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    Russia: Country boosts military spending despite sanctions – Study
    Apr24

    Russia: Country boosts military spending despite sanctions – Study

    Russia became the world's third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said on Monday. Russia became the world’s third largest military spender in 2016 despite low oil prices and economic sanctions, as the global expenditure...

    Rex Tillerson: Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – US Secretary of State
    Apr24

    Rex Tillerson: Russia’s actions in Ukraine ‘obstacle’ to improved relations – US Secretary of State

    "Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss his recent trip to Moscow and his message to the Russian leadership that. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved...

    In Ukraine: OSCE staff member killed by landmine
    Apr23

    In Ukraine: OSCE staff member killed by landmine

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Sunday one of its staff was killed after an observer mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in rebel-held east Ukraine. The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said Sunday one of its staff was killed after an observer mission patrol vehicle hit a landmine in rebel-held...

    Politics: A dark and familiar cloud is hanging over France’s high-stakes presidential election
    Apr22

    Politics: A dark and familiar cloud is hanging over France’s high-stakes presidential election

    France's upcoming presidential election has turned into a de facto referendum on whether to halt or strengthen the nationalist fervor sweeping the west. France’s upcoming presidential election has turned into a de facto referendum on whether to halt or strengthen the nationalist fervor sweeping the west that propelled US President...

    Finance: The Treasury Department says it won’t issue Exxon a waiver to work in Russia
    Apr21

    Finance: The Treasury Department says it won’t issue Exxon a waiver to work in Russia

    "The Treasury Department will not be issuing waivers to US comapnies, including Exxon, authorizing drilling prohibited by current Russian sanctions." The Treasury Department says it won’t issue Exxon Mobil a waiver to work in Russia. “In consultation with President Donald J. Trump, the Treasury Department will not be issuing...

    Politics: The US Army wants dummy Russian tanks so it can practice blowing them away
    Apr21

    Politics: The US Army wants dummy Russian tanks so it can practice blowing them away

    The invitation for bids states that the mods will help the Army simulate realistic battle scenarios in training. The US Army just put out an invitation for bids on building a modification for Humvees to make them look like Russian T-72 tanks. The invitation for bids states that the mods will help the Army simulate realistic battle scenarios in...

    International Court of Justice: UN court rejects Kiev bid for measures to halt pro-Russian rebels
    Apr19

    International Court of Justice: UN court rejects Kiev bid for measures to halt pro-Russian rebels

    The complicated interim ruling came as the conflict in eastern Ukraine enters its fourth year. The UN’s top court on Wednesday rejected a bid by Kiev for emergency measures to halt Russia’s alleged funnelling of money and arms into Ukraine’s war-torn east, but warned Moscow to protect ethnic rights in Crimea.The complicated...

    Boxing: Joshua to Tyson Fury: shut up and get in the ring
    Apr19

    Boxing: Joshua to Tyson Fury: shut up and get in the ring

    Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury exchanged jibes on Twitter on Tuesday with Joshua challenging the former world champion and fellow British heavyweight to cut out the insults and step into the ring. Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury exchanged jibes on Twitter on Tuesday with Joshua challenging the former world champion and fellow British heavyweight to...

    Politics: 8 heads of state under 40: Meet the world’s youngest leaders
    Apr18

    Politics: 8 heads of state under 40: Meet the world’s youngest leaders

    The eight youngest leaders hail from across the globe — from democracies, monarchies, and dictatorships in Eastern and Western Europe, Asia, and Middle East. The world’s youngest leaders hail from across the globe — from democracies, monarchies, and dictatorships in Eastern and Western Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. While seven of the...

    International Court of Justice: Top UN court to rule on Ukraine’s case against Russia
    Apr17

    International Court of Justice: Top UN court to rule on Ukraine’s case against Russia

    Ukraine is urging the International Court of Justice to help bring stability to its volatile east. In a key moment for the Ukrainian crisis, the UN’s highest court will rule Wednesday on a bid by Kiev to stop Russia allegedly pumping money, arms and troops into the country’s war-torn east.Three years into a bloody conflict that has...

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