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    US Air Force official: Russian bomber probes near Europe pose risk to commercial air safety
    Jun19

    US Air Force official: Russian bomber probes near Europe pose risk to commercial air safety

    LONDON – Russia’s increasingly aggressive military flights near European airspace pose a risk to commercial air safety in the region’s crowded skies, the commander of the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command said Friday.The past year has seen a marked increase in the number of long-range Russian bombers that have approached...

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises
    Jun19

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia isn’t seeking dominance or superpower status, but wants its interests to be respected by the United States and its Western allies, President Vladimir Putin said Friday as he sought to assuage investors spooked by Russia’s recession and a showdown over Ukraine. While Putin repeated a litany of...

    US official: Russian bombers threaten commercial air safety
    Jun19

    US official: Russian bombers threaten commercial air safety

    LONDON (AP) — Russia’s increasingly aggressive military flights near European airspace pose a risk to commercial air safety in the region’s crowded skies, the commander of the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command said Friday. Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson said U.S. forces in the area are following accepted safety practices to make sure that...

    These 5 Facts Explain the Threat of Cyber Warfare
    Jun19

    These 5 Facts Explain the Threat of Cyber Warfare

    America has spent decades and trillions of dollars building up the greatest military force the world has ever seen. But the biggest threat to national security these days comes from not from aircraft carriers or infantry divisions, but a computer with a simple Internet connection. That much became clear after the catastrophic hack—most likely by...

    Russia Expands Another Pipeline
    Jun19

    Russia Expands Another Pipeline

    Today’s a big day for Russian gas pipeline news. Reuters: Russian gas giant Gazprom has agreed to build a new pipeline to Germany under the Baltic Sea with a trio of Western energy companies, bringing Europe closer into Moscow’s energy orbit.The Russian gas company is trying to find new ways to deliver gas to Europe bypassing...

    Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monument
    Jun19

    Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monument

    (JTA) — A Holocaust monument in Ukraine was vandalized with a red swastika that the perpetrators painted over a Star of David symbol. The vandalism in Nikopol, an eastern Ukrainian city located 60 miles from Dnepropetrovsk, occurred on June 16, according to a report Tuesday by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine. Alexander Taratuta,...

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine to honour peace deal as training ramps up
    Jun19

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine to honour peace deal as training ramps up

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling on western countries to lean on the Ukrainian government to honour all of the internal political reforms contained in the peace accord signed in Minsk.His remarks came today against the backdrop of fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine and the renewal of international...

    Putin says wide powers for Ukraine’s east, amnesty, local elections key for ending conflict
    Jun19

    Putin says wide powers for Ukraine’s east, amnesty, local elections key for ending conflict

    President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine should offer broad rights to its eastern rebel regions in order to end the conflict that has strained Russia-West ties. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Urges Political Settlement for Ukrainian Crisis
    Jun19

    Putin Urges Political Settlement for Ukrainian Crisis

    Putin says wide powers for Ukraine’s east, amnesty, local elections key for ending conflict …read more Source: ABC...

    ‘Super Indian’ Takes On The Romantic Stereotypes Of Native Americans
    Jun19

    ‘Super Indian’ Takes On The Romantic Stereotypes Of Native Americans

    © Estate of Fritz ScholderIn 1969, a Minnesota-born artist by the name of Fritz Scholder painted a portrait he dubbed “Indian with Beer Can.” The image shows a stark figure in sunglasses and a cowboy hat, sitting with his arms crossed and teeth bared before a can of Coors. Unlike many studio paintings that came before it — the...