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    NATO chief Stoltenberg wins extended term to late 2020
    Dec13

    NATO chief Stoltenberg wins extended term to late 2020

    NATO on Tuesday reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until 2020, as the alliance undergoes its biggest revamp since the Cold War to counter the perceived threat posed by Russia. Photo: AFP file BRUSSELS: North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Tuesday reappointed Jens Stoltenberg as secretary general to serve until...

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?
    Dec10

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Although a close political and economic ally of Russia, Kazakhstan remains cautious about Moscow’s growing influence and expansionist ambitions. This made Astana adopt a new military doctrine which reflects the new challenges the Central Asian country may potentially face. We are republishing this article by Deirdre Tynan*...

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike

    KIEV: Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday.Kiev police rearrested the foe of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday after an attempt to detain him earlier in the week...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec10

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington accused Moscow of violating the treaty. The US State Department said on Friday Washington was reviewing military options, including new intermediate-range cruise missile...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec09

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov looks on at the start of two days of closed-door nuclear talks at the United Nations offices in Geneva October 15, 2013. REUTERS/fileMOSCOW: Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington...

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers
    Dec09

    From Poles to Filipinos? UK Food Industry Needs Post-Brexit Workers

    Britons who voted for Brexit in the hope of slashing immigration seem set for disappointment. In the farming and food industries at least, any exodus of Polish and Romanian workers may simply be followed by arrivals of Ukrainians and Filipinos. …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east
    Dec09

    Four Ukraine soldiers killed in rebel east

    KIEV: Ukraine on Saturday reported the death of four soldiers in the latest spike of fighting with Russian-backed rebels in the east, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict. The military said the soldiers died in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of Donetsk. “The situation...

    Court filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order
    Dec09

    Court filing shows Paul Manafort drafted Ukraine op-ed despite gag order

    US Special Counsel Robert Mueller late on Friday unveiled a trove of evidence against President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort to convince a judge that he violated a gag order by ghost-writing an article to bolster his public image. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before downing of MH17
    Dec09

    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before downing of MH17

    A semi-retired Russian three-star general oversaw the cross-border movements of a rocket launcher used to bring down a passenger jet in 2014 over eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, an investigation by a team of reporting outlets has found. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before downing of MH17
    Dec09

    Russian general ID’d ordering actions before downing of MH17

    A semi-retired Russian three-star general oversaw the cross-border movements of a rocket launcher used to bring down a passenger jet in 2014 over eastern Ukraine, killing all aboard, an investigation by a team of reporting outlets has found. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

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