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Thousands of Ukrainian Nationalists Hold Rally in Kiev

Kiev (GPA) – Around 10,000 far-right Ukrainian nationalists marched in Kiev on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA). Saturday marked the 75th anniversary of the far-right Ukrainian Insurgent Army (UPA) which was celebrated by a torch-lit march of around 10,000 Ukrainian nationalists representing some of the worst groups in Ukraine. Prior to the […]

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Hostile Posturing Towards Iran Proves U.S. Losing Grip on Power

Washington D.C. – Donald Trump will make a highly anticipated decision this month that could send shockwaves throughout all aspects of foreign policy, trade, and diplomatic relations. Many pundits expect Trump to entirely decertify the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) aka Iran Nuclear Deal and possibly even designate Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign […]

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Merkel Agrees to German Migrant Cap to Pursue Coalition Government

Berlin (MEE) – Merkel concedes Germany to accept a limit of 200,000 migrants yearly, but must convince Free Democrats, Greens. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats (CDU) reached a deal on migrant policy with her conservative Bavarian allies on Sunday, removing a major obstacle to pursuing talks on a coalition with other parties. In an apparent concession, […]

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Latest French Terrorism Law Will Make State of Emergency Permanent, Strips Civil Liberties

Paris (GPA) – The new French terrorism law passed in the National Assembly less than 24 hours after a knife attack in Marseille. This past Monday saw the latest in the ever-growing list of terror attacks on French soil, claimed to be committed by followers of the Islamic State (Daesh). This attack resulted in the death of two women: one aged 17 […]

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Ukrainian Secret Service Agent Defects to Donbass, Promises to Leak Documents

Donetsk (GPA) – A high ranking member of Ukraine’s secret service (SBU) has defected to the Donetsk Peoples Republic (DPR) and has already begun leaking documents. Earlier this week, former head of the SBU encryption division, Lieutenant-Colonel Roman Labusov defected to Donetsk and says he “expose the criminal activity of Ukraine’s leadership.” Proving that this isn’t an empty threat, […]

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EU Says Catalonia’s Independence Referendum Was ‘Not Legal’

Madrid (TeleSUR) – The claim was made by a European Commission spokesperson who said “this is an internal matter for Spain.” Catalonia’s independence referendum was “not legal” under Spanish law, a European Commission spokesperson has said. The representative went on to say that “this is an internal matter for Spain that has to be dealt with in line with […]

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Goods from Israel Settlements Granted Preferential EU Trade Deals

Brussels (MEMO) – Goods from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank have been bypassing European Union (EU) laws and profiting from the preferential trade tariffs with the EU, MEMO has learned. The EU has admitted that it has become “impossible” to monitor the source of goods imported to Europe from Israel despite a […]

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Russia Proposes UN Peacekeeping Mission in Ukraine

New York (SCF) – Russia has proposed a draft resolution to the UN Security Council on the establishment of a UN mission that would provide security for Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) monitors’ activities in eastern Ukraine. “I consider the presence of peacekeepers, or rather people who would provide security for the OSCE mission, absolutely appropriate, […]