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    [Ticker] Sweden boosts defence budget
    Mar14

    [Ticker] Sweden boosts defence budget

    Sweden will increase its defence spending by 500 million Swedish Krona (€52.5 million) this year, defence minister Peter Hultqvist said on Monday. He argued that it was important for the country, which is not a Nato member, to respond to “a deterioration of the security situation” due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and other...

    Russia chose a wheelchair-confined singer for Eurovision. Ukraine might arrest her.
    Mar14

    Russia chose a wheelchair-confined singer for Eurovision. Ukraine might arrest her.

    Kiev said Russian singer Yulia Samoylova broke the law by touring Crimea in 2015. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Azerbaijan to open Trade House in Kiev
    Mar14

    Azerbaijan to open Trade House in Kiev

    Ukranian PM Vladimir Groysman met with Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy Shahin Mustafayev who is on an official visit to Kiev. …read more Source:...

    State security arrests armed activists in eastern Ukraine
    Mar14

    State security arrests armed activists in eastern Ukraine

    Both sides of the conflict had agreed that the activists’ blockade threatened power supplies in the region. A group of opposition lawmakers and nationalists accused the separatists of funding illegal activitities. …read more Source:...

    State security arrests armed activists in eastern Ukraine
    Mar14

    State security arrests armed activists in eastern Ukraine

    Both sides of the conflict had agreed that the activists’ blockade threatened power supplies in the region. A group of opposition lawmakers and nationalists accused the separatists of funding illegal activitities. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Trump: US president cancels meeting with Merkel over snowstorms
    Mar14

    Trump: US president cancels meeting with Merkel over snowstorms

    The meeting between the two leaders have now been postponed to Friday, the White House said on Monday. The expected meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday has been cancelled due to the looming massive winter storm in parts of U.S.The meeting between the two leaders have now been postponed to...

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit
    Mar14

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine, which is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is considering banning Russia’s competitor because she has performed in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Ukraine’s state security service SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit
    Mar14

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine, which is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is considering banning Russia’s competitor because she has performed in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Ukraine’s state security service SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Police Arrest At Least 43 Activists Blockading Trade With East
    Mar14

    Ukrainian Police Arrest At Least 43 Activists Blockading Trade With East

    Ukrainian police have arrested several dozen activists who were blocking trade with eastern areas held by pro-Russia separatists, officials and activists said late March 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Despite small hike, Canada’s defence spending among lowest in NATO
    Mar14

    Despite small hike, Canada’s defence spending among lowest in NATO

    OTTAWA – The Liberal government sought to deflect criticism about Canada’s overall defence spending Monday by pointing to new NATO figures showing a mysterious boost in investments for military equipment last year. The comments came as NATO’s top official threw down the gauntlet by calling on all members to spend more on their...