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    US Navy official: Russia’s submarine activities are at their highest since the Cold War
    Apr18

    US Navy official: Russia’s submarine activities are at their highest since the Cold War

    Wiki CommonsThe US Commander of Naval Forces in Europe has warned CNN in an interview that Russian submarine activity has reached levels not seen since the Cold War. Speaking of the spread of submarines, their aggression, buildup, and capabilities, Admiral Mark Ferguson warned that the situation could pose serious problems for NATO in the coming...

    Kiev court convicts two Russian soldiers of terrorism
    Apr18

    Kiev court convicts two Russian soldiers of terrorism

    Pair sentenced to 14 years in jail but are likely to be swapped for Ukrainian pilot Nadiya SavchenkoTwo Russian soldiers captured in east Ukraine have been convicted of terrorism by a court in Kiev and sentenced to 14 years in jail. The defence lawyer for one of the men was murdered during the trial.The verdict, reached by a panel of three...

    Ukraine hands Russian servicemen 14-year prison terms 
    Apr18

    Ukraine hands Russian servicemen 14-year prison terms 

    A Ukrainian court on Monday sentenced two Russian servicemen, captured in Ukrainian territory last May, to 14 years in prison on charges relating to their involvement in the pro-Russian separatist conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Rakib, Rajib split points in Dubai chess
    Apr18

    Rakib, Rajib split points in Dubai chess

    DHAKA: GM Mollah Abdullah Al Rakib and GM Enamul Hossain Razib of Bangladesh Navy earned 4 points each after the 6th round games in the 18th Dubai Open Chess now being held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. IM Mohammad Minhaz Uddin earned 3 points. In the 6th round games held Saturday last, GM Rakib split points with GM Razib and Minhaz lost to...

    'Putin's Bridge' edges closer to annexed Crimea despite delays
    Apr18

    'Putin's Bridge' edges closer to annexed Crimea despite delays

    KERCH, Crimea (Reuters) – A crumbling nineteenth century fortress perched on the edge of a cape in Russian-annexed Crimea is drawing locals to gaze at what some are calling Putin’s Bridge: a nascent super structure that will link the peninsula to Russia. …read more Source: The...

    ‘Putin’s Bridge’ edges closer to annexed Crimea despite delays
    Apr18

    ‘Putin’s Bridge’ edges closer to annexed Crimea despite delays

    A crumbling nineteenth century fortress perched on the edge of a cape in Russian-annexed Crimea is drawing locals to gaze at what some are calling Putin’s Bridge: a nascent super structure that will link the peninsula to Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine Convicts 2 Russian Soldiers on Terrorism Charges
    Apr18

    Ukraine Convicts 2 Russian Soldiers on Terrorism Charges

    A court in Kyiv has convicted two Russian servicemen captured in eastern Ukraine of terrorism and other crimes and sentenced them each to 14 years in prison. The court on Monday found Alexander Alexandrov and his commander, Yevgeny Yerofeyev, guilty of “waging a war of aggression” against Ukraine, assisting a terrorist group,...

    Two Russian special forces jailed for ‘aggressive war’ and ‘acts of terror’ in Europe
    Apr18

    Two Russian special forces jailed for ‘aggressive war’ and ‘acts of terror’ in Europe

    TWO Russian special forces soldiers have been jailed after a court found them guilty of waging an “aggressive war” against Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    How Russia Became The New Global Leader In The War On Drugs
    Apr18

    How Russia Became The New Global Leader In The War On Drugs

    This week, diplomats gathered at the United Nations in New York will adopt a document outlining the future of global drug policy a text that may have been better in the eyes of many advocates if it weren’t for one country: Russia. Moscow’s rise as the most vocal proponent of the drug war not only affects the pace of change worldwide,...

    Latvian NATO Drill Doubles Due to Perceived Russian Threat
    Apr18

    Latvian NATO Drill Doubles Due to Perceived Russian Threat

    NATO has kicked off its 1,300-strong exercise in Latvia, practicing land and aerial combat against a variety of threats, Latvia’s Ministry of Defence reports. Summer Shield XIII kicked off on Sunday and will continue until April 29, involving troops from Latvia, Lithuania, U.S.,Canada, Finland and Germany. Held in the military training...