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    Russia gives Afghanistan 10,000 Kalashnikovs
    Feb24

    Russia gives Afghanistan 10,000 Kalashnikovs

    Members of a Afghanistan National Policemen glow their AK-47 rifles during a sharpened march taught by US Marines during Camp Leatherneck in Helmand Province on Jun 19, 2012. PHOTO: AFP KABUL: Russia delivered 10,000 Kalashnikovs to a Afghan supervision on Wednesday, with officials observant they were for a quarrel “against terrorism”, a day...

    Russia Calls Ukraine’s Eurovision Song Entry On Crimean History ‘Politicized’
    Feb24

    Russia Calls Ukraine’s Eurovision Song Entry On Crimean History ‘Politicized’

    It’s usually a contest full of bright lights, powerful vocals and questionable outfits, but this year’s Eurovision song contest is already shaping up as the next political rift between Russia and Ukraine. Russian officials have criticized Ukraine’s selection of the song “1944” as a political choice. …read more...

    Conflicting parties in Ukraine once again exchange POWs
    Feb24

    Conflicting parties in Ukraine once again exchange POWs

    “After quite a lengthy break in releasing the illegally detained some shifts we’ve been looking forward to have happened at last. On 20 February ten people were released, including six by the Ukrainian government and four by individual districts of Donetsk Oblast,” said Martin Sajdik. …read more Source:...

    Checkpoint at contact line in Ukraine to open in March
    Feb24

    Checkpoint at contact line in Ukraine to open in March

    Martin Sajdik said: “The Ukrainian side has confirmed they are ready to open a checkpoint for automobiles and humanitarian cargoes near the population center of Zolotoye. If security conditions are met, the checkpoint will be opened in early March.” …read more Source:...

    Syrian opposition yet to agree to fighting halt (Video)
    Feb24

    Syrian opposition yet to agree to fighting halt (Video)

    By Tom Perry Syria‘s main opposition group said it has yet to commit to a US-Russian plan to stop fighting in Syria on Saturday, underlining rebel doubts over a deal they fear will not prevent Russian air strikes against them. Combatants are required to say whether they will agree to the “cessation of hostilities” by noon on Friday (1000 GMT),...

    Hitler created the largest gun ever, and it was a total disaster
    Feb24

    Hitler created the largest gun ever, and it was a total disaster

    Screen grabEager to invade France, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler demanded a new weapon that could easily pierce the concrete fortifications of the French Maginot Line — the only major physical barrier standing between him and the rest of Western Europe. In 1941, the year after France fell, German steelmaker and arms manufacturer Friedrich Krupp A.G....

    MH17 report identifies Russian soldiers suspected of downing plane in Ukraine
    Feb24

    MH17 report identifies Russian soldiers suspected of downing plane in Ukraine

    Investigative team says it can link Russian soldiers to missile thought to have downed Malaysia Airlines flight in 2014A British-led online investigative team says it has identified Russian soldiers linked to a surface-to-air missile suspected of downing Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine in 2014.The Bellingcat report paints a picture of up...

    Two soldiers wounded in shootout in eastern Ukraine; fight’s not over, says Poroshenko
    Feb24

    Two soldiers wounded in shootout in eastern Ukraine; fight’s not over, says Poroshenko

    Dmitry RashnitsovKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded when 84 shots were fired near Donetsk in the eastern part of the country, according to the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ending a 60-Year Stalemate: Japan’s Push to Get a Peace Treaty with Russia
    Feb24

    Ending a 60-Year Stalemate: Japan’s Push to Get a Peace Treaty with Russia

    Tom Holcombe Security, Asia Putin and Abe have revived relations between their two countries. It’s been more than seventy years since World War II ended but there is still no peace treaty between Japan and Russia. Is this about to change? This year marks the sixtieth anniversary of the 1956 Joint Declaration by Japan and the then Soviet...

    Two soldiers wounded in shootout in eastern Ukraine; The fight’s not over, says Poroshenko
    Feb24

    Two soldiers wounded in shootout in eastern Ukraine; The fight’s not over, says Poroshenko

    Dmitry RashnitsovKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 24 (UPI) — Two Ukrainian soldiers were wounded when 84 shots were fired near Donetsk in the eastern part of the country, according to the Ukrainian government. …read more Source: United Press...