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    Greece seals Russia pipeline plan as Putin pledges to work with West
    Jun19

    Greece seals Russia pipeline plan as Putin pledges to work with West

    Saint Petersburg (AFP) – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who is locked in bitter bailout negotiations with the EU and IMF, sealed an agreement to build a pipeline with sanctions-hit Russia Friday in a deal likely to irritate European leaders.The deal was done on the sidelines of an economic forum in St Petersburg, attended by the...

    Why World Refugee Day is a Jewish Holiday
    Jun19

    Why World Refugee Day is a Jewish Holiday

    It is impossible to avoid the stories of massive human displacement from Burma, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine and Afghanistan, and hordes of boat migrants dying in the Mediterranean and the Indian Ocean. However, if you want to avoid these unpleasant, disturbing stories, look no further than the Jewish press. There was a time when refugees were a...

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine
    Jun19

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine to honour peace deal as training ramps up …read more Source:...

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises
    Jun19

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia isn’t seeking dominance or superpower status, but wants its interests to be respected by the United States and its Western allies, President Vladimir Putin said Friday as he sought to assuage investors spooked by Russia’s recession and a showdown over Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin Warns West Not To Meddle In Russia’s Affairs
    Jun19

    Putin Warns West Not To Meddle In Russia’s Affairs

    ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 19 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin boasted on Friday that Russia had found the “inner strength” to prevent sanctions causing a deep economic crisis, and told the West to stop using “the language of ultimatums.” Investment in Russia has slowed to a trickle, capital flight has risen and...

    US Air Force official: Russian bomber probes near Europe pose risk to commercial air safety
    Jun19

    US Air Force official: Russian bomber probes near Europe pose risk to commercial air safety

    LONDON – Russia’s increasingly aggressive military flights near European airspace pose a risk to commercial air safety in the region’s crowded skies, the commander of the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command said Friday.The past year has seen a marked increase in the number of long-range Russian bombers that have approached...

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises
    Jun19

    Putin criticizes US but offers to cooperate on global crises

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russia isn’t seeking dominance or superpower status, but wants its interests to be respected by the United States and its Western allies, President Vladimir Putin said Friday as he sought to assuage investors spooked by Russia’s recession and a showdown over Ukraine. While Putin repeated a litany of...

    These 5 Facts Explain the Threat of Cyber Warfare
    Jun19

    These 5 Facts Explain the Threat of Cyber Warfare

    America has spent decades and trillions of dollars building up the greatest military force the world has ever seen. But the biggest threat to national security these days comes from not from aircraft carriers or infantry divisions, but a computer with a simple Internet connection. That much became clear after the catastrophic hack—most likely by...

    US official: Russian bombers threaten commercial air safety
    Jun19

    US official: Russian bombers threaten commercial air safety

    LONDON (AP) — Russia’s increasingly aggressive military flights near European airspace pose a risk to commercial air safety in the region’s crowded skies, the commander of the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command said Friday. Lt. Gen. Stephen Wilson said U.S. forces in the area are following accepted safety practices to make sure that...

    Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monument
    Jun19

    Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monument

    (JTA) — A Holocaust monument in Ukraine was vandalized with a red swastika that the perpetrators painted over a Star of David symbol. The vandalism in Nikopol, an eastern Ukrainian city located 60 miles from Dnepropetrovsk, occurred on June 16, according to a report Tuesday by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine. Alexander Taratuta,...