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    Tremors in Europe
    May25

    Tremors in Europe

    Another European election, another surprise: Andrzej Duda stunned observers by sweeping Bronislaw Komorowski in Poland’s presidential elections. Duda, a member of the right-wing Law and Justice party, is projected to have won 52%-48%, pushing out the centrist Komorowski, whose party has been at Poland’s helm for eight years. The...

    US, European Jets Join Arctic Exercise Near Russia
    May25

    US, European Jets Join Arctic Exercise Near Russia

    About 100 fighter jets from the United States and eight European nations began an Arctic training exercise in the Nordic nations on Monday, a region worried by increased Russian military activity. The exercise, based in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland with 4,000 personnel, is meant to test cooperation among Arctic nations near Russia. It...

    The Mysterious Assassination Of A Rebel Commander In Ukraine
    May25

    The Mysterious Assassination Of A Rebel Commander In Ukraine

    The assassination of Aleksei Mozgovoi, a separatist commander in eastern Ukraine and proponent of the idea of an independent Novorossia, has led to a lot of finger pointing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    About 100 US, European Jets Join Arctic Exercise Near Russia
    May25

    About 100 US, European Jets Join Arctic Exercise Near Russia

    About 100 fighter jets from the United States and eight European nations began an Arctic training exercise in the Nordic nations on Monday, a region worried by increased Russian military activity. The exercise, based in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland with 4,000 personnel, is meant to test cooperation among Arctic nations near Russia. It...

    In tiny Moldova, hints of a ‘federalized’ Ukraine’s future
    May25

    In tiny Moldova, hints of a ‘federalized’ Ukraine’s future

    Gagauzia, an autonomous region in southern Moldova, looks to Moscow before the West, much as Ukraine’s restive east does. And the poor, agricultural region could show the problems a federalized Donbass might face. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Putin is risking a clash with the IMF over Russia’s $3 billion loan to Ukraine
    May25

    Putin is risking a clash with the IMF over Russia’s $3 billion loan to Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin is warning that he could call in Russia’s $3 billion loan to Ukraine at any time, a move that would spark a stand-off with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Under the terms of the original 2013 deal, negotiated with then President Viktor Yanukoych who fled the country last year following massive anti-government...

    Russia says it has no access to men detained in Ukraine
    May25

    Russia says it has no access to men detained in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s embassy in Ukraine says it has still not been given access to two Russian citizens detained earlier this month on suspicion of fighting alongside separatists in the eastern region of Luhansk. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia says it has no access to men detained in Ukraine
    May25

    Russia says it has no access to men detained in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia’s embassy in Ukraine says it has still not been given access to two Russian citizens detained earlier this month on suspicion of fighting alongside separatists in the eastern region of Luhansk. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russian embassy in Ukraine says it has no access to Russians detained fighting with rebels
    May25

    Russian embassy in Ukraine says it has no access to Russians detained fighting with rebels

    Russia’s embassy in Ukraine says it has still not been given access to two Russian citizens detained earlier this month on suspicion of fighting alongside separatists in the eastern region of Luhansk. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Says It Has No Access to Men Detained in Ukraine
    May25

    Russia Says It Has No Access to Men Detained in Ukraine

    Russian embassy in Ukraine says it has no access to Russians detained fighting with rebels …read more Source: ABC...