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NATO Planning New Force to Counter Russia in Ukraine

NATO Planning New Force to Counter Russia in Ukraine

The Danish leader of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will meet with his members in Wales this week, where the 28 nations are expected to conceive “a very high-readiness force” that would counter Russian aggression in Ukraine and other conflicts. The effort would include the stockpiling of supplies and military equipment. The force will […]

Russia: Beslan Ten Years Later

Russia: Beslan Ten Years Later

Russia’s Beslan, even ten years later, is still a mystery to many. Beslan: it is one word that defines itself, defying every convention of grammatical form. In a single word it forms its own sentence, its own paragraph, its own volume of terrifying reality. The tragedy at Beslan happened ten years ago, and hopefully will be remembered with perhaps […]

Russia and Ukraine Schools Open

Russia and Ukraine Schools Open

Russia and Ukraine’s schools are open for 2014, bring summer holidays to a close. The first of September heralds the opening of the school year in nations like Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Bulgaria, Georgia and many other parts of Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Uniquely, this day has several concurrent titles: 1 сентября (Sept. […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 28, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 28, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 28, 2014 covers top news stories around the globe. In Eastern Europe, Ukrainian officials have accused Russia of invading Ukraine and providing military aid to the Ukrainian rebels. In Syria, hundreds of Syrian soldiers were shown to be executed by the Islamic State militants in a […]

Russian Ukraine Engagements Same Old Game

Russian Ukraine Engagements Same Old Game

Russian president Vladimir Putin is meeting with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko and other European leaders in Minsk this week to discuss alleged Russian engagements in Ukraine. As fighting continues in the former Soviet territory, Russian and European behavior concerning the area is reminiscent of The Great Game, the name given to European-Russian relations in the […]

Russian Military Enters Ukraine

Russian Military Enters Ukraine

Reports from a resident in the south-eastern Ukraine town of Novoazovsk, a column of Russian military armored vehicles moving towards the city and open fire. At approximately 8:00 a.m. on Monday, these tanks seemed to appear out of nowhere and began to fire on the Ukrainian town. Kiev officials reported that the column of tanks […]

Abkhazia Elects New President

Abkhazia Elects New President

Abkhazia has elected a new president in an early election that gave the opposition an opportunity to assemble a government. On Sunday, the election commission announced that opposition leader Rual Khadzhimba had won with just over 50 percent, thereby avoiding a runoff. Abkhazia is a strip of land nestled in tall mountains along the Black […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 21, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 21, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 21, 2014 covers stories around the globe. Months after military coup, Thailand’s junta leader has been named Prime Minister of the nation. Following the release of a brutal execution video of an American journalist, James Foley, United States continued its airstrikes on Iraq. With various […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 18, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 18, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 18, 2014 covers stories around the globe. The Russian convoy full of humanitarian aid spent several days awaiting permission to enter Ukraine and bring food and water to the war-torn city of Luhansk. Two people remain missing after a small boat carrying 20 tourists, a […]

Russia: Food Ban Hurts Both Ways

Russia: Food Ban Hurts Both Ways

Russia’s ban on food products hurts both ways. It is difficult for the EU and it hurts Russian consumers at home. Although perhaps necessary to challenge Russia’s behavior regarding Ukraine, the food ban strikes at the heart of the weakest EU members. Many of the newer entries to the EU are former Soviet republics, and much […]

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