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    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Avoid Escalating Tensions With Russia
    Aug13

    Biden Urges Poroshenko To Avoid Escalating Tensions With Russia

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko “to do his part to avoid escalating tensions” with Russia over Crimea, the White House said on August 12. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Upsurge in tensions between Russia, Ukraine
    Aug13

    Upsurge in tensions between Russia, Ukraine

    Russia has warned that it could break diplomatic relations with Kiev following alleged security incidents in Crimea. …read more Source:...

    The US Army’s New Battlefield ‘Big Gun’ Has a Dangerous Defect
    Aug13

    The US Army’s New Battlefield ‘Big Gun’ Has a Dangerous Defect

    Robert Beckhusen Security, Lack of fire suppression is one problem with the M109A7 Paladin. The U.S. Army in the coming years will build hundreds of new mobile howitzers, and largely, the project has been a success. Except there will be a problem if the self-propelled howitzers catch on fire. The Paladin M109A7 PIM — the latest in America’s...

    What is Vladimir Putin up to in Crimea?
    Aug13

    What is Vladimir Putin up to in Crimea?

    By militarising Crimea and accusing Ukraine of terrorism, Russian President is building up tension in the region …read more Source: The...

    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 former Nigerian prostitutes in Rome
    Aug13

    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 former Nigerian prostitutes in Rome

    Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome, including six from Romania, four from Albania, seven from Nigeria Pope Francis on Friday, August 12, visited the Catholic charity that is giving shelter to women rescued from forced prostitution, the Vatican said.Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome,...

    The Rise and Fall of Sergey Ivanov
    Aug13

    The Rise and Fall of Sergey Ivanov

    The most puzzling and unexpected high-profile resignation happened today in the Kremlin. Vladimir Putin dismissed the Chief of his Presidential Administration, his long-time friend and closest of allies, Sergey Ivanov. Formally, Ivanov filed for resignation himself, but in fact not only did he lose his position, he was moved to another post: he...

    Back off America this is OUR conflict – Putin’s man slaps down Obama over Ukraine
    Aug13

    Back off America this is OUR conflict – Putin’s man slaps down Obama over Ukraine

    BELLIGERENT Russian diplomats have told US officials to mind their own business amid an escalating crisis in Crimea, with experts warning that a full-blown conflict looks increasingly likely. …read more Source:...

    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 Nigerian ex-prostitutes, others
    Aug13

    Pope Francis: Pontiff meets 7 Nigerian ex-prostitutes, others

    Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome, including six from Romania, four from Albania, seven from Nigeria Pope Francis on Friday, August 12, visited the Catholic charity that is giving shelter to women rescued from forced prostitution, the Vatican said.Francis met 20 women at the Community Papa Giovanni XXIII in Rome,...

    America’s Addiction to Mercenaries
    Aug13

    America’s Addiction to Mercenaries

    A decade ago, I found myself in a precarious position. I was in Burundi, sipping a Coke with Domitien Ndayizeye, the country’s then-president, U.S. Ambassador Jim Yellin, and several others. We had an emerging catastrophe on our hands.Ten years earlier, the Rwandan genocide left a trail of ash and tears in its wake, claiming 800,000 lives...

    Vladimir Putin threatens to escalate Ukraine conflict
    Aug13

    Vladimir Putin threatens to escalate Ukraine conflict

    The Russian Navy has announced war games in the Black Sea, a day after president Putin accused Ukraine of trying to provoke a conflict over Crimea, which Moscow seized in 2014. …read more Source:...