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9 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Hot destinations for news junkie holidays: Kosovo, North Korea ... and Scotland

A TRAVEL firm which organises holidays to troubled destinations such as North Korea and Kosovo is reporting strong interest in its latest package holiday to Scotland.

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Related Topix: Travel, Asia Travel, North Korea Travel, Ukraine, World News, Europe Travel, Glasgow, United Kingdom Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe, Central County, Scotland, United Kingdom

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Project Syndicate

Europe's Security Catalyst

Russia's annexation of Crimea and ongoing threats against Ukraine are a reminder to the countries of Eastern Europe, particularly those in the Balkans, of NATO's centrality to national - indeed, European - security.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

The Japan Times

Ukraine's Chernobyl factor

Twenty-eight years after its Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, Ukraine confronts a nuclear specter of a different kind: the possibility that the country's reactors could become military targets in the event of a Russian invasion.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

Wed Apr 16, 2014

TIME.com

NATO's Back in Business, Thanks to Russia's Threat to Ukraine

Armed militants outside the regional state building seized by pro-Russian separatists in the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine, US Politics, Richard Lugar, US News, US Senate, Republican

Russia Taday

Russia to seek Hague tribunal trial of Ukrainian ultranationalists - report

Training in hand combat among opposition fighters from the nationalist organization "Right sector" in a camp on Independence Square in Kiev.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Netherlands, Ukraine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northern Virginia Daily

Marino de Medici: Diplomacy, not troops, needed in Ukraine

In the unfolding crisis in Ukraine, one thing is certain and Americans will have to live with it: no military solution is possible and the best way forward for the United States and its allies - meaning those in both the European Union and NATO - is to try and stabilize the situation by diplomatic means.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine, Opinion

Washington Times

The Balkans, Ukraine and the law of unintended consequences

The answer George Will gave several years ago when asked what he thinks of "neoconservatives" has stuck with many ever since.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Mon Apr 14, 2014

US News & World Report

Re-evaluating NATO After Russia's Invasion of Ukraine

Events in Crimea and the Ukraine should bolster the pressing need to re-evaluate and revamp the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Ukraine, Opinion

Outside the Beltway

Kaminski on Ukraine

Wall Street Journal editor Matthew Kaminski laments the West's failure to take resolute action against Russian aggression against Ukraine: Any revolution brings a hangover.

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Related Topix: George Bush, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Ukraine, US News, Conservative Political News

Project Syndicate

The Chernobyl Factor in the Ukraine Crisis

Twenty-eight years after its Chernobyl nuclear plant exploded, Ukraine confronts a nuclear specter of a different kind: the possibility that the country's reactors could become military targets in the event of a Russian invasion.

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Related Topix: Netherlands, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Reuters

Croatia's Atlantic Grupa sees almost 8 pct sales growth

Atlantic Grupa, one of Croatia's largest food firms, expects total sales growth to increase to almost 8 percent this year, helped by demand in Western Europe and distribution deals, its chief executive said.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Art of the Maidan

'I wanted to take a guillotine from Kiev, but my loan request was rejected," said Konstantin Akinsha with a broad smile.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Painting, Arts, Life, Hobbies, Embroidery

Free Republic

Russians Reach Czech Frontier, Advance 40 Miles Into Rumania

First session: September 1, 2009. Last date to add: September 2, 2015. Reading assignment: New York Times articles and the occasional radio broadcast delivered daily to students on the 70th anniversary of original publication date.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Texas, US Military, US Air Force

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Huffington Post

Joe Biden Discusses Ukraine With Milo Djukanovic, Robert Fico

Biden met at the White House on Tuesday with Montenegro's prime minister, Milo Djukanovic .

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Related Topix: Robert Fico, Milo Djukanovic, Europe, World News, Montenegro, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Slovakia

KOLD-TV Tucson

EU working with Russia, Ukraine to defuse crisis

EU foreign ministers stressed the need Saturday for Russia to defuse tensions with Ukraine following a two-day informal meeting that ended with leaders insisting that all options remain on the table - including further sanctions.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Counterpunch

Is Kingston University, London Becoming a McCarthyite Institution?

MARX: A HERO FOR OUR TIME? - Suddenly, everyone from the Wall Street Journal to Rolling Stone seems to be talking about Karl Marx.

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Related Topix: Mandela, Drama Movies, World News, Ukraine, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

American Thinker

Putin's Crossroads

Many years ago when Russia and Ukraine emerged from beneath the rubble of the Soviet Union, the Western experts were trying to outguess the shape of the future political system of Russia.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine,

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

EU working with Russia, Ukraine to defuse crisis

Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt stressed the need for resolve in dealing with Moscow after it annexed the Crimean Peninsula in March - arguing that Russia had deviated from accepted norms.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Balkan Lessons

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Netherlands,

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Charter97

Oleksiy Kolomiyets: Putin's plans are occupation of Latvia and access to Balkans

Oleksiy Kolomiyets , the president of the Centre for European and Transatlantic Studies, thinks Vladimir Putin's plans are to get access to Bulgaria and Serbia and occupy Latvia.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine

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