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    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House
    Aug02

    Trump signs Russia sanctions into law: White House

    President Donald Trump has signed into law a package of sanctions against Russia, the White House said Wednesday, after he had privately opposed the measures and his aides had lobbied against them. Two White House sources said Trump had signed the bill behind closed doors and away from the cameras — in signing it, he avoided the humiliating...

    Ali Cynthia Chinechere: Best student in WAEC exams rewarded on Twitter
    Aug02

    Ali Cynthia Chinechere: Best student in WAEC exams rewarded on Twitter

    The best student has nine A1s in the just concluded West Africa Examination exams. Apart from the bants and counter-bants that exemplify Twitter Nigeria, there is also a justifiable degree of reward system on the microblog. This sense of reward was recently exhibited as Nigerians on Twitter proudly honoured Ali Cynthia Chinecherem, a 17-year-old...

    NATO in Baltics learns from Ukraine’s mistakes
    Aug02

    NATO in Baltics learns from Ukraine’s mistakes

    As Russian-backed forces wreaked havoc among disorganized, often lightly armored, and mostly ad-hoc Ukrainian troops, the Baltic states watched. Now NATO allies are implementing blood-stained lessons from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    WORLD VIEW: Ukraine should become a buffer state
    Aug02

    WORLD VIEW: Ukraine should become a buffer state

    Now a few recent words from Jack Matlock, who was US ambassador to Moscow under presidents Reagan and Bush senior: …read more Source:...

    WORLD VIEW: Ukraine should become a buffer state
    Aug02

    WORLD VIEW: Ukraine should become a buffer state

     Now a few recent words from Jack Matlock, who was US ambassador to Moscow under presidents Reagan and Bush senior: …read more Source: The...

    In Moscow: US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions
    Aug02

    In Moscow: US vacates Russia compounds targeted over sanctions

    The US on Tuesday cleared out of two diplomatic compounds around Moscow under the first stage of punitive measures imposed by Russia in retaliation for new sanctions being readied in Washington. The US on Tuesday cleared out of two diplomatic compounds around Moscow under the first stage of punitive measures imposed by Russia in retaliation for...

    Politics: Moscow is sending up to 100,000 troops to NATO’s border
    Aug01

    Politics: Moscow is sending up to 100,000 troops to NATO’s border

    It will include the famed Russian First Guards Tank Army. Moscow is assembling up to 100,000 troops for a massive deployment along NATO borders, the New York Times reported Tuesday. The buildup is part of a military exercise called Zapad, or Russian for “west,” which is held every four years, according to the Washington Post. This...

    eNCA | WATCH: Ukrainian pilot lands blind
    Aug01

    eNCA | WATCH: Ukrainian pilot lands blind

    Captain Olexander Akopov was able to successfully ground his aircraft after large hailstones damaged the cockpit’s windscreen past the point of visibility. …read more Source:...

    Mike Pence: US Vice President slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit
    Aug01

    Mike Pence: US Vice President slams Russian ‘occupation’ on Georgia visit

    The vice president reiterated America's firm backing for Georgia's hope of joining military alliance NATO, a goal that has stirred fury in Moscow. US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday blasted Russia’s “ocupation” of Georgian territory, as he pledged Donald Trump will sign off on new sanctions against Moscow...

    Russia’s Posture ‘Must Change’ – U.S. Vice President
    Aug01

    Russia’s Posture ‘Must Change’ – U.S. Vice President

    U.S. Vice President, Mike Pence, said that Russia’s destabilising activities in Ukraine and support for rogue regimes like Iran, Syria and North Korea “must change”. His comments came during a joint news conference with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Tbilisi. The Vice President called on Europe to match U.S. President...

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