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Russian warship accused of violating Danish waters twice

A Russian military corvette violated Danish territorial waters north of the Baltic Sea island of Bornholm twice on Friday (17 June), according to a press release from The Danish Armed Forces. Following a call on civilian VHF radio from the Danish navy's maritime task force, the Russian ship immediately left Danish territorial waters. Up to 100,000 people, lawmakers and business people attend a democracy festival on Bornholm this weekend.

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Johnson quits, leaving Brexit headaches to successor

British prime minister Boris Johnson has resigned as Conservative party leader, starting a race among Conservative MPs to replace him as prime minister but leaving a range of issues — Brexit, Northern Ireland, and Scottish independence — for his successor.

Is Orban holding out an olive branch to EPP?

It is Tibor Navracsics, an ex-EU commissioner and minister without portfolio in Orban's new government, who was reportedly picked to work on closer relations between Fidesz and the European People's Party.

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