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    Matthew Fisher: Russia-Ukraine war is out of sight, out of mind in Kyiv
    Jun02

    Matthew Fisher: Russia-Ukraine war is out of sight, out of mind in Kyiv

    KYIV — The conflict between Ukraine and Russia is not a phoney war. The blood still being shed in eastern Ukraine is real. So are the recent machinations of Vladimir Putin near and inside Ukraine and along a 2,000-kilometre front that stretches from Estonia to Bulgaria. The pugnacious Russian leader has been relentless as he tries to gull and...

    Federer faces Wawrinka as home hopes rest with Tsonga
    Jun02

    Federer faces Wawrinka as home hopes rest with Tsonga

    Paris (AFP) – Roger Federer’s clash with fellow Swiss Stan Wawrinka is the standout match as the quarter-finals begin at the French Open on Tuesday.Federer takes on his Davis Cup-winning team-mate on Court Suzanne Lenglen in one of two men’s last-eight ties, while home hopes lie with the last French survivor, 14th seed...

    Interview With Guardian Foreign Correspondent and Mafia State Author, Luke Harding
    Jun02

    Interview With Guardian Foreign Correspondent and Mafia State Author, Luke Harding

    Luke Harding is an award-winning foreign correspondent from the Guardian, with extensive experience in conflict zones such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Georgia and Ukraine. He has also worked as a journalist out of Delhi, Berlin and Moscow. In 2011, after four years as Moscow correspondent for the Guardian, he became the first foreign journalist...

    The Georgian Invasion of Ukraine
    Jun02

    The Georgian Invasion of Ukraine

    In one of the stranger developments in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Ukrainian President Petro Poroschenko recently appointed former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili as the governor of the Odessa region. Mr. Saakasvhili, who had served as his country’s president between 2004 and 2013, had been spending his days since...

    Russia faked MH17 images: Report
    Jun02

    Russia faked MH17 images: Report

    Russian authorities doctored satellite images it used to try peg the downing of flight MH17 on Ukraine, an independent report has claimed. …read more Source:...

    Fighting in Ukraine intensifies despite truce
    Jun02

    Fighting in Ukraine intensifies despite truce

    In the ghost-village of Pisky in eastern Ukraine, fighting between government forces and separatist rebels has intensified, with the sound of machine gun fire and rocket propelled grenades ringing out. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    NATO Holds Military Exercises In Baltic States Amid Increased Russian Activity
    Jun02

    NATO Holds Military Exercises In Baltic States Amid Increased Russian Activity

    The NATO alliance held joint military exercises Monday in Poland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia amid escalating tensions between eastern European nations and Russia. NATO has stepped up the size and training of its forces in recent months in response to a marked uptick in Russian military activity, including Moscow’s purported involvement...

    The Next Step Toward Possible Conflict in the South China Sea
    Jun02

    The Next Step Toward Possible Conflict in the South China Sea

    When discussing the growing conflict over China’s dredging new islands to extend its sovereignty 1,000 miles into the resource-rich South China Sea, one phrase frequently pops up from U.S. military officers past and present. “China,” they say, “doesn’t do off-ramps well.” What they mean is that once Beijing has decided on a course of...

    United Nations says more than 6,400 killed in Ukraine
    Jun02

    United Nations says more than 6,400 killed in Ukraine

    The United Nations said that more than 6,400 people had been killed in conflict-wracked Ukraine, and despite a slowdown in fighting, millions more are suffering from abuses and hardship. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    This guy made a video of what ‘World of Warcraft’ might look like if it were made now — and it’s stunning
    Jun02

    This guy made a video of what ‘World of Warcraft’ might look like if it were made now — and it’s stunning

    It’s been over 10 years since the genre-defining game “World of Warcraft” launched. Despite the passing of time, there are still over 7 million people actively playing the game. Of course, in that time period, games have gotten significantly more attractive. Here’s what “World of Warcraft” looks like right now...