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    Poland proposes to help fund US troops in country, ministry says
    May29

    Poland proposes to help fund US troops in country, ministry says

    US soldiers were among troops in NATO battalions deployed to Poland. (AFP pic) WARSAW: Poland has a proposal to welcome a permanent deployment of US troops to the country, including helping to defray the costs, the defense ministry confirmed on Tuesday, amid fears over recent aggression by neighbouring Russia. Paweł Soloch, head of the office of...

    Putin says ‘all is not lost’ to save Iran nuclear deal
    May26

    Putin says ‘all is not lost’ to save Iran nuclear deal

    An anti-America poster is seen inside the former US embassy headquarters as Iranians take part in an anti-US demonstration in Tehran. (AFP pic) ST PETERSBURG: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday said it was still possible to save the Iran nuclear deal signed in 2015, despite US President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the...

    Belarus sentences Ukrainian to eight years for spying, envoy says
    May24

    Belarus sentences Ukrainian to eight years for spying, envoy says

    Pavlo Sharoyko’s spy ring had been working for Ukraine’s defense ministry. (Reuters pic) MINSK: A Belarusian court has sentenced a Ukrainian radio correspondent to more than eight years in prison for spying, Ukraine’s ambassador in Minsk, Ihor Kizim, said on Wednesday. Last November, Belarus’s KGB state security service...

    Four dead as fighting spikes in Ukraine’s rebel east
    May22

    Four dead as fighting spikes in Ukraine’s rebel east

    More than 10,000 people have been killed in an ongoing conflict in Ukraine. (AFP pic) KIEV: At least four people were killed and nine others wounded in eastern Ukraine in the latest surge in violence between Russia-backed rebels and the Ukrainian army, the authorities from both sides said on Monday. The latest casualties brought the death toll to...

    Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet
    May22

    Swedes told to prepare for conflict in Cold War-style booklet

    A booklet that instructs Swedish citizens about what to do during war has been published. (Reuters pic) STOCKHOLM: Sweden will send out instructions to its citizens next week on how to cope with an outbreak of war, as the country faces an assertive Russia across the Baltic Sea. The 20-page pamphlet titled “If Crisis or War Comes” gives advice on...

    Poland breaks up pro-Russian group seeking to fuel tension with Ukraine
    May18

    Poland breaks up pro-Russian group seeking to fuel tension with Ukraine

    The ABW considers hybrid activities against Poland a grave offense. (Reuters pic) WARSAW: Poland has detained a Russian woman who was part of a pro-Russian group that sought to whip up tension between Poland and Ukraine and will expel her soon, the national agency for internal security ABW said on Thursday. Four other people involved in what the...

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media
    May16

    Ukraine raids Kiev offices of Russian state media

    Ukraine’s state security service searched the Kiev offices of RIA Novosti and RT. (AFP pic) KIEV: Ukraine’s state security service searched the Kiev offices of Russia’s state-run RIA Novosti news agency and TV channel RT on Tuesday after detaining one journalist near his home, officials said. “Investigative actions are...

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire
    May16

    Putin opens new bridge to Crimea, provoking Ukraine, Western ire

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (centre) giving a speech during the opening ceremony of the road-and-rail Crimean Bridge over the Kerch Strait.(AFP pic) KERCH: President Vladimir Putin drew condemnation from the US, Europe and Ukraine on Tuesday after he opened a new bridge linking mainland Russia and Moscow-annexed Crimea by driving a truck...

    Hungary detects fresh case of African swine fever in wild boar
    May11

    Hungary detects fresh case of African swine fever in wild boar

    It is possible for wild boar to transmit African swine fever to domestic pigs. (Reuters pic) BUDAPEST: Hungary detected a fresh case of African swine fever in wild boar this week but the disease has not spread to domestic pigs, the national food safety authority NEBIH said. Russia’s agriculture safety watchdog on Monday introduced temporary...

    Latvia’s Russians mark 73 years since Soviet victory
    May10

    Latvia’s Russians mark 73 years since Soviet victory

    More than 100,000 Latvians fought in World War Two. (AFP pic) RIGA: Latvians of Russian descent gathered in the capital Riga on Wednesday in tribute to fallen Red Army soldiers 73 years since the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany ended World War Two on the eastern front. Around 20,000 Russian-Latvians laid flowers at the foot of the controversial...

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