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    Dispute with Ukraine prompts Russian Navy to sell some of its frigates to India
    Aug10

    Dispute with Ukraine prompts Russian Navy to sell some of its frigates to India

    The Indian Navy will receive three new Admiral Grigorovich-class frigates from Russia by 2018, the defence publication Janes reports, citing sources. The three frigates had been scheduled to join the Russian Navy’s fleet in the Black Sea. But the dispute with Ukraine left the three frigates without marine-gas turbine engines, Janes pointed...

    Kingdom urges UN to protect families in Aleppo
    Aug10

    Kingdom urges UN to protect families in Aleppo

    United Nations — Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to UN Abdullah Al-Moallemi has appealed to the Security Council to provide immediate protection to civilians and children in Aleppo and other Syrian cities. Addressing an informal UN meeting on Aleppo on Monday evening, Moallemi urged the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian...

    After Ukraine appeared to quit in Olympic gymnastics final, team member explains… sort of
    Aug09

    After Ukraine appeared to quit in Olympic gymnastics final, team member explains… sort of

    Ukraine offered a medical explanation Tuesday for why it appeared to quit while competing in the men’s team gymnastics final Monday at Rio Olympic Park. It was a stunning and, to gymnastics commentators, outrageous sight when the team willingly took scores of zero in the eight-team final, ensuring a last-place finish. Three athletes from...

    Forecast: Armenia will be driven into a platform of unpopular decisions
    Aug09

    Forecast: Armenia will be driven into a platform of unpopular decisions

    Considering the series of Vladimir Putin’s meetings with Ilham Aliyev, Recep Erdogan, and Serzh Sargsyan on August 8,9, and 10, it appears that Armenia will be driven into a format of unpopular decisions soon. Alexey Kolomiets, President of the Kiev-based Center of European and Transatlantic Studies, made such statement to ArmInfo....

    Ukraine says no ‘critical’ need for new IMF aid
    Aug09

    Ukraine says no ‘critical’ need for new IMF aid

    KIEV – Ukraine’s finance minister has said the conflict-hit nation had no “critical” need for IMF funding as the global lender continues delaying the payout of billions of dollars in aid. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Andy Murray reaches third round of the Olympic Games
    Aug09

    Andy Murray reaches third round of the Olympic Games

    RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 9, 2016 (AFP) – Defending champion Andy Murray raced into the Olympic Games third round Tuesday, blitzing close friend Juan Monaco of Argentina 6-3, 6-1.World number two Murray is looking to make the most of the shock opening round exit of top seed Novak Djokovic and become the first man to win two singles golds.The...

    This Is What Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Would Mean For Germany
    Aug09

    This Is What Trump’s ‘America First’ Policy Would Mean For Germany

    Donald Trump is branding his foreign policy with the slogan: “America First.” He has decided that he wants the U.S. to focus on its own problems. During the fourth Republican GOP debate in November 2015, he said: “We have to get smart. We can’t continue to be the policemen of the world. We owe $19 trillion, we have a...

    Moscow Prefers Republicans
    Aug09

    Moscow Prefers Republicans

    It’s not just The Donald. Since World War II the Kremlin generally has seen most Republican presidents more benignly than their Democratic counterparts. Russian leaders generally believe Republicans are less wedded to unfriendly ideologies, such as human rights, and are more pragmatic. And when a Republican cuts a deal, they believe, it is...

    Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Try To Reignite Their ‘Bromance’
    Aug09

    Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan Try To Reignite Their ‘Bromance’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ended their nearly year-long spat with a two-hour chat in St Petersburg on Tuesday, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported. While their countries are far from allies, Putin and Erdogan’s relationship has often been described as a political “bromance.” But...

    New commander in place for Canada’s Joint Task Force-Ukraine
    Aug09

    New commander in place for Canada’s Joint Task Force-Ukraine

    The Canadian Forces announced today that the new commander of Joint Task Force-Ukraine, Lieutenant-Colonel Wayne Niven, assumed command from Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Arsenault during a ceremony at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, as part of Operation Unifier. Op Unifier is Canada’s military training...