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    US, Georgia launch 2-week war games on Russia’s doorstep
    May12

    US, Georgia launch 2-week war games on Russia’s doorstep

    US and Georgian forces have launched two weeks of military drills in the South Caucasian country near Russia’s borders, a move that is likely to increase tensions between Washington and Moscow. Brigadier General Mark Loeben, director of exercises at US European Command, told reporters on Monday that some 600 US and Georgian soldiers were...

    Majority of Russians see US as threat: Poll
    May12

    Majority of Russians see US as threat: Poll

    A newly released poll shows nearly 60 percent of Russians view the United States as a threat to their country, following a deterioration of relations between Washington and Moscow in the past year over the crisis in Ukraine. The poll by the Russian non-governmental research organization, Levada Center, and published by the Russian daily Izvestia...

    Scores of Russian soldiers killed in east Ukraine
    May12

    Scores of Russian soldiers killed in east Ukraine

    By Maria Tsvetkova Moscow spent more than 53 billion roubles ($1.04 billion) supplying a separatist rebellion in east Ukraine and at least 220 Russian soldiers have been killed there, a report by Russian opposition activists said on Tuesday. The report was the last project of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who used open source information...

    Poroshenko confirms Kiev uses ceasefire to rearm troops
    May12

    Poroshenko confirms Kiev uses ceasefire to rearm troops

    Ukraine is using a ceasefire in Donbas to strengthen its defense capacities and rearm troops, President Petro Poroshenko said on a trip to an army training center in the country’s North-central Chernihiv region. “Ukraine’s victory is gained not only at the front line, but in the rear where professionals are making weapons for...

    Donetsk Human Rights: Ukraine keeps 1,500 prisoners, mainly civilians
    May12

    Donetsk Human Rights: Ukraine keeps 1,500 prisoners, mainly civilians

    The Ukrainian side is keeping 1,500 prisoners, Human Rights Envoy of Donetsk Daria Morozova said on Tuesday. Morozova said only 250 people are militia, and the rest are civilians, the Donetsk News Agency reported. Earlier, she told reporters the Ukrainian side had been detaining civilians aged between 40 and 65 to form up “a bank of...

    Donetsk Human Rights: Ukraine Keeps 1,500 Prisoners, Mainly Civilians
    May12

    Donetsk Human Rights: Ukraine Keeps 1,500 Prisoners, Mainly Civilians

    TEHRAN (FNA)- The Ukrainian side is keeping 1,500 prisoners, Human Rights Envoy of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) Daria Morozova said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Kerry to explore Putin’s flexibility on Ukraine, Syria
    May12

    Kerry to explore Putin’s flexibility on Ukraine, Syria

    US Secretary of State John Kerry hopes to explore Russia’s willingness to curb its involvement in Ukraine and its support for Syria’s president at talks on Tuesday with President Vladimir Putin. Kerry flew to the Black Sea resort of Sochi for the highest-level US visit to Russia in two years, to discuss issues including the Iran...

    Opposition report: Scores of Russian soldiers killed in east Ukraine
    May12

    Opposition report: Scores of Russian soldiers killed in east Ukraine

    Moscow spent more than 53 billion rubles (US$1.04 billion) supplying a separatist rebellion in east Ukraine and at least 220 Russian soldiers have been killed there, a report by Russian opposition activists said on Tuesday. The report was the last project of murdered Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, who used open source information and interviews...

    NATO foreign ministers set to meet in Antalya
    May12

    NATO foreign ministers set to meet in Antalya

    Two-day meeting to focus on Ukraine, ‘Resolute Support’ mission in Afghanistan and strengthening NATO relationships. …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Nemtsov report ‘proves’ Russian army presence in Ukraine: opposition
    May12

    Nemtsov report ‘proves’ Russian army presence in Ukraine: opposition

    Allies of murdered opposition leader say they have ‘comprehensive proof’ of Russian interferenc… …read more Source:...

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