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    Tensions rising with Russia, as NATO prepares for military exercise in Poland
    Jun07

    Tensions rising with Russia, as NATO prepares for military exercise in Poland

    Nato countries are taking part in their biggest ever joint military exercises in Poland, amid concerns about a potential threat from Russia. Some 31,000 Polish, US and other troops are participating in the land, sea and air exercises called Anaconda-16. It comes weeks before a Nato summit at which leaders are expected to decide to base a...

    French officials doubt Ukraine arrest linked to soccer bomb plot
    Jun07

    French officials doubt Ukraine arrest linked to soccer bomb plot

    PARIS (Reuters) – French investigators believe a Frenchman detained in Ukraine with a cache of weapons and explosives was more likely involved in arms smuggling than tied to a militant group, the prosecutor leading the case said on Tuesday. …read more Source:...

    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions before summit
    Jun07

    EU likely to extend Russia sanctions before summit

    The EU is preparing to extend its sanctions on Russia before the June summit, as Russian diplomats target winter instead. …read more Source:...

    Russia alarmed by NATO states’ programs with Ukraine
    Jun07

    Russia alarmed by NATO states’ programs with Ukraine

    BELGRADE – Russia is concerned over bilateral programs of certain NATO countries with Ukraine, Russia’s NATO Ambassador Alexander Grushko told Rossiya 24 television on Monday. “We are no less concerned over bilateral programs implemented by certain NATO countries. In particular, they keep training Ukrainian special forces, Ukrainian armed...

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens
    Jun07

    Russia deploys troops westward as standoff with NATO deepens

    KLINTSY, Russia (Reuters) – Russia is building an army base near its border with Ukraine, the latest in a chain of new military sites along what the Kremlin sees as its frontline in a growing confrontation with NATO. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine asks François Hollande to speed up visas for soccer fans
    Jun07

    Ukraine asks François Hollande to speed up visas for soccer fans

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko asked his French counterpart François Hollande to help Ukrainian football fans get visas for Euro 2016, which kicks off on June 10. Poroshenko’s office said in a statement Monday that he asked Hollande “to facilitate the issuance of visas for Ukrainian fans who are planning to visit the European Football...

    “Germany and France putting brakes on Kosovo visa deal”
    Jun07

    “Germany and France putting brakes on Kosovo visa deal”

    Germany and France oppose granting visa liberalization to Kosovo, and also Ukraine and Georgia, a Pristina-based Albanian language daily is reporting.Beta agency said, quoting Zeri newspaper, that the two EU countries fear “increased number of asylum seekers.” …read more Source:...

    Ukraine border guards discover bootleg alcohol pipeline
    Jun07

    Ukraine border guards discover bootleg alcohol pipeline

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    Russian TV host mocked for Crimea gaffe
    Jun07

    Russian TV host mocked for Crimea gaffe

    Social media users quick to poke fun at remark on the disputed peninsula’s status. …read more Source:...

    Russia says will resume selling gas to Ukraine
    Jun07

    Russia says will resume selling gas to Ukraine

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