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    Russia-Backed Forces Could Face Armed Ground Robots in Ukraine Conflict in 2018
    Oct12

    Russia-Backed Forces Could Face Armed Ground Robots in Ukraine Conflict in 2018

    As robotic warfare becomes increasingly normal, experts warn we still have much to learn about the overall implications of the use of this technology. …read more Source:...

    Russia Ukraine: Motorway arch towed out for Crimea bridge
    Oct11

    Russia Ukraine: Motorway arch towed out for Crimea bridge

    The arch is part of Russia’s project to connect Crimea by road and rail across the Black Sea. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia
    Oct11

    Poroshenko Urges PACE Not To Return To ‘Business As Usual ‘With Russia

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has urged the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to keep pressure on Moscow over “the Russian aggression in Ukraine,” urging the assembly not to return to “business as usual” with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU States Agree On ‘Aspiration’ Declaration About Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova
    Oct11

    EU States Agree On ‘Aspiration’ Declaration About Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova

    EU ambassadors have agreed to recognize the European aspirations of Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine, according to a draft statement of next months’ Eastern Partnership summit seen by RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    [Ticker] EU eastern summit to be less enlargement-friendly
    Oct11

    [Ticker] EU eastern summit to be less enlargement-friendly

    EU states plan to “reaffirm the sovereign right of each partner to choose the level of ambition and the goal to which it aspires in its relations with the EU” at a summit with six former Soviet states in November, EUobserver has learnt. The draft summit text, agreed in Brussels on Wednesday, is less enlargement friendly than previous...

    Ukraine nabs two defense officials for alleged graft
    Oct11

    Ukraine nabs two defense officials for alleged graft

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defense minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. …read more Source: Iran...

    Ukraine nabs two defense officials for alleged graft
    Oct11

    Ukraine nabs two defense officials for alleged graft

    Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau has said it had detained a deputy defense minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding. …read more Source:...

    Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO chief urges allies to boost help for Ukraine (AFP)

    Brussels (AFP) – NATO members should step up efforts to help Ukraine in its conflict, the alliance’s former chief said Wednesday, warning that a Russian proposal for a peacekeeping force was a “Trojan horse”. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia’s Security Agency Detains 6 Crimean Tatar Activists
    Oct11

    Russia’s Security Agency Detains 6 Crimean Tatar Activists

    Russia’s domestic security agency said Wednesday it detained six people in Crimea accused of involvement in an extremist organization, a move described by one of the suspects’ lawyer as part of Moscow’s crackdown on the Crimean Tatars. Emil Kurbedinov, a lawyer for one of the six detainees, said that police also rounded up nine...

    Danish Government Proposes Defense Budget Hike to Deter Russia
    Oct11

    Danish Government Proposes Defense Budget Hike to Deter Russia

    The Danish government wants to increase its defense budget by 20 percent over the next five years in response to Russia stepping up military activity in eastern and northern Europe. Much of the West has been troubled by Russia’s actions since its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Black Sea peninsula Crimea and its support for separatist...