of a military exercise. This correspondent for The Daily Signal was onboard a U.S. Air Force...

    Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital
    Jun19

    Thousands of people attended a gay pride parade in Ukraine’s capital

    A counterdemonstration by a few hundred ultranationalists resulted in scuffles with police in which two officers were injured and six people arrested, Kiev police chief Andrei Krishchenko said. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    48% Of Ukrainians Communicate In Russian
    Jun19

    48% Of Ukrainians Communicate In Russian

    50.5% of the Ukrainian population use the Ukrainian language as the main language of everyday communication, according to a large poll conducted by the leading sociological centers of the country, KIIS, Rating, SOTSIS, and the Razumkov Center. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...