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    Russians Detain Five On Terror Charges In Crimea
    Oct12

    Russians Detain Five On Terror Charges In Crimea

    Crimean Tatars posted video on Facebook showing Russian police conducting house searches in Simferopol on October 12, in which five men were apparently arrested on terror charges. The incident comes amid ongoing reports of repression of the Crimean Tatar community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul
    Oct12

    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul

    Serbia says a billionaire friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin who is on a U.S. sanctions list over Ukraine has agreed to become the Balkan country’s honorary consul. …read more Source: FOX...

    Serbia: Putin Friend Timchenko Is Named Honorary Consul
    Oct12

    Serbia: Putin Friend Timchenko Is Named Honorary Consul

    Serbia says a billionaire friend of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin who is on U.S. sanctions list over policies in Ukraine, has agreed to become the Balkan country’s honorary consul …read more Source: ABC...

    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul
    Oct12

    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia says a billionaire friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin who is on a U.S. sanctions list over Ukraine has agreed to become the Balkan country’s honorary consul. The office of Serbia’s pro-Russian President Tomislav Nikolic said Wednesday that Gennady Timchenko will be Serbia’s honorary consul...

    More Crimean Tatars Detained By Russia-Installed Security Forces
    Oct12

    More Crimean Tatars Detained By Russia-Installed Security Forces

    Several Crimean Tatars have been detained in Ukraine’s occupied Crimea region after Russian-installed security forces searched their houses in several villages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Forces Raid Homes of Muslim Community in Crimea
    Oct12

    Russian Forces Raid Homes of Muslim Community in Crimea

    Russian authorities raided a series of households in Crimea’s Muslim Tatar community in what locals are fearing is the beginning of a crackdown against them. Crimean Tatars have been among the most vocal critics of the Russian annexation of Crimea and have faced closures of their media outlets and their traditional, local assembly known as...

    Poland’s Massive Anti-Abortion Protest Shows That Citizens Are Frustrated With The Country’s Rightward Surge
    Oct12

    Poland’s Massive Anti-Abortion Protest Shows That Citizens Are Frustrated With The Country’s Rightward Surge

    LVIV, Ukraine ― Last week, Poland’s ruling government, the Law and Justice party, or PiS, rejected a proposal to ban abortion, but not before black-clad Poles, who donned the color in symbolic mourning of the potential loss of their reproductive rights, took to the streets across the country in a revolt against its rightward surge. The...

    New Challenges in Syria as Militants Weaponized Drones
    Oct12

    New Challenges in Syria as Militants Weaponized Drones

    WASHINGTON—Militant groups like Hezbollah and the Islamic State group have learned how to weaponize surveillance drones and use them against each other, adding a new twist to Syria’s civil war, a U.S. military official and others say. A belonging to an al-Qaida offshoot, Jund al-Aqsa, purportedly shows a drone landing on Syrian military...

    Three Missing After Crane Sinks Near Russia-Annexed Crimea
    Oct12

    Three Missing After Crane Sinks Near Russia-Annexed Crimea

    Three members of a floating crane crew are missing after it sank near the Russia-controlled Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU Defense Cooperation: Threat or Benefit for NATO?
    Oct12

    EU Defense Cooperation: Threat or Benefit for NATO?

    By Markus HeinrichBritain has long opposed an EU defense identity fearing it would undermine NATO. Post Brexit, the remaining 27 members can forge ahead.Britain has always been a somewhat half-hearted member of the EU. The country has been reluctant to hand over competences to Brussels and principally opposed to “ever closer union” — even as it...