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    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions
    May28

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions

    Five ex-presidents from Poland and Ukraine have made a joint appeal for reconciliation between their nations as growing nationalism in both societies and provocations from Russia have strained the alliance. …read more Source: FOX...

    Elton John Says Ireland Abortion Vote Shows Mindsets Can Change
    May28

    Elton John Says Ireland Abortion Vote Shows Mindsets Can Change

    Elton John, on a visit to Ukraine to raise awareness about AIDS, said Ireland’s vote to liberalize its abortion laws showed how mindsets can change. The 71-year-old singer has traveled regularly to Ukraine and spoken out for gay rights in the eastern European country, including at an AIDS charity concert in Kiev during the Euro soccer...

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions
    May28

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions

    Five ex-presidents from Poland and Ukraine have made a joint appeal for reconciliation between their nations as growing nationalism in both societies and provocations from Russia have strained the alliance. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions
    May28

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions

    Five ex-presidents from Poland and Ukraine have made a joint appeal for reconciliation between their nations as growing nationalism in both societies and provocations from Russia have strained the alliance. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions
    May28

    Ex-presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions

    Five ex-presidents from Poland and Ukraine have made a joint appeal for reconciliation between their nations as growing nationalism in both societies and provocations from Russia have strained the alliance. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    China’s Only Serving Aircraft Carrier Is Close to “Full Combat Readiness”
    May28

    China’s Only Serving Aircraft Carrier Is Close to “Full Combat Readiness”

    Asia Times Security, We have the latest. China’s only serving aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, has moved closer to full combat readiness after its naval pilots apparently completed their first nighttime take-offs and landings, joining a small group of fliers whose countries have this capability. State broadcaster China Central Television has...

    Poland Seeks Permanent US Troop Presence, Offers Financing
    May28

    Poland Seeks Permanent US Troop Presence, Offers Financing

    Poland’s defense minister says he has held talks with U.S. officials about having thousands of American troops permanently stationed as a deterrent in Poland. Poland is concerned for its own and the region’s security following Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula, its support for separatists in eastern Ukraine and other...

    Russia Seeks 14-Year Term For Ukrainian Journalist Accused Of Spying
    May28

    Russia Seeks 14-Year Term For Ukrainian Journalist Accused Of Spying

    Russian prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison term for Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, who is on trial in Moscow on espionage charges in a case viewed by rights activists as politically motivated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Claims Moscow Brought 1 Million Russians Into Crimea
    May28

    Ukraine Claims Moscow Brought 1 Million Russians Into Crimea

    Russia has relocated up to 1 million people to the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea, according to Mustafa Dzhemilev, the longtime leader of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s envoy for Crimean Tatar affairs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 60-Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the U.S. Has Left a Huge Mess
    May28

    The 60-Year Downfall of Nuclear Power in the U.S. Has Left a Huge Mess

    It was just another day in the life of the defunct Hanford nuclear site, a remote part of Washington State that made most of the plutonium in America’s Cold War arsenal. On the morning of May 9, 2017, alarms sounded. Around 2,000 site workers were told to take cover indoors, and aircraft were banned from flying over the site for several...