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    US intelligence agencies claim that Russian tanks and artillery are crossing into Ukraine.
    Mar16

    US intelligence agencies claim that Russian tanks and artillery are crossing into Ukraine.

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has termed the US plans to send weapons to Ukraine for fighting pro-Russian rebels as a direct hit against a Minsk peace agreement. The US intelligence agencies claim that Russian tanks and artillery are crossing into Ukraine. Moscow denies the claims. …read more Source: Radio...

    Pakistan tops Asian countries in Chinese arms imports: study
    Mar16

    Pakistan tops Asian countries in Chinese arms imports: study

    STOCKHOLM (AFP) – China has eased ahead of Germany and France to become the worlds number three arms exporter after the United States and Russia, a Stockholm-based think-tank said Monday.The volume of the multi-billion dollar world arms trade rose 16 percent during the period 2010 to 2014 over the previous five years, the Stockholm...

    Russia’s Lavrov – US plans to arm Ukraine would hit peace deal: RIA
    Mar16

    Russia’s Lavrov – US plans to arm Ukraine would hit peace deal: RIA

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that U.S. plans to send weapons to Ukraine, fighting pro-Russian rebels in its east, would be a direct hit against a Minsk peace agreement struck last month, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: Channel...

    Germany says Minsk ceasefire has reduced violence in east Ukraine
    Mar16

    Germany says Minsk ceasefire has reduced violence in east Ukraine

    The Minsk ceasefire deal brokered by the leaders of Germany and France last month has lead to a de-escalation of the violence in east Ukraine, a government spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia's Lavrov – U.S. plans to arm Ukraine would hit peace deal: RIA
    Mar16

    Russia's Lavrov – U.S. plans to arm Ukraine would hit peace deal: RIA

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that U.S. plans to send weapons to Ukraine, fighting pro-Russian rebels in its east, would be a direct hit against a Minsk peace agreement struck last month, RIA news agency reported. …read more Source: The...

    Study: China has grown to world’s 3rd-biggest arms exporter
    Mar16

    Study: China has grown to world’s 3rd-biggest arms exporter

    China has overtaken Germany to become the world’s third-biggest arms exporter, although its 5 percent share remains small compared to the combined 58 percent of exports from the US and Russia, a new study says. China’s share of the global arms market rose 143 percent from 2010 to 2014, a period during which the total volume of global...

    Vladimir Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence
    Mar16

    Vladimir Putin set to reappear after 10-day absence

    President Vladimir Putin was due to reappear in public on Monday after an unusually long 10-day absence that unleashed frenzied speculation about the whereabouts and health of the Russian strongman. Putin is scheduled to meet with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev in Saint Petersburg later on Monday, and a Kremlin official confirmed to AFP that...

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military
    Mar16

    One Ukrainian serviceman killed in separatist east – Kiev military

    KIEV (Reuters) – One Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in fighting in the separatist-minded east of the country in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, a spokesman for Ukraine’s military said in a televised briefing on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Germany says Minsk ceasefire has reduced violence in east Ukraine
    Mar16

    Germany says Minsk ceasefire has reduced violence in east Ukraine

    BERLIN (Reuters) – The Minsk ceasefire deal brokered by the leaders of Germany and France last month has lead to a de-escalation of the violence in east Ukraine, a government spokesman said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Seven killed, nine injured in road accident in Ukraine
    Mar16

    Seven killed, nine injured in road accident in Ukraine

    At least seven people were killed and nine others were injured in a road accident in central Ukraine on Monday, local authorities said. …read more Source: Global...

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