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    Russia’s Security Agency Detains 6 Crimean Tatar Activists
    Oct11

    Russia’s Security Agency Detains 6 Crimean Tatar Activists

    Russia’s domestic security agency said Wednesday it detained six people in Crimea accused of involvement in an extremist organization, a move described by one of the suspects’ lawyer as part of Moscow’s crackdown on the Crimean Tatars. Emil Kurbedinov, a lawyer for one of the six detainees, said that police also rounded up nine...

    Danish Government Proposes Defense Budget Hike to Deter Russia
    Oct11

    Danish Government Proposes Defense Budget Hike to Deter Russia

    The Danish government wants to increase its defense budget by 20 percent over the next five years in response to Russia stepping up military activity in eastern and northern Europe. Much of the West has been troubled by Russia’s actions since its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula Crimea and its support for separatist...

    Sean Hannity believes 5 forces are trying to destroy Trump
    Oct11

    Sean Hannity believes 5 forces are trying to destroy Trump

    Sean Hannity (Credit: Jeff Malet, maletphotos.com) Fox News host Sean Hannity spent the summer indoctrinating his audience with the message that any negative information about President Donald Trump was the work of a shadowy cabal of Trump foes. According to Hannity, this “Destroy Trump Alliance” — which encompasses the press, the bureaucracy,...

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’

    Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia’s proposal to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine is “a Trojan horse” but that it would be worth trying to “reshape” the plan, since it presents the first opportunity in a long time to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’

    Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia’s proposal to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine is “a Trojan horse” but that it would be worth trying to “reshape” the plan, since it presents the first opportunity in a long time to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    “Insanity and folly”: experts on Trump’s proposal to build tens of thousands of nukes
    Oct11

    “Insanity and folly”: experts on Trump’s proposal to build tens of thousands of nukes

    “We now know why Tillerson called Trump a moron.” President Donald Trump asked his top national security officials to build tens of thousands of new nuclear weapons during a July 20 meeting, according to an NBC News report published on Wednesday morning. The president’s request, experts say, is simultaneously impossible and terrifying. “The...

    Czech President, PM Clash Over Russia Sanctions For Crimea Annexation
    Oct11

    Czech President, PM Clash Over Russia Sanctions For Crimea Annexation

    The Czech Republic’s top two officials have clashed over the country’s support for European Union sanctions against Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Parliament Pressing For Ways To Bring Georgia, Ukraine, And Moldova Closer
    Oct11

    European Parliament Pressing For Ways To Bring Georgia, Ukraine, And Moldova Closer

    The European Parliament’s foreign affairs committee is calling for tighter sanctions on Russia and a mechanism for bringing Eastern Partnership countries such as Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine closer to the European Union. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...