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    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance
    Oct06

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — NATO’s new secretary general said Monday he is concerned about the “many violations” of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and that it is important for Russia to use its influence to make sure the pro-Russia separatists adhere to it…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Truce Bypasses Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in E. Ukraine
    Oct06

    Truce Bypasses Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in E. Ukraine

    While fighting in much of eastern Ukraine has been calmed by a month-old truce, it rages unabated at the airport near Donetsk, turning a shiny symbol of the country’s Western integration into a shattered mirror of its future prospects. The new terminal European soccer fans used in 2012 to reach some of the matches hosted by Ukraine is now a...

    Report Urges Germany to Control its Defense Buying
    Oct06

    Report Urges Germany to Control its Defense Buying

    Germany must urgently overhaul its approach to arms procurement if it wants to contain rising costs and address the poor state of its military hardware, an independent report said on Monday. Half a year after vowing Germany would take a more active role in international crises, Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has been forced to acknowledge...

    Fighting Rages On at Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in Eastern Ukraine
    Oct06

    Fighting Rages On at Donetsk Airport, Symbol of Conflict in Eastern Ukraine

    While fighting in much of eastern Ukraine has been calmed by a month-old truce, it rages unabated at the airport near Donetsk, turning a shiny symbol of the country’s Western integration into a shattered mirror of its future prospects. The new terminal European soccer fans used in 2012 to reach some of the matches hosted by Ukraine is now a...

    New NATO Chief Reaffirms Commitment To Eastern Members
    Oct06

    New NATO Chief Reaffirms Commitment To Eastern Members

    New NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg used his first foreign trip to reaffirm the alliance’s commitment to defend its eastern members. Speaking in Poland on October 6, he said NATO would retain a “continuous presence” in the region. NATO announced a limited military presence in Poland and the Baltic States after...

    Ukraine Gets Drones To Help Monitor Shaky Truce
    Oct06

    Ukraine Gets Drones To Help Monitor Shaky Truce

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine’s prime minister says two drones have been delivered to the country so international observers can monitor the shaky cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Monday the drones will be given to the Organization for Security and...

    2 drones arrive in Ukraine to help monitor shaky truce in the east between rebels, govt troops
    Oct06

    2 drones arrive in Ukraine to help monitor shaky truce in the east between rebels, govt troops

    Ukraine’s prime minister says two drones have been delivered to the country so international observers can monitor the shaky cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine gets drones to help monitor shaky truce
    Oct06

    Ukraine gets drones to help monitor shaky truce

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s prime minister says two drones have been delivered to the country so international observers can monitor the shaky cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Monday the drones will be given to the Organization for Security and...

    Can China and Russia Squeeze Washington Out of Eurasia?
    Oct06

    Can China and Russia Squeeze Washington Out of Eurasia?

    The Future of a Beijing-Moscow-Berlin AllianceCross-posted with TomDispatch.comA specter haunts the fast-aging “New American Century”: the possibility of a future Beijing-Moscow-Berlin strategic trade and commercial alliance. Let’s call it the BMB.Its likelihood is being seriously discussed at the highest levels in Beijing and Moscow, and...

    Bulgaria’s Center-right GERB Party Wins Election
    Oct06

    Bulgaria’s Center-right GERB Party Wins Election

    SOFIA, Bulgaria— Former Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is returning to power after his center-right GERB party won most seats in parliamentary elections but fell short of a majority to govern alone. With 99 percent of the votes counted from Sunday’s election, the GERB party led with 32.7 percent and the Socialists came second with...