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    Poland to Sign Deal to Buy US Patriot Air Defense Systems
    Mar27

    Poland to Sign Deal to Buy US Patriot Air Defense Systems

    Poland says it will sign a deal Wednesday to purchase U.S. air defense Patriot missile systems as it seeks to bolster its defenses against a resurgent Russia. The Defense Ministry said Tuesday the deal for the anti-aircraft and anti-missile systems will be signed by the defense minister in Warsaw. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said the first...

    Authorities capture cyber crime gang that stole $1.2 billion
    Mar27

    Authorities capture cyber crime gang that stole $1.2 billion

    LISBON, Portugal — Police in Spain have captured a cybercrime gang made up of Ukrainians and Russians that allegedly stole more than $1.24 billion from financial institutions worldwide in a five-year spree, authorities said Monday. The gang’s alleged mastermind, identified as a Ukrainian and named only as “Denis K.,” was arrested in the...

    Spain Breaks Up Ukrainian-Russian Cybercrime Gang
    Mar27

    Spain Breaks Up Ukrainian-Russian Cybercrime Gang

    Spanish authorities have broken up a cybercrime syndicate of Ukrainian and Russian nationals that allegedly stole more than 1 billion euros ($1.24 billion) from bank accounts over more than four years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Serbian and Hungarian leaders help dedicate restored historic Serbian synagogue
    Mar27

    Serbian and Hungarian leaders help dedicate restored historic Serbian synagogue

    (JTA) – President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Prime Minister Viktor Orban of Hungary took part in an official ceremony opening a synagogue in northern Serbia following a full restoration of the art nouveau building. Some 900 invited guests attended the ceremony Monday in Subotica. The synagogue, which is owned by the municipality, will be...

    US Joins Growing Coalition in Expelling Russian Officials Over Poisoning Incident
    Mar27

    US Joins Growing Coalition in Expelling Russian Officials Over Poisoning Incident

    At least 18 countries have expelled Russian citizens in retaliation for Russia’s alleged involvement in a nerve agent attack against a former double agent and his daughter in Salisbury, England. President Donald Trump moved to support British Prime Minister Theresa May by approving the expulsion Monday of 60 Russian diplomats or...

    Diplomatic Expulsions Won’t Deter Russia
    Mar27

    Diplomatic Expulsions Won’t Deter Russia

    In the span of a day, more than 100 Russian diplomats across North America and Europe were told that they’d be getting the boot—a mass expulsion coordinated by 23 countries in response to this month’s nerve-agent attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in the English city of Salisbury. The move was a...

    Here are all the countries that just expelled Russian diplomats
    Mar27

    Here are all the countries that just expelled Russian diplomats

    BRUSSELS — Twenty-six countries around the world, including the United States, have announced plans to toss out Russian diplomats in an unusually coordinated response to a nerve-agent attack in Salisbury, England, that targeted a Russian ex-spy and his daughter. Affecting at least 150 people, it is the largest expulsion of Russian diplomats since...

    The Savchenko Video ‘Evidence’: Ukraine’s ‘Hero’ Aviator Facing Terror Charges For Alleged Coup Plan 
    Mar27

    The Savchenko Video ‘Evidence’: Ukraine’s ‘Hero’ Aviator Facing Terror Charges For Alleged Coup Plan 

    Hero of Ukraine Nadia Savchenko is facing serious criminal charges, including terrorism, and some say the alleged video and audio evidence against her is credible. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Finally Went Too Far
    Mar27

    Putin Finally Went Too Far

    When Britain threw out 23 Russian diplomats in response to an assassination attempt on Russian agent Sergei Skripal, Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia and current bad boy of modern geopolitics, shrugged it off. With relations between London and Moscow so strained, the embassy didn’t have all that much to do, anyway. The cost, Putin no...

    Moscow just accused U.S. of blackmailing other countries into kicking out Russian diplomats
    Mar27

    Moscow just accused U.S. of blackmailing other countries into kicking out Russian diplomats

    Russia’s Foreign Minister has accused Washington of blackmailing other countries to join a coordinated wave of diplomat expulsions over a nerve agent attack in the U.K., warning the Kremlin would “not tolerate such impudence.” Speaking the day after 23 Western countries announced they’d expel more than 115 Russian diplomats in a...