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    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh
    Jul06

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has called U.S. President Barack Obama to inform him about the results of talks on the… …read more Source:...

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh
    Jul06

    Putin calls Obama to discuss Syria, Ukraine, Karabakh

    The Kremlin says President Vladimir Putin has called U.S. President Barack Obama to inform him about the results of talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    A Ukrainian Kleptocrat Wants His Money and U.S. Asylum
    Jul06

    A Ukrainian Kleptocrat Wants His Money and U.S. Asylum

    Pavlo Lazarenko, felon and former prime minister of Ukraine, is battling the United States for $250 million held offshore and for political asylum. …read more Source: The New York...

    How A Photo Of A Park Pissed Off The Authorities In Europe’s Last Dictatorship
    Jul06

    How A Photo Of A Park Pissed Off The Authorities In Europe’s Last Dictatorship

    Ten years ago, the leaders of Rogachev, a humdrum city of 35,000 in eastern Belarus, hatched a plan. To encourage tourism and beautify the city, they would build a public park in the center of town. Manicured lawns would be dotted with elegant fountains. Children would play on a new playground. A deep, man-made lake would be constructed and then...

    After Brexit: Defend Europe By Making It Better
    Jul06

    After Brexit: Defend Europe By Making It Better

    Anyone following the debate in its hottest phase could tell that the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union would not have a happy ending. What wasn’t said or written about Europe… and believed by so many. But I too am still shocked to the core. The British people’s decision to leave the European Union was...

    Poland and Ukraine Touch Base Before NATO Summit
    Jul06

    Poland and Ukraine Touch Base Before NATO Summit

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko and Polish President Andrzej Duda have touched base ahead of a crunch NATO summit this week according to the Ukrainian president’s site. The summit will see delegations from all NATO members meet in Warsaw, Poland and the crisis in Ukraine will likely be top of the agenda. NATO has planned a series...

    Russia sanctions: British MPs Accused of ‘Audacity and Nastiness’
    Jul06

    Russia sanctions: British MPs Accused of ‘Audacity and Nastiness’

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry has lashed out at U.K. parliament after its lower house published a report calling on the EU to extend anti-Russian sanctions. The U.S. and EU imposed trade sanctions on Russian businesses perceived to be close to the Kremlin in the aftermath of Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014. The sanctions have been...

    Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate accuses Poles of persecuting Jews in Holocaust
    Jul06

    Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate accuses Poles of persecuting Jews in Holocaust

    (JTA) — A Belarusian Nobel Prize laureate has stirred controversy in Poland by saying that many Poles, including priests, participated in the persecution of Jews during the Holocaust. Svetlana Alexievich, who was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature, made the accusation last month during a visit to New York, the news website WPolityce...

    North Korea Sends Hundreds Of ‘State-Sponsored Slaves’ To Europe: Rights Group
    Jul06

    North Korea Sends Hundreds Of ‘State-Sponsored Slaves’ To Europe: Rights Group

    LONDON, July 6 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – North Korea has sent hundreds of workers to labor as “state-sponsored slaves” in EU nations as Pyongyang seeks to circumvent international sanctions aimed at starving it of money over its nuclear weapons program, rights campaigners said on Wednesday.North Korean laborers commonly...

    US Secretary of State Kerry Reassures Georgia, Ukraine of Western Support
    Jul06

    US Secretary of State Kerry Reassures Georgia, Ukraine of Western Support

    In an effort to reassure Georgia and Ukraine the United States is committed to their security, America’s top diplomat is visiting the European nations as Russia continues to assert itself in the region. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was in Tbilisi, Georgia’s capitol, Wednesday to sign new joint military and security agreements...