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    Russia stockpiles nuclear arsenal amid tensions with US, EU over Ukraine
    Jun17

    Russia stockpiles nuclear arsenal amid tensions with US, EU over Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has said his country would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year. Putin’s comment came at the opening of an arms show near Moscow on Tueday, a day after Russian officials denounced a US plan to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states …...

    Russia beefing up nuclear arsenal
    Jun16

    Russia beefing up nuclear arsenal

    President Vladimir Putin said Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal. ||| Kubinka, Russia – President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year, a remark that is likely to increase alarm in the...

    East Ukrainians in rare protest against Russian-backed rebels
    Jun16

    East Ukrainians in rare protest against Russian-backed rebels

    Several hundred Ukrainians in the country’s war-torn east demanded Monday that pro-Russian insurgents remove scores of rocket launchers from crowded city neighbourhoods and stop provoking government fire on their homes. …read more Source: The Sunday...

    Kerry urges Lavrov to respect Ukraine ceasefire
    Jun16

    Kerry urges Lavrov to respect Ukraine ceasefire

    Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday pressed his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov to ensure that Moscow respects the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, …read more Source: The New...

    Russia warns US over weapons on border
    Jun15

    Russia warns US over weapons on border

    Moscow warns of retaliation if US carries out plan to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia’s border ||| Moscow/Warsaw – A plan by Washington to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on Russia’s border would be the most aggressive US act since the Cold War, and Moscow would retaliate by beefing up its...

    News24.com | Ukraine soldier killed, 21 hurt in clashes with separatists
    Jun14

    News24.com | Ukraine soldier killed, 21 hurt in clashes with separatists

    Ukraine’s military says escalating clashes between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents in the separatist east left one Ukrainian soldier dead and 21 injured. …read more Source:...

    War in Ukraine creates no man’s lands
    Jun13

    War in Ukraine creates no man’s lands

    A single crack of an automatic rifle shattered the tomb-like silence of this no-man’s-land village in east Ukraine. The gunshot, fired in error by a j …read more Source: The New...

    News24.com | US accuses Russia of ‘outright lies’ on Ukraine
    Jun12

    News24.com | US accuses Russia of ‘outright lies’ on Ukraine

    Washington’s UN envoy has accused Russia of spinning ‘outright lies’ on Ukraine designed to hide the Kremlin’s direct involvement in a war it launched to thwart Kiev’s pro-Western drive. …read more Source:...

    Putin meets Pope in Italy
    Jun11

    Putin meets Pope in Italy

    Pope Francis has urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to make a “sincere effort” for peace in Ukraine. ||| Rome – Russian President Vladimir Putin used a trip to Italy on Wednesday to press his case against international sanctions and was urged by Pope Francis to make a “sincere effort” for peace in Ukraine.After telling Italian premier...

    Educated Ukrainians flee east Ukraine for new lives in Kiev
    Jun11

    Educated Ukrainians flee east Ukraine for new lives in Kiev

    Alesya Bolot worked for a contemporary arts foundation that converted an abandoned factory into a mecca for young and bright people with daring ideas. …read more Source: The New...

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