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    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...

    U.S. pledges troops, equipment for NATO rapid response force
    Jun23

    U.S. pledges troops, equipment for NATO rapid response force

    MUENSTER (Reuters) -The United States said on Monday it would contribute special operations forces, intelligence and other high-end military assets to a new NATO rapid response force that aims in part to deter any future actions by Russia.U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter made the announcement during a trip to Germany, where he delivered an...

    Russia and Ukraine mark WW2 anniversary
    Jun23

    Russia and Ukraine mark WW2 anniversary

    West, Russia trade accusations at U.N. over new Ukraine violenceWest clings to fraying Ukraine peace deal despite Kiev doubtsVladimir Putin calls Ukraine fascist and country’s new law helps make his caseRussia to roll out Red Square military parade on huge scaleWest rains on Putin’s WWII parade as Ukraine crisis takes tollPutin...

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