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    From Russia, with thrust
    Jul25

    From Russia, with thrust

    Sanctions by the U.S. and European Union have left Russian President Vladimir Putin strapped for cash, but he’s still got a summer surprise up his sleeve — and it won’t come cheap. Putin has reportedly amassed more than 50,000 troops on the Russia-Ukraine border and is sending a large amount of heavy armor and artillery back to the...

    Europe’s Russia denial
    Jul25

    Europe’s Russia denial

    Though it still seems counterintuitive to many, the risk of war in Europe has not been this high since the end of the Cold War. Nor have the leaders of Europe’s largest powers been in this much denial about Vladimir Putin’s political objective — the restoration of Russia’s sphere of influence — or how quickly the war in Ukraine...

    Russia ready to block UN Security Council vote for tribunal on MH17 Ukraine air crash
    Jul25

    Russia ready to block UN Security Council vote for tribunal on MH17 Ukraine air crash

    Russia looks set to veto next week’s UN Security Council vote for a tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing the Malaysia passenger plane over Ukraine last year. All 298 people on board died. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    U.N. vote Wednesday on MH17 tribunal, Russia likely to block: diplomats
    Jul24

    U.N. vote Wednesday on MH17 tribunal, Russia likely to block: diplomats

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations Security Council is due to vote on Wednesday on a bid for an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a passenger airliner last year in Ukraine, but Russia is likely to block the move, diplomats said. …read more Source:...

    U.S. troops to train regular Ukrainian military troops – State Department
    Jul24

    U.S. troops to train regular Ukrainian military troops – State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. troops will begin training regular Ukrainian military forces later this year in an expansion of their current mission, which so far has been limited to instructing Interior Ministry national guard units, the State Department said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Crimea: French deputies defy sanctions for visit
    Jul24

    Crimea: French deputies defy sanctions for visit

    A group of French lawmakers pay their respects to soldiers from their country buried at a military cemetery dating back to the 19th century Crimean… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine dodges default with debt payment
    Jul24

    Ukraine dodges default with debt payment

    Hopes rekindled for a deal with creditors …read more Source: Financial...

    Belarus, Ukraine aim to expand strategic partnership
    Jul24

    Belarus, Ukraine aim to expand strategic partnership

    “The meeting reaffirmed the mutual interest and focus of the two parties to create the conditions for further expansion of the strategic partnership in all areas of the economy,” the press service of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. …read more Source:...

    Tri-national brigade moves step closer to fruition
    Jul24

    Tri-national brigade moves step closer to fruition

    The defence ministers of Poland, Lithuania and Ukraine have signed a technical agreement on specific aspects for the functioning of the tri-national brigade – LITPOLUKRBRIG. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    A nonexistent frontier: Ukraine’s internal border
    Jul24

    A nonexistent frontier: Ukraine’s internal border

    Ukraine is regulating passenger travel to and from rebel-held territories near Donetsk and Luhansk. The result: kilometer-long lines and frustrated citizens. Inna Kuprijanova reports from a border that should not exist. …read more Source: Deutsche...

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