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    Putin Visits Italy, Pope as US Seeks More Vatican Criticism
    Jun10

    Putin Visits Italy, Pope as US Seeks More Vatican Criticism

    MILAN—Vladimir Putin won lavish praise from Italian Premier Matteo Renzi Wednesday as a crucial player in international anti-terrorism efforts, as Renzi sought the Russian president’s help in ending the conflict in Libya that has fueled the Mediterranean migrant crisis. Renzi greeted Putin as Russia’s “dear” president and didn’t...

    IMF Offers Ukraine a Poisoned Chalice
    Jun10

    IMF Offers Ukraine a Poisoned Chalice

    Stiffing private creditors means being locked out of capital markets. …read more Source:...

    Russia Sentences Dzhemilev’s Son To Five Years In Prison
    Jun10

    Russia Sentences Dzhemilev’s Son To Five Years In Prison

    A Russian court has sentenced the son of a leading Crimean Tatar figure to five years in prison for the equivalent of manslaughter, a ruling his lawyer says is illegal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin, on Visit to Italy, Criticizes Ukraine Sanctions
    Jun10

    Vladimir Putin, on Visit to Italy, Criticizes Ukraine Sanctions

    The Russian president, who enjoys better relations with Italy than with other European countries, was also set to meet with the pope. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin, Pope Francis to meet at Vatican
    Jun10

    Putin, Pope Francis to meet at Vatican

    U.S. wants Pope Francis to press Putin to end fighting in Ukraine. …read more Source: USA...

    One of the biggest security firms in the world admits it was hacked
    Jun10

    One of the biggest security firms in the world admits it was hacked

    Russia-based Kaspersky Lab, one of the biggest and most well-known cybersecurity research firms in the world, has admitted to being hacked. In a blog post published earlier today, Kaspersky Lab CEO and founder Eugene Kaspersky wrote, “We discovered an advanced attack on our own internal networks. It was complex, stealthy, it exploded...

    Pope urged to act on Ukraine as he meets Putin
    Jun10

    Pope urged to act on Ukraine as he meets Putin

    Ed AdamczykVATICAN CITY, June 10 (UPI) — With Pope Francis scheduled to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday, a U.S. diplomat encouraged the Pope to strengthen his stance against Russia. …read more Source: United Press...

    Italian PM Meets With Russia’s Putin
    Jun10

    Italian PM Meets With Russia’s Putin

    Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzo met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Milan, where the two leaders were attending the Expo 2015 international fair. Underlying Italy’s differences with Russia over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and support for separatists in eastern Ukraine, Renzi spoke of “divergent positions”...

    Intrusions in Baltic Sea Show a Russia Challenging the West
    Jun10

    Intrusions in Baltic Sea Show a Russia Challenging the West

    Since the conflict in Ukraine began last year, Russian warships have regularly entered a zone where cables are being installed to link Lithuania to Sweden’s electricity grid. …read more Source: The New York...

    Less than half of US Democrats and Europeans would want to defend a NATO state attacked by Russia
    Jun10

    Less than half of US Democrats and Europeans would want to defend a NATO state attacked by Russia

    The Pew Research Centre has just released a monster piece of research on public attitudes to NATO, Ukraine and Russia. Fears of Russian expansion have been making daily headlines for more than a year, since the beginning of Moscow’s annexation of eastern Ukraine. But those concerns don’t seem to be translating into support for much...