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    Ukrainian Nationalist Leader Calls For Concentration Camps, Bombing Pro-Russian Rebels
    Jun18

    Ukrainian Nationalist Leader Calls For Concentration Camps, Bombing Pro-Russian Rebels

    Ukrainian nationalist leader Dmytro Korchynsky called on the government to bomb residential areas in war-torn Donbass and create concentration camps for residents living in the self-proclaimed People’s Republics of Donetsk and Luhansk. Korchynsky, who heads the Ukrainian Bratstvao (Brotherhood) party, said the United States successfully...

    Ukrainian Government Begins Sixth Wave Of Military Mobilization For Service In East Ukraine War
    Jun18

    Ukrainian Government Begins Sixth Wave Of Military Mobilization For Service In East Ukraine War

    The Ukrainian government began mobilizing its sixth and final wave of troops for active duty in the East Ukraine conflict on Thursday. While the exact total of how many people will be called upon is not known yet, the chief military prosecutor of Ukraine, Anatoliy Matios, said in January he expected the figure to be around 50,000. Kiev’s...

    Russia tries to shrug off crisis as West snubs investment forum
    Jun18

    Russia tries to shrug off crisis as West snubs investment forum

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Russian officials tried to play down fears about the country’s economic crisis Thursday as tensions with the West over Ukraine cast a pall over its showcase investment forum.Once billed as Russia’s answer to Davos, the three-day Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum has Greek Prime Minister...

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained
    Jun18

    Ukraine officials say suspected killers of reporter detained

    Prosecutors in Ukraine’s capital say 2 suspected killers of reporter have been detained …read more Source:...

    Displacement is Worst Ever Recorded
    Jun18

    Displacement is Worst Ever Recorded

    The U.N. refugee agency says worldwide displacement from wars, conflict and persecution is at the highest level ever recorded. And it’s getting worse. The UNHCR has released its annual Global Trends report, which says nearly 60 million people were forcibly displaced at the end of 2014. The UNHCR describes the level of displacement as a...

    WhatsApp has been criticised over its handling of user data (FB)
    Jun18

    WhatsApp has been criticised over its handling of user data (FB)

    WhatsApp has been criticised by a prominent pressure group over the way it handles user data. The Electronic Foundation (EFF) gave the wildly popular messaging app a “one star” rating in its annual “Who Has Your Back?” report examining how tech companies respond to government demands for information on their users....

    UN: ‘Dangerous New Era’ for World’s Record 60M Refugees
    Jun18

    UN: ‘Dangerous New Era’ for World’s Record 60M Refugees

    The world is facing the worst refugee crisis in modern times – and the global response has been pitifully inadequate, according to the latest annual report from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. Humanitarian groups are calling for a global summit to address the crisis. Exhausted, sunburned, dehydrated and carrying nothing but a...

    Senate to vote on defense policy bill
    Jun18

    Senate to vote on defense policy bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Over White House objections, the Senate is poised to pass a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Senate to vote on defense policy bill
    Jun18

    Senate to vote on defense policy bill

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite objections from the White House, the Senate is poised to pass a $612 billion defense policy bill that calls for arming Ukraine forces, prevents another round of base closures and makes it harder for President Barack Obama to close the prison for terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia is extending a gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine
    Jun18

    Russia is extending a gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine

    Russia is reportedly planning to build a gas pipeline to Germany. Gazprom announced on Thursday that it plans to build a pipeline with a capacity of 55 billion cubic meters per year from Russia to Germany via the Baltic Sea with E.ON, Shell, and OMV, according to Kommersant. The planned pipeline’s route will be an extension to the Nord...