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    US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan
    Dec01

    US to Replace Russian Mi-17s With Black Hawk Helicopters in Afghanistan

    A new budget request includes funding for supplying U.S. Black Hawks in Afghanistan. By Ahmad Shah Katawazai-The latest supplementary budget request, intended to fund U.S. wars in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan, as well as counter-Islamic State (ISIS) efforts, includes $264 million for American-made Black Hawk helicopters. The Black Hawks will...

    Pakistan wary as Afghanistan is set to get more arms from India
    Aug23

    Pakistan wary as Afghanistan is set to get more arms from India

    India has provided a little over $2 billion in economic assistance to Afghanistan in the last 15 years. India is set to deliver more arms to Afghanistan to help it fight Islamist militants, Kabul’s envoy to New Delhi said, even if Pakistan is wary of closer military cooperation between countries lying to its east and west. India has...

    In Afghanistan, Russia Now Striving To Compete Against The U.S.
    May05

    In Afghanistan, Russia Now Striving To Compete Against The U.S.

    A few years ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin praised the United States and its NATO allies for taking on the “burden” of fighting terrorism in Afghanistan and urged them to “carry it to the end.” But the Kremlin today appears to have embarked on a new policy aimed at turning Afghanistan into a setback or even a quagmire for Washington after...

    Moscow Ready to Hand Over Ukrainian Freed in Afghanistan to Kiev
    Aug29

    Moscow Ready to Hand Over Ukrainian Freed in Afghanistan to Kiev

    Ukrainian citizen, Dmytro Bilyi, was realeased in the result of a joint effort of Russia and Afghanistan. MOSCOW: Moscow is ready to hand a liberated Ukrainian national, Dmytro Bilyi, who had been kidnapped by Afghan insurgents, over to Ukrainian diplomats after Russia had assisted in his release, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday. “We...

    MH17 crash: Russian challenge to rebel Buk missile theory
    May07

    MH17 crash: Russian challenge to rebel Buk missile theory

    “It was a Buk-M1,” announced Novaya Gazeta, considered one of the few independent media publications left in Russia. The newspaper behind the sensational headline says it obtained a confidential, anonymous report by a group of Russian military specialists, including those working for the top secret company that produces surface-to-air missiles...

    Ukraine truce: US accuses Russia of violating deal
    Apr23

    Ukraine truce: US accuses Russia of violating deal

    The US has accused Russia of deploying more air defence systems in eastern Ukraine in breach of a ceasefire deal. The state department also said Russia was involved in training separatist forces in the area and building up its forces along the border. The Kremlin has not yet responded to the claims. A truce between Ukrainian forces and...

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