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    NATO chief: 4 battalions to eastern Europe
    Jun14

    NATO chief: 4 battalions to eastern Europe

    NATO announced Monday that the alliance will deploy four multinational battalions to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, as tensions with Russia remain high in the wake of Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Nato to boost Romania presence
    Jun14

    Nato to boost Romania presence

    BRUSSELS: Nato will send units to Romania, alliance head Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, on top of battalions being deployed in the three Baltic states and Poland in response to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Nato has undergone a major revamp since the Ukraine crisis and Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, beefing up its presence...

    The Greatness of Russia
    Jun14

    The Greatness of Russia

    As a newly minted U.S. diplomat in 1990, I was assigned to do consular work in Istanbul. The USSR had largely opened up by then, Soviet cruise ships were regularly stopping in Istanbul, and Russian was increasingly heard in the Grand Bazaar. The odd Soviet tourist, still acting on anachronistic Cold War reflexes, would show up from time to time...

    Putin Calls Snap Drill To Test Battle-Readiness of Russian Military
    Jun14

    Putin Calls Snap Drill To Test Battle-Readiness of Russian Military

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has called Russian military to an unannounced drill that will test the battle readiness of regular forces, reservist units and the state of Russia’s military arsenal depots, according a statement from the Ministry of Defence. Snap drills of Russian military units have regularly been conducted since relations...

    Putin, Erdogan in first contact since plane crisis
    Jun14

    Putin, Erdogan in first contact since plane crisis

    ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a letter to his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin marking Russia’s national day, in their first contact since Ankara downed a Russian warplane in November, an official said Tuesday. “We confirm media reports the president sent a letter to Russian President Vladimir Putin on the occasion...

    NIONAVYO MIMI: CONTE MAN OF THE MATCH ITALY VS BELGIUM, MBINU ZAKE ZILIWAVURUGA HAZARD NA NDUGUZE
    Jun14

    NIONAVYO MIMI: CONTE MAN OF THE MATCH ITALY VS BELGIUM, MBINU ZAKE ZILIWAVURUGA HAZARD NA NDUGUZE

    Hadi sasa ushindi mnono kwenye mashindano ya Euro ni wa mabao 2-0, mabingwa mara 4 wa kombe la dunia Italy pamoja na Ujerumani ndiyo timu pekee ambazo zimepata ushindi huo dhidi ya mataifa ya Belgium na Ukraine. Anyways wacha nirejee kwenye mchezo wa jana usiku (Belgium vs Italy) ufundi wa kimbinu wa hali ya juu kutoka kwa Antonio Conte ulisaidia...

    Despite defense buildup, NATO also seeks to assure Russia
    Jun14

    Despite defense buildup, NATO also seeks to assure Russia

    BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO’s chief said Tuesday the alliance is reinforcing its defenses against Russia from the Baltic to the Black Sea, but keeping all possible contacts with Moscow open to avoid any unwarranted escalation of tension. Jens Stoltenberg, the NATO secretary-general, confirmed previous statements that alliance defense ministers...

    Where Do Flags Come From?
    Jun14

    Where Do Flags Come From?

    In the United States, public school students are compelled to perform a daily ritual: the Pledge of Allegiance. Students commit themselves first “to the flag” itself, and then “to the nation for which it stands.” It is a solemn act. Hand on heart, gaze steadfast, flag given pride of place at the front of the classroom.In junior high, my...

    NATO to agree eastern force to deter Russia, some allies want more
    Jun14

    NATO to agree eastern force to deter Russia, some allies want more

    NATO was set on Tuesday to agree deployment of a new force in the Baltics and Poland, the last of a series of steps to deter a resurgent Russia but which some allies say must go further to be credible. Three weeks before a critical NATO summit in Warsaw, the alliance’s defense ministers will approve deployment of some 4,000 troops which,...

    Ukrainians Jailed In Russia Flying To Kyiv In Apparent Exchange
    Jun14

    Ukrainians Jailed In Russia Flying To Kyiv In Apparent Exchange

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says two Ukrainian nationals jailed in Russia are aboard a Ukrainian plane and are flying to Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...