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    Georgian President: West Awakening to Russian Security Threat in Historic ‘Moment’
    Mar16

    Georgian President: West Awakening to Russian Security Threat in Historic ‘Moment’

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is calling for American and European leaders to capitalize on what he calls a palpable, growing international consensus about the scope, magnitude and immediacy of national security threats posed by Russian election interference and suspected assassination attempts on foreign soil. “There is a ‘now...

    4 years since annexation of Crimea: Georgia supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity
    Mar16

    4 years since annexation of Crimea: Georgia supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity

    Georgia supports the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders and condemns the so called referendum conducted in Crimea four years ago Georgian Foreign Ministry said in a statement released today on the fourth anniversary of the annexation of the Crimea …read more Source:...

    Georgian MFA: Crimea Annexation ‘Disregards’ International Law
    Mar16

    Georgian MFA: Crimea Annexation ‘Disregards’ International Law

    The Foreign Ministry issued a statement regarding the four-year anniversary of Crimea annexation. …read more Source:...

    Minister Karakachanov confirms: MIG-29 jets will be repaired by Russian producer
    Mar16

    Minister Karakachanov confirms: MIG-29 jets will be repaired by Russian producer

    Bulgarian Minister of Defense Krassimir Karakachanov has confirmed there was a framework agreement for the repairs of the MiG-29 jet fighters of the Bulgarian Armed Forces. The agreement will soon be signed directly with the Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG.Procedures for appealing the agreement by a Ukrainian company have been closed. Business...

    Exclusive: Russian billions slip through Latvia’s loose net
    Mar16

    Exclusive: Russian billions slip through Latvia’s loose net

    RIGA: Latvia launched just 85 money-laundering investigations in 2017 even though its banks flagged 17,900 suspect transactions, data seen by Reuters shows, highlighting the challenge the Baltic state faces in repairing its tarnished reputation. Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis has vowed to invest more in monitoring banks after the United States...

    Mikser: Crimea is part of Ukraine
    Mar16

    Mikser: Crimea is part of Ukraine

    Four years after a referendum was staged in Crimea as the basis for its illegal annexation by Russia, Minister of Foreign Affairs Sven Mikser (SDE) released a statement condemning the annexation and expressing continued support for Ukraine and its territorial integrity. …read more Source:...

    Armenian Catholicos to visit Ukraine
    Mar16

    Armenian Catholicos to visit Ukraine

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    Russia blamed for cyber attacks on US energy grids
    Mar16

    Russia blamed for cyber attacks on US energy grids

    WASHINGTON: The Trump administration on Thursday blamed the Russian government for a campaign of cyber attacks stretching back at least two years that targeted the US power grid, marking the first time the United States has publicly accused Moscow of hacking into American energy infrastructure. Beginning in March 2016, or possibly earlier,...

    US taking steps to extradite Nazi war crimes suspect to Poland
    Mar16

    US taking steps to extradite Nazi war crimes suspect to Poland

    American authorities have asked three medical experts to determine whether a 99-year-old Minnesota man can travel to Poland to face trial on charges that he was involved in Nazi war crimes during World War II. Ukrainian-born Michael Karkoc, who lives in Minneapolis, was identified by The Associated Press in 2013 as a former commander of…...

    Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world
    Mar16

    Politics: Weapons sales are on the rise — here are the top 10 countries exporting arms around the world

    International weapons sales have steadily increased since 2000. The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute recently published its 2017 “Trends In International Arms Transfers” report, which details the 25 largest weapons exporters between 2013 and 2017. The report, which also lists the 40 largest importers, found that...