Eastern Europe Resembles Cold War Times

Over the next few years, the U.S., allied NATO, and EU members will conduct military exercises to ensure Eastern European countries that any Russian aggression will be met with force. The majority of American soldiers are inexperienced when it comes to the landscape, having fought for years in the sandy Middle East. The largest exercise in Europe this year cost $40 million and included more … Continue reading Eastern Europe Resembles Cold War Times

Germany to Send Refugees to Greece

Germany will send fellow EU member, Greece, 392 asylum seekers using the EU’s Dublin Convention as an excuse. The Dublin Convention states that the first EU country a refugee arrives in, makes that nation responsible for their asylum claim. However, since the economic recession in 2008, Greece has failed to recover financially still relying on bailouts from the IMF and EU (Germany). Greek migrant reception … Continue reading Germany to Send Refugees to Greece

Russian Ambassador Says Talks with Flynn were Basic

During the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak met with former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a member of the Trump campaign. Kislyak recently told the Russian media that what the two discussed was “simple things” and exclaimed that there were “no secrets.” Its hard to believe Kislyak or Flynn considering that Flynn was not honest on his security clearance form which eventually … Continue reading Russian Ambassador Says Talks with Flynn were Basic

Extreme Weather in Europe Could Kill 152,000 a Year by 2100

Scientists have once again forecasted a gloom outlook for the state of nations in the darkening cloud that is global warming. By 2100, extreme weather in Europe could kill up to 152,000 people a year with heat waves as the main culprit. The report by the European Commission’s Joint Research Center also found that two in three people would be affected by disasters by 2100, … Continue reading Extreme Weather in Europe Could Kill 152,000 a Year by 2100

Global Warming Could Reveal Mummified Corpses in the Alps

Increased temperatures in the Swiss Alps could reveal the bodies of hundreds of mountaineers who perished decades ago. Last week, Swiss officials found the body have a German citizen who had gone missing on a hike in August 1987. Global warming has caused the Swiss glaciers to melt roughly 900 billion liters of water over the past year. The glaciers have shrunk from 670 square … Continue reading Global Warming Could Reveal Mummified Corpses in the Alps

Russia Cracks-down on Web VPNs

A highly controversial move by Russian President Vladimir Putin will see Russian officials crack-down on virtual private networks (VPNs). VPNs allow users to appear as if they are in a different country and bypass censored websites from their home nation. Russia has previously censored websites that promoted demonstrations against the government which caused a major anti-government protest in the streets of Moscow, ironic. Former NSA … Continue reading Russia Cracks-down on Web VPNs

Russian Pipeline Plans to go Ahead Despite U.S. Sanctions

Russia’s plans to build two pipelines, one to Germany and the other to Turkey, will go ahead despite President Trump signing sanctions against Russia on Wednesday. However, the sanctions have delayed the construction of the pipelines and have made the venture more expensive. In order for Gazprom, the Russian oil giant, to raise enough money for the pipelines, they will be forced depend on Russian … Continue reading Russian Pipeline Plans to go Ahead Despite U.S. Sanctions