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    Foreign Observers Monitoring UK Election for Second Time
    May08

    Foreign Observers Monitoring UK Election for Second Time

    Today will be the second time ever that outside observers from Europe and across the world will be keeping a close eye on the UK general election. A total of 564 observers, approximately 170 of whom are from outside the UK, have been accredited by the Electoral Commission to ensure the vote is carried out in accordance with international...

    Recollections of Pre-War Donetsk
    May07

    Recollections of Pre-War Donetsk

    Lenin Square before the war. Donetsk. The houses in the center of town had just been given fresh, clean plastic siding to impress foreign visitors for UEFA 2012, a soccer championship. Proud locals directed tourists to the gleaming new stadium where Donetsk Shakhtar played. Downtown was in motion, with people floating between beer pubs and guys...

    More Than a Year after Annexation, Crimean Tatars Need Allies
    May07

    More Than a Year after Annexation, Crimean Tatars Need Allies

    Amidst all the media frenzy surrounding Putin’s nefarious destabilization efforts in Eastern Ukraine, other issues of vital importance have gone ignored. Take, for example, the plight of ethnic Tatars, a group which is predominantly Sunni Muslim and traces its roots back to Turkic and Mongol tribes. Physically, Tatar men are distinguished...

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact
    May07

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Russia and NATO are making progress in restoring military contacts that were suspended as the Ukraine crisis intensified. Earlier Steinmeier and Lavrov laid wreaths at the memorial to Soviet soldiers who died in the Battle of Stalingrad. …read more Source: San...

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact
    May07

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Russia and NATO are making progress in restoring military contacts that were suspended as the Ukraine crisis intensified. …read more Source: U.S....

    German FM touts progress in resumption of NATO-Russia military contacts
    May07

    German FM touts progress in resumption of NATO-Russia military contacts

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Russia and NATO are making progress in restoring military contacts that were suspended as the Ukraine crisis intensified. …read more Source: FOX...

    East Ukraine War: Grad Rockets Used For First Time Since Ceasefire, Says OSCE Chief
    May07

    East Ukraine War: Grad Rockets Used For First Time Since Ceasefire, Says OSCE Chief

    Fighters in eastern Ukraine are resorting for the first time since a ceasefire was signed in February to using a powerful, indiscriminate weapon that can cause heavy damage at long distances, and inflict enormous collateral damage on civilians. …read more Source: International Business...

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact
    May07

    German FM: progress in resuming NATO-Russia military contact

    VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says Russia and NATO are making progress in restoring military contacts that were suspended as the Ukraine crisis intensified…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Poland Marks 70th Anniversary of End of WWII
    May07

    Poland Marks 70th Anniversary of End of WWII

    Poland’s president led international commemorations on Thursday marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, a gathering meant as an alternative celebration to Moscow’s Red Square parade two days later. President Bronislaw Komorowski organized the ceremonies in Gdansk in reaction to the deep divisions between the West and...

    Germany’s Nuclear Cutback Is Darkening European Skies
    May07

    Germany’s Nuclear Cutback Is Darkening European Skies

    Germany’s influence in Europe is unquestionable, but it appears that some of its neighbors may be adversely affected by recent German decisions; and Greece is not the neighbor in question here. France has been reporting heavy levels of air pollution which authorities in the country are blaming on diesel cars there. But the real culprit may...