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    Ukraine ‘must double’ defence budget
    Dec12

    Ukraine ‘must double’ defence budget

    Ukraine must double its military budget next year to $3bn to fund the fight against pro-Russian rebels, the defence minister says. …read more Source:...

    Russian aid convoy arrives in Donbass as separatist’s truce with Kyiv wobbles, but holds
    Dec12

    Russian aid convoy arrives in Donbass as separatist’s truce with Kyiv wobbles, but holds

    Ukraine’s truce with pro-Russians in its east is in its third day, and despite it beginning well with no fatalities for the first time in months,… …read more Source:...

    Former commander urges Nato to send arms to Ukraine
    Dec12

    Former commander urges Nato to send arms to Ukraine

    James Stavridis, ex-Nato supreme allied commander in Europe, says non-lethal aid insufficient in fight against separatistsA former commander of Nato in Europe has called for the alliance to send arms and military advisers to Ukraine to help it fight Moscow-backed separatists.James Stavridis said during a visit to London: “I think we should...

    Russia says U.S. destroying ‘carcass of cooperation’ with Ukraine law
    Dec12

    Russia says U.S. destroying ‘carcass of cooperation’ with Ukraine law

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Foreign Ministry on Friday sternly criticized a law backed by the U.S. Congress over Ukraine and said Washington was doing its utmost to “destroy the carcass of cooperation” between the two countries. …read more Source:...

    Bulgarian PM, German Chancellor to Meet, Discuss Energy Matters
    Dec12

    Bulgarian PM, German Chancellor to Meet, Discuss Energy Matters

    The Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov is to meet the German Chancellor Angela Merkel at a meeting scheduled for December 15 in Germany. This was announced by the administration of the German Chancellor, which also revealed that Borisov is to be welcomed with military honours. It is expected that the two are to discuss their countries’...

    Miners swell rebel ranks in east Ukraine as pits close
    Dec12

    Miners swell rebel ranks in east Ukraine as pits close

    DONETSK, Ukraine/MOSCOW (Reuters) – Even at the age of 52, retired coalminer Viktor felt compelled to come out of retirement and join the pro-Russian separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine defense chief wants budget doubled to fight separatists
    Dec12

    Ukraine defense chief wants budget doubled to fight separatists

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s defense minister called on Friday for a doubling of the military budget next year to allow the army to buy weapons abroad and better equip itself to fight Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source:...

    Putin pledges oil, weapons and nuclear power for Modi in India
    Dec12

    Putin pledges oil, weapons and nuclear power for Modi in India

    Russian President Vladimir Putin pledged Thursday to supply India with oil, weapons and nuclear power reactors, buttressing a long-time friendship with Asia’s third-biggest economy as ties deteriorate with the West over Ukraine. Prime Minister Narendra Modi reassured Putin, who is on a visit to the Indian capital, that India opposes...

    PM: Getting gas from every neighboring country is ‘national interest’
    Dec12

    PM: Getting gas from every neighboring country is ‘national interest’

    Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán called it his “personal strategy” for gas pipelines to bring gas to Hungary from every neighboring country, and said it is in the “basic national interest” that gas come to Hungary by bypassing Ukraine, the prime minister told Hungarian Kossuth Rádió today. He added that there is a gas...

    Rumours in Bryansk about invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine
    Dec12

    Rumours in Bryansk about invasion of Russian troops in Ukraine

    Trains going to Ukraine through Bryansk will be cancelled from December 14. …read more Source:...

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