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    Russia arrests retired officer accused of spying for Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russia arrests retired officer accused of spying for Ukraine

    Russia’s domestic security agency says it has arrested a retired navy officer in Crimea accused of spying for Ukraine. The Federal Security Service said Thursday that Leonid Parkhomenko was gathering … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko to push EU leaders on Russia
    Nov24

    Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko to push EU leaders on Russia

    President Petro Poroshenko will push the EU to maintain sanctions against Russia over the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Business...

    Ukrainian President To Press EU Leaders On Russia Sanctions
    Nov24

    Ukrainian President To Press EU Leaders On Russia Sanctions

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was set to meet with top European Union leaders to press them to keep up sanctions against Russia. Poroshenko’s November 24 meeting with Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker comes amid worries in Kyiv that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will weaken Western resolve against Russia upon taking office in...

    Russian PM To Meet Red Cross Head For Talks On Syria, Ukraine
    Nov24

    Russian PM To Meet Red Cross Head For Talks On Syria, Ukraine

    The conflicts in Syria and Ukraine were expected to top the agenda for talks in Moscow between Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the head of the international Red Cross. Medvedev’s press service said the November 24 meeting with Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, would focus on...

    Jill Stein wants a recount to make sure voting systems weren’t hacked
    Nov24

    Jill Stein wants a recount to make sure voting systems weren’t hacked

    Over the last 24 hours, we’ve seen more and more liberals calling for a recount of the election in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania, the three swing states whose electoral votes delivered the presidency to Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton could call for a recall in those states, but so far she’s shown no interest in doing so. But...

    EU Parliament Urges Fight Against Russia’s ‘Fake News’
    Nov24

    EU Parliament Urges Fight Against Russia’s ‘Fake News’

    The European Parliament has warned that “hostile propaganda” by Russia against the EU is growing, while urging member states to increase their efforts to counter disinformation. The move drew an angry response from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who lashed out at the European Parliament for lecturing Russia on democracy. Lawmakers...

    Will Nikki Haley put the U.S. in Russia’s corner?
    Nov24

    Will Nikki Haley put the U.S. in Russia’s corner?

    Nikki Haley is about to become a major player in Donald Trump’s reset with Russia.As word spread Wednesday that the president-elect had chosen the South Carolina governor as his ambassador to the United Nations, some observers saw it as a sign that Trump will abide by his pledge to cooperate more with Moscow. Haley is not a flame-thrower...

    Watch a Ukrainian Su-27 almost crash during a stupidly low pass
    Nov23

    Watch a Ukrainian Su-27 almost crash during a stupidly low pass

    Youtube Ukrainian Air Force pilots love flying low and be filmed in the process. In the last couple of years we have published several videos showing pretty dangerous low passes: a Su-25 Frogfoot buzzing a group of female soldiers posing for a photograph, another one performing a low passage along a taxiway of a military airfield in northwestern...

    EU Parliament Urges Fight Against Russia’s ‘Fake News’
    Nov23

    EU Parliament Urges Fight Against Russia’s ‘Fake News’

    The European Parliament has warned that “hostile propaganda” by Russia against the EU is growing, while urging member states to increase their efforts to counter disinformation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US-Iranian citizen convicted for trying to buy 200 missiles for Iran
    Nov23

    US-Iranian citizen convicted for trying to buy 200 missiles for Iran

    US Drug Enforcement Administration/Handout via REUTERSA dual citizen of Iran and the United States was found guilty on Tuesday on charges that he tried to help acquire surface-to-air missiles and aircraft components for the government of Iran in violation of U.S. sanctions. Reza Olangian, 56, was convicted by a federal jury in Manhattan on all...