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    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad
    Apr10

    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad

    In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Rota, Spain, on March 29, 2017. Price/U.S. Navy via AP) LUCCA, Italy – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S....

    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?
    Apr10

    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Trump administration officials on Sunday made it clear that Russia must end their support for the Syrian government or its relationship with the United States will continue to dwindle, according to the Washington Post, providing a basis for what talks between Moscow and Washington will resemble this week when...

    Canada and Ukraine sign  defense cooperation agreement
    Apr10

    Canada and Ukraine sign defense cooperation agreement

    OTTAWA – One month after the Canadian government announced a two-year extension of its military training mission in Ukraine, Canada formalized its support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and security through a bilateral defense cooperation agreement both countries’ defense ministers signed here on April 3. “The arrangement will enable us to...

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia
    Apr10

    Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia

    The search for a unified approach to the Syria conflict after last week’s suspected chemical attack looks set to dominate talks between the G7 group of leading nations in Italy on Monday., Foreign ministers will focus on how to pressure Russia to distance itself from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Allies will also be seeking clarity from...

    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé
    Apr10

    Homeless Ukrainian found dead in Loulé

    An investigation is underway in Loulé after a 54-year-old Ukrainian man was found dead in a makeshift carpark . The man, who was apparently homeless and living in a car, was found early this morning with various injuries, particularly to his face. He was allegedly discovered by two friends who maintain he was alive at the time, and told them he...

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield
    Apr10

    The Balkans Will Be America and Russia’s Next (Virtual) Battlefield

    James Jay Carafano Security, Europe If Putin wants to stir up trouble anywhere else, it’s the obvious place to start. U.S. interest in the Balkans has waxed and waned. It is time for wax on. The Balkans have been on America’s back burner since the end of the Clinton era. Investing some attention and exerting some influence on the...

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to Stop Backing Assad
    Apr10

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to Stop Backing Assad

    LUCCA, Italy — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response, with participants aiming to pressure Russia to end its support for President Bashar Assad. Last week’s nerve gas attack in the rebel-held town of...

    Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission:  Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’
    Apr10

    Tillerson at NATO-Ukraine Commission: Our ‘support for Ukraine remains steadfast’

    BRUSSELS – Addressing the NATO-Ukraine Commission on March 31, U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson made it clear that the United States and NATO “stand firm in our support of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity” and underscored, “We do not, and will not, accept Russian efforts to change the borders of territory of Ukraine.”...

    Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns
    Apr10

    Ukraine’s central bank chief resigns

    Valeriya Gontareva resigns after pressure from tycoons whose banks she closed for illegal activities. …read more Source:...

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels
    Apr10

    Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds Cold War levels

    BERLIN: Recent Russian naval activity in Europe exceeds levels seen during the Cold War, a top US and Nato military officer said, voicing concern that the distributed nature of the deployments could end up “splitting and distracting” the transatlantic alliance. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard, who heads Nato’s Allied Joint Force...