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    NATO goes to war — over Montenegro
    Apr23

    NATO goes to war — over Montenegro

    The next battleground for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is a rocky seaside Balkan state of 650,000 people. The conflict in Ukraine is fueling a behind-the-scenes struggle within the Western military alliance over a proposal to bring in Montenegro, which lies 2,000 kilometers southwest and four borders from Russia but has gotten entangled...

    US accuses Russia of building up military presence in Ukraine
    Apr23

    US accuses Russia of building up military presence in Ukraine

    The US has accused Russia of building up its largest military presence along its border with Ukraine since October 2014. Air defense systems have also been deployed, the US says. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine crisis: Russia ‘building up troops on border’, claim US officials
    Apr23

    Ukraine crisis: Russia ‘building up troops on border’, claim US officials

    Russia is sending more troops to its border with Ukraine, where it has built up its largest force since October last year, US officials have said. …read more Source: The...

    Russia ‘ramping up Ukraine presence’
    Apr23

    Russia ‘ramping up Ukraine presence’

    The US accuses Russia of deploying more air defence systems in eastern Ukraine in breach of February’s ceasefire agreement. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Russia says EU and US sanctions cost €25bn
    Apr23

    [Ticker] Russia says EU and US sanctions cost €25bn

    Russian PM Medvedev said Wednesday EU and US sanctions cost his country €25bn in lost export income in first quarter 2015 and that the Russian economy shrank 2% in the same period. He noted the sanctions are due to Russia’s annexation of Crimea, which he compared to German reunification. …read more Source:...

    France to refund Moscow for undelivered ‘Mistral’ warship
    Apr23

    France to refund Moscow for undelivered ‘Mistral’ warship

    French President Francois Hollande has said his country would reimburse Russia for a failure to deliver the “Mistral” warship. Paris suspended the Mistral delivery last year because of the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Opinion: Peace & Planet: Challenging the Nuclear Powers’ Extremism
    Apr23

    Opinion: Peace & Planet: Challenging the Nuclear Powers’ Extremism

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the 2010 High-level Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) on May 3, 2010. Credit: UN Photo/Eskinder DebebeBy Dr. Joseph GersonNEW YORK, Apr 22 2015 (IPS)On the eve of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference five...

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border
    Apr23

    U.S. says Russia ramping military presence on Ukraine border

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russia has deployed additional air defense systems into eastern Ukraine and is involved in training exercises of Russian-separatist forces in the area in breach of ceasefire accords, the State Department said on Wednesday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine miners demand help for their industry in Kyiv protest
    Apr22

    Ukraine miners demand help for their industry in Kyiv protest

    Amid a country in conflict, their industry is in crisis…and Ukraine’s miners are making themselves heard. From the west and war-torn east,… …read more Source:...

    Commission sets sights on Gazprom
    Apr22

    Commission sets sights on Gazprom

    Margrethe Vestager, the European commissioner for competition, is going to war against a second global powerhouse. Just days after after the Danish commissioner took on US software giant Google, she tangled with even larger prey — Russian gas behemoth Gazprom. The accusation is that Gazprom used its market power to bully and overcharge central...

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