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    GOLDMAN ANALYST AND EX-CIA AGENT: ‘We are in an extraordinarily dangerous time right now’
    Jul10

    GOLDMAN ANALYST AND EX-CIA AGENT: ‘We are in an extraordinarily dangerous time right now’

    The Russia-NATO confrontation is becoming one of the defining aspects of the global strategic landscape. And according to the head of Goldman Sachs’s Office of Global Security, the situation is going to remain tense — or even intensify. Robert Dannenberg, who is also a 24-year CIA veteran, believes that Russia is the top strategic threat...

    Gunman kills 3 postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000
    Jul10

    Gunman kills 3 postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian police say an unidentified gunman has killed three postal workers transporting money and escaped with the equivalent of $115,000. …read more Source: CNS...

    Iran nuclear talks will reach compromise ‘soon’, says Putin
    Jul10

    Iran nuclear talks will reach compromise ‘soon’, says Putin

    Ufa (Russia) (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that he believed that global powers and Iran will “soon” reach a compromise in talks on Tehran’s nuclear programme.”Compromise should be found,” Putin told reporters in the Urals city of Ufa. “In my opinion, it will be found soon,” he...

    Gunman kills three postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000
    Jul10

    Gunman kills three postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000

    MOSCOW – An unidentified gunman shot and killed three postal workers Friday as they were transporting money in eastern Ukraine, escaping with the equivalent of $115,000, police said. Police said a manhunt was on for the gunman who attacked the workers in the government-held city of Kharkiv, stealing nearly 2.5 million hryvnas. The police...

    Gunman kills 3 postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000
    Jul10

    Gunman kills 3 postal workers in Ukraine, steals $115,000

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian police say an unidentified gunman has killed three postal workers transporting money and escaped with the equivalent of $115,000. …read more Source: U.S....

    Facebook Accused of Restricting Free Speech By a Putin Aide
    Jul10

    Facebook Accused of Restricting Free Speech By a Putin Aide

    No-one can accuse the Russians of lacking a sense of irony. Senior officials are urging their countrymen to abandon Facebook in favor of domestic social media, saying that the latter offer greater freedom of speech, after Mark Zuckerberg’s firm deleted a string of posts containing a slang Russian term for Ukrainians. The news agency...

    Gunman Kills 3 Postal Workers in Ukraine, Steals $115,000
    Jul10

    Gunman Kills 3 Postal Workers in Ukraine, Steals $115,000

    Police: Gunmen kills 3 Ukrainian postal workers carrying money, steals $115,000; manhunt on …read more Source: ABC...

    U.K. Government Commits to Increase in Defense Spending Over Next Five Years
    Jul10

    U.K. Government Commits to Increase in Defense Spending Over Next Five Years

    British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne today pledged to meet the 2 percent NATO defense spending target and has guaranteed in real terms to increase defense spending in the U.K. over the next five years. Making the announcement today as part of his first post-election budget – the first purely Conservative budget since 1996...

    Four Ways Ukraine Isn’t Greece
    Jul10

    Four Ways Ukraine Isn’t Greece

    The simultaneous debt crises faced by Ukraine and Greece have spawned comparisons between the two countries’ financial situations. But their predicaments differ in several key ways. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Greece is flirting with Russia to make Europe jealous
    Jul10

    Greece is flirting with Russia to make Europe jealous

    Over the last few months, Greece and Russia have exhibited a serious case of PDA at a time when both countries are somewhat at odds with the EU. Most recently, in June, Russia signed a preliminary $2.27 billion deal to build a pipeline through Greece, and Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras made his second trip to Russia in the last three months...