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    The oil price rout is going to inflict real pain on Russia
    Jul28

    The oil price rout is going to inflict real pain on Russia

    Russia may have though it was out of the woods this past spring when oil prices started to rise, but the onset of another bear market for oil presents serious economic and financial threats for the country. Russia is facing a mounting fiscal crisis as the combination of low oil prices and western sanctions continue to take their toll. For a...

    Sweden Investigates If Wreck Is Mysterious Russian Submarine
    Jul28

    Sweden Investigates If Wreck Is Mysterious Russian Submarine

    STOCKHOLM, July 27 (Reuters) – The Swedish military is studying a video taken by shipwreck hunters who say it shows a wrecked submarine just off the eastern coast of Sweden which appears to be Russian, a spokesman said on Monday.The discovery comes less than a year after Swedish troops and ships unsuccessfully hunted for a Russian submarine...

    Pentagon Plans More Support for Ukraine as Buffer Zone Mooted
    Jul27

    Pentagon Plans More Support for Ukraine as Buffer Zone Mooted

    A Department of Defense plan to send Ukraine advanced, long-range counter-battery radar systems highlights both an evolution of the Ukraine war as well as a ratcheting up of U.S. military support for the post-Soviet state, which continues to fight a war in its eastern territories against combined Russian-separatist forces. On July 22, The Wall...

    Russia Plans to Burn Foreign Cheese
    Jul27

    Russia Plans to Burn Foreign Cheese

    It’s no longer enough for Russian border agents to stop banned food products from Europe and the U.S. from getting into the country—the government wants them destroyed. Russia imposed sanctions last August banning beef, pork, fish, dairy imports and other food from the U.S., European Union, Australia, Canada and Norway in August 2014, in...

    Father Raymond J. de Souza: Commemorating Ukraine’s great lion — now closer to sainthood
    Jul27

    Father Raymond J. de Souza: Commemorating Ukraine’s great lion — now closer to sainthood

    L’viv, UKRAINE — Wednesday this city will mark the sesquicentennial birthday of what some Ukrainian Catholics are not abashed to call their Moses, one of the great lions of the 20th century, Andrey Sheptytsky. On the day I arrived, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), which he led for 44 years, rejoiced at the news that the Vatican...

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting
    Jul27

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting

    BRUSSELS (AP) — For just the fifth time in its 66-year history, NATO ambassadors will meet in emergency session Tuesday to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the debated actions Turkish authorities are taking in response. The extraordinary meeting at NATO headquarters was requested by Turkey under Article 4 of...

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting
    Jul27

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting

    BRUSSELS (AP) — For just the fifth time in its 66-year history, NATO ambassadors will meet in emergency session Tuesday to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the debated actions Turkish authorities are taking in response. The extraordinary meeting at NATO headquarters was requested by Turkey under Article 4 of...

    Amid Decisive Talks With Creditors, Ukraine Tries to Secure Its Economic Future
    Jul27

    Amid Decisive Talks With Creditors, Ukraine Tries to Secure Its Economic Future

    To bring in investment, Kiev is opening up its state-owned companies to investors as part of a privatization push. But the investment pitch risks falling on deaf ears. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russian Help on Iran Less Promising on Syria, Ukraine
    Jul27

    Russian Help on Iran Less Promising on Syria, Ukraine

    U.S.-Russian collaboration to secure a deal on Iran’s nuclear program has raised hopes of closer cooperation on other world issues, but analysts say any progress is likely to be slow in coming. A Kremlin statement issued shortly after the July 14 nuclear deal said Presidents Obama and Vladimir Putin had agreed in a telephone conversation to...

    Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in August
    Jul27

    Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in August

    With summer winding down, spend August at home with the latest additions to Netflix streaming. For starters, dive into the newest Netflix original series “Narcos,” which looks at the reign of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar. Then you can watch two very different perspectives on combat with “Lord of War” and “The Hurt Locker.” There’s also...