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    Ukraine open to hosting missile defense system
    May20

    Ukraine open to hosting missile defense system

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A senior Ukrainian security official says his country is open to placing a ballistic missile-defense system in Ukraine to ward off the potential risk of attacks from Russia. NATO’s U.S.-led missile-defense plans envisage deploying elements of the missile shield around Europe for what it says would be defense against...

    Eight Norwegian Photographers You Need to Follow
    May20

    Eight Norwegian Photographers You Need to Follow

    The Norwegian Journal of Photography (NJP) has released the latest issue of its biennial survey of the Scandinavian country’s contemporary documentary photography scene, showcasing the work of eight photographers. The publishers — photographers and photo editors Rune Eraker, Laara Matsen and Espen Rasmussen — combed through close to 100...

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine In ‘Real War’ With Russia
    May20

    Poroshenko Says Ukraine In ‘Real War’ With Russia

    President Petro Poroshenko has said Ukraine was now in a “real war” with Russia, and that Ukrainians should prepare for a Russian offensive. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU, ex-Soviet states meet in Putin’s shadow
    May20

    EU, ex-Soviet states meet in Putin’s shadow

    Warsaw (AFP) – European Union leaders and six ex-Soviet states hold a summit Thursday focussed on the bloc’s Eastern Partnership project, which was designed to bolster mutual ties but has been undermined by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine.The number one question at the two-day meeting in the Latvian capital Riga will be how the...

    Tensions With Russia Hang Over EU Partnership Summit
    May20

    Tensions With Russia Hang Over EU Partnership Summit

    European Union leaders are set to meet with their counterparts from six eastern countries in Riga May 21 and 22, amid concern that the meeting could further inflame tensions with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russians captured in Ukraine send messages back home
    May20

    Russians captured in Ukraine send messages back home

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Lonely and hurting, two men lie in narrow beds in a Kiev hospital as controversy swirls around them. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia and U.S. Find Common Cause in Arctic Pact
    May20

    Russia and U.S. Find Common Cause in Arctic Pact

    Russia will sign a treaty on fishing in the Arctic Ocean, which was delayed by the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    The Art of Avoiding War
    May20

    The Art of Avoiding War

    DeAgostini / Getty The Scythians were nomadic horsemen who dominated a vast realm of the Pontic steppe north of the Black Sea, in present-day Ukraine and southern Russia, from the seventh century to the third century b.c. Unlike other ancient peoples who left not a trace, the Scythians continued to haunt and terrify long after they were gone....

    Russian Parliament Passes Law To Shut Down ‘Undesirable’ NGOs
    May20

    Russian Parliament Passes Law To Shut Down ‘Undesirable’ NGOs

    MOSCOW, May 19 (Reuters) – The Russian parliament’s lower chamber adopted on Tuesday a law barring foreign and international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) from the country if they are deemed to pose a threat to Russia’s constitutional order, defense or security. The law further increases pressure on NGOs after Russia...

    Russian captured in eastern Ukraine says he is fine
    May20

    Russian captured in eastern Ukraine says he is fine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Representatives of Amnesty International and the OSCE have visited the two captured fighters whom Ukraine claims are Russian soldiers in a Kiev hospital. …read more Source: CNS...