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    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:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Putin visits Italy, pope while US encourages Vatican to condemn Russia
    Jun10

    Putin visits Italy, pope while US encourages Vatican to condemn Russia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin was meeting Wednesday with Italian officials and Pope Francis as the U.S. sought to encourage the Vatican to join the West in condemning Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin visits Italy, pope as US seeks more Vatican criticism
    Jun10

    Putin visits Italy, pope as US seeks more Vatican criticism

    MILAN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin was meeting Wednesday with Italian officials and Pope Francis as the U.S. sought to encourage the Vatican to join the West in condemning Moscow’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.S. urges Vatican to get tough with Putin on Ukraine
    Jun10

    U.S. urges Vatican to get tough with Putin on Ukraine

    By Philip Pullella ROME (Reuters) – The United States urged the Vatican on Wednesday to criticize Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine… …read more Source:...