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Deadly African swine fever heading towards Sweden

“African swine fever can cause very high mortality among wild boar, which can cause major negative consequences for the hunting industry and game farming in Sweden,” says Anna Malmsten, a lawyer at the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency in a statement. By – Brünnhilde During recent years, the disease has rapidly spread in Europe and is now within Sweden’s vicinity. Wild boar ...

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Russia warns Norway of ‘consequences’ after it invites in more US Marines

Russia has vowed to retaliate if Norway invites the United States to more than double the number of Marines stationed in the country. By – Samuel Osborne  In a statement on its Facebook page, the Russian Embassy said it made the Scandinavian country “less predictable”, while warning it “could cause growing tensions, triggering an arms race and destabilising the situation in northern Europe,” It added: “We see it ...

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Iran Goes Against Russia, Says It’s Staying in Syria

Iran has rejected its ally Russia’s call for all foreign troops to leave Syria, saying it is the U.S. and Turkey who are deployed there illegally and should withdraw their forces. By – Tom O’Connor In the wake of a 2011 uprising backed by the West, Turkey and Gulf Arab states, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appealed to Russia and Iran to support ...

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Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet

Sweden will send out instructions to its citizens next week on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country faces an assertive Russia across the Baltic Sea. By – reuters.com The 20-page pamphlet titled “If Crisis or War Comes” gives advice on getting clean water, spotting propaganda and finding a bomb shelter, in the first public awareness campaign ...

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Russia To Build Two New Nuclear Power Plants In IRAN

Russia has begun advanced construction on a new Iranian nuclear plant that could provide Tehran with a second, plutonium-based pathway to a nuclear weapon, according to regional reports that have rattled U.S. officials in the wake of a major disclosure showing Iran lied about its past efforts to construct nuclear warheads. By –  Adam Kredo Russia’s state-controlled nuclear agency Rosatom announced ...

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Russian Trolls Denied Syrian Gas Attack—Before It Happened

Weeks before the world saw the bodies of men, women, and children dead from an apparent Syrian military chemical attack in Douma, Syria, the Russian military was already spreading bizarre conspiracy theories about an impending “false flag” chemical attack carried out by rebels. By – Adam Rawnsley Russian conspiracy propaganda and truther chum have been a staple of official discourse whenever Moscow wants to cover up bad ...

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US and its allies mobilize the biggest task force since Iraq on course for Syria.

The largest US air and naval strike force since the 2003 Iraq war was heading towards Syria last night as Theresa May won the backing of the cabinet to join in military action. By – thetimes.co.uk US-led strikes after the suspected chemical weapon attack in Douma, which left as many as 40 people dead, are expected within the next three days. The prime minister continued ...

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Malmö: The new Capital of The Islamic State of SWEDENSTAN

If present demographic trends continue, in a few decades, native Swedes could easily become a minority in their own country. Swedish ambulance personnel want gas masks and bulletproof vests to protect their staff against the escalating attacks, similar to equipment used by staff working in war zones. Most dangerous, however, is our inability to deal forcefully with problems undermining Western societies, because ...

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Russia Is Freaking Out Its Northern Neighbors

With relations between the West and Moscow at a post-Cold War low point, Russia’s closest EU neighbors are turning to tougher military and financial measures to send a message to Vladimir Putin. By – politico.eu At a White House meeting last week, the presidents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania asked Donald Trump to do more to deter Russia by bolstering U.S. forces in ...

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How to Deal With RUSSIAN Information Warfare? Ask Sweden’s Subhunters

Other nations can learn from the Swedes’ long experience with mysterious incidents followed by disinformation campaigns. By – Elisabeth Braw A mysterious incident occurs. It can’t be conclusively attributed, but the targeted country pins the attack with near-certainty on another country — which unleashes a disinformation campaign, ridiculing the target and proposing a range of other explanations. The UK in 2018? Yes – ...

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