Friday, April 29, 2016

Trilateral Contact Group Seeks Easter Cease-Fire In Ukraineby support@pangea-cms.com (RFE/RL) Friday April 29th, 2016 at 3:22 PM

Trilateral Contact Group Seeks Easter Cease-Fire In Ukraine

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The Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine says it aims for a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine to begin with the start of the Easter and May holidays.

Huge coin stash from fourth century found in Spain - Washington Post

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Huge coin stash from fourth century found in Spain
Washington Post
Workers laying pipes in a park in southern Spain have dug up a 1,300-pound trove of Roman coins in what culture officials say is a unique historical discovery. The Seville Archaeological Museum said the construction workers came across 19 amphoras, ...
1300 pounds of ancient Roman coins unearthed in SpainNOLA.com
Park workers in Spain discover huge Roman coin troveSan Jose Mercury News
Roman Coin Cache Discovered in SpainArchaeology

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China Refuses Hong Kong Port Call to U.S. Aircraft Carrier

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The Chinese government refused to allow the U.S. aircraft carrier John C. Stennis to visit Hong Kong, U.S. officials said Friday, a snub that comes amid strained relations over the territorial disputes in the South China Sea.

Notes From Aleppo: Intimate Glimpses of War-Ravaged Syria

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Declan Walsh of The Times is on the ground in the most populous Syrian city, observing a civil war’s toll on soldiers and civilians alike.

Islamic State-linked hackers post target list of New Yorkers

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of hackers linked to Islamic State has posted online a list of thousands of New York residents and urged followers of the militant group to target them, according to a source with knowledge of the matter.
  

Russian jet fighter did barrel roll over U.S. reconnaissance plane: CNN

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Russian Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighter did a barrel roll over a U.S. reconnaissance plane in international airspace, CNN said on Friday, citing two U.S. defense officials in the Baltic Sea region.
  
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British support for EU membership split 50-50: ORB poll

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LONDON (Reuters) - British support for staying in the European Union is split 50-50 according to an opinion poll published by research firm ORB which also suggested U.S. President Obama has not won over many voters with his call for the country not to leave the bloc.
  

New discovery means more U.S. states will face a risk from Zika

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Researchers have detected the Zika virus in a new kind of mosquito, the Asian tiger.





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Германия готовится усилить восточный фланг НАТО

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From: deutschewellerussian
Duration: 02:00

Берлин намерен направить роту солдат в Литву. Войска НАТО на основе постоянной ротации будут направлены в страны Балтии, Польшу и Румынию. В эти страны будут направлены батальоны численностью до тысячи солдат.
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Бундесвер поможет сдержать Россию на восточном фланге НАТО - DW Новости (29.04.2016) 

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From: deutschewellerussian
Duration: 13:20

Североатлантический союз планирует разместить дополнительные батальоны в Польше, Румынии и странах Балтии. Германия в рамках планов НАТО может направить роту бундесвера в Литву.
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Trump supporter's face bloodied as protest turns chaotic

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From: FoxNewsChannel
Duration: 03:35

Jonathan Hunt reports from Los Angeles

Dumb as "an empty ashtray" - Paris attacker's lawyer invokes 'the idiot defence' 

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From: france24english
Duration: 01:41

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Russian jet barrel-rolls over U.S. plane 

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From: CNN
Duration: 01:15

A Russian SU-27 aircraft executed a barrel roll maneuver near a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane over the Baltic Sea CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Senior Pentagon official criticizes House Benghazi probe

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A senior Pentagon official is criticizing the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly September 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, over a "crescendo" of requests to the Defense Department.
     

Russia backs China's challenges to US over Asian flashpoints

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Russia offered support for China's opposition to U.S. actions in two of Asia's biggest security flash points amid mounting tensions on the Korean Peninsula and in the South China Sea.
     

FBI: Ransomware threat at all-time high; how to protect company jewels - Network World

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FBI: Ransomware threat at all-time high; how to protect company jewels
Network World
“Several years ago, ransomware was normally delivered through spam e-mails, but because e-mail systems got better at filtering out spam, cyber criminals turned to spear phishing e-mails targeting specific individuals,” the FBI stated. And in newly ...

Russia in Review

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April 29, 2016
Russia in Review: a digest of useful news from U.S.-Russia Initiative  to Prevent Nuclear Terrorism for April 22-29, 2016

Лавров и Керри обсудили ситуацию в Сирии - Lenta.ru

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Лавров и Керри обсудили ситуацию в Сирии
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В пятницу, 29 апреля, по американской инициативе состоялся телефонный разговор министра иностранных дел России Сергея Лаврова с госсекретарем США Джоном Керри. Стороны обсудили ситуацию в Сирии, сообщается на сайте российского МИД. Собеседники продолжили ...
Лавров обсудил с Керри урегулирование конфликта в СирииМосковский комсомолец
Лавров и Керри обсудят ситуацию в СирииИзвестия
Керри намерен обсудить по телефону с Лавровым ситуацию в СирииТАСС
Федеральное агентство новостей No.1 -ИА REGNUM -Коммерсантъ Санкт-Петербург -Аргументы и факты
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Russia: Terrorism is the fault of the West – BBC News

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A string of Russian military figures and experts accuse the US and Nato of causing global insecurity, says Steve Rosenberg.

America’s Suicide Rate Is Rapidly Converging With Russia’s – Forbes 

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Yesterday Foreign Policy published an Freddy DeBoer piece about suicide in America. It makes for a fascinating, if also rather grim and depressing, read. From 1999 to 2014 the age-adjusted suicide rate in the United States went up by 24%. Among certain ethnic and demographic sub-groups the situation was even more nightmarish: […]

U.S. and Russia Agree to ‘Regime of Silence’ for Parts of Syria | Foreign Policy 

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Russia and the United States have agreed to enforce a “regime of silence” in Latakia and Damascus, according to Russian media reports. The agreement, which…

Russia, U.S. agree ‘regime of silence’ in Syria from midnight on Friday: RIA | Reuters 

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Russia and the United States have agreed a “regime of silence” in Syria from midnight on Friday, RIA news agency cited a diplomatic source as saying.

Russia, Israel navigate narrow straits in potentially turbulent waters – Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East 

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Recent glad-handing between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked interest, and intrigue, in the Middle East and beyond.

US-Russia cooperation in Syria ‘hangs by a thread’ | Fox News

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Just two months after the United States and Russia joined together to forge a partial cease-fire in Syria, the alliance between the two countries barely “hangs by a thread.”
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The Daily Vertical: The Weakness Of The Bully (Transcript)

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As Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan wrote in their book Red Web, “The Putin system is all about intimidation — more often than actual coercion — as an instrument of control.”Likewise, Stephen Blank of the American Foreign Policy Council wrote recently that the Kremlin believes this behavior illustrates the regime’s “machismo and virility.”But in reality, it illustrates the regime’s weakness and its impotence.At home, it is the weapon of a kleptocratic regime that fears its days are numbered.And abroad, it is the weapon of a declining power that is desperate to prove its relevance.

2 Charged With Giving Money to Brussels Attacks Suspect Appear in London Court – The New York Times 

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They are thought to have handed more than $4,300 to Mohamed Abrini, the “man in the hat” believed to have accompanied two suicide bombers to Brussels Airport.

Obama Lobbies for an Appreciation of His Legacy – The New York Times 

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In interviews, the president stresses big achievements without big mistakes. But a low-key approach and public perceptions are hampering him.

Valerie Jarrett reflects on White House journey | Chicago Sun-Times 

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With the sun setting on her eight years as White House senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett is looking toward the future.

Hillary Clinton on Trump's attacks: 'I could re... 

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From: CNN
Duration: 01:26

Hillary Clinton sat down with CNN's Jake Tapper and discussed what she learned from watching how Republicans dealt with Donald Trump during the primaries.

Mexico investigator faces probe in missing students case

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From: CNN
Duration: 02:33

Mexico's chief criminal investigator, Thomas Zeron, faces a probe in the case of the 43 missing college students. Rafael Romo Reports.
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Legal analysts blame Oklahoma law for sodomy ruling 

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From: CNN
Duration: 01:38

CNN legal analysts Julie Rendelman and Paul Callan say the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals' sodomy ruling is correct, the state law that was prosecuted is wrong.

Сирия: передышка и переговоры 

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From: euronewsru
Duration: 02:20

ООН призвала США и Россию использовать их влияние, чтобы сохранить режим прекращения боевых действий в Сирии и спасти переговоры между властями и оппозицией. Специальный представитель ООН по Сирии Стаффан де Мистура пытается всеми силами поддержать мирный процесс:
"Этот раунд, этот раунд переговоров был омрачен, давайте будем откровенны, существенным и действительно тревожном ухудшением режима "прекращения военных действий".
В среду Стаффан де Мистура провел последнее заседание третьего раунда…
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В ДНР связали с приказом Порошенко попытку покушения на Захарченко - РБК

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В ДНР связали с приказом Порошенко попытку покушения на Захарченко
РБК
​Президент Украины Петр Порошенко отдал приказ на «физическое уничтожение» глав самопровозглашенных Донецкой народной республики (ДНР) и Луганской народной республики (ЛНР) Александра Захарченко и Игоря Плотницкого. Об этом сообщает Донецкое агентство ...
В СБУ прокомментировали информацию о том, что покушение на Захарченко якобы готовили украинские силовикиРосбалт.RU
Главу ДНР рассчитывали взорвать бомбой огромной мощностиНТВ.ru
ДНР: Порошенко приказал физически устранить Захарченко и ПлотницкогоВзгляд
ИА REGNUM -Московский комсомолец -Российская Газета -Газета.Ru
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In Russia, the Doors are Closing - Foreign Policy

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In Russia, the Doors are Closing
Foreign Policy
Within days of the explosion of a Russian passenger plane over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on October 31, 2015, and with the official inquiry into the event still open, President Vladimir Putin imposed an indefinite ban on all air travel between Egypt and ...

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Florida police officer caught on tape hitting handcuffed woman – video 

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A rookie sheriff’s deputy in Jacksonville, Florida, has been charged with battery and fired from his job after authorities said he hit a woman in handcuffs. Video shows 26-year-old officer Akinyemi Borisade repeatedly striking the handcuffed woman. Police say the incident happened after Borisade arrested the woman at a local bar for trespassing and resisting arrest
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China Blocks U.S. Navy Flotilla’s Visit to Hong Kong

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The rare refusal to allow entry into the port comes as the United States challenges the Chinese government’s claims in the South China Sea.
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Jane’s Fighting Ships 

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Title:                      Jane’s Fighting Ships
Author:                  Periodical
Jane’s Fighting ShipsLondon: S. Low, Marston & Co.; New York: Arco
LCCN:    69014519
VA40. F5
Subject Terms:
Navies — Periodicals
Warships — Periodicals
Date Posted:      April 29, 2016
Jane’s Fighting Ships has been issued since 1898. The title varies: 1898-1904, All The World’s Fighting Ships; 1905-15, Fighting Ships; 1916- Jane’s Fighting Ships. The series was founded and for many years edited by F.T. Jane. Paul Blackstock and Frank Schaf review the 1972 edition, but the comments are valid for the more recent issues.
Reviewed by Paul W. Blackstock and Frank L. Schaf[1]
Blackmon, Raymond V.B. (1972), ed. Jane’s Fighting Ships. London: Jane’s Yearbooks; New York and Ontario: McGraw-Hill Co.
Remarkably complete technical intelligence handbook of the characteristics and weaponry of the world’s naval ships. Companion volumes deal with aircraft, missile systems, data acquisition and countermeasure systems, armored fighting vehicles, ordnance, and electronic and optical equipment.
[1] Blackstock, Paul W. (1978) and Frank L. Schaf, Jr. Intelligence, Espionage, Counterespionage, And Covert Operations: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research Co., p.

 

Senior Pentagon official criticizes House Benghazi probe

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WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior Pentagon official is criticizing the House Republican-led investigation into the deadly September 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, over a "crescendo" of requests to the Defense Department.
In an April 28 letter, Stephen C. Hedger, an assistant secretary of defense, expressed frustration with the panel's potentially ...

Глава службы внешней разведки построил роскошный особняк под Киевом (видео) : Новости УНИАН 

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Семья руководителя службы внешней разведки Украины Виктора Гвоздя владеет 0,7 га земли и имением в селе Горбовичи под Киевом.

Ukraine, Poroshenko dismisses the director of the foreign espionage 

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Il presidente dell’Ucraina Petr Poroshenko ha firmato il decreto sul licenziamento di Viktor Hvozd dal servizio di spionaggio estero.

NATO Allies Preparing to Put Four Battalions at Eastern Border With Russia

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Western allies are preparing to put four battalions—a force of about 4,000 troops—in the Baltic region as part of an effort by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to reinforce the alliance’s border with Russia as Moscow steps up military activity, officials said Friday.

Finnish report highlights Russian threat of NATO membership

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An expert panel is warning the Finnish government it could expect “harsh” reactions from Russia if it decided to join NATO, but would be better off doing so together with neighboring Sweden.
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Puerto Rico reports first Zika-related death amid outbreak

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Puerto Rico’s health secretary says the island has recorded its first Zika-related death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus.

Protesters at Trump rally in California – video 

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Dozens of protesters bring traffic to a halt in Costa Mesa, California, just outside the venue where Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gave a speech on Thursday evening. The anti-Trump demonstrators were waving Mexican flags in protest at Trump, who has vowed to build a wall along the US-Mexico border. Others vandalised a police car
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The Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Powers - The Atlantic

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The Supreme Court Expands FBI Hacking Powers
The Atlantic
The U.S. Supreme Court approved a new rule Thursday allowing federal judges to issue warrants that target computers outside their jurisdiction, setting the stage for a major expansion of surveillance and hacking powers by federal law-enforcement agencies.
Supreme Court boosts FBI hacking power; suicide at Apple headquarters; shake-up coming to business broadbandWashington Post
US Supreme Court approves search warrants for computers in any jurisdictionApple Insider
US Supreme Court approves expanded hacking powersBBC News
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Helicopter Crashes Off Norway, Leaving No Signs of Survivors

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The 13 people on board were en route from the Gullfaks B oil platform in the North Sea, and a land and sea search has recovered 11 bodies.

Pentagon Faults 16 in Hospital Strike but Calls It Unintentional

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The military found that human error, compounded by equipment failures, led to the attack on a Doctors Without Borders facility in Afghanistan that killed 42 people.

At least 20 arrested after violence erupts at Trump protest

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From: FoxNewsChannel
Duration: 03:49

Strategy Room: Washington Examiner reporter Gabby Morrongiello on violent protests in Southern California