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    Preliminary hearing underway for Ukrainian pilot in Russia
    Jul30

    Preliminary hearing underway for Ukrainian pilot in Russia

    Ukrainian pilot charged in deaths of 2 Russian journalists goes to court in Russia’s south …read more Source:...

    Greece’s Trump Card – NATO ?
    Jul30

    Greece’s Trump Card – NATO ?

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting The headlines on the talks between Brussels and Athens on the 86 billion euro bailout of Greece seem to indicate nothing but problems. It appears that even before talks can begin, Greece is being asked to enact further laws. The blog of the Greece’s former...

    Ukraine: Mysterious ‘Roaming Tank’ Reportedly Takes Aim at Smugglers
    Jul30

    Ukraine: Mysterious ‘Roaming Tank’ Reportedly Takes Aim at Smugglers

    Ukraine’s TV, print media and vibrant Facebook community are abuzz with reports a “roaming tank” is on the loose, destroying the vehicles of those involved in smuggling goods from the country’s mainland into the eastern regions controlled by pro-Russian separatists. There is even a hashtag devoted to the mystery tank –#блуждающийтанк;...

    Moldova Narrowly Approves New Prime Minister
    Jul30

    Moldova Narrowly Approves New Prime Minister

    Moldova’s parliament voted in legislator and businessman Valeriu Strelet as prime minister by the slimmest of margins on Thursday and approved his pro-Europe government after he pledged to try to extricate the country from financial crisis. A three-party, pro-European Union alliance, which holds a slender majority in the 101-seat assembly,...

    Baltics Boost Defense Spending as Russian Threat Looms
    Jul30

    Baltics Boost Defense Spending as Russian Threat Looms

    Fearing Russia aggression, Latvia and Lithuania are boosting their defense spending after a meeting in Vilnius. Latvia, which shares a long border with Russia, is going up to 2 percent of GDP and Lithuania, which sits uncomfortably between Latvia, Ukraine, and Russia’s Baltic enclave (in which Moscow has been placing missiles lately), will...

    Russia vetoes U.N. tribunal to investigate MH17 crash
    Jul30

    Russia vetoes U.N. tribunal to investigate MH17 crash

    Russia has blocked a U.N. Security Council resolution that would have created an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for bringing down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The problem with Barack Obama’s foreign policy approach
    Jul30

    The problem with Barack Obama’s foreign policy approach

    (Liu Bin/XINHUA-REA/Redux) It has taken until the twilight of his presidency, but now, finally, Barack Obama is crafting the sort of legacy in foreign policy that he no doubt hopes will define his terms in office. Last week, the Cuban flag was raised at its Embassy in Washington for the first time in more than five decades, as Washington and...

    MH17 tragedy: One year on
    Jul30

    MH17 tragedy: One year on

    One year after a Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, the investigation is still ongoing. CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh reports. …read more Source:...

    Google is going to be able to tell you which roads are the most polluted using Street View cars
    Jul30

    Google is going to be able to tell you which roads are the most polluted using Street View cars

    Google Earth has given us tours of deserts, shipwrecks, fictional lands like Middle Earth, and even revealed to us lies about gunned down passenger planes. In its latest move, Google joined forces with Aclima, a startup that creates environmental sensors, to monitor air quality in urban environments using Google’s Street View vehicles on...

    Memorials held to honor those who died
    Jul30

    Memorials held to honor those who died

    CNN’s Kellie Morgan reports on events held around the world marking the 1st anniversary of the downing of an airliner over Ukraine. …read more Source:...