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    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles
    Aug08

    This U.S. Army War Machine Is Now Armed with Deadly Hellfire Missiles

    Kris Osborn Security, Europe General Dynamics Land Systems has unveiled a new missile-armed Stryker able to destroy enemy drones, aircraft and incoming attacks with vehicle-mounted Hellfire weapons. As part of a vigorous effort to address a modern threat landscape, Linson explained that the Army is working to recover short-range air defense...

    Georgia Shouldn’t (and Won’t) Be a NATO Member
    Aug08

    Georgia Shouldn’t (and Won’t) Be a NATO Member

    Will Ruger noticed that Pence repeated the pledge to bring Georgia into NATO during his visit there last week: Pence stated, “President Trump and the United States stand firmly behind the 2008 NATO Bucharest statement which made it clear that Georgia will, someday, become a member.” Since this week marks the ninth anniversary of the August 2008...

    Saakashvili Says People Rejecting Elites In Ukraine And Russia
    Aug08

    Saakashvili Says People Rejecting Elites In Ukraine And Russia

    Ex-Georgian president and former regional governor of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili, says ordinary people are rejecting ruling elites in both Ukraine and Russia. He was speaking to Aleksei Dzikavitsky of RFE/RL’s Russian Service in Warsaw on August 7. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How Women Lived Under Soviet Rule
    Aug08

    How Women Lived Under Soviet Rule

    Before stepping onto the stage, Svetlana Alexievich left me with her grayish-beige leather coat, as unfashionable as the rest of her. We had met by chance in March at a literary festival in Austria where the 2015 Nobel Prize winner in literature—a stocky woman in her late 60s, barely 5 feet tall—was being honored. “Hold it for me,” she said, and...

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets
    Aug08

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets

    JAKARTA: Indonesia said Tuesday it would trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets, saying it wanted to capitalize on international sanctions on Moscow as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to arrive for a visit. Indonesia and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange 11 Russian-made Sukhoi fighters for key...

    Battle of the oligarchs returns to court
    Aug08

    Battle of the oligarchs returns to court

    A classic oligarch v oligarch battle returns to court in Moscow on Tuesday (8 August), as attorneys for the telecoms-to-oil conglomerate Sistema seek again to postpone proceedings initiated by state-controlled oil giant Rosneft. The Rosneft claim concerns a mid-sized oil company called Bashneft. The company had been the subject of...

    2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained
    Aug08

    2 members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot detained

    MOSCOW (AP) ” A member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot says she and a bandmate have been detained after a protest outside the prison colony where a Ukrainian filmmaker is being held.Film director Oleg Sentsov of Crimea, which… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Ukraine joins Iran’s oil customers: Report
    Aug08

    Ukraine joins Iran’s oil customers: Report

    Ukraine reportedly bought $236,000 worth of crude oil from Iran in June but the purchase rose to $5.4 million in July which saw the east European country importing 152,655 tonnes of oil in total. …read more Source:...

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets
    Aug08

    Indonesia to barter palm oil, coffee for Russian fighter jets

    JAKARTA: Indonesia said Tuesday it would trade palm oil, coffee and tea for Russian fighter jets, saying it wanted to capitalise on international sanctions on Moscow as Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to arrive for a visit. Indonesia and Russia signed a memorandum of understanding to exchange 11 Russian-made Sukhoi fighters for key...

    U.S. troops train in Eastern Europe to echoes of the Cold War
    Aug08

    U.S. troops train in Eastern Europe to echoes of the Cold War

    After more than a decade spent fighting Islamic insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States Army is scrambling to relearn Cold War-era skills to confront potential threats from Russia here in Eastern Europe, territory formerly defended by the Soviet Army. The adjustments to the new threats are wide ranging. Hundreds of desert-tan battle...