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    Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk Digs In To Complex Decommunization Process
    Jun10

    Ukraine’s Dnipropetrovsk Digs In To Complex Decommunization Process

    The Ukrainian government is pushing ahead with the rapid implementation of new laws banning public-place names honoring Soviet figures. A committee in the industrial city of Dnipropetrovsk has begun the complicated process of rooting out its communist legacy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Jeb Bush: U.S. should send more troops to Eastern Europe to stop Putin
    Jun10

    Jeb Bush: U.S. should send more troops to Eastern Europe to stop Putin

    BERLIN – The United States should consider sending thousands more U.S. troops along with NATO forces to Eastern Europe to match the strength Russian President Vladimir Putin is amassing along the former Soviet bloc nations’ eastern border, Republican Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Wednesday. Capping the two-day German leg of a European...

    Bush in Germany says Putin, a ‘bully,’ only understands force as deterrent in Eastern Europe
    Jun10

    Bush in Germany says Putin, a ‘bully,’ only understands force as deterrent in Eastern Europe

    BERLIN – The United States should consider sending thousands more U.S. troops along with NATO forces to Eastern Europe to match the strength Russian President Vladimir Putin is amassing along the former Soviet bloc nations’ eastern border, Republican Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Wednesday.Capping the two-day German leg of a...

    Jeb Bush: Putin Is A ‘Bully’
    Jun10

    Jeb Bush: Putin Is A ‘Bully’

    By Michelle Martin BERLIN, June 10 (Reuters) – Likely Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said on Wednesday that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a “bully” and the United States and its allies in Europe should be resolute in responding to Russian aggression. Bush, the brother of former U.S. President George W. Bush,...

    EU Free-Rides on NATO, Russia’s Heart Belongs to Vladdy
    Jun10

    EU Free-Rides on NATO, Russia’s Heart Belongs to Vladdy

    A major new Pew survey being released today must be music to Vladimir Putin’s ears, putting into stark relief the extent to which many Europeans happily free-ride off of American defense guarantees.A majority of Germans (58 percent), French (53 percent) and Italians (51 percent) say their country should not use military force to defend a...

    Putin, Pope Francis Will Meet At Vatican
    Jun10

    Putin, Pope Francis Will Meet At Vatican

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to bring up the crisis in Ukraine. The meeting will be the second between the two men.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    US Urges Pope to Get Tough With Putin on Ukraine
    Jun10

    US Urges Pope to Get Tough With Putin on Ukraine

    The United States urged the Vatican on Wednesday to criticize Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict more forcefully, hours before Pope Francis was due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin. “It does seem that Russia is supporting the insurgents and does seem that there are Russian troops inside Ukraine,” said Ken...

    Moscow Court Extends Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention
    Jun10

    Moscow Court Extends Savchenko’s Pretrial Detention

    A Russian court has extended the pretrial detention of Ukrainian pilot and parliament member Nadia Savchenko until September 10. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Clashes Spotlight Deep Rifts Over Gay Rights
    Jun10

    Ukraine Clashes Spotlight Deep Rifts Over Gay Rights

    ​Petro Poroshenko has voiced support for gays, a first for a Ukrainian president. But an attack against gay activists shows that he faces staunch resistance, even among supporters of his pro-European government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Survey: NATO countries see America as shield to Russian threat
    Jun10

    Survey: NATO countries see America as shield to Russian threat

    A survey finds majorities in NATO unwilling to arm Ukraine and reluctant to defend allies. …read more Source: USA...