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    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops in peacetime
    May28

    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops in peacetime

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday declared deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations carried out in peacetime to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending troops to fight in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops on special missions
    May28

    Putin classifies information on deaths of Russian troops on special missions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin on Thursday declared all deaths of Russian soldiers during special operations to be classified as a state secret, a move that comes as Moscow stands accused of sending soldiers to fight in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed by land mine in east Ukraine: regional chief
    May28

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed by land mine in east Ukraine: regional chief

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and one wounded when they were blown up by a landmine left by pro-Russian separatists near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said on Thursday. …read more Source: The...

    Exclusive – Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine: witness
    May27

    Exclusive – Russia masses heavy firepower on border with Ukraine: witness

    KHUTOR CHKALOVA, Russia (Reuters) – Russia’s army is massing troops and hundreds of pieces of weaponry including mobile rocket launchers, tanks and artillery at a makeshift base near the border with Ukraine, a Reuters reporter saw this week. …read more Source: The...

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine
    May26

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia's Lavrov to pull out of Ukraine

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Tuesday he had told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Russia must withdraw all troops and heavy weapons from Ukraine and end its support for separatists. …read more Source: The...

    France's Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions
    May26

    France's Marine Le Pen in Moscow amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – French far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen met a senior Russian official in Moscow on Tuesday, underlining her party’s cosy relationship with the Kremlin despite East-West tensions smouldering over Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    One Ukrainian servicemen killed in rebel attack on ambulance
    May26

    One Ukrainian servicemen killed in rebel attack on ambulance

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and another wounded when pro-Russian separatists attacked a military ambulance near Luhansk in eastern Ukraine, the head of the Kiev-controlled regional administration said on Tuesday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany protests Russia's ejection of conservative MP from Moscow
    May25

    Germany protests Russia's ejection of conservative MP from Moscow

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany formally protested to Russia on Monday over Moscow’s refusal to let a conservative German lawmaker into the country, a decision the Foreign Ministry criticised as unacceptable amid East-West tensions over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: The...

    Gunman takes hostages after killing two in northeast Ukraine
    May25

    Gunman takes hostages after killing two in northeast Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) – A gunman was holding two people hostage at a petrol station in northeast Ukraine on Monday after killing two others, the interior ministry said. …read more Source: The...

    About 100 U.S., European jets join Arctic exercise near Russia
    May25

    About 100 U.S., European jets join Arctic exercise near Russia

    OSLO (Reuters) – About 100 fighter jets from the United States and eight European nations began an Arctic training exercise in the Nordic nations on Monday, a region worried by increased Russian military activity. The exercise, based in the north of Norway, Sweden and Finland with 4,000 personnel, is meant to test cooperation among Arctic...

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