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    UN: Peacekeepers had military uniforms for own use
    Nov27

    UN: Peacekeepers had military uniforms for own use

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) ” A spokesman for the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo says peacekeepers who were detained for possessing Congolese military uniforms apparently bought them to wear while hunting back home.The six Ukrainian… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    NATO warns over Russian military build-up in Crimea (AFP)
    Nov27

    NATO warns over Russian military build-up in Crimea (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – NATO’s top military commander said he was “very concerned” that Russia’s military build-up in the annexed Crimean region could be used as a launchpad for attacks across the whole Black Sea region. …read more Source: The West...

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?
    Nov27

    Who’s behind Christmas tree at Paris’ Notre Dame?

    PARIS (AP) ” Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has a Christmas tree this year thanks to an unusual patron: the Russian government.Amid high tensions between Russia and the West over violence in Ukraine, Russia’s ambassador to France… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Banking system shut down in east Ukraine
    Nov27

    Banking system shut down in east Ukraine

    Cash machines have stopped working in rebel-held east Ukraine and businesses are no longer accepting credit cards. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Western Ukraine parliament holds first session
    Nov27

    Pro-Western Ukraine parliament holds first session

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” Parliament in Ukraine has opened for its first session since an election last month that ushered in a spate of pro-Western parties.Elected deputies swore their oath Thursday during an inauguration ceremony presided… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Russia’s ‘ambiguous warfare’ tactics
    Nov27

    Russia’s ‘ambiguous warfare’ tactics

    When Russians crossed the border to fight with rebels in eastern Ukraine earlier this year, Moscow said the soldiers had not been deployed but had gone on their own vacation time. …read more Source:...

    NATO says Russia could exert control over the Black Sea
    Nov27

    NATO says Russia could exert control over the Black Sea

    NATO’s top military commander warns Russian militarisation of the annexed Crimea Peninsula could be used to exert control over the whole Black Sea. …read more Source: ABC...

    Congo detains 6 UN peacekeepers
    Nov27

    Congo detains 6 UN peacekeepers

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) ” A provincial governor says that six members of the U.N. peacekeeping force in Congo have been detained after Congolese military uniforms were found in their luggage.The Ukrainian troops were detained after… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Banking system shut down in rebel-held east Ukraine (AFP)
    Nov27

    Banking system shut down in rebel-held east Ukraine (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Cash machines stopped working in rebel-held east Ukraine on Wednesday and businesses no longer accepted credit cards after the authorities in Kiev moved to shut down the banking system. …read more Source: The West...

    NATO Commander Warns of Crimea Militarization
    Nov26

    NATO Commander Warns of Crimea Militarization

    KYIV – The top U.S. general in Europe said he is alarmed at the Russian militarization of the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and by provocative Russian military flights in NATO airspace. After … …read more Source: Big News...

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