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    Libya asks U.N. for arms, jets, tanks to battle Islamic State: letter
    Mar04

    Libya asks U.N. for arms, jets, tanks to battle Islamic State: letter

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Libya has sought permission from the United Nations to import 150 tanks, two dozen fighter jets, seven attack helicopters, tens of thousands of assault rifles and grenade launchers and millions of rounds of ammunition from Ukraine, Serbia and Czech Republic. …read more Source:...

    Evidence mounting of Russian troops in Ukraine
    Mar04

    Evidence mounting of Russian troops in Ukraine

    Evidence is mounting that Russian soldiers are officially fighting in eastern Ukraine. Reporters and human rights activists describe their attempts to remain undercover. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Mukhtar Ablyazov: French court orders wanted former Kazakh minister to be extradited to Russia or Ukraine
    Mar04

    Mukhtar Ablyazov: French court orders wanted former Kazakh minister to be extradited to Russia or Ukraine

    Former billionaire Mukhtar Ablyazov, who fled what was the biggest ever fraud case to be heard in the UK, has been ordered by a French court to be extradited. …read more Source: The...

    US official Victoria Nuland calls Russia’s actions in Ukraine an ‘invasion’
    Mar04

    US official Victoria Nuland calls Russia’s actions in Ukraine an ‘invasion’

    Comment by assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs might be the first time a senior US official has used the term to describe conflictAssistant secretary of state Victoria Nuland has admitted the US considers Russia’s actions in Ukraine “an invasion”, in what might be the first time a senior American official has used...

    The demonisation of Russia risks paving the way for war | Seumas Milne
    Mar04

    The demonisation of Russia risks paving the way for war | Seumas Milne

    Politicians and the media are using Vladimir Putin and Ukraine to justify military expansionism. It’s dangerous follyA quarter of a century after the end of the cold war, the “Russian threat” is unmistakably back. Vladimir Putin, Britain’s defence secretary Michael Fallon declares, is as great a danger to Europe as “Islamic State”....

    The Guardian view on the defence spending row: let’s get serious | Editorial
    Mar04

    The Guardian view on the defence spending row: let’s get serious | Editorial

    Our part of the world faces changes. Britain and Europe need to debate modern defence needs and spendingFaced with complex and growing security challenges, Europe and its nations are not spending enough on defence. So said the European Leadership Network thinktank in a recent assessment that has now been followed by a well-reported warning by the...

    Ukraine: Coal mine explosion kills ‘at least 17’ in rebel-held Donetsk
    Mar04

    Ukraine: Coal mine explosion kills ‘at least 17’ in rebel-held Donetsk

    At least 17 people are now reported dead at a coal mine in the rebel-held Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine, with hopes fading for a further 16… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ex-minister held in Spain
    Mar04

    Ukraine ex-minister held in Spain

    Ukrainian former finance minister Yuri Kolobov, who is wanted for fraud, has been arrested in Spain, the interior ministry in Kiev says. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: 17 bodies recovered after explosion at a mine – 15 people still missing
    Mar04

    Ukraine: 17 bodies recovered after explosion at a mine – 15 people still missing

    According to local authorities, 17 dead bodies were found at the Donetsk mine after a massive explosion where dozens of miners were trapped. At the same time 15 more people are still missing, while fears expressed for their lives. Officials report that the most possible cause of explosion is a gas leak and that the scenario of pro-Russian...

    Donetsk miner recalls explosion: ‘the blast threw me into the air’ – video
    Mar04

    Donetsk miner recalls explosion: ‘the blast threw me into the air’ – video

    Ukrainian miner Ivan Lazarenko recounts the moment a Donetsk coal mine exploded on Wednesday afternoon, trapping dozens of people underground. Lazarenko says he remembers being knocked off his feet and then an intense heat inside the mine. He eventually crawled to safety with the help of his foreman, who he says he owes his lifeWarning: contains...

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