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Russia Launches $100 Million Bitcoin-Mining Operation

In what some have called a “watershed” moment for bitcoin, Bloomberg reports that a company co-owned by an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to expand Russia’s bitcoin-mining industry.

Russia, Belarus Joint Drills Used As Pretext For NATO War Preparations

'Zapad-2017' is a joint strategic military exercise of Russia and Belarus scheduled for September 14-20, 2017. NATO, the United Nations, the OSCE and other countries have been invited to send their observers... "The hysteria which is being whipped up in Lithuania [about Zapad-2017] is meant to score political points and justify the militaristic psychosis..."

Merkel Migrant Blowback Begins: "Chechen Sharia Police Terrorize Berlin"

A hundred Islamists are now openly enforcing Sharia law on the streets of Berlin, according to local police who are investigating a recent string of violent assaults in the German capital. "Everyone's attention is fixed on the Syrians, but the Chechens are the most dangerous group. We are not paying sufficient attention to this." - Police in Frankfurt (Oder).

Europe's Migrant Crisis: Views From Central Europe

The European Union has initiated legal action against the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland for failing to comply with a controversial order to take in thousands of migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East... "We are not going to take part in the madness of the Brussels elite."

Trump Hopes To Quietly Steal Putin's Natgas Business In Europe

Trump will use fast-growing supplies of U.S. natural gas as a political tool when he meets in Warsaw on Thursday with leaders of a dozen countries that are captive to Russia for their energy needs. The US presidnet will tell the group that Washington wants to help allies by making it easy for U.S. companies to ship more LNG to central and eastern Europe.

The "World's Policeman" Retires On Disability

"The American neo-conservatives predicted the 21st century would be a 'New American Century'. Instead, it is becoming a 'New Chinese Century', with the United States still believing, wrongly, that it is the 'leader of the free world' and a 'super power'."