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    Pristina: U.S. supports creation of Kosovo army
    Feb03

    Pristina: U.S. supports creation of Kosovo army

    The U.S. Department of Defense Ministry has “expressed its support” for Pristina’s efforts to transform the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) into an army. Tanjug is quoting a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo to say that Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci and Minister for European...

    16 civilians killed in latest clashes in Ukraine
    Feb03

    16 civilians killed in latest clashes in Ukraine

    At least 16 civilians have been killed in fierce fighting across east Ukraine over the past 24 hours, government and rebel officials said this morning. …read more Source: RTÉ...

    Eastern Ukraine rebels plan no offensive
    Feb03

    Eastern Ukraine rebels plan no offensive

    Militias of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics (DPR and LPR) plan no offensive operations and are ready to stop at the existing disengagement line, leaders Alexander Zakharchenko and Igor Plotnitsky respectively, said in a joint statement on Monday, TASS reports. …read more Source: Macedonian Information...

    “Injecting more weapons won’t solve Ukraine crisis”
    Feb03

    “Injecting more weapons won’t solve Ukraine crisis”

    The United States believes economic sanctions remain the best way to influence Russia on the Ukraine crisis, a U.S. official has said. “We still think that the best way to influence Russia’s calculus is through those economic sanctions that are biting deep into the Russian economy,” Deputy White House national security adviser...

    More than 20 killed in Ukraine as peace talks uncertain
    Feb03

    More than 20 killed in Ukraine as peace talks uncertain

    More than 20 people were reported killed in fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine on Friday, lowering hopes for a new round of peace talks.Militia leaders in the separatist stronghold of Donetsk said that at least seven civilians were killed and more than… …read more Source:...

    US official plays down prospect of arming Ukraine
    Feb03

    US official plays down prospect of arming Ukraine

    After reports that the United States was planning to send weaponry to Ukraine’s military, a White House advisor has played down the prospect – albeit without dismissing it entirely. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    DefMin: Russia Spreading Rumors of ‘War Preparation’ in Bulgaria
    Feb03

    DefMin: Russia Spreading Rumors of ‘War Preparation’ in Bulgaria

    Bulgarian Defense Minister Nikolay Nenchev feels that there is a Russian propaganda center in Bulgaria attempting to create tension in the local and international communities over a possible war preparation. ”I have that feeling because the sources are always the same,” he said in an interview for NOVA television. ”Also, the...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 3 Feb 2015
    Feb03

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 3 Feb 2015

    NEWS CORP ESCAPES US BRIBERY CHARGERupert Murdoch’s News Corp will not be prosecuted in the US for bribery. After an investigation, the Department of Justice has decided the US-based company does not need to face charges for breaking American anti-corruption laws because its UK journalists had allegedly bribed British police officers. MPS...

    Lithuania joins Council of Europe’s aid to Ukraine
    Feb03

    Lithuania joins Council of Europe’s aid to Ukraine

    Lithuania will join the Council of Europe’s aid to Ukraine. Lithuania’s Permanent Representative to the Council of Europe, Vytautas Leskevicius, has signed an agreement with the council on Lithuania’s voluntary contribution to partially fund the Action Plan for Ukraine, reports LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Obama advisor denies plan for Ukraine weapons
    Feb03

    Obama advisor denies plan for Ukraine weapons

    White House advisor Ben Rhodes told CNN on Monday night that the US has no plans to deliver weapons to Ukraine “in the near future”, while Chancellor Angela Merkel is the “most important partner” in the crisis. …read more Source: The Local...

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