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    Russian Return to G7 ‘Unimaginable’ for Now: German Chancellor Angela Merkel
    May21

    Russian Return to G7 ‘Unimaginable’ for Now: German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday a return of Russia to the Group of Seven major industrialised nations is “unimaginable” as long as it flouts international law in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    No G8 re-entry for Russia until common values met
    May21

    No G8 re-entry for Russia until common values met

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today that there would not be any Group of 8 meetings with Russia as long as it fails to comply with basic common values of democracy and states based on rules of law. “The developments in Ukraine are the reason that we will meet in Elmau as Group of 7 and not a Group of 8,” she said in a speech...

    Learning from Uncle Sam: to Russia’s annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills
    May21

    Learning from Uncle Sam: to Russia’s annoyance, U.S. hones Ukrainian fighting skills

    Tense Ukrainian soldiers with assault rifles creep stealthily around mock houses before bursting in to clear out gunmen, while others practice setting ambushes or infantry assaults, all under the watchful eyes of U.S. Army trainers. Dotted around the vast, wooded Yavoriv military training area in western Ukraine, soldiers of the U.S. 173rd...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine waging ‘real war’ with Russia
    May21

    Poroshenko says Ukraine waging ‘real war’ with Russia

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sparked fresh Kremlin fury by warning that his crisis-torn country was fighting a “real war” against Russian aggressors that could escalate at any time. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit – minister
    May21

    Ukraine wants roadmap to EU accession at Riga summit – minister

    Ukraine’s foreign minister said his country wants assurances at a summit with the European Union this week that it is a suitable candidate for EU membership and its citizens will gain visa-free travel to the bloc next year. …read more Source: Channel...

    The countries include Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia and Azerbaijan
    May21

    The countries include Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia and Azerbaijan

    Six former Soviet bloc countries are attending the European Union’s Eastern Partnership Summit in Latvian capital Riga today. Leaders from Ukraine, Georgia, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia and Azerbaijan will join EU counterparts at the summit aimed at building relations with the former Soviet bloc states. …read more Source: Radio...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine waging ‘real war’ with Russia
    May21

    Poroshenko says Ukraine waging ‘real war’ with Russia

    KIEV – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sparked fresh Kremlin fury on Wednesday by warning that his crisis-torn country was fighting a “real war” against Russian aggressors that could escalate at any time.The pro-Western leader said the weekend capture of two purported Russian special forces members proved the separatist...

    Putin lashes out at Ukraine’s new debt repayment law
    May21

    Putin lashes out at Ukraine’s new debt repayment law

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday demanded the timely repayment of all debts owed to it by Ukraine while criticized latter’s move to impose moratorium on state debt repayment. …read more Source:...

    Putin lashes out at Ukraine’s new debt repayment law
    May21

    Putin lashes out at Ukraine’s new debt repayment law

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday demanded the timely repayment of all debts owed to it by Ukraine while criticized latter’s move to impose moratorium on state debt repayment. …read more Source: Global...

    U.S. Navy secretary: Cyberthreats getting ‘whole lot of attention’
    May21

    U.S. Navy secretary: Cyberthreats getting ‘whole lot of attention’

    The U.S. Navy is working hard to improve the cybersecurity of its computer networks and weapon and communications systems, while bracing for potential attacks on power grids and fuel supplies, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Wednesday. Mabus said cyberwarfare was a clear threat, given Russia’s use of cyberattacks before its physical invasions...

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