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    Polish Lawmakers Get Military Training for ‘Troubled Times’
    May12

    Polish Lawmakers Get Military Training for ‘Troubled Times’

    Polish lawmakers engage in military training due to ‘troubled times’ in neighboring Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Nemtsov Report: 220 Russian Soldiers Died in Ukraine Battles
    May12

    Nemtsov Report: 220 Russian Soldiers Died in Ukraine Battles

    A report released Tuesday containing material compiled by slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov said at least 220 Russian soldiers died in two battles in eastern Ukraine within the past year. The Russian Defense Ministry has denied that any of its soldiers have fought in Ukraine, saying that the Russians who have joined the armed...

    Nadiya Savchenko’s Letters from Prison, Part 2
    May12

    Nadiya Savchenko’s Letters from Prison, Part 2

    We continue our publication of the prison writings delivered to us by Nadiya Savchenko, the Ukrainian pilot who was abducted by pro-Russian separatists on June 18, 2014, and who has been in prison ever since. La Règle du Jeu, in partnership with Kyiv Post, Ukraina Pravda, The Huffington Post/WorldPost, and other magazines and newspapers, is...

    Kerry to meet with Putin on Syria and Ukraine
    May12

    Kerry to meet with Putin on Syria and Ukraine

    Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Russia Tuesday morning to meet with President Vladimir Putin for the first time since the Ukraine crisis. The U.S. wants Russia’s help ending the war in Syria and cooperation on other global hot spots. Margaret Brennan reports with details of the new diplomatic push. …read more Source:...

    Situation Report: Some Gulf allies roll into town; Iraq ground fire concerns; Special Ops to Japan; and more
    May12

    Situation Report: Some Gulf allies roll into town; Iraq ground fire concerns; Special Ops to Japan; and more

    By Paul McLeary with Ariel Robinson Adding it up. It’s now been just over nine months since a U.S.-led coalition began pounding the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq from the air. And in that time, the mission, which one Pentagon wag then dubbed “Operation: Dude, That’s My Humvee?” has hit 6,278 targets — including 288 U.S. Humvees the...

    Kerry arrives in Russia to meet Putin amid strained relations over Ukraine
    May12

    Kerry arrives in Russia to meet Putin amid strained relations over Ukraine

    Kerry plans to test Putin’s willingness to push pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine to comply with the ceasefire agreement, while gauging the status of Russia’s support for embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Nemtsov report: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine battles
    May12

    Nemtsov report: 220 Russian soldiers died in Ukraine battles

    MOSCOW (AP) — A report containing material compiled by slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov says at least 220 Russian soldiers died in two battles in eastern Ukraine within the past year. …read more Source: CNS...

    U.K. Ranked as Best Place in Europe for LGBT Rights in Equality Index
    May12

    U.K. Ranked as Best Place in Europe for LGBT Rights in Equality Index

    The U.K. is the best place in Europe to live as a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community, according to a new survey released yesterday. On the back of same-sex marriage legislation taking effect last year, the UK scored 86% according to the Rainbow Index, which ranks countries in terms of equality offered...

    Long-shot pitch to Russia for help in Syria peace deal
    May12

    Long-shot pitch to Russia for help in Syria peace deal

    John Kerry on President Putin’s home turf for their first face-to-face meeting since the ongoing Ukraine crisis erupted …read more Source:...

    Kerry to Meet With Putin Amid Ukraine, Syria Tensions
    May12

    Kerry to Meet With Putin Amid Ukraine, Syria Tensions

    Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin with an eye on easing badly strained relations over conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.Kerry laid a wreath at a World War II memorial in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on Tuesday before holding… …read more Source:...