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    Hungary steps up pressure on Ukraine over new education law
    Oct10

    Hungary steps up pressure on Ukraine over new education law

    Hungary’s foreign minister says he will ask the European Union to revise its association agreement with Ukraine, claiming its new language law limits the rights of minorities. …read more Source: FOX...

    Trump is Pulling a Libya on Iran
    Oct10

    Trump is Pulling a Libya on Iran

    Word is out that President Trump this week will “decertify” the nuclear deal with Iran, also known as JCPOA, for Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. This is the deal struck with Tehran not only by the United States but also by France, Germany, Russia, China, the UK, and the European Union. It’s a nifty word, “decertify.” It hides the real...

    Russia-gate’s Shaky Foundation
    Oct10

    Russia-gate’s Shaky Foundation

    Photo by Alberto Cabello Anyone who watches the news knows that Russian hackers gave Democratic National Committee documents to WikiLeaks and hacked voter databases in 21 states. Prominent Democrats call these shenanigans “a political Pearl Harbor.” On the blog Daily Kos, one contributor cries “we were robbed!” (arguing that somehow Russian...

    Moscow Says Escalation of Tension on Korea Peninsula Unacceptable
    Oct09

    Moscow Says Escalation of Tension on Korea Peninsula Unacceptable

    Any escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula is unacceptable, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump warned over the weekend that “only one thing will work” in dealing with Pyongyang, hinting that military action was on his mind....

    NATO to Launch Black Sea Force as Latest Counter to Russia
    Oct09

    NATO to Launch Black Sea Force as Latest Counter to Russia

    NATO is set to launch a new multinational force in Romania on Monday to counter Russia along its eastern flank and to check a growing Russian presence in the Black Sea following the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Crimea. Initially a small force relying on troops from 10 NATO countries including Italy and Canada, as well as Romania, the land, air...

    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit
    Oct09

    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit

    EU sources say the bloc is ready to welcome Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka to its Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit next month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey’s Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea
    Oct09

    Turkey’s Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, during a visit to Ukraine, that Turkey won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery
    Oct09

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery

    (JTA) — Authorities in Ukraine have identified several teenagers whom police said desecrated at least 20 Jewish graves in August. The teens, all males younger than 18, were detained last month in connection with vandalism in Svalyava, a city in Western Ukraine that is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Lviv, the news site reported last...

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says
    Oct09

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says

    (JTA) — In an unusual plea, the World Jewish Congress urged international bodies to oppose what it calls “brazen attempts” to whitewash Holocaust crimes in the European Union’s newest member, Croatia. The call came in a 4,000-word position paper published Monday in Tablet magazine by Menachem Rosensaft, the WJC’s general counsel. The...

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing
    Oct09

    Ukraine Says Russian Crime Lord Staged Lawmaker’s Killing

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor on Monday blamed a Russian crime lord linked to Russia’s security agency for the killing of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov. Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko said Voronenkov was gunned down in March on orders from Vladimir Tyurin, a former partner of Voronenkov’s wife, Maria Maksakova....