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    China has taken up Russia’s deepest fear
    Jun15

    China has taken up Russia’s deepest fear

    President Xi Jinping wants his people to know that the greatest threat to China is an insidious export from the West — ideas that could lead to a Color Revolution. “The one non-neglectable factor [in the development of] color revolutions in these countries is the spreading of Western ideology, especially from the US,” wrote Xu Songwen, of the...

    Russian Companies Easily Skirting EU Sanctions
    Jun15

    Russian Companies Easily Skirting EU Sanctions

    With a vote on extending EU sanctions on Russia due by the end of the month (and expected to pass), anecdotal evidence from employees working in companies still doing business in Russia suggests the sanctions regime is much more porous than the media has reported. One of the more popular techniques of sanctions-skirting involves Russian companies...

    Russia Says It Will Retaliate If U.S. Stations Weapons On Its Borders
    Jun15

    Russia Says It Will Retaliate If U.S. Stations Weapons On Its Borders

    By Gabriela Baczynska and Wiktor Szary MOSCOW/WARSAW, June 15 (Reuters) – A plan by Washington to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia’s border would be the most aggressive U.S. act since the Cold War, and Moscow would retaliate by beefing up its own forces, a Russian defense official said on Monday. The United...

    Russia Says Will Retaliate if U.S. Weapons Stationed on Its Borders
    Jun15

    Russia Says Will Retaliate if U.S. Weapons Stationed on Its Borders

    By Gabriela Baczynska and Wiktor Szary MOSCOW/WARSAW (Reuters) – A plan by Washington to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia’s border would be the most aggressive U.S. act since the Cold War, and Moscow would retaliate by beefing up its own forces, a Russian defense official said on Monday. The United States is offering...

    Kremlin Declines Comment on US Plans to Store Arms in Baltics, E. Europe
    Jun15

    Kremlin Declines Comment on US Plans to Store Arms in Baltics, E. Europe

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday declined comment on U.S. plans to store heavy arms in the former-Soviet Baltic states and eastern Europe, saying Moscow would do so only in response to an official U.S. statement. A U.S. official said over the weekend that Washington planned to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and eastern...

    Green-minded Paris Air Show takes off
    Jun15

    Green-minded Paris Air Show takes off

    Le Bourget (France) (AFP) – The world’s leading air show opened Monday near the French capital with a special focus on green issues alongside the traditional sales war between Airbus and Boeing.President Francois Hollande is set to inaugurate the week-long Paris Air Show, which is expected to draw 315,000 visitors and 2,260 exhibitors...

    US is reported to be moving heavy arms to Baltic, Eastern Europe (+video)
    Jun15

    US is reported to be moving heavy arms to Baltic, Eastern Europe (+video)

    A senior US official says that the US will store heavy military equipment in both Baltic and Eastern European nations to deter Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Canadian satellite launch delayed two years over Russian embargo
    Jun15

    Canadian satellite launch delayed two years over Russian embargo

    The launch of a Canadian surveillance satellite has fallen two years behind schedule because the federal government won’t allow it to be put into orbit by a Russian rocket. By the time the Canadian defence satellite is in place next year, its technology could be out of date, warns a space analyst. The Conservative government scuttled the...

    Inside the Pentagon’s plan to place arms in East Europe
    Jun15

    Inside the Pentagon’s plan to place arms in East Europe

    HARI SREENIVASAN: For the first time since Russian forces annexed Crimea last year, the United States is reportedly poised to send heavy military equipment into several Eastern European and Baltic nations near Russia. It’s meant to reassure American allies and to deter Russian President Vladimir Putin from what the West considers military...

    Spain grind out win, Rooney the late hero for England
    Jun15

    Spain grind out win, Rooney the late hero for England

    Paris (AFP) – Reigning European champions Spain closed in on a place at Euro 2016 by grinding out a 1-0 qualifying win over Belarus on Sunday as Wayne Rooney’s late goal gave England victory in Slovenia.Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck a brace as Sweden beat Montenegro but Russia were the day’s big losers, a defeat to Austria coming as...