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    Eastern Orthodox Cacophony in America
    Feb10

    Eastern Orthodox Cacophony in America

    On January 22-23 there took place a meeting (technically called a synaxis) of all Eastern Orthodox primates (presiding bishops or patriarchs in different parts of the world). The meeting took place at the Orthodox Center in Chambesy, near Geneva, and was presided over by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, who (rather uncomfortably) resides in...

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Three people were killed Wednesday morning in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man’s land between separatist rebels and government troops. The bus driver and a female passenger were killed instantly, while another passenger died of his wounds in the hospital after the minibus drove over the mine on...

    NATO to Increase Forward Presence in East Europe
    Feb10

    NATO to Increase Forward Presence in East Europe

    NATO’s secretary general says the alliance’s increased “forward presence” in Eastern Europe sends a “clear signal” to any would-be aggressor. Speaking Wednesday in Brussels before a two-day NATO defense ministers meeting, Jens Stoltenberg said with an obvious reference to Russia, that “NATO will respond as one to any...

    The Pentagon Has Fired the First Shot in a New Arms Race — Against ‘Russian Aggression’
    Feb10

    The Pentagon Has Fired the First Shot in a New Arms Race — Against ‘Russian Aggression’

    The Defense Department’s message is unambiguous: Russia is a much bigger threat than ISIL. As the voters of New Hampshire braved the snow to play their part in the great pageant of American democracy on Tuesday, the US secretary of defence was setting out his spending requirements for 2017. And while the television cameras may have...

    NATO, EU sign agreement on cyberdefense cooperation
    Feb10

    NATO, EU sign agreement on cyberdefense cooperation

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO and the European Union have signed an agreement to improve cooperation in cyberdefense, which NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called a concrete example of the two Brussels-based organizations joining forces to counter modern forms of hybrid warfare. The technical agreement, signed at NATO headquarters on Wednesday,...

    3 People Killed by Land Mine in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    3 People Killed by Land Mine in Eastern Ukraine

    At least three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man’s land between separatist rebels and government troops.The Kiev-controlled prosecutor’s office for the Donetsk region said Wednesday that the driver and a woman in the bus were… …read more Source:...

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — At least three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man’s land between separatist rebels and government troops. …read more Source: U.S....

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    3 people killed by land mine in eastern Ukraine

    At least three people have been killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus hit a land mine in a no man’s land between separatist rebels and government troops. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Says NATO’s Planned Eastward Buildup Is Destabilizing
    Feb10

    Russia Says NATO’s Planned Eastward Buildup Is Destabilizing

    NATO’s plan of its biggest buildup in eastern Europe since the Cold War is a destabilizing factor designed to contain Russia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Wednesday. Worried since Russia’s seizure of Crimea that Moscow could present a threat to Eastern Europe, the Western military alliance says it wants...

    3 People Killed by Land Mine in Eastern Ukraine
    Feb10

    3 People Killed by Land Mine in Eastern Ukraine

    At least three people in eastern Ukraine have been killed when a bus hit a land mine in no man’s land between separatist rebels and government troops …read more Source: ABC...