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    NATO Chief Says Helping Partners’ Armed Forces Is Crucial
    Jul08

    NATO Chief Says Helping Partners’ Armed Forces Is Crucial

    WARSAW, Poland—The NATO military alliance doesn’t only need to reinforce its own armed forces, it also must also come to the aid of partner nations in the Middle East and North Africa that are threatened by extremist violence, NATO’s chief said Friday. “For our nations to be safe, it’s not enough to keep our defenses strong, we...

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia
    Jul08

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm against Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama has urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defence alliance. “The special relationship between the US and the UK will endure. I have no doubt that …read...

    Russian state media: NATO like a ‘kindergarten teacher’
    Jul08

    Russian state media: NATO like a ‘kindergarten teacher’

    As leaders from the 28-member NATO alliance gather in Poland, Russian state media has pounced on comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel that security in Europe can only be ensured by keeping Moscow on-side. The military alliance’s posture toward Russia since its annexation of Crimea in 2014 has been increasingly aggressive....

    The Latest: Security is intense at NATO summit
    Jul08

    The Latest: Security is intense at NATO summit

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit (all times local): 12:05 p.m. Warsaw appears to be the most highly secured city in the world as the city hosts a NATO summit, an event that comes after a string of recent extremist attacks across the world. Helicopters are hovering above the National Stadium, where the summit is being held,...

    Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia
    Jul08

    Trudeau pledges troops, frigate and jets as NATO faces off against Russia

    WARSAW, Poland — Canada is deploying what the Liberal government describes as its largest sustained military contingent to Europe in more than a decade, as NATO prepares for a protracted standoff with a resurgent Russia. In Poland, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday that Canada will send troops and fighter jets to eastern Europe,...

    The Latest: Russia says NATO acts like an enemy
    Jul08

    The Latest: Russia says NATO acts like an enemy

    A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow is willing to cooperate with NATO although it acts toward Russia like an enemy. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia’s hostile actions in Ukraine have spurred the alliance to raise its defenses on the eastern flank. Stoltenberg spoke to reporters before the NATO...

    Kazakhstan urged Russia to cancel barriers for transit of Ukraine goods meant for Kazakhstan
    Jul08

    Kazakhstan urged Russia to cancel barriers for transit of Ukraine goods meant for Kazakhstan

    Astana has sent Moscow an official request asking to allow transit of some ‘strategic’ commodities, namely industrial, that Kazakh manufacturing sector depends on, Zhunusova said. …read more Source: AKIpress News...

    Obama Pledges Ukraine Support, Continued Sanctions On Russia
    Jul08

    Obama Pledges Ukraine Support, Continued Sanctions On Russia

    U.S. President Barack Obama said the United States and Europe were united in supporting Ukraine and maintaining sanctions on Russia, ahead of the annual NATO summit in Warsaw. He also said Washington would support European efforts to diversify their energy supplies. (Reuters) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm vs. Russia despite Brexit fallout
    Jul08

    Obama urges NATO to stand firm vs. Russia despite Brexit fallout

    U.S. President Barack Obama urged NATO leaders on Friday to stand firm against a resurgent Russia over its seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, saying Britain’s vote to leave the European Union should not weaken the western defense alliance.In an article published in London’s Financial Times newspaper as he arrived for his last summit of...

    Richard Ansett’s best photograph: the baby in Ukraine who unlocked my subconscious
    Jul08

    Richard Ansett’s best photograph: the baby in Ukraine who unlocked my subconscious

    ‘It’s a reference to the fact that I was adopted. You don’t know if the mother’s arm is coming in – or moving away’Five years ago, I was invited to Donetsk in Ukraine for a month-long residency, overseen by my all-time hero Boris Mikhailov. Mother and child is a classic artistic subject, and I wanted to do my own...