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NATO chief demands Russian ‘transparency’ on war games
Aug26

NATO chief demands Russian ‘transparency’ on war games

A soldier fires a portable air defense rocket during international war games Russia hosted in 2015/AFP-File WARSAW, Poland, Aug 25 – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Friday urged the Kremlin to comply with rules on transparency as Russia geared up for huge military exercises along the alliance’s eastern flank next month....

Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’
Aug26

Ukrainian Troops Kill Over 30 People in Donbass Amid ‘Harvest Ceasefire’

DONETSK (Sputnik) — The killings occurred amid the so-called “harvest ceasefire.” It was agreed upon on June 21 by a trilateral contact group, composed of Russian, Ukrainian and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) mediators, and was expected to last from June 24 to August 31. “Within the ‘harvest ceasefire’ period...

UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid
Aug26

UEFA 2017/18 Champions League Draw – Tottenham to face defending team Real Madrid

Tottenham will face defending champions, Real Madrid in the Champions League group stages. Spurs were drawn in Group H alongside the Spanish giants, German side Borussia Dortmund and Apoel of Cyprus. Spurs start at Wembley against Dortmund, before travelling to Cyprus and Spain. They then host Real and visit Germany before ending the group stage...

Europa League Draw: Arsenal Drawn In Group H Against Cologne, Others [See Full List]
Aug26

Europa League Draw: Arsenal Drawn In Group H Against Cologne, Others [See Full List]

Arsenal have been drawn in group H alongside BATE Borisov, Cologne and Red Star Belgrade in the 2017/2018 Europa league draw held in Monaco on Friday, August 25. The Gunners begin a European campaign outside of the Champions League for the first time since the 1997/1998 season. AC Milan have been drawn against Austria Vienna, Rijeka and AEK...

UEFA Champions League Draw: Real Madrid, Spurs In Same Group [See Full List]
Aug25

UEFA Champions League Draw: Real Madrid, Spurs In Same Group [See Full List]

The defending champions, Real Madrid, have been placed in the same group as Borussia Dortmund of Germany and Tottenham Hotspur of England in the UEFA Champions League draw held on Thursday, August 24. Juventus and Barcelona, who met in the final in 2015, have also been placed in the same group. [VIDEO] Cristiano Ronaldo Wins UEFA Best Player...

Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective
Aug25

Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective

BERLIN (Sputnik) — Berlin hopes that the new ceasefire agreement in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region will work effectively and be “more than a verbal statement,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday in a statement, published on the ministry’s website. On Wednesday, the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine held a meeting...

NATO Chief Says 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games 
Aug25

NATO Chief Says 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games 

WARSAW – NATO’s chief says the military alliance will send two experts to attend Russia’s war games with Belarus, after Minsk invited them to take part. The war games, known as Zapad (West in Russian) and starting on Sept. 14, have raised tensions between NATO and Russia. Zapad will see thousands of troops and equipment from Russia...

Kiev Forces Attempted to Capture DPR Militia Positions Near Donetsk
Aug21

Kiev Forces Attempted to Capture DPR Militia Positions Near Donetsk

DONETSK (Sputnik) — Basurin added that the attempted attacks on DPR positions were accompanied by shelling of Donetsk outskirts. He also recommended for the command of Kiev forces to comply with the Minsk agreements. “Ahead of the Independence Day of Ukraine, subdivisions of the 57th separate mechanized infantry brigade … attempted to capture our...

eNCA | Ukraine arrests Frenchman wanted in ‘fake CEO’ scam
Aug20

eNCA | Ukraine arrests Frenchman wanted in ‘fake CEO’ scam

French judicial sources and a lawyer for Gilbert Chikli, a 51-year-old Frenchman, said an extradition hearing would be held on Sunday after he was detained. …read more Source:...

Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc
Aug20

Ukrainian climber found dead on Mont Blanc

A Ukrainian climber was found dead on Mont Blanc on Saturday, a day after setting off to scale western Europe’s highest peak, rescuers said. The 42-year-old became trapped in an overnight storm on the 4,810-metre (15,780-foot) mountain. The climber had alerted mountain rescuers that he was in trouble, but they could not come to his aid...

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