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    Report: Moscow Sees Threat in NATO Deployment
    Feb09

    Report: Moscow Sees Threat in NATO Deployment

    Russia views the deployment of NATO troops and military hardware to the Baltic states, Poland and Germany as a threat and has no information about how and when the deployment will end, the RIA news agency reported Thursday. RIA cited Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov as saying Moscow was watching closely and would ensure that its own...

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump
    Feb09

    Kremlin says east Ukraine unlikely to be part of deal with Trump

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Kremlin said on Thursday it was unlikely that the situation in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian separatists are ranged against the Ukrainian army, would be part of any deal with U.S. President Donald Trump. …read more Source: Libya...

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast
    Feb09

    Sea Pirates: 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian kidnapped off Nigerian coast

    The Russian ministry of foreign affairs said its embassy in Nigeria is in contact with the Nigerian government to ensure the release of the sailors. Seven Russians and one Ukrainian aboard the cargo ship, BBC Caribbean have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, reports say.According to a tweet by the Russian ministry of foreign...

    Security Council urges unfettered access to Darfur experts, considers sanctions on rebels
    Feb09

    Security Council urges unfettered access to Darfur experts, considers sanctions on rebels

    February 8, 2017 (KHARTOUM) – The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed until 12 March 2018 the mandate of the Panel of Experts monitoring of arms embargo and generally sanctions imposed on those behind instability in Sudan’s western Darfur region. United Nations Security Council meeting which unanimously adopted...

    In Libya: Talks on new unity government gather pace – UN
    Feb09

    In Libya: Talks on new unity government gather pace – UN

    Talks on changes to Libya's unity government could yield results in the coming weeks, putting the north African country on a path to stability, the UN envoy said Wednesday. Talks on changes to Libya’s unity government could yield results in the coming weeks, putting the north African country on a path to stability, the UN envoy said...

    Pirates kidnap 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian in Nigerian waters
    Feb09

    Pirates kidnap 7 Russians, 1 Ukrainian in Nigerian waters

    The embassy has asked Nigerian authorities to assist in locating the abducted people, it said late on Tuesday. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

    McDonald’s Russian Unit Plays Down US Heritage
    Feb09

    McDonald’s Russian Unit Plays Down US Heritage

    When McDonald’s opened its first Russian restaurant in 1990 in Moscow, it was not unusual to see wedding receptions held there, so strong was the appeal of the quintessential American brand at the end of the Cold War. In recent years, with U.S.-Russia ties increasingly frosty, the fast-food chain has pursued a different strategy: Go native....

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’
    Feb08

    US Marine captain writes stinging op-ed: ‘We lost the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan’

    The biggest problem, writes Capt. Joshua Waddell, is "self-delusion." An active-duty US Marine captain wrote a stinging op-ed for the Marine Corps Gazette, going through all the problems he sees with the Department of Defense and the Marine Corps in addition to recent failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The biggest problem, writes Capt....

    Germany plans four-way meeting on Ukraine crisis
    Feb08

    Germany plans four-way meeting on Ukraine crisis

    BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany hopes to hold a meeting with Russia, Ukraine and France on the Ukraine crisis at a gathering of G20 foreign ministers in Bonn next week, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Wednesday. …read more Source: Libya...

    Czech government doubles quota for Ukrainian workers
    Feb08

    Czech government doubles quota for Ukrainian workers

    PRAGUE (Reuters) – The Czech government has decided to double its quota for Ukrainian workers, Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said on Wednesday, due to an acute labor shortage as the economy continues to grow strongly. …read more Source: Libya...

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