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EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Meets With NATO, EU: No Easy Way Out For Trump

EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Meets With NATO, EU: No Easy Way Out For Trump 0

“We expect Trump to recommit to NATO’s founding rule that an attack against one ally is an attack against all,” said a senior European diplomat at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack

UK POLITICS: Europe Leaders Stand Shoulder to Shoulder With Britain After Manchester Bomb Attack 0

“I offer my thoughts to the British people, to the victims and their loved ones,” Emmanuel Macron, newly elected president of France wrote on Twitter.

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EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Under Pressure to Assure NATO Allies He Has Their Back

EUROPE POLITICS: Trump Under Pressure to Assure NATO Allies He Has Their Back 0

“The problem in the plan is that President Trump is the only president who has not yet explicitly endorsed Article 5,” said Thomas Wright of the Brookings Institution think tank. “I understand that is not an accident.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: US ‘Losing Leadership’ in World: EU Federica Mogherini

EUROPE POLITICS: US ‘Losing Leadership’ in World: EU Federica Mogherini 0

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the United States is “losing its leadership” position in the world, presenting an “opportunity” for the EU to become a “reliable partner” on the international stage. “There is an opportunity for the

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EUROPE POLITICS: Jean-Claude Juncker Says He’ll Stop ‘Speaking English’

EUROPE POLITICS: Jean-Claude Juncker Says He’ll Stop ‘Speaking English’ 0

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker joked, “Slowly but surely, English is losing importance.”

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EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Counters ‘Resurgent Russia’ With ‘Historic Role as War Fighting Command’

EUROPE POLITICS: NATO Counters ‘Resurgent Russia’ With ‘Historic Role as War Fighting Command’ 0

“We deplore that deployment, for it raises tensions in Europe along the border between NATO and Russia. Russia doesn’t pose any threat to Estonia nor any other NATO member state,” Russian Ambassador to the UK Alexander Yakovenko recently told the Daily Mail.

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UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says

UK POLITICS: EU Seeking to Affect June 8 Election Result: Theresa May Says 0

The European Commission’s negotiating stance has hardened, threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials,” May said.

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EUROPE POLITICS: YIEF-2017: Another Test of European Unity

EUROPE POLITICS: YIEF-2017: Another Test of European Unity 0

The question is: what was Russian motivation for such different politicians to visit Yalta International Economic Forum?

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EUROPE POLITICS: Eurovision-2017: Supremacy of Law vs Tolerance

EUROPE POLITICS: Eurovision-2017: Supremacy of Law vs Tolerance 0

Therefore, prohibition to Russian participant in entering the territory of the state hosting Eurovision this year was quite predicted response of the authorities.

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ESTONIA POLITICS: US Deploys F-35 Jets to Estonia Even Closer to Russia Doorstep

ESTONIA POLITICS: US Deploys F-35 Jets to Estonia Even Closer to Russia Doorstep 0

US Air Force is deploying F-35 jets to Estonia, putting the newest fighter jets closer to Russia doorstep. The deployment is seen as marketing tactic by US to show off the aircraft’s capabilities to its European allies.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Eurovision 2017: Kremlin’s Provocation Tool

RUSSIA POLITICS: Eurovision 2017: Kremlin’s Provocation Tool 0

From the very beginning independent political experts have clearly realized that Russia had no intent to participate in Eurovision hosted this year by Ukraine.

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FRANCE POLITICS: Election Update: Voters Take Center Stage in 2017 Presidential Election

FRANCE POLITICS: Election Update: Voters Take Center Stage in 2017 Presidential Election 0

France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with the political establishment.

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CHECHEN POLITICS: Ramzan Kadyrov Says ‘US, Western Allies Will Use Any Opportunity to Harm Russia’

CHECHEN POLITICS: Ramzan Kadyrov Says ‘US, Western Allies Will Use Any Opportunity to Harm Russia’ 0

Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov says, “The West, Europe do not want to help anyone. The important thing for them is to use every resource against Russia.”

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege Takes Center Stage

RUSSIA POLITICS: Beslan School Siege Takes Center Stage 0

Europe News: “We are not entirely happy with the decision,” said Sergei Knyazkin, a lawyer for campaign group the Beslan Mothers Committee.

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GERMANY POLITICS: SPD: Barley to UK: Hold 2nd Referendum as ‘Brits Didn’t Understand Brexit’

GERMANY POLITICS: SPD: Barley to UK: Hold 2nd Referendum as ‘Brits Didn’t Understand Brexit’ 0

“When the referendum was held, nobody knew what it would be about, not British people, not political class,” Barley leader of German Social Democrats (SPD).

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EUROPE POLITICS: The New Hybrid Weapons of Russia in War Against Ukraine

EUROPE POLITICS: The New Hybrid Weapons of Russia in War Against Ukraine 0

Kremlin aggressively uses any reason to damage Ukraine. In this case international song contest became one of Russian informational frontlines against Ukraine.

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WORLD POLITICS: World War II: The History

WORLD POLITICS: World War II: The History 0

The instability created in Europe by the First World War (1914-18) set the stage for another World War II. Continue reading World War II: The History.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria

SYRIA POLITICS: Isolate Assad: G7 Seeks Broad Support Against Syria 0

U.S. fired missiles at a Syrian air base in retaliation for the alleged chemical weapons attack by Assad’s government on civilians, including many children.

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EUROPE POLITICS: EPP Calls For Total Ban of Niqab in Europe

EUROPE POLITICS: EPP Calls For Total Ban of Niqab in Europe 0

“We want a total ban of face covering in the EU” said Manfred Weber, the group’s leader in the European Parliament, as cited by the The Express.

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EUROPE POLITICS: ‘UK Cannot Pull Back From Article 50 Brexit Process Without Consent of European Countries’: Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier

EUROPE POLITICS: ‘UK Cannot Pull Back From Article 50 Brexit Process Without Consent of European Countries’: Chief EU Negotiator Michel Barnier 0

“Article 50 does not provide for unilateral withdrawal of notification. In any dealings with European Parliament, Michel Barnier reiterated the above principle.”

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