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    NATO chief says helping partners’ armed forces is crucial
    Jul08

    NATO chief says helping partners’ armed forces is crucial

    President Barack Obama, center, speaks during a joint statement with European Council President Donald Tusk, left, and the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, right, in Warsaw, Poland Friday, July 8, 2016. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) The NATO military alliance doesn’t only need to reinforce its own armed forces, it also...

    Kazakhstan urged Russia to cancel barriers for transit of Ukraine goods meant for Kazakhstan
    Jul08

    Kazakhstan urged Russia to cancel barriers for transit of Ukraine goods meant for Kazakhstan

    Astana has sent Moscow an official request asking to allow transit of some ‘strategic’ commodities, namely industrial, that Kazakh manufacturing sector depends on, Zhunusova said. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit fallout
    Jul08

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia despite Brexit fallout

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defence alliance. …read more Source: Channel...

    President Barack Obama to huddle with European Union leaders over Brexit
    Jul08

    President Barack Obama to huddle with European Union leaders over Brexit

    President Barack Obama shakes hands with Minister Krzysztof Szczerski, Foreign Policy Adviser to Poland, after arriving at Chopin Airport in Warsaw. President Obama is scheduled to meet other EU leader as well.(Source: AP) President Barack Obama is in Poland to huddle with European Union leaders and discuss how the 28-member body plans to...

    NATO leaders to show resolve towards Russia despite Brexit
    Jul08

    NATO leaders to show resolve towards Russia despite Brexit

    WARSAW (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defence alliance. …read more Source: The...

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown
    Jul08

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown

    Recent graduate Maxim Kormelitsky did not think twice when he shared a picture online with an expletive-ridden caption about Russian Orthodox believers and their tradition of jumping into freezing cold water. But then he got a summons from investigators in his small Siberian hometown. Within a few months the 21-year-old was put on trial on...

    Azerbaijan pays advance for military cargo planes bought from Ukraine
    Jul08

    Azerbaijan pays advance for military cargo planes bought from Ukraine

    Azerbaijan has paid advance for two An-178 planes bought from Ukraine’s “Antonov” corporation, Ukrainian deputy PM Gennady Zubko, according to Ukrinform. …read more Source:...

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
    Jul08

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov qualifies for Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov (64 kg) has qualified for Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The member of the Armenian boxing team entered the finals after beating Volodymyr Matviychuk of Ukraine at the APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Tournament. In the quarterfinals, Bachkov beat Peter Raymond Moilete of Ireland. Over 30 Armenian sportsmen have so far...

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown
    Jul08

    Internet reposts can mean jail in Russia crackdown

    MOSCOW: Recent graduate Maxim Kormelitsky did not think twice when he shared a picture online with an expletive-ridden caption about Russian Orthodox believers and their tradition of jumping into freezing cold water. But then he got a summons from investigators in his small Siberian hometown. Within a few months the 21-year-old was put on trial...

    Russia, Brexit loom over NATO summit
    Jul08

    Russia, Brexit loom over NATO summit

    WARSAW: NATO leaders meet on Friday for a landmark summit in Warsaw to send an uncompromising message to a resurgent Russia while trying to contain the fallout from Britain’s dramatic vote to quit the European Union. Britain’s divorce from the EU is set to dominate talks between US President Barack Obama, attending his last NATO...

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