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    Putin Says Russia Must Strengthen To Ward Off NATO Drive
    Jun22

    Putin Says Russia Must Strengthen To Ward Off NATO Drive

    MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russia must boost its combat readiness in response to NATO’s “aggressive actions” near Russia’s borders, President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday.Addressing parliament on the 75th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s attack on the Soviet Union, Putin berated the West for being unwilling to build...

    Steinmeier Says Europe Threatened By ‘New Divides,’ Urges Dialogue With Russia
    Jun22

    Steinmeier Says Europe Threatened By ‘New Divides,’ Urges Dialogue With Russia

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has warned that Europe “is at risk of splitting along new divides.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue
    Jun22

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue

    BERLIN (AP) — Seventy-five years after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, which led to the deaths of tens of millions, Germany’s foreign minister is warning “Europe is at risk of splitting along new divides.” In an op-ed printed Wednesday in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, Frank-Walter Steinmeier cautions “peace in Europe cannot be taken...

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue
    Jun22

    Germany warns of new risks to Europe; urges dialogue

    Seventy-five years after the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, which led to the deaths of tens of millions, Germany’s foreign minister is warning “Europe is at risk of splitting along new divides.” In an op-ed printed Wednesday in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, Frank-Walter Steinmeier cautions “peace in Europe cannot be...

    EU To Extend Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine: Report
    Jun22

    EU To Extend Sanctions Against Russia Over Ukraine: Report

    The European Union’s Brussels envoys agreed Tuesday to extend until the end of January the energy, financial and defense sanctions on Russia over the conflict in Ukraine, but formal approval is still pending, diplomatic sources said. After more than two years of sanctions imposed over Moscow’s annexation of Crimea from Kiev and a...

    Endangered Hawks
    Jun22

    Endangered Hawks

    The 2016 presidential election has been a dispiriting one for Americans interested in a having a more restrained and responsible foreign policy. The Republican field was overflowing with hawkish candidates, and Hillary Clinton arguably has the most aggressive foreign policy of any Democratic nominee since Lyndon Johnson. The Republican nominee,...

    A Trump Adviser Once Compared Sanctions Against Russia To Police Killing Black Men
    Jun22

    A Trump Adviser Once Compared Sanctions Against Russia To Police Killing Black Men

    WASHINGTON — One of Donald Trump’s main sources of information on foreign affairs is a Russophile who once compared lethal police brutality against unarmed black men to the U.S. policy of sanctioning Russia as punishment for its military incursions into Ukraine. In February 2014, Ukrainian protesters ousted president Viktor...

    Ukrainian PM Expects $1.7 Billion From IMF This Year
    Jun21

    Ukrainian PM Expects $1.7 Billion From IMF This Year

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman has said his country will receive a total of $1.7 billion in financial aid from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) this year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany, Poland Into Euro 2016 Knockout Round
    Jun21

    Germany, Poland Into Euro 2016 Knockout Round

    Soccer world champions Germany have qualified for the knockout stages of Euro 2016 Group C after winning their final group matches. They will be joined in the next round by Poland. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany, Poland Into Euro 2016 Knockout Round
    Jun21

    Germany, Poland Into Euro 2016 Knockout Round

    Soccer world champions Germany have qualified for the knockout stages of Euro 2016 Group C after winning their final group matches. They will be joined in the next round by Poland. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...