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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Think tank: Baltic defense budgets are fastest-growing worldwide  – The Baltic Times
    Oct20

    Think tank: Baltic defense budgets are fastest-growing worldwide – The Baltic Times

    TALLINN- In the aftermath of the Ukraine conflict, the Baltic States’ orders for new defense equipment have doubled and will double …… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Russia holds drills involving ballistic missiles near western border
    Oct20

    Russia holds drills involving ballistic missiles near western border

    Russia has conducted military drills involving modern ballistic missiles near its western border, amid tensions between Moscow and the West over the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: Iran...

    Mystery surrounds deaths of pro-Russian warlords
    Oct20

    Mystery surrounds deaths of pro-Russian warlords

    Pavlov assassination threatens to reignite full-scale fighting in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Financial...

    Russia Carries Out Missile Drills Near NATO Border
    Oct20

    Russia Carries Out Missile Drills Near NATO Border

    Russia has carried out military drills involving its ballistic-missile systems in the west of the country, only around 100 miles from its nearest border with NATO, its Ministry of Defence announced. The drill, involving short-range ballistics system Iskander-M took involved around 100 troops and 20 missile units, at a military range in the city...

    Dutch PM ‘pessimistic’ about solving Ukraine vote conundrum
    Oct20

    Dutch PM ‘pessimistic’ about solving Ukraine vote conundrum

    Prime minister Mark Rutte is not optimistic that a solution can be found to the Dutch rejection of the EU’s… …read more Source:...

    EU leaders lash Russia over Syria but split on sanctions
    Oct20

    EU leaders lash Russia over Syria but split on sanctions

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders lashed out at Russia Thursday, criticizing its backing for the Syrian regime and accusing it of atrocities in the besieged city of Aleppo. “It is vital that we work together to continue to put pressure on Russia to stop its appalling atrocities, its sickening atrocities, in Syria,” British Prime Minister...

    United Kingdom Pardons Thousands of Gay Men Convicted Under Defunct Homophobic Laws
    Oct20

    United Kingdom Pardons Thousands of Gay Men Convicted Under Defunct Homophobic Laws

    91 year-old George Montague who was convicted of gross indecency in 1974, said he would not accept a pardon and wanted an apology. . . LONDON – Great Britain is to pardon thousands of gay and bisexual men who were convicted of crimes under sexual offense laws which have now been abolished, following on from the 2013 exoneration of celebrated...

    Putin “welcomes deployment of armed OSCE observers”
    Oct20

    Putin “welcomes deployment of armed OSCE observers”

    Russian President Vladimir Putin supports the deployment of armed OSCE observers in eastern Ukraine, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov has said.Putin was in Berlin on Wednesday where he spoke about the implementation of the 2015 Minsk peace agreement with French, German, and Ukrainian leaders. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin assesses Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis as positive
    Oct20

    Kremlin assesses Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis as positive

    Peskov said the leaders of Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine “swapped notes” and discussed further work after talks failed last year. …read more Source:...

    Dutch PM not optimistic on deal over EU-Ukraine partnership
    Oct20

    Dutch PM not optimistic on deal over EU-Ukraine partnership

    BRUSSELS – Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said he was not optimistic of reaching a deal over the partnership between the European Union and Ukraine, which was rejected by Dutch voters in a referendum in April. Rutte said this was because he… …read more Source:...