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    US to spread military equipment in 7 European countries to counter Russia
    Jun23

    US to spread military equipment in 7 European countries to counter Russia

    Defence Secretary Ash Carter on Tuesday announced that the US will spread about 250 tanks, armored vehicles and other military equipment across seven European nations to help reassure NATO allies facing an array of threats from Russia and terrorist groups. Each set of equipment would be enough to equip a military company or battalion, and would...

    Carter: US to put military equipment in 7 European countries
    Jun23

    Carter: US to put military equipment in 7 European countries

    US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter looks at pictures of a maneuvers during his visit to the I. German-Dutch Brigade in Muenster, Germany, Monday, June 22, 2015. The troops are part of NATO’s Very High Readiness Joint Task Force (VJTF). (AP/Martin Meissner)Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Tuesday that the US will spread about 250...

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead
    Jun23

    Ukraine says rebels used long-range artillery on villages, one soldier dead

    KIEV (Reuters) – The Ukrainian military on Tuesday accused Russian-backed rebels of conducting long-range artillery attacks on villages in the east and said one of its serviceman was killed and 12 wounded in clashes in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: The...

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    U.S. to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    TALLINN (Reuters) – The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine extradites Islamic extremist rebel leader to Kazakhstan
    Jun23

    Ukraine extradites Islamic extremist rebel leader to Kazakhstan

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Kazakh citizen who was on Interpol’s international wanted list as a member of the international terrorist organization Islamic State, has been extradited to his homeland from the Ukraine, Rosbalt reported with reference to the press center of the Security Service of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Japan announces dates for G7 summit in 2016
    Jun23

    Japan announces dates for G7 summit in 2016

    TOKYO: Japan will host a summit of the Group of Seven industrial democracies on May 26-27 next year, its top government spokesman said Tuesday. The thorny question of whether or not Russian President Vladimir Putin gets an invitation “is undecided yet,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters. The crisis in Ukraine is...

    One of Kiev streets to be renamed in honor of Chingiz Aitmatov
    Jun23

    One of Kiev streets to be renamed in honor of Chingiz Aitmatov

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Some Ukraine refugees in Russia yearn to return, others settle
    Jun23

    Some Ukraine refugees in Russia yearn to return, others settle

    PRIMORKA, Russia – Marina Balatskaya watched as her three children played in the Russian holiday camp that has become their home since they fled the fighting in east Ukraine.For some seven months the single mother, 35, and her family have been living alongside refugees from the conflict in the government-run settlement on the shore of the...

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months
    Jun23

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months

    LUXEMBOURG, Luxembourg — EU foreign ministers formally agreed Monday to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said. “EU has extended economic sanctions against Russia until 31 January 2016, with a view to complete implementation of (the) Minsk...

    Merkel, Hollande see insufficient Ukraine progress after Putins call
    Jun23

    Merkel, Hollande see insufficient Ukraine progress after Putins call

    Moscow can t stop Russians from fighting MOSCOW: The secretary of Russia s Security Council said on Monday it is impossible to stop Russia …read more Source: The News...

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