: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    NATO, Russian Officials Clash Over Situation in Europe
    Mar20

    NATO, Russian Officials Clash Over Situation in Europe

    BRUSSELS—Top officials from NATO and Russia clashed sharply in public Friday over who is to blame for the dramatically worsened state of East-West relations. “The big difference is that we are a defensive alliance,” NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told a member of Russia’s parliament. “You send troops into other countries.” The...

    In Balkans, threat of Islamic Radicalization, Russian Influence Converge
    Mar20

    In Balkans, threat of Islamic Radicalization, Russian Influence Converge

    The White House says violent extremism and Russian aggression in Ukraine are two of the greatest challenges to U.S. national security. And one place those threats converge is the Balkan region, where political instability, outstanding ethnic tensions and economic fragility make the countries of the area particularly vulnerable. Large Muslim...

    Sepp Blatter says World Cup can help situation in Ukraine
    Mar20

    Sepp Blatter says World Cup can help situation in Ukraine

    By GRAHAM DUNBAR read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia, Ukraine, EU Start New Round Of Gas Talks
    Mar20

    Russia, Ukraine, EU Start New Round Of Gas Talks

    Representatives of Russia, Ukraine, and the European Union have started talks on gas supplies in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sepp Blatter says World Cup can help situation in Ukraine
    Mar20

    Sepp Blatter says World Cup can help situation in Ukraine

    ZURICH (AP) — Forbidden from using his office to solicit votes for his re-election, FIFA President Sepp Blatter instead took time Friday to use… …read more Source:...

    EU Leaders Vow Support for Stability in Tunisia, Libya
    Mar20

    EU Leaders Vow Support for Stability in Tunisia, Libya

    European leaders said they would work to enforce stability just across the Mediterranean in Tunisia and Libya, even as they moved on to other problems, pushing debt-burdened Greece on reforms and agreeing to keep sanctions against Russia. They announced the initiatives at the conclusion of a two-day summit in Brussels. With Tunisia still reeling...

    Putin celebrates first anniversary of Crimea annexation
    Mar20

    Putin celebrates first anniversary of Crimea annexation

    When Vladimir Putin reappears, he does it with style — and an in-your-face attitude. …read more Source:...

    Back in the USSR? Spying, control in the new Crimea
    Mar20

    Back in the USSR? Spying, control in the new Crimea

    …read more Source: CNN

    Russian Spying in Czech Republic ‘Worse Than Cold War’
    Mar20

    Russian Spying in Czech Republic ‘Worse Than Cold War’

    Prague has become a major target for Russian and Chinese spies attempting to gain access to NATO intelligence and leverage the Czech Republic’s status as an EU member state, according to a former head of the Czech military intelligence. After reports emerged in the Czech press that three suspected Russian spies were asked to quietly leave...

    EU to Launch ‘Mythbusters’ Taskforce to Counter Russian Propaganda
    Mar20

    EU to Launch ‘Mythbusters’ Taskforce to Counter Russian Propaganda

    The European Union has launched a campaign this week aimed at tackling the formidable flow of propaganda from Russia, which many European leaders fear is destabilising the continent. Heads of government met in Brussels yesterday to ask Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign policy chief, to draw up a detailed plan to counter Russia’s...