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    Putin: Russia Will Respond to US Missile Shield in Europe
    May28

    Putin: Russia Will Respond to US Missile Shield in Europe

    Kremlin leader Vladimir Putin says he will respond to the defensive missile system the United States and its partners are building in Eastern Europe, because it threatens Russia’s security. The Russian president said strong “counter-measures” will be enacted to the NATO deployment, and he emphasized that his country is reacting...

    Svitolina downs former champion Ivanovic at French Open
    May28

    Svitolina downs former champion Ivanovic at French Open

    In her seven previous matches with Ana Ivanovic, Elina Svitolina had only managed to win a set. The 18th-seeded Ukrainian ended that winless run on Saturday. …read more Source: U.S....

    In Crimean Port, A Hospital Reportedly Takes A ‘Potemkin’ Approach To Impress
    May28

    In Crimean Port, A Hospital Reportedly Takes A ‘Potemkin’ Approach To Impress

    The Potemkin village, that tried and true manifestation of Russian bureaucratic ingenuity whose place in popular lore has been cemented for centuries, has been given a modern update — the annexed peninsula of Crimea now reportedly has its own “Potemkin hospital.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin visits Orthodox monastic community at Mount Athos
    May28

    Putin visits Orthodox monastic community at Mount Athos

    KARYES, Greece (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived at the northern Greek peninsula of Mount Athos, on a visit to the autonomous Orthodox Christian monastic community here. Putin flew from Athens to the northern city of Thessaloniki Saturday morning, went by road near Mt.Athos and then took a boat — the only means to reach the...

    Quora Question: Why Would Anyone Like and Support Vladimir Putin?
    May28

    Quora Question: Why Would Anyone Like and Support Vladimir Putin?

    Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we’ll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from Rhodri James ‘Llewelyn’ Gillham: In essence, Vladimir Putin performed an epic economic lazarus act on...

    Former NATO Chief Named Poroshenko Adviser
    May28

    Former NATO Chief Named Poroshenko Adviser

    Former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says he will do his “utmost to promote security, economic reforms, and stronger EU ties” in his new capacity as an adviser to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Insight Into the Former Soviet Union’s Fake Degrees
    May28

    Insight Into the Former Soviet Union’s Fake Degrees

    Image: Bribetaking. Stock Illustration. Pixabay.com There are lots of ways to get a university degree in the former Soviet Union without working for it. One is to cheat your way through the degree. Another is to bribe your way through — pay off professors, deans and even university presidents. Still another is to buy a degree from a company...

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president
    May28

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president

    A former NATO Secretary-General and Danish prime minister has been named an adviser to Ukraine’s president. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president
    May28

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president

    A former NATO Secretary-General and Danish prime minister has been named an adviser to Ukraine’s president. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president
    May28

    Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine’ president

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A former NATO Secretary-General and Danish prime minister has been named an adviser to Ukraine’s president. Anders said on Twitter Saturday that he will do his “utmost to promote security, economic reforms and stronger EU ties.” A statement on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s website did not specify on...