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    Latvian lawmakers to vote for president in secret ballot amid Russia tensions
    Jun02

    Latvian lawmakers to vote for president in secret ballot amid Russia tensions

    The Ukraine crisis will be top of the agenda as Latvia’s Parliament votes for a new president. …read more Source: FOX...

    Latvia to vote for president amid Russia tensions
    Jun02

    Latvia to vote for president amid Russia tensions

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The Ukraine crisis will be top of the agenda as Latvia’s Parliament votes for a new president on Wednesday.Four candidates… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine negotiators meet, but progress unseen
    Jun02

    Ukraine negotiators meet, but progress unseen

    Negotiators seeking a resolution of Ukraine’s conflict have ended their latest session without obvious progress. …read more Source: FOX...

    Toward a Migration Development Bank for Transition Economies
    Jun02

    Toward a Migration Development Bank for Transition Economies

    Aleksandr V. Gevorkyan and Otaviano Canuto Labor migration and remittances may bring positive economic effects to developing countries. This is the case particularly in countries like those in Eastern Europe and Former Soviet Union members where remittances constitute high shares of foreign-currency revenues and GDP. There is nevertheless clear...

    Ukraine Group Meets, Without Apparent Progress
    Jun02

    Ukraine Group Meets, Without Apparent Progress

    Ukraine negotiators meet, but progress unseen …read more Source: ABC...

    Clean sweep? Ukraine cans all its bribe-hungry traffic cops.
    Jun02

    Clean sweep? Ukraine cans all its bribe-hungry traffic cops.

    The country’s traffic police are notorious for pulling motorists over to extract bribes. Following a model that worked in Georgia, Ukraine is terminating the entire department and replacing them with new, Western-style patrol cops. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Russian Media Claims Su-24 Bomber Forced US Navy Ship To Abandon Mission, Pentagon Responds With Footage Of Peaceful Encounter
    Jun02

    Russian Media Claims Su-24 Bomber Forced US Navy Ship To Abandon Mission, Pentagon Responds With Footage Of Peaceful Encounter

    The Pentagon released footage Monday of a close encounter between a U.S. Navy warship and a Russian Su-24 bomber off the coast of Crimea. U.S. officials decided to release the video – a rare occurrence in military circles – to refute “erroneous” descriptions of the incident in foreign media, the Pentagon said. …read more Source:...

    Russian warplanes fly near U.S. destroyer off Crimean coast
    Jun02

    Russian warplanes fly near U.S. destroyer off Crimean coast

    Fred LambertSEVASTOPOL, Russia, June 2 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy on Monday released video of Russian military aircraft flying close by a U.S. destroyer in the Black Sea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russian has a brand new theory about what brought down a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine
    Jun02

    Russian has a brand new theory about what brought down a passenger plane in eastern Ukraine

    The Russian company that makes Buk air defense systems conceded that a Buk missile was responsible for the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 on July 17, 2014. However, in a news conference, the adviser to the director general of the Almaz-Antei military consortium responsible for Buk systems claimed that the missile that downed MH17 was of...

    Crimean Tatar Leader’s Son Found Guilty Of Manslaughter
    Jun02

    Crimean Tatar Leader’s Son Found Guilty Of Manslaughter

    The son of a leading Crimean Tatar figure has been found guilty of manslaughter by a Russian court. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...