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    In Poland: Right-wing govt ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul
    Feb23

    In Poland: Right-wing govt ousts 90 percent of top brass in defence overhaul

    About 90 percent of Poland's top military brass have been replaced in an overhaul launched by the rightwing government, the defence ministry said Wednesday. About 90 percent of Poland’s top military brass have been replaced in an overhaul launched by the rightwing government, the defence ministry said Wednesday.Several leading generals...

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai
    Feb23

    Kerber moves closer to top ranking comeback in Dubai

    DUBAI (AFP) – Angelique Kerber dominated Monica Puig 6-2, 6-3 in barely an hour at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Wednesday to move a step closer to returning to the number one ranking.The top-seeded German who held the top WTA spot in 2016 before Serena Williams took it back in September, could regain the number one ranking were she to...

    China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Complete (And 4 More Could Be Coming)
    Feb23

    China’s Second Aircraft Carrier Is Almost Complete (And 4 More Could Be Coming)

    Dave Majumdar Security, Asia Should Washington and Tokyo be worried? According to Chinese state media, Beijing’s first domestically built carrier is nearing completion at Dalian. The vessel—which is expected to become operational in 2020—will be launched soon. Thereafter, the new carrier will spend roughly the next two years being outfitted...

    Why Belarus Can’t Afford to Be the New Ukraine
    Feb23

    Why Belarus Can’t Afford to Be the New Ukraine

    Nikolay Pakhomov Politics, Eurasia Is it too late for Lukashenko to defy Russia? On February 3 Belarusian president Aleksandr Lukashenko launched the fiercest of his rhetorical attacks against Russia—a country that has been financially underpinning Lukashenko’s regime. Despite the audacious comments of the Belarusian leader, there is little...

    Who Is Paul Manafort’s Man In Kyiv? An Interview With Konstantin Kilimnik
    Feb23

    Who Is Paul Manafort’s Man In Kyiv? An Interview With Konstantin Kilimnik

    An elusive Ukrainian associate of Paul Manafort said he briefed the former campaign chairman for U.S. President Donald Trump on Ukraine during last year’s presidential race. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Syria And Ukraine, Russia Positions Itself As Solution To Problems It Created
    Feb23

    In Syria And Ukraine, Russia Positions Itself As Solution To Problems It Created

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    Ukraine Right-wing Groups Rally Against Government
    Feb23

    Ukraine Right-wing Groups Rally Against Government

    A few thousand Ukrainians rallied Wednesday to demand a change of political leadership in a demonstration that coincided with the third anniversary of the ousting of pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych amid mass street protests. The rally was organized by three right-wing parties who accuse the government of being too weak and conciliatory in...

    Russia acknowledges propaganda force meant to wage information warfare against the West
    Feb23

    Russia acknowledges propaganda force meant to wage information warfare against the West

    "Propaganda needs to be clever, smart and efficient," said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu in reference to the new unit. The Russian Defense Ministry has formalized its information-warfare efforts with a dedicated propaganda division, Russian state-run media said on Wednesday, the Associated Press reports. “Propaganda needs...

    Canada’s military considering its next moves in Iraq, Ukraine and possibly Africa
    Feb23

    Canada’s military considering its next moves in Iraq, Ukraine and possibly Africa

    Canada’s military is facing a critical few weeks as the federal government weighs renewed deployments to Iraq and Ukraine, ponders the fate of a long-awaited peace mission, lays out a new vision for the armed forces and decides the budget to pay for it all. It all sets the stage for what promises to be a busy year for Canadian soldiers —...

    Canada’s military considering its next moves in Iraq, Ukraine and possibly Africa
    Feb23

    Canada’s military considering its next moves in Iraq, Ukraine and possibly Africa

    Donald Trump’s election, Ottawa’s budget and a policy review has overshadowed looming decisions on our troop deployments around the world. …read more Source: Toronto...