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    Jeb Bush Says He Would Take Active Role To Counter Russian Aggression As Prez
    Jun09

    Jeb Bush Says He Would Take Active Role To Counter Russian Aggression As Prez

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. Read More → …read more Source:...

    G7 To Putin: More Sanctions Possible
    Jun09

    G7 To Putin: More Sanctions Possible

    In a surprise display of solidarity, the leaders of the G7 issued a stern warning to Vladimir Putin: quit meddling in Ukraine, or face more sanctions. The relevant part of the G7 declaration reads like so: We call on all sides to fully implement the Minsk agreements including the Package of Measures for their implementation signed on 12 February...

    Russian FM says Moscow’s closer ties with Latin America are just that, not countermove to US
    Jun09

    Russian FM says Moscow’s closer ties with Latin America are just that, not countermove to US

    Russia’s foreign minister has rejected allegations that Moscow was trying to develop closer ties with Latin American nations as a countermove to the United States amid the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia says closer ties with Latin America are not jab at US
    Jun09

    Russia says closer ties with Latin America are not jab at US

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister has rejected allegations that Moscow was trying to develop closer ties with Latin American nations as a countermove to the United States amid the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: U.S....

    From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided
    Jun09

    From fossil fuels to epidemics: What the G-7 decided

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel went into the Group of Seven summit in the Bavarian Alps with a broad agenda, but combating climate change was a top priority. Merkel had pressed for the ambitious commitment to “decarbonize” the world economy, hoping to help generate momentum ahead of a U.N. conference in December on...

    Russia, China Should Increase Political, Economic Cooperation Amid Eastern Ukraine Conflict, Russian Politicians Say
    Jun09

    Russia, China Should Increase Political, Economic Cooperation Amid Eastern Ukraine Conflict, Russian Politicians Say

    The need for increased cooperation between Russia and China was emphasized Tuesday by Russian legislators during a top Beijing official’s visit to Moscow. The politicians also praised China for its public condemnation of the European Union and the United States’ economic sanctions against Russia for its purported involvement in the...

    NATO Spearhead Troops Practice Fast Deployment in Poland
    Jun09

    NATO Spearhead Troops Practice Fast Deployment in Poland

    WARSAW, Poland— Hundreds of NATO troops with heavy equipment are taking part in the Noble Jump military exercises in Poland, the first one that tests the alliance’s rapid response readiness in the face of new security challenges on its eastern flank. The so-called spearhead force was agreed upon at a NATO summit last year in reaction to...

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. Bush, like most Republican White House prospects, supports economic sanctions on Russia and sending military...

    Deadly blaze engulfs oil facility near Kiev
    Jun09

    Deadly blaze engulfs oil facility near Kiev

    A major fire broke out at a Ukrainian oil storage facility near Kiev on Monday night, killing one person and injuring several others. See also: Ukraine ceasefire in tatters after bloody new ‘rebel offensive’ Firefighters continued to battle the blaze on Tuesday in an effort to prevent it from spreading to a nearby military unit,...

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action
    Jun09

    Bush says Russian aggression requires stronger US action

    BERLIN (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush is warning Russia’s Vladimir Putin that a Bush presidency would mean a more active U.S. role in countering Russian aggression, especially in Ukraine and eastern Europe. …read more Source: CNS...