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    Baltic states seek more NATO help ahead of Russian exercise
| Reuters
    Feb09

    Baltic states seek more NATO help ahead of Russian exercise | Reuters

    By Andrius Sytas | VILNIUS VILNIUS The Baltic states will press the United States and NATO to take additional security measures in the region ahead of a large Russian military exercise planned for September, Lithuania’s president said on Thursday.NATO has already started to deploy four battle groups of about 1,000 soldiers each to the...

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace
    Feb09

    UK, France Scramble Jets to Monitor Russian Bombers Near Their Airspace

    Britain said Thursday that it had scrambled an unspecified number of Typhoon aircraft to monitor two Russian Blackjack bombers that flew near British airspace. The incident was the latest example of Russian jets flying near to Britain, often as a way of testing the response time of their British counterparts. “We can confirm that quick...

    Does Ukraine feel abandoned by West?
    Feb09

    Does Ukraine feel abandoned by West?

    When Nikki Haley delivered her maiden speech before the UN Security Council last week, a collective dropping of jaws might have been heard both in European capitals and in the offices of multilateral institutions such as NATO. …read more Source:...

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’ — and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now
    Feb09

    Putin orders Russia’s air force to prepare for a ‘time of war’ — and NATO doesn’t stand a chance right now

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has again scrambled his jets in a snap military drill meant to prepare his air force for a "time of war." “In accordance with the decision by the Armed Forces Supreme Commander, a snap check of the Aerospace Forces began to evaluate readiness of the control agencies and troops to carry out combat...

    Greek PM visits Kiev with Russia message
    Feb09

    Greek PM visits Kiev with Russia message

    On a visit to Ukraine Thursday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for all sides to implement the Minsk Protocol and insisted that Greece has no intention of breaking ranks within the European Union over sanctions against Russia. …read more Source:...

    NATO offers unanimous support for Ukraine amid renewed violence
    Feb09

    NATO offers unanimous support for Ukraine amid renewed violence

    Eric DuVallFeb. 9 (UPI) — All 28 NATO states pledged their support for Ukraine in the face of renewed violence by Russian-backed separatists in the worst fighting in the region in years. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO backs Ukraine as clashes surge
    Feb09

    NATO backs Ukraine as clashes surge

    The recent fighting was the worst in two years, with OSCE monitors reporting more than 10,000 violations of the Minsk ceasefire accords on one day, she said. …read more Source: World...

    Trump and Trudeau to meet next week
    Feb09

    Trump and Trudeau to meet next week

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is heading to Washington, D.C. for his first face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump, the political force that embodies the philosophical antithesis of the Canadian leader’s political career. Trudeau’s office put to rest weeks of speculation over when, exactly, the two figures would meet on...

    The life of a jobbing model at NY fashion week
    Feb09

    The life of a jobbing model at NY fashion week

    Catherine TRIOMPHE | Bibi Shapirova, 22, from Kazakhstan (L) and Arina Lubiteleva, 19, from Ukraine pose for photos on February 8, 2017 in New York -AFP photo NEW YORK: Three young models looking to make their mark at New York fashion week explain what it takes to be a jobbing model in the frenzied world of shows and castings. Krystall Schott,...

    Is renewed fighting in Ukraine linked to Trump taking office?
    Feb09

    Is renewed fighting in Ukraine linked to Trump taking office?

    Heavy fighting flared up recently in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian soldiers. But is it linked to Donald Trump’s taking office? …read more Source:...