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Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines
Dec21

Exclusive: U.S.-supplied drones disappoint Ukraine at the front lines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Millions of dollars’ worth of U.S.-supplied drones that Kiev had hoped would help in its war against Russian-backed separatists have proven ineffective against jamming and hacking, Ukrainian officials say. …read more Source: Libya...

Russia criticizes Dutch over U.S. tanks, Crimean treasure
Dec21

Russia criticizes Dutch over U.S. tanks, Crimean treasure

MOSCOW (Reuters), – Russia criticized the Netherlands on Wednesday for allowing the United States to begin stocking tanks there, and for a court ruling that ordered Crimean treasures on loan to a Dutch museum to be returned to Ukraine rather than Russia. …read more Source: Libya...

Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona
Dec21

Stolen Paintings Recovered in Ukraine Return to Verona

VERONA, Italy — Italy’s culture minister is returning home from Ukraine on Wednesday with 17 paintings, including works by Tintoretto, Rubens and Mantegna, stolen from a Verona museum in an audacious heist last year and later recovered by Ukrainian officials. Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko handed over the paintings to Culture Minister...

Russia condemns Netherlands over U.S. military cooperation
Dec21

Russia condemns Netherlands over U.S. military cooperation

MOSCOW (Reuters), – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday condemned the Netherlands for allowing the United States to advance deploy military hardware on its soil and said a Dutch court ruling that ordered Crimean treasures returned to Ukraine was unfriendly. …read more Source: Libya...

France likely to seek EU sanctions against DR Congo’s Kabila

Congolese president has refused to step down at the end of his mandate; at least 19 people have been reported dead in street protests. …read more Source: The...

US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
Dec21

US sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

The measures come a month before US President Barack Obama hands over power to President-elect Donald Trump. …read more Source: Eyewitness...

U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine
Dec20

U.S. sanctions companies, people over Russia actions in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday blacklisted seven people and eight companies and government enterprises over Russia’s annexation of Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine, the U.S. Treasury said in a statement. …read more Source: Libya...

Ukraine investigates suspected cyber attack on Kiev power grid
Dec20

Ukraine investigates suspected cyber attack on Kiev power grid

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine is investigating a suspected cyber attack on Kiev’s power grid at the weekend, the latest in a series of strikes on its energy and financial infrastructure, the head of the state-run power distributor said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Libya...

Pulse List: Top 5 highest paid African players in Ligue 1
Dec20

Pulse List: Top 5 highest paid African players in Ligue 1

Pulse list of the top five highest paid African players in French senior division, Ligue 1. The French Ligue 1 for years has been a regular hub for African footballers and on this list we break down the top five biggest earners from the continent. All figures published on this list are from French sports daily L’Equipe.1. Nicolas...

NATO: Security body urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce
Dec20

NATO: Security body urges Russia to prod Ukraine rebels to honour truce

Provisions in the ceasefire deal call for the withdrawal of heavy weaponry from the regions of Donetsk and Lugansk. NATO on Monday urged Russia to use its clout with insurgents in eastern Ukraine to make a troubled truce stick, as the two sides held talks to defuse the worst tensions since the Cold War.But NATO said gaps with Moscow remained wide...

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