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    Big Question: what should our armed forces do?
    Mar13

    Big Question: what should our armed forces do?

    An RAF Chinook helicopter flies over London during a commemoration service for the Afghanistan conflict. © Carl Court/AP/Press Association Images A debate has opened up in recent weeks about the amount Britain’s government should spend on defence—Conservative MPs and members of the British and American armed forces have queued up to demand...

    Crimea still erasing its Ukrainian past a year after Russia’s takeover
    Mar13

    Crimea still erasing its Ukrainian past a year after Russia’s takeover

    Little has outwardly changed in Crimea one year on from its annexation by Russia, but a harsh crackdown on voices of dissent is underwayThe district court in the suburbs of Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, has changed little in appearance since Russia took over the peninsula. It has the same shabby corridors, the same prefabricated wooden...

    UK’s nuclear weapons data and other sensitive internet traffic accidentally sent through Ukraine
    Mar13

    UK’s nuclear weapons data and other sensitive internet traffic accidentally sent through Ukraine

    Internet data from the UK’s Atomic Weapons Establishment and other sensitive information was being sent through Ukraine, by mistake, all last week. …read more Source: The...

    UNHCR praises social adaptation of displaced Ukrainians in Gomel Oblast
    Mar13

    UNHCR praises social adaptation of displaced Ukrainians in Gomel Oblast

    “About 90% of the able-bodied Ukrainians, who live in Gomel Oblast, have jobs. All the children of the displaced Ukrainians go to education institutions. Those in need of medical attention get it,” said Jean-Yves Bouchardy. …read more Source:...

    Russia drops treason charges against Svetlana Davydova
    Mar13

    Russia drops treason charges against Svetlana Davydova

    Mother of seven was arrested on suspicion of phoning Ukrainian embassy in Moscow to warn Russian troops might be sent to UkraineRussia has dropped treason charges against a woman accused of phoning the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow last year to warn that Russian solders might be heading to eastern Ukraine, her lawyer has said. Svetlana Davydova,...

    The price Kiev must pay for IMF rescue: tackling vested interests
    Mar13

    The price Kiev must pay for IMF rescue: tackling vested interests

    KIEV (Reuters) – With the first billions of dollars foreign aid in its pocket, Ukraine’s government can now stay afloat long enough to embark on its radical reform drive, but the hard part is only just beginning. …read more Source:...

    North Korea and Russia’s ‘year of friendship’: what does it mean?
    Mar13

    North Korea and Russia’s ‘year of friendship’: what does it mean?

    Credits Getty Alt Text Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin forge a ‘pariah alliance’ to ‘poke a finger’ at America and the West Briefing Friday, March 13, 2015 – 3:54pm …read more Source: The...

    Russia drops charges against woman accused of treason over Ukraine
    Mar13

    Russia drops charges against woman accused of treason over Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia has dropped treason charges against an activist accused of phoning the Ukrainian embassy in Moscow last year to warn that Russian solders might be heading to eastern Ukraine, her lawyer said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister, Serbian Counterpart Discuss Joint Projects
    Mar13

    Bulgaria’s Foreign Minister, Serbian Counterpart Discuss Joint Projects

    Bulgarian Foreign Minister Daniel Mitov and his Serbian counterpart Ivica Dacic discussed Friday in Belgrade issues of mutual interest related to the implementation of joint energy and transport projects and opportunities for expanding economic cooperation. Mitov and Dacic agreed that a joint sitting of the governments of Bulgaria and Serbia had...

    Bulgaria, United States to start military drills amid Ukraine crisis
    Mar13

    Bulgaria, United States to start military drills amid Ukraine crisis

    SOFIA (Reuters) – NATO allies Bulgaria and the United States will stage a series of joint military drills over the next three and a half months, the Bulgarian defense ministry said on Friday, amid increased tensions with Russia over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source:...

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