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    New EUCOM, Supreme Allied Commander appointed (photo)
    May03

    New EUCOM, Supreme Allied Commander appointed (photo)

    The German city of Stuttgart on Tuesday hosted a ceremony of handing over the powers of the chief of the European Command of the U.S. Armed Forces General Curtis Scaparrotti, EUCOM reported.”Congrats and welcome aboard to US Army General Curtis Scaparotti, the new EUCOM commander,” reads a statement.The previous commander, Philip Breedlove, also...

    Ukraine Intel: Russia stacking hi-end weaponry in occupied Crimea
    May03

    Ukraine Intel: Russia stacking hi-end weaponry in occupied Crimea

    Russia has been actively deploying in the occupied Crimea new types of weapons, including submarines armed the latest cruise missiles, as well as coastal defense systems, while also strengthening air force capabilities and a Naval group, according to the chief of Ukraine`s Military Intelligence, Vadym Skibitskiy who spoke with TV Channel 5.”New...

    Pro-Putin bikers are already in Europe
    May03

    Pro-Putin bikers are already in Europe

    Pro-Putin bikers from the ”Night Wolves” gang entered the European Union, according to their leader Andrey Bobrovski who reported ”they are in Slovakia heading for the Czech city of Brno.” There they are supposed to meet with their counterparts who managed to drive along the Polish route, according to Ukraine Today.Bobrovski says currently there...

    Turkey on course for visa-free travel in EU – media
    May03

    Turkey on course for visa-free travel in EU – media

    The European Commission on Wednesday is expected to recommend a radical loosening of travel conditions for Turkey despite Ankara not meeting a series of key targets, according to The Telegraph.The giveaway is part of a EUR 6 billion aid-for-deportations migration deal struck with Turkey, which has resulted in a steep fall in the number of...

    Equipment from Alchevsk steel factory in occupied Donbas being taken to Russia – Intel
    May03

    Equipment from Alchevsk steel factory in occupied Donbas being taken to Russia – Intel

    The armed forces of the Russian Federation today, May 3, 2016, began dismantling and transporting to Russia the equipment from the territory of the iron and steel factory in the militant-occupied Alchevsk, according to the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.The report says that the soldiers from the 4th Separate...

    Spanish court orders arrest of several Putin`s allies – El Mundo
    May03

    Spanish court orders arrest of several Putin`s allies – El Mundo

    The National Court has issued an international arrest warrant against several Russian citizens linked to mafia, including those from Vladimir Putin`s entourage, according to El Mundo.Judge Jose de la Mata , who has been investigating the activity of organized crime groups Tambovskaya and Malyshevskaya , notes that there are “very...

    MFA Ukraine reports on release from ISIL captivity of 13 Ukrainian medics
    May03

    MFA Ukraine reports on release from ISIL captivity of 13 Ukrainian medics

    A group of 13 Ukrainian medics has been released from captivity of the Islamic State terrorist organization, according to Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin.According to the report, the medical workers have been taken to a safe place.”The good news: 13 Ukrainian medics who have been held captive by ISIL were released and taken to the Libyan...

    Ukraine to be in focus of Visegrad Four meeting with Eastern Partnership – media
    May03

    Ukraine to be in focus of Visegrad Four meeting with Eastern Partnership – media

    Prague hosts a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Visegrad Group (Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, and Hungary) and the EU`s Eastern Partnership member states – Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Belarus on May 3-4.As expected, the Donbas conflict and support for Ukraine reforms will be one of the priorities at the meeting of...

    MH17 shot down by Buk missile of Russia`s 53rd Brigade – Bellingcat
    May03

    MH17 shot down by Buk missile of Russia`s 53rd Brigade – Bellingcat

    ID number on the side of an anti-aircraft missile launcher Buk, which shot down MH17 Boeing from the Donbas skies has been established, according to Bellingcat expert Aric Toler who spoke on air of Espreso.tv.”Tonight there will be a new report on Buk that brought down the Boeing. The exact digit [in the ID number on the side of the vehicle] was...

    Pentagon says NATO weighs four battalions in Eastern Europe to deter Russia: Reuters
    May03

    Pentagon says NATO weighs four battalions in Eastern Europe to deter Russia: Reuters

    NATO is weighing rotating four battalions of troops through Eastern member states, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said on Monday, in the latest proposal by allies to guard against aggressive behavior by Russia, according to Reuters.The Baltic states – Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – which joined NATO in 2004, have requested greater...

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