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    Iran’s Zarif to Meet EU FMs Ahead of Nuclear Talks
    Jun21

    Iran’s Zarif to Meet EU FMs Ahead of Nuclear Talks

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamed Javad Zarif is to meet several of his European Union counterparts Monday, before the June 30 deadline for an international accord on Tehran’s nuclear program. The final round of talks on the Iranian nuclear program are to begin later in the week. The French news agency reports an unidentified EU source says...

    Dolgopolov, Baghdatis advance in Nottingham
    Jun21

    Dolgopolov, Baghdatis advance in Nottingham

    NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine defeated Donald Young of the United States in the first round of the grass-court Aegon Open Nottingham on Sunday and Marcos Baghdatis set up a second-round match against top-seeded David Ferrer. …read more Source: CNS...

    Midnight in the presidential library with Putin: An exercise in control
    Jun21

    Midnight in the presidential library with Putin: An exercise in control

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – When the heads of the world’s major news agencies sat down a year ago with Vladimir Putin at a St. Petersburg palace, they were treated to a long, sumptuous meal of Crimean flounder, a dish evidently chosen not only for its delicacy but for the political statement.This year it was tea and caviar at the stroke...

    Dolgopolov, Baghdatis advance in Nottingham
    Jun21

    Dolgopolov, Baghdatis advance in Nottingham

    NOTTINGHAM, England (AP) — Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine defeated Donald Young of the United States in the first round of the grass-court Aegon… …read more Source:...

    Midnight in the presidential library with Putin: An exercise in control
    Jun21

    Midnight in the presidential library with Putin: An exercise in control

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – When the heads of the world’s major news agencies sat down a year ago with Vladimir Putin at a St. Petersburg palace, they were treated to a long, sumptuous meal of Crimean flounder, a dish evidently chosen not only for its delicacy but for the political statement. This year it was tea and caviar at the stroke of...

    Tea, caviar and a night with Vladimir Putin
    Jun21

    Tea, caviar and a night with Vladimir Putin

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – When the heads of the world’s major news agencies sat down a year ago with Vladimir Putin at a St. Petersburg palace, they were treated to a long, sumptuous meal of Crimean flounder, a dish evidently chosen not only for its delicacy but for the political statement. This year it was tea and caviar at the stroke of...

    Artisan Cheese Makers Emerge from Russian Ban on Western Foods
    Jun21

    Artisan Cheese Makers Emerge from Russian Ban on Western Foods

    Russia is expected to extend a ban on Western food imports in response to the European Union’s reported decision to continued sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine. The ban has raised prices in Russia for scarce European meat and cheese, but also spurred local producers to fill the gap. One Italian shop in Moscow has made a...

    Carter to Discuss New European Defense Posture
    Jun21

    Carter to Discuss New European Defense Posture

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter will visit Europe this week to urge NATO allies to adapt to a new kind of threat from Russia in the east and Islamic State to the south. He is to meet with officials in Germany, Estonia and Belgium to encourage allied ministers to better work together in countering threats facing Europe. U.S. officials say he...

    Two Servicemen Reported Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun21

    Two Servicemen Reported Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s military says two of its soldiers have been killed and six wounded in fighting between government forces and separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin keeps saying Ukrainians and Russians are the same — here’s the main reason why they’re not
    Jun21

    Putin keeps saying Ukrainians and Russians are the same — here’s the main reason why they’re not

    Ever since his aggressive annexation of Crimea began in March 2014, Russian president Vladimir Putin has tried to defend his actions as simple unification. “People who have their own views on history and the history of our country may argue with me, but it seems to me that the Russian and Ukrainian peoples are practically one people,”...