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    Russia, Iran say U.S. crossed ”red lines” in Syria
    Apr09

    Russia, Iran say U.S. crossed ”red lines” in Syria

    A joint command center made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al Assad said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed ”red lines” and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally, according to Reuters. ”What America waged in an aggression on Syria is a...

    UNICEF: Children in east Ukraine need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict
    Apr09

    UNICEF: Children in east Ukraine need urgent support to overcome trauma of volatile conflict

    More than 200,000 children – or 1 in 4 – in the two regions most severely affected by the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine require urgent and sustained psychosocial support to address the trauma of living through more than three years of violence, the United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) said on April 7. See also: Civilian casualties...

    Trump Administration ”seriously considering” lethal defensive aid to Ukraine – U.S. Senator McCain:
    Apr09

    Trump Administration ”seriously considering” lethal defensive aid to Ukraine – U.S. Senator McCain:

    The Trump administration is giving serious thought to providing Ukraine with lethal defensive aid, U.S. Senator John McCain told The Weekly Standard, a move that is likely to rile the Kremlin if realized. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is slated to meet with Russian president Vladimir Putin next week, expressed support for such aid during...

    Trump`s options for North Korea include placing nukes in South Korea
    Apr09

    Trump`s options for North Korea include placing nukes in South Korea

    The National Security Council has presented President Trump with options to respond to North Korea`s nuclear program — including putting American nukes in South Korea or killing dictator Kim Jong-un, multiple top-ranking intelligence and military officials told NBC News. Both scenarios are part of an accelerated review of North Korea policy...

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels trip to Moscow, citing developments in Syria
    Apr08

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancels trip to Moscow, citing developments in Syria

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he has canceled a visit to Moscow scheduled to take place on April 10, citing developments in Syria, where an alleged chemical-weapons attack prompted the United States to launch missile strikes, according to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). ”Developments in Syria have changed the situation...

    U.S. soldiers, Ukrainian forces train to hold ground – media
    Apr07

    U.S. soldiers, Ukrainian forces train to hold ground – media

    U.S. soldiers recently guided a battalion of Ukrainian infantrymen through a 55-day training rotation that culminated in live-fire defensive maneuvers designed to help Ukrainian troops ”hold ground” in battle, according to Stars and Stripes. The exercise was among the most intensive since U.S. troops began picking up the pace of training in...

    Kremlin claim U.S. strikes in Syria is “aggression against sovereign country”
    Apr07

    Kremlin claim U.S. strikes in Syria is “aggression against sovereign country”

    Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday cited Russian President Vladimir Putin, saying the U.S. missile strike on Syria`s facilities was an ”act of aggression” and impairs both Russian-U.S. relations and the key goal of fighting international terrorism, according to the Russian news agency TASS. ”President Putin considers the U.S....

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone
    Apr06

    Donald Trump and Angela Merkel discuss about Ukraine, Afghanistan by phone

    U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed several issues including the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the situation in Afghanistan during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the White House said, according to Reuters. ”The leaders pledged close cooperation and coordination on these and other issues,” the White...

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry exports to Saudi Arabia
    Apr06

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry exports to Saudi Arabia

    Ukraine intends to boost poultry shipments to Saudi Arabia with a simultaneous increase in the number of Ukrainian enterprises certified to export such produce to that country, according to the State Food Safety and Consumer Protection Service`s press service referring to the agency`s head Volodymyr Lapa. ”Now, four Ukrainian enterprises have the...

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk
    Apr06

    OSCE SMM reports shots fired near its mini UAV in occupied Luhansk

    The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine has reported small-arms shots near its mini unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in the Russian-occupied city of Luhansk. ”Around 14:00 of April 5, the SMM observed, in violation of the respective withdrawal line, heavy weapons moving in the vicinity of an aerodrome in Luhansk – 1.2km north of the...

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