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    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure
    Feb11

    NATO says it sees sharp rise in Russian disinformation since Crimea seizure

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO accused Russia of escalating a disinformation campaign since the Kremlin’s 2014 seizure of Ukraine’s Crimea region, saying Russian websites such as Sputnik and RT had posted false stories, the alliance’s spokeswoman said on Saturday. …read more Source: Libya...

    France watches skies for Russian wargames, domestic drone threat
    Feb11

    France watches skies for Russian wargames, domestic drone threat

    LYON-MONT VERDUN AIRBASE, France – From close-up encounters with Russian warplanes to the threat of attacks from lightweight drones, France’s air force is on alert on two fronts as it confronts a return to Cold War shadow-boxing and heightened domestic security concerns., In the latest alert involving European airspace, the French air...

    In Ukraine: Two years since peace deal, war simmers
    Feb11

    In Ukraine: Two years since peace deal, war simmers

    Two years have passed since the signing of a deal aimed at ending the war in Ukraine but the bloody conflict has rumbled on — at the cost of another 5,000 lives. Two years have passed since the signing of a deal aimed at ending the war in Ukraine but the bloody conflict has rumbled on — at the cost of another 5,000 lives.The Minsk II...

    Italy Seeks Russia’s Help to Stabilize Libya, End Migrant Crisis
    Feb10

    Italy Seeks Russia’s Help to Stabilize Libya, End Migrant Crisis

    From a flimsy rubber dinghy drifting 16 kilometers off Tripoli, the Libyan coast guard rescued more than 100 migrants this week, including a baby just a few weeks old. Close to 9,500 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean already this year — putting 2017 on course to be a record year. The European Union agreed this month to give the Tripoli...

    Eastern Ukraine witnessed ‘most violent’ week in over a year, says OSCE
    Feb10

    Eastern Ukraine witnessed ‘most violent’ week in over a year, says OSCE

    Violence in eastern Ukraine peaked with more than 10,000 ceasefire violations a day, NATO officials said, citing monitors. The EU has announced a disbursement of 600 million euros to Kyiv for pursuing democratic reforms. …read more Source:...

    [PHOTOS] Tears Flow Freely At The Burial Of 24-Year-Old Ukraine Trained Nigerian Medical Doctor In Warri
    Feb10

    [PHOTOS] Tears Flow Freely At The Burial Of 24-Year-Old Ukraine Trained Nigerian Medical Doctor In Warri

    The remains of 24-year-old Nigerian medical doctor, Dr. Nancy Oghenetega Appih who on January 31 after a brief illness gave up the ghost has been finally laid to rest in Warri. Nancy who after graduating from Ivana-Frankivsk National Medical Univeristy in Ukraine on June 24, 2016 returned to the country immediately after her graduation and...

    A Timeline of US-China Developments Since Trump’s Election
    Feb10

    A Timeline of US-China Developments Since Trump’s Election

    President Donald Trump agreed to honor the longstanding “one China” policy in a phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping, a major diplomatic boost for Beijing which brooks no criticism of its claim to neighboring Taiwan. The following are some of the major developments in U.S.-Sino relations since Trump won the U.S. presidential...

    La Liga: League wants legal action in Zozulia scandal
    Feb10

    La Liga: League wants legal action in Zozulia scandal

    The 27-year-old spent just 24 hours on loan at the club from Spanish rivals Real Betis before being recalled. The Spanish football league on Thursday said they were pursuing legal action against 10 fans of Rayo Vallecano who accused Ukrainian international Roman Zozulia of having “neo-Nazi” sympathies.Zozulia, 27, spent just 24 hours...

    Baltic States Seek More NATO Help Ahead of Russian Exercise
    Feb10

    Baltic States Seek More NATO Help Ahead of Russian Exercise

    The Baltic states will press the United States and NATO to take additional security measures in the region ahead of a large Russian military exercise planned for September, Lithuania’s president said on Thursday. NATO has already started to deploy four battle groups of about 1,000 soldiers each to the Baltic states and Poland, part of...

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia
    Feb09

    Some Republican Senators Want Trump to Take Tough Stance on Russia

    Nine Republican senators have signed a letter calling on President Donald Trump to take a tough stance when dealing with Russia, though they did encourage the president to “seek common ground.” The letter, spearheaded by Senator Corey Gardner and signed by several other high-profile Republicans, including John Cornyn and Lindsey Graham, said it...

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