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    Latvia worried about eastern Ukraine ‘tension’
    Aug18

    Latvia worried about eastern Ukraine ‘tension’

    Latvia expressed official concern Tuesday about the deteriorating security situation in eastern Ukraine where Russia-backed rebels and regular Russian units have been on the offensive. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko: Belarus needs stronger southern borders
    Aug18

    Lukashenko: Belarus needs stronger southern borders

    “Nevertheless, we don’t hide the fact that we have to strengthen the southern borders. Not because we fear Ukrainians or an assault by anyone. We would like to prevent all kinds of things that Belarus doesn’t need and particularly weapons from reaching the country due to Ukrainian events. This concern should always be in our minds. It...

    In Odessa, Lithuanian MFA discusses economic cooperation and implementation of reforms
    Aug18

    In Odessa, Lithuanian MFA discusses economic cooperation and implementation of reforms

    On 14 August in Odessa, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius held meetings to discuss economic cooperation, including with the Black Sea Ports of Odessa and Ilyichevsk, the implementation of reforms in the Ukrainian regions, as well as possibilities for civil society projects, reports BC the Ministry of Foreign Affairs....

    EU urges both sides to stop shelling in Ukraine
    Aug18

    EU urges both sides to stop shelling in Ukraine

    The EU foreign service has urged both sides to stop ceasefire violations in Ukraine, in a situation dubbed “explosive” by Germany. …read more Source:...

    US Heavy Weapons Bound for Bulgaria
    Aug18

    US Heavy Weapons Bound for Bulgaria

    Heavy US equipment that arrived in Germany on Sunday is bound for Bulgaria, a specialized website has said. The Abrams main battle tanks, three howitzer artillery cannons and six light armored reconnaissance vehicles were first transported to Bremerhaven, Germany, and are accompanied by 160 Marines, according to the Marine Times. The unit that is...

    Behind Putin’s nuclear threats
    Aug18

    Behind Putin’s nuclear threats

    HELSINKI — When Leonid Brezhnev was in charge of the Soviet Union, he did not see much need to threaten Europe with his country’s vast nuclear arsenal: The USSR’s overwhelming advantage in tanks, artillery and men meant that it was the U.S. which had to be ambiguous about the first use of its nuclear weapons to stop a potential Soviet...

    Russian officials ‘burn 50 ducklings smuggled across Ukraine border’
    Aug18

    Russian officials ‘burn 50 ducklings smuggled across Ukraine border’

    RUSSIAN officials have reportedly burned 50 ducklings which had been smuggled from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin  visits  Crimea as violent  clashes  intensify
    Aug18

    Vladimir Putin visits Crimea as violent clashes intensify

    Moscow says clashes in eastern Ukraine resemble ‘preparations for more military action’ …read more Source: The Irish...

    VIDEO: Eastern Ukraine violence mounting
    Aug18

    VIDEO: Eastern Ukraine violence mounting

    Nine people have died in a surge in fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-supported rebels. …read more Source:...

    The Bold and the Uniformed: How New Ukrainian Police Are Taking Over Social Media
    Aug17

    The Bold and the Uniformed: How New Ukrainian Police Are Taking Over Social Media

    Relatives and friends came to Sofievskaya square to greet the new patrol police officers taking the oath of allegiance. Photo by Stanislav Yandulsky from Demotix. The new Ukrainian authorities are fighting corruption in the country’s police service by hiring new young police officers. The Ukrainian capital Kyiv is the first city to run the...

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