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    Two civil volunteers wounded in militant shelling of Pisky
    Apr17

    Two civil volunteers wounded in militant shelling of Pisky

    Two civil volunteers from Kyiv region have been wounded in shelling of the village of Pisky near the ruined, militant-controlled Donetsk airport in eastern Ukraine, according to the Ukrainian National Police`s department in Donetsk region.The Selydove police station received information from a local hospital that it had two wounded residents of...

    Ukraine`s intel: New military hardware arrives in Donbas from Russia
    Apr17

    Ukraine`s intel: New military hardware arrives in Donbas from Russia

    The Ukrainian Defense Ministry`s GUR Main Intelligence Department has received new proof that Russia continues supplying military hardware and weapons to Donbas militants. A freight train with military hardware, namely three tanks, two 122mm Grad systems, two Ural trucks, and 160 tonnes of diesel fuel has recently arrived at the railway station...

    Latvia`s Adazi military ground hosting large-scale NATO drills
    Apr17

    Latvia`s Adazi military ground hosting large-scale NATO drills

    Large-scale NATO military drills, Summer Shield XIII, began at Latvia`s Adazi military ground on April 17, 2016, the Latvian Defense Ministry said, according to Latvian news agency Delfi.The drills will train combat support and integration of combat provisions in battalion- and brigade-level defense operations, Delfi reported.Over 1,300 troops...

    Flightglobal: Israel steps back from fresh UAV deals with Russia
    Apr17

    Flightglobal: Israel steps back from fresh UAV deals with Russia

    Washington has vetoed any further sales of Israeli-made unmanned air vehicles to Russia, according to aviation news provider Flightglobal.For several months, Russian companies have contacted Israeli manufacturers in an attempt to reach joint venture agreements. However after checking with the Israeli defense ministry about the potential of...

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, three wounded in Donbas in last day
    Apr17

    One Ukrainian soldier killed, three wounded in Donbas in last day

    One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another three were wounded in eastern Ukraine in the last day, according to spokesperson for the Ukrainian Presidential Administration for Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) issues Oleksandr Motuzianyk.”One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and another three were wounded in hostilities in the past 24 hours,” he said...

    VOA: Pentagon reports another Russian jet incident in Baltic Sea
    Apr17

    VOA: Pentagon reports another Russian jet incident in Baltic Sea

    A U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane flying over the Baltic Sea was intercepted by a Russian Su-27 jet in what the U.S. military said Saturday was ”an unsafe and unprofessional manner, ” according to Voice of America (VOA).The statement from the U.S. European Command said the incident occurred Thursday in international airspace and at no time...

    Ecuador earthquake: 77 killed, hundreds injured – CNN
    Apr17

    Ecuador earthquake: 77 killed, hundreds injured – CNN

    A major earthquake hit Ecuador`s central coast, killing at least 77 people as it buckled homes and knocked out power in a city hundreds of miles away, authorities said, according to CNN.The magnitude-7.8 earthquake struck Saturday night, Vice President Jorge Glas said in a televised address, CNN reported.Nearly 600 people were injured, he said,...

    Brexit would weaken EU`s front against Russia – UK`s Europe minister
    Apr16

    Brexit would weaken EU`s front against Russia – UK`s Europe minister

    A vote to leave the European Union in the British referendum would weaken the bloc`s efforts to maintain a determined front against Russian aggression, Britain`s Europe minister said on Saturday, according to Reuters.NATO remained the main player in European security, David Lidington told the Globsec security conference in Bratislava, but the EU...

    Polish FM says Russia more dangerous than IS
    Apr16

    Polish FM says Russia more dangerous than IS

    Poland`s foreign minister has said that Russia is an ”existential threat” to European countries and is more dangerous than the Islamic State (IS) militant group, according to Radio Liberty.Speaking at a conference in Bratislava on April 15, Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski said ”Russia`s activity is a sort of existential threat because this...

    Do not wait for Savchenko`s fast swap – lawyer
    Apr16

    Do not wait for Savchenko`s fast swap – lawyer

    Nadia Savchenko`s lawyer Mark Feygin does not believe in fast swap of his client.”It is not necessary to wait for a quick solution on the exchange of Nadia Savchenko for Russian GRU officers Yerofeyev and Alexandrov, within a couple of days or so,” he wrote on Twitter.According to Feygin, ”after sentencing Yerofeyev and Alexandrov in Kyiv court,...

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