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    Ukrainians Join Facebook by the Millions After Russian Social Media Ban
    Jun20

    Ukrainians Join Facebook by the Millions After Russian Social Media Ban

    One in five Ukrainians could now be on Facebook, digital market research figures show. …read more Source:...

    5 Weapons of War Russia Would Not Want to Battle in a War with NATO
    Jun20

    5 Weapons of War Russia Would Not Want to Battle in a War with NATO

    Michael Peck Security, Tanks, missiles, oh my. The 31-pound Spike is a fiber-optic wire-guided anti-tank missile with a tandem warhead that uses two shaped charges to first detonate a tank’s reactive armor, and then penetrate the vehicle’s own armor. Available in short, medium and long-range and extended range versions, the various...

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko will meet Trump on Tuesday
    Jun20

    Ukraine leader Poroshenko will meet Trump on Tuesday

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    Prestige As A Tool Of Foreign Policy
    Jun20

    Prestige As A Tool Of Foreign Policy

    Reprinted from Hoover.org. In April, President Trump took three actions to radically reset the course of American foreign policy. In response to Syrian president Bashar al Assad’s use of sarin gas, Trump had the air-field from which the attack originated bombed. To counter North Korea’s threats and continuing testing of...

    Trump to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko — and possibly iron out his stance on Russia
    Jun20

    Trump to meet with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko — and possibly iron out his stance on Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is on his way to meet with Donald Trump in Washington. …read more Source: Business...

    France Drives EU Defense Integration as Britain Fears Being Left Out
    Jun20

    France Drives EU Defense Integration as Britain Fears Being Left Out

    Talks begin this week on Britain’s exit from the European Union, which will leave the bloc with only one heavyweight military power — France. EU moves towards a common defense policy have raised fears in Britain that it could be frozen out of future security arrangements. Europe’s security is at a turning point. Threatened by Russian...

    Canada’s mission to scare off Russia
    Jun20

    Canada’s mission to scare off Russia

    (Ints Kalnins/Reuters) If you’re going to get into a mess with no idea when you’ll ever get out, there are worse places to do it. On Monday more than 400 Canadian soldiers stood in the midday sun on the parade square at Camp Adazi, a Latvian army base tucked into a pine forest northeast of Riga, the tiny Baltic nation’s capital....

    Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia
    Jun20

    Syria brings new urgency to easing tensions between U.S. and Russia

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. shoots down a Syrian fighter jet for the first time. Syria attacks America’s allies against Islamic State militants. Iran fires missiles into Syria. Russia threatens to target U.S. coalition planes. As Syria’s complex war ramps up, the Trump administration is scrambling to tamp down tensions and avoid open...

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea for a Year
    Jun19

    EU Extends Sanctions Against Russia Over Crimea for a Year

    The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc “remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy” of Russia’s seizure of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol....

    Mr. Poroshenko Goes To Washington: What To Expect From The Ukrainian Leader’s First Meeting With Trump
    Jun19

    Mr. Poroshenko Goes To Washington: What To Expect From The Ukrainian Leader’s First Meeting With Trump

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko may have pulled off a small coup in winning an audience with U.S. President Donald Trump before Russian leader Vladimir Putin could. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...