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    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say they have detained two people suspected of murdering a journalist known for his… …read more Source:...

    Russia To Extend Food Import Ban If EU Extends Sanctions
    Jun18

    Russia To Extend Food Import Ban If EU Extends Sanctions

    Russian Economic Development Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev has said Moscow will extend its embargo on European Union agricultural products if the bloc extends sanctions as expected. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia may toughen response to EU sanctions over Ukraine: Kremlin
    Jun18

    Russia may toughen response to EU sanctions over Ukraine: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia may toughen its response to European Union sanctions over the Ukraine crisis if the EU carries out a decision to… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Detains Suspects In Journalist Buzyna’s Killing
    Jun18

    Ukraine Detains Suspects In Journalist Buzyna’s Killing

    Ukrainian authorities have detained two people suspected of involvement in the murder of journalist Oles Buzyna. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, EU ready tough Russia sanctions, in case they’re needed
    Jun18

    US, EU ready tough Russia sanctions, in case they’re needed

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Europe have prepared a new round of penalties against Russia for delivering an immediate response if Russian-backed rebels push deeper into Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Senate to vote on defense policy bill
    Jun18

    Senate to vote on defense policy bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite objections from the White House, the Senate is poised to pass a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay. …read more Source: CNS...

    NATO Commander: Russia Not Acting Like Responsible Nuclear Power
    Jun18

    NATO Commander: Russia Not Acting Like Responsible Nuclear Power

    NATO’s top military commander says that Russia’s planned purchase of new missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads is not appropriate for a responsible nuclear power. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Record 60 million fled ‘out of control’ violence in 2014: UN
    Jun18

    Record 60 million fled ‘out of control’ violence in 2014: UN

    Geneva (AFP) – Conflicts and violence raging around the world sent the number of people forced to flee their homes soaring to a record 60 million last year, the United Nations said Thursday.That is 8.3 million more refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) in the world than in 2013 — the highest-ever increase in a single year,...

    Khodorkovsky Says Putin Fabricated Conflict With West As Distraction
    Jun18

    Khodorkovsky Says Putin Fabricated Conflict With West As Distraction

    The Russia-Ukraine conflict has no short-term solution and is part of a fabricated conflict with the West to distract everyday Russians from corruption and incompetence, a prominent critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin said June 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Britain Calls For Savchenko’s Release; Denounces Russian ‘Saber-Rattling’
    Jun18

    Britain Calls For Savchenko’s Release; Denounces Russian ‘Saber-Rattling’

    Britain June 17 called on Russia to free detained Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko and said it would not be intimidated by President Vladimir Putin’s “saber-rattling.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...