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    Russian Navy Practices Anti-Submarine Combat in Baltic and Arctic
    Jul10

    Russian Navy Practices Anti-Submarine Combat in Baltic and Arctic

    The Russian navy has practiced anti-submarine combat in both the Baltic Sea and the Arctic Barents Sea in consecutive drills, as its naval reinforcement in the two regions continues. Russia’s military drills from all branches of the armed forces have increased this year, since Moscow was put under sanctions by the United States and the...

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Terrorist Threat Has ‘Significantly Risen’
    Jul10

    Poroshenko: Ukraine Terrorist Threat Has ‘Significantly Risen’

    President Petro Poroshenko said on Friday the threat of terrorism had “significantly risen” in Ukraine, describing the country as awash with weapons trafficked from the east where a shaky ceasefire has eased fighting against pro-Russian rebels. At a meeting with Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk and Interior Minister Arsen Avakov,...

    Canada appears poised to sign international Arctic fish deal
    Jul10

    Canada appears poised to sign international Arctic fish deal

    Canada appears poised to sign an international agreement to block commercial fishing in the central Arctic Ocean until more is known about the potential of the resource.A source close to the negotiations told The Canadian Press that the deal is to be signed next Thursday in Oslo.A Fisheries and Oceans spokeswoman confirmed that Canada will be in...

    Inflation, unemployment rise sharply in Russia
    Jul10

    Inflation, unemployment rise sharply in Russia

    Jared M. FeldschreiberMOSCOW, July 10 (UPI) — Russian inflation rose sharply and unemployment increased dramatically in July, indicating that the economic sanctions and its offensive on the border of Ukraine is taking its toll domestically. …read more Source: United Press...

    A former CIA bureau chief says Putin is open to using tactical nuclear weapons in Europe
    Jul10

    A former CIA bureau chief says Putin is open to using tactical nuclear weapons in Europe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is prepared to use tactical nuclear weapons in Europe to stop any NATO expansion, according to an ex-CIA bureau chief. Robert Dannenberg, who was once Chief of the Central Eurasia region for the Central Intelligence Agency, said that “nuclear weapons are not off the table” in Europe during an interview...

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

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

    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. …read more Source: CTV...

    Three Killed In Vehicle Robbery In Kharkiv
    Jul10

    Three Killed In Vehicle Robbery In Kharkiv

    Ukrainian police are searching for attackers who robbed a postal van that was transporting cash and killed three postal workers in the northeastern city of Kharkiv. The crime is the fourth of its type in the region in recent weeks. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...