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    Putinformation
    Jul31

    Putinformation

    And Friedrich begat Vladimir. NEWSCOM Traveling recently in what might be called “new frontline” states—Estonia, Ukraine, and Moldova—I was struck by the depth of concern I encountered about Russian propaganda. And not just propaganda aimed at the Russian population and neighboring countries. At a conference in Tallinn, a Politico reporter and...

    Island nations seek UN help combatting climate change
    Jul31

    Island nations seek UN help combatting climate change

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – More than a dozen small island nations made an urgent appeal to the UN Security Council for help in combatting climate change, which they said poses a threat to their very existence.The Council — more typically a forum for heated debates on the plight of refugees in Syria or efforts to stem the...

    Putin just signed a decree ordering the ‘destruction’ of all Western imported food
    Jul31

    Putin just signed a decree ordering the ‘destruction’ of all Western imported food

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Wednesday ordering the “destruction” of all food brought into the country against import bans on Western products. The import bans were part of sanctions instituted in 2014 in response to Western sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, and they have greatly disrupted the daily...

    Female Ukrainian war hero facing 25 years in Russian jail
    Jul31

    Female Ukrainian war hero facing 25 years in Russian jail

    The trial of the captured officer, charged in the deaths of two Russian journalists, has heightened tensions. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine will try again for tribunal for downed plane despite Russian veto
    Jul31

    Ukraine will try again for tribunal for downed plane despite Russian veto

    Ukraine’s foreign minister said Thursday that the five countries investigating the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago will try again to get U.N. Security Council approval for an international tribunal to prosecute the alleged perpetrators. …read more Source: CTV...

    US Adds to Russian, Ukrainian Sanctions
    Jul31

    US Adds to Russian, Ukrainian Sanctions

    The United States imposed further Russia- and Ukraine-related sanctions on Thursday, adding associates of a billionaire Russian gas trader, Crimean port operators and former Ukrainian officials to its list of those it is penalizing in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets...

    Russian Official Condemns Ukraine For Initiating Criminal Proceedings Against Russian Investigators
    Jul31

    Russian Official Condemns Ukraine For Initiating Criminal Proceedings Against Russian Investigators

    A Russian Investigative Committee representative slammed Ukraine for initiating criminal proceedings against Russian investigators. Vladimir Markin said Thursday that the actions of the Ukrainian Prosecutor General’s office proved that Ukraine was “going down the drain.” Ukraine has decided to prosecute seven members of the Russian court...

    Mistral Military Ships Refund: Russia, France Agree To Terms For Undelivered Seacraft
    Jul31

    Mistral Military Ships Refund: Russia, France Agree To Terms For Undelivered Seacraft

    Russia and France have finally agreed on the refund amount of the ill-fated Mistral helicopter landing ship deal that was canceled after Russia annexed Crimea in March 2014, according to a Kremlin aide cited by the Pro-Russian news website Sputnik. The fate of the two fully built ships has been uncertain over the last 16 months, with French...

    Ukraine’s Ethnic Romanians Seek Autonomy From Kiev Amid Eastern Conflict, Report Says
    Jul31

    Ukraine’s Ethnic Romanians Seek Autonomy From Kiev Amid Eastern Conflict, Report Says

    A group of ethnic Romanians in western Ukraine have demanded autonomy from Kiev amid dissatisfaction with the nation’s internal security and economic situation, according to a report Thursday. The outcry unfolded alongside ongoing efforts by separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine to achieve political autonomy. …read more Source:...

    Poland’s Future President Wants More NATO Presence
    Jul31

    Poland’s Future President Wants More NATO Presence

    Polish President-elect Andrzej Duda, who takes office next week, says his priority is to have NATO troops and armaments permanently placed in Poland as a safety guarantee. The comments made Wednesday night to state TVP television suggest he will continue Poland’s current pro-Western policy and ties within NATO, especially in the face of the...