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    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...

    Albania, part of new USAID programme on energy security and market transparency
    Aug17

    Albania, part of new USAID programme on energy security and market transparency

    TIRANA, Aug 17 (ATA) – USAID announces that this summer it hosted energy regulators from Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Serbia, and Ukraine for the launch of a new program to support regional energy security and market transparency. During the program (2015-16), the regulators will be supported in the...

    After Iran, U.S. presses for solution to Syrian civil war
    Aug17

    After Iran, U.S. presses for solution to Syrian civil war

    Three months ago, Secretary of State John Kerry flew to the Black Sea resort town of Sochi for an unexpected meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. A central topic: the civil war in Syria. The meeting was a key part of recent engagement between the U.S. and Moscow on the vexing question of how to end Syria’s brutal civil war, which...

    Shelling in east Ukraine kills nine
    Aug17

    Shelling in east Ukraine kills nine

    At least nine people die in heavy artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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