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Sweden wildfires: More areas evacuated in Sweden due to wildfires

King Carl XVI Gustaf released a statement saying he was “worried” about the fires that are raging in 59 locations in Sweden. By – Alahna Kindred  He said: “My family and I are worried about the evolution of events around the large number of fires that ravage around our country this unusually hot and dry summer. “At the moment, a lot ...

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Russian redhead gun activist is arrested over ‘infiltrating the NRA for a Kremlin boss before the election

A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with U.S. citizens and infiltrating political groups, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday. By – Emily Goodin Maria Butina allegedly worked at the direction of a high-level official in the Russian government who has ...

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‘A matter of life & death’: 15,000 white South African farmers seek refuge in Russia

A delegation of 30 South African farming families has arrived in Russia’s farmbelt Stavropol Region, Rossiya 1 TV reports. The group says it is facing violent attacks and death threats at home. By – redice.tv Up to 15,000 Boers, descendants of Dutch settlers in South Africa, are planning to move to Russia amid rising violence stemming from government plans to ...

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US ‘drops NUCLEAR BOMB’ in tests to combat China and Russia

THE US has successfully completed a qualification flight test of the B61-12 gravity nuclear bomb, as part of an ambitious $1.2 trillion project project endorsed by US President Donald Trump, in order to combat the threat from “revisionist powers” such as China and Russia. By – Martina Bet The Air Force, together with the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration ...

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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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