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    IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age
    May27

    IMF Tranche to Kiev Not Happening Unless Kiev Sells Off Land, Raises Pension Age

    IMF officials’ latest fact-finding mission to Ukraine has concluded with some unpleasant news for Kiev. On Friday, a press statement put out on behalf of IMF Ukraine mission chief Ron van Rooden indicated that Ukraine would not be getting its next, fifth loan tranche until lawmakers approved the pension and land reform measures which the...

    President Kenyatta due to deliver ‘long-overdue’ address to G7
    May27

    President Kenyatta due to deliver ‘long-overdue’ address to G7

    President Kenyatta and Trump exchanged pleasantries at a concert in Italy/PSCUNAIROBI, Kenya, May 27 – President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Saturday expected to deliver a historic speech at the G7 Summit in Italy in what he describe as the long overdue inclusion of Africa in global decision making processes. President Kenyatta has been invited to speak...

    Politics: Russia just released this video of its elite Spetsnaz taking over a cargo ship
    May26

    Politics: Russia just released this video of its elite Spetsnaz taking over a cargo ship

    The video shows Spetsnaz troops storming the ship by air and sea, and then clearing the decks and halls. Russia just released a video of their elite Spetsnaz forces simulating a drilling rig rescue in Crimea — the region of Ukraine that Moscow illegally annexed in 2014. The training simulation was performed as “a response to the current...

    Politics: ‘Putin will be thrilled’: Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt ‘a major blow’ to the alliance
    May25

    Politics: ‘Putin will be thrilled’: Former NATO ambassadors say Trump just dealt ‘a major blow’ to the alliance

    President Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's founding document. President Donald Trump drew backlash Thursday after he did not explicitly endorse Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s founding document during his summit with NATO...

    Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy
    May25

    Civilians in East Ukraine Live Without Proper Medical Care – Russian UN Envoy

    UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) — He added that Russia continues to provide large-scale assistance to people in the region and noted that calls by humanitarian groups and human rights organizations to stop the blockade have not changed Ukraine’s policy. “As a result of the blockade imposed by Kiev over the last three years, civilians in the region...

    Exceptional Security: Goals of Russian FSB Spetsnaz Drills in Crimea (VIDEO)
    May25

    Exceptional Security: Goals of Russian FSB Spetsnaz Drills in Crimea (VIDEO)

    The maneuvers involved combat swimmers and paratroopers as well as armored vehicles, amphibious boats, drones and advanced reconnaissance equipment. “The results of the first stage of the exercise prove that FSB special purpose units are well prepared for counterterrorist missions at maritime facilities of different types,” the FSB reported in a...

    Politics: Russian officials bragged about how well they knew Trump’s advisers
    May25

    Politics: Russian officials bragged about how well they knew Trump’s advisers

    The Russian conversations centered on two top Trump campaign advisers. US spies were able to capture discussions revealing that senior Russian intelligence and government officials sought to sway Donald Trump’s opinion of Russia by way of his advisers, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing several current and former American...

    Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist
    May25

    Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist

    A craft brewery in Ukraine has cashed in on the frenzy surrounding Donald Trump’s possible campaign links to Russia by bottling a lager with a label featuring the US president and Vladimir Putin peeking from behind. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist
    May25

    Ukraine brews up Trump beer with a Putin twist

    A craft brewery in Ukraine has cashed in on the frenzy surrounding Donald Trump’s possible campaign links to Russia by bottling a lager with a label featuring the US president and Vladimir Putin peeking from behind. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Ready to Exchange Over 200 Prisoners in Donbass – SBU
    May25

    Ukraine Ready to Exchange Over 200 Prisoners in Donbass – SBU

    KIEV (Sputnik) — In 2014, Kiev launched a military operation against self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and neighboring People’s Republic of Lugansk, when they refused to recognize the new Ukrainian government that came to power after a coup. “We have prepared for the exchange, I will tell the truth that we are ready to...

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