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    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe
    Jun23

    US to pre-position tanks, artillery in Baltics, eastern Europe

    The United States will pre-position tanks, artillery and other military equipment in eastern and central Europe, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced on Tuesday, moving to reassure NATO allies unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Three Ukraine civilians reported killed ahead of Paris talks
    Jun23

    Three Ukraine civilians reported killed ahead of Paris talks

    Ukrainian rebels Tuesday accused government forces of killing three civilians in attacks launched hours before the start of talks in Paris on ways to stop the 15-month separatist war. …read more Source: The Daily...

    NATO head says alliance to more than double size of rapid response force
    Jun22

    NATO head says alliance to more than double size of rapid response force

    NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said Monday the alliance will approve plans this week to more than double the size of its rapid response force, having already created a special spearhead unit over the Ukraine fallout. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia, West trade barbs ahead of Ukraine talks in Paris
    Jun22

    Russia, West trade barbs ahead of Ukraine talks in Paris

    The leaders of Russia, France and Germany clash over the Ukraine crisis, as the EU extended sanctions on Moscow on the eve of key diplomatic talks in Paris. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Moscow powerless to stop Russians from fighting in Ukraine: security chief
    Jun22

    Moscow powerless to stop Russians from fighting in Ukraine: security chief

    The secretary of Russia’s security council said Monday it is impossible to stop Russians from going to fight in Ukraine because they are guided by ’emotions’ …read more Source: The Daily...

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official
    Jun22

    EU prolongs Russian economic sanctions for six months: official

    EU foreign ministers formally agreed to prolong to January 2016 damaging economic sanctions against Russia to ensure it fully implements Ukraine peace accords, officials said …read more Source: The Daily...

    Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary
    Jun22

    Australia, Malaysia and Netherlands to mark MH17 anniversary

    Australia’s prime minister says the Australian, Malaysian and Dutch governments will hold services on July 17 to mark the first anniversary of the shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives …read more Source: The Daily...

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours: Ukraine military
    Jun21

    Two Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours: Ukraine military

    Two Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and six wounded in the past 24 hours in separatist eastern territories, the Ukrainian military said, describing an increase in fighting near the strategic port city of Mariupol …read more Source: The Daily...

    US Senator McCain slams European stance on Ukraine
    Jun20

    US Senator McCain slams European stance on Ukraine

    U.S. Sen. John McCain has said during a visit to Ukraine that it is shameful that Washington’s European allies have not done more to assist Ukrainian forces in their quest to defeat Russian-backed separatists in the east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia denounces EU sanctions renewal over Crimea as pointless ‘blackmail’
    Jun20

    Russia denounces EU sanctions renewal over Crimea as pointless ‘blackmail’

    Russia on Saturday denounces the EU’s extension of sanctions over its annexation of Crimea as “blackmail” and vowed it would not be pressured into returning the peninsula to Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

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