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    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains Nato funding
    Mar23

    After Trump tweet, Pentagon chief explains Nato funding

    WASHINGTON: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis told lawmakers Wednesday that Nato does not track “past money owed,” days after President Donald Trump claimed Germany has shortchanged the alliance by massive amounts. “I cannot give you an accounting for past money owed, because that’s not the way we do that in Nato,”...

    Ukraine bans Russian Eurovision contender
    Mar23

    Ukraine bans Russian Eurovision contender

    Singer Yulia Samoylova is barred from the song contest in May because of her trip to Russian-annexed Crimea in 2015 One-Minute Read Thursday, March 23, 2017 – 12:10pm See related Eurovision hopeful Mira Awad under fire …read more Source: The...

    Ex-Russian Lawmaker Killed in Kiev as Ukraine Probes Arms Depot Blast
    Mar23

    Ex-Russian Lawmaker Killed in Kiev as Ukraine Probes Arms Depot Blast

    From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English. A former lawmaker of the Russian State Duma and key witness in a treason case against Ukraine’s ousted leader Viktor … continue reading Ex-Russian Lawmaker Killed in Kiev as Ukraine Probes Arms Depot Blast …read more Source: ASHARQ...

    Ukraine calls depot explosion an act of sabotage
    Mar23

    Ukraine calls depot explosion an act of sabotage

    The munitions and arms housed in the depot were used by Ukrainian troops fighting insurgents. …read more Source: AL...

    The Morning Vertical, March 23, 2017
    Mar23

    The Morning Vertical, March 23, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkish man caught smuggling baby lion cub from Ukraine
    Mar23

    Turkish man caught smuggling baby lion cub from Ukraine

    A Turkish man has been caught while attempting to smuggle a one month-old lion cub from Ukraine to Turkey, Doğan News Agency reported on March 23. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev

    Denis Voronenkov, a former Russian MP, was killed in the centre of Kiev on Thursday, police said. The 45-year-old was shot dead by un unidentified man outside a hotel in the Ukrainian capital, the AP reported. His bodyguard was injured in the attack. Voronenkov, a former member of Russia’s Communist Party, moved to Ukraine from...

    Ukraine: Mass evacuations after weapons depot blast
    Mar23

    Ukraine: Mass evacuations after weapons depot blast

    Some 20,000 people were being evacuated on Thursday after explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine, in what is being treated as an act of sabotage. …read more Source:...

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine
    Mar23

    Former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Ukraine

    A former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was shot and killed in Kiev Thursday in what Ukrainian police described as a contract hit probably ordered by Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: police
    Mar23

    Exiled former Russian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: police

    A former Russian lawmaker and key witness in a treason case against Ukraine’s ousted leader Viktor Yanukovich was shot dead in broad daylight outside a hotel in central Kiev Thursday, police said …read more Source: The Daily...