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    NATO Scrambles jets 20 times in a week over Russia Baltic Airspace Violations
    Oct11

    NATO Scrambles jets 20 times in a week over Russia Baltic Airspace Violations

    Russian air force drills in the Baltic Sea have prompted NATO fighter jets to be scrambled 20 times in a week, Lithuania’s Ministry of Defense announced on Monday. Among the Russian aircraft intercepted last week were numerous supersonic Su-27 fighter jets, as well as Ilyushin and Antonov military planes. None of the aircraft kept their...

    War in Ukraine helps smugglers in the black market get richer
    Oct11

    War in Ukraine helps smugglers in the black market get richer

    KIEV — A separatist commander is gunned down while dining in a Moscow restaurant. Law enforcement agents uncover a makeshift underground pipeline pumping oil from Russia into a Ukrainian border village. Rebel leaders carry out a widespread purge in one of Ukraine’s breakaway regions, detaining senior officials and military personnel alike....

    No Flies on Hillary
    Oct11

    No Flies on Hillary

    Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. “Let me just start out by saying that so much of what he just said is not right,” Hillary began. And then while 63 million people watched, a member of Musca domestica, or the common housefly, landed and perched near her eye....

    Matthew Fisher: Canada’s dreamers ignore Russian aggression and offer Putin an olive branch instead
    Oct11

    Matthew Fisher: Canada’s dreamers ignore Russian aggression and offer Putin an olive branch instead

    Liberal government chooses to ignore such issues as the seizure of Crimea, bombing of Aleppo. Will speak instead about global warming …read more Source: Vancouver...

    These are the dictators who throw opponents in jail — or worse
    Oct11

    These are the dictators who throw opponents in jail — or worse

    The many antics of Donald Trump have made headlines throughout his wrecking ball of a presidential campaign, but he managed to cross arguably his most dangerous line yet at the second debate on Sunday night in St. Louis. Trump, whose candidacy is on life support following the release of a video in which he brags about sexually assaulting women,...

    Russia,Turkey Sign Gas Pipeline Deal
    Oct11

    Russia,Turkey Sign Gas Pipeline Deal

    In the latest sign of a thaw in relations between Russia and Turkey, the two countries have signed an agreement on building pipelines that will supply natural gas to Turkey and Western Europe. The agreement on the Turkish Stream pipeline project was signed Monday by the Russian and Turkish energy ministers during a ceremony in Istanbul attended...

    The Latest: Slovak president: EU obligated to take migrants
    Oct10

    The Latest: Slovak president: EU obligated to take migrants

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the influx of asylum seekers and migrants in Europe (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Slovakia’s president says he believes a proposal by some European Union members to receive migrants on a voluntary basis is a “dead policy,” saying EU members have a “moral obligation” to accept refugees. Andrej Kiska also said the...

    Russia Moves Nuclear-Capable Missiles to Kaliningrad, Alarming Neighbors
    Oct10

    Russia Moves Nuclear-Capable Missiles to Kaliningrad, Alarming Neighbors

    Russia has confirmed the deployment of Iskander missiles, capable of nuclear strikes, at its Kaliningrad outpost near the borders of Poland and Lithuania. Lithuania, Estonia, and Poland—all NATO members—have expressed concerns over the missiles’ deployment in the region. But the Kremlin has downplayed the significance of moving the Iskander...

    How Vladimir Putin is being outfoxed by a Chechen warlord
    Oct10

    How Vladimir Putin is being outfoxed by a Chechen warlord

    Ramzan Kadyrov, the 39-year-old leader of the Russian republic of Chechnya — and a man whose idea of expressing disapproval of a minister is to pummel him in a boxing ring — is looking for a new assistant. True to his flamboyant style, he will recruit one through an Apprentice-style reality TV show. Behind Kadyrov’s thuggish and...

    Russia to Build Permanent Syrian Naval Base, Eyes Other Outposts
    Oct10

    Russia to Build Permanent Syrian Naval Base, Eyes Other Outposts

    By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters)–Russia will create a permanent naval base in Syria to expand its military footprint in its closest Middle East ally, a government official said on Monday, a week after Moscow said it was considering reopening Soviet-era bases in Vietnam and Cuba. The move, announced by Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai...