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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Russia expels two US diplomats in tit-for-tat move
    Jul09

    Russia expels two US diplomats in tit-for-tat move

    Moscow on Saturday said it had expelled two US diplomats in a retaliatory move after Washington turfed out two Russian officials over an attack on an embassy worker last month. “After their unfriendly step two employees of the United States embassy had to leave Moscow,” Russia’s deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov said. “They were...

    Latvian mission to include frigate, six CF-18: Trudeau
    Jul09

    Latvian mission to include frigate, six CF-18: Trudeau

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gestures to photographers as he speaks with Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis between sessions at the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland Saturday July 9, 2016. Trudeau says the Canadian mission to Latvia represents the country’s largest military presence in Europe in more than a decade, and that the Canadian...

    Latvian mission to include a frigate and 6 CF-18 aircraft: Trudeau
    Jul09

    Latvian mission to include a frigate and 6 CF-18 aircraft: Trudeau

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian mission to Latvia represents the country’s largest military presence in Europe in more than a decade, and reaffirms Canada’s commitment to the NATO alliance. Canada will command a 1,000-strong multinational force in Latvia, and Trudeau said it was important that Russia get the message...

    Liberals still planning peacekeeping mission despite Latvia commitment
    Jul09

    Liberals still planning peacekeeping mission despite Latvia commitment

    WARSAW, Poland — The Trudeau government says Canada is still in the market for a United Nations peacekeeping mission despite plans to send a sizeable military contingent to Eastern Europe. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis at the NATO leaders’ summit in Warsaw on Saturday to discuss plans for Canada...

    NATO backs aid package for Ukraine, condemns annexation of Crimea
    Jul09

    NATO backs aid package for Ukraine, condemns annexation of Crimea

    NATO leaders on Saturday approved an aid package for Ukraine and declared they “do not – and will not – recognise Russia’s illegal and illegitimate annexation of Crimea” in 2014. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Central and Eastern Europeans feel less like 2nd class NATO allies
    Jul09

    Central and Eastern Europeans feel less like 2nd class NATO allies

    WARSAW — NATO opened its doors to members from Central Europe in 1999, but the alliance’s military footprint made only the tiniest of toeholds in the region. The headquarters of a multinational Polish-Danish-German corps is located on the outskirts of the city of Szczecin, just 10 kilometers from Poland’s border with Germany. Since...

    NATO Extends Mission in Afghanistan into 2017
    Jul09

    NATO Extends Mission in Afghanistan into 2017

    Leaders gathered at the NATO summit in Warsaw have pledged to continue training Afghan security forces into 2017 and to provide nearly $1 billion each year to support Afghan forces through 2020. Together with contributions from the United States, that will mean the western alliance will continue to provide around $5 billion per year for Afghan...

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia to stop backing rebels in east Ukraine
    Jul09

    NATO's Stoltenberg tells Russia to stop backing rebels in east Ukraine

    WARSAW (Reuters) – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Saturday called on Russia to end its “political, military and financial support for separatists” fighting Kiev troops in east Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    Warsaw: A Very Big Deal
    Jul09

    Warsaw: A Very Big Deal

    NATO just held a landmark summit. So what happens now? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Nato unites to keep pressure on Russia
    Jul09

    Nato unites to keep pressure on Russia

    Members agree at a summit in Warsaw to bolster its eastern flank after Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and the Ukraine conflict …read more Source: Gulf...