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    What’s ours is OURS: Russia SLAPS DOWN Trump and claims ‘Crimea is going nowhere’
    Feb16

    What’s ours is OURS: Russia SLAPS DOWN Trump and claims ‘Crimea is going nowhere’

    RUSSIA has brushed-off Donald Trump’s attempt to “get tough” with the former Soviet State, ignoring his warnings to “return” Crimea. …read more Source:...

    Parties to Ukraine conflict agree to withdraw weaponry by 20 February
    Feb16

    Parties to Ukraine conflict agree to withdraw weaponry by 20 February

    “An agreement was reached to withdraw heavy weaponry, which is subject to the Minsk agreements, before 20 February,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Bolsheviks capture Kiev – archive, 1918
    Feb16

    Bolsheviks capture Kiev – archive, 1918

    16 February 1918: Little by little the counter-revolutionaries were forced back by artillery and by bayonetsA report transmitted through the wireless stations of the Russian Government on February 11, announcing the capture of Kieff by Bolshevik troops, contains the following:–Events at Kieff took the following course. At the time when our troops...

    Russian foreign ministry creates Chicken Crimea fitting Kremlin’s foreign policy
    Feb16

    Russian foreign ministry creates Chicken Crimea fitting Kremlin’s foreign policy

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    Questions about Trump’s Russia connections could hinder closer relations
    Feb16

    Questions about Trump’s Russia connections could hinder closer relations

    A barrage of damning revelations about contacts between Donald Trump’s associates and Russian officials threatens to derail his plans for a closer relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Growing political pressure on Trump to stand up to Putin rather than work with him could even escalate tensions between the United States...

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks
    Feb15

    Ukraine says Russian state hackers using new viruses for attacks

    KIEV (Reuters) – State-sponsored Russian hackers are using a new type of virus designed to attack critical Ukrainian infrastructure such as the power grid and financial system, a senior Ukrainian state security official said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Gene therapy must keep pace with public trust
    Feb15

    Gene therapy must keep pace with public trust

    It’s perhaps not the catchiest name, but it is one worth remembering: CRISPR-Cas9. Only discovered in 2012, this powerful genome editing technique has rapidly become a widespread and indispensable tool for research, and today is used in labs across the world to study human development, fertility and disease. The technology is progressing at...

    James Mattis gives NATO spending ultimatum
    Feb15

    James Mattis gives NATO spending ultimatum

    On his first visit to NATO headquarters, U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Tuesday delivered a blunt warning to America’s allies, telling them they must increase military spending or the United States will pull back from its commitment to the transatlantic bloc. Noting that his predecessor, Robert M. Gates, had called for...

    Arms control in Europe: the Baltic test for Russia and NATO
    Feb15

    Arms control in Europe: the Baltic test for Russia and NATO

    Since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in early 2014, its political and military relations with the West have deteriorated sharply. To head off the risk of an arms race or military confrontation, both sides must urgently agree to reciprocal measures to limit military capabilities …read more Source:...

    Battle of the Nations: Real medieval warfare games! (video-photos)
    Feb15

    Battle of the Nations: Real medieval warfare games! (video-photos)

    If you are fit, enjoy physical contact sports, but above all are a diehard fan of the medieval era, then this sport is for you. Once a year a medieval style combat tournament takes place in a castle in Europe, which means long swords, full body armour and shields! The Battle of the Nations (BN), as it is called was first held in 2009 in the city...

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