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    Russia Is Validating Flamethrowers for Modern Combat, Says Army Report
    Feb16

    Russia Is Validating Flamethrowers for Modern Combat, Says Army Report

    Most of the world’s militaries have moved on from flamethrowers, with a belief that the weapons are ineffective in modern combat and not worth the bad press. One of the few exceptions to this, however, is the Russian military. They view flamethrowers as an important part of their arsenal, and have specific units that sill specialize in...

    Ukraine MPs defy president and keep prime minister
    Feb16

    Ukraine MPs defy president and keep prime minister

    Ukraine’s prime minister was clinging to power last night after surviving a no-confidence vote by the narrowest of margins. The… …read more Source: The...

    Moldova: Where Putin Could Score Next
    Feb16

    Moldova: Where Putin Could Score Next

    Since Russia seized Crimea and stoked war in eastern Ukraine, most of the scenario-building as to where Russia might push next has focused on the Baltics. The buildup of Russian anti-access area denial (A2AD) assets in the Kaliningrad District has made the northeastern flank an almost obvious area for Russia to pressure the West. But the focus on...

    Ukraine’s parliament rejects vote of no confidence in government
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s parliament rejects vote of no confidence in government

    UKRAINE’S parliament has rejected a vote of no confidence against the government despite calls from the ruling coalition for the country’s prime minister to step down. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s PM Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s PM Yatsenyuk survives no-confidence vote

    The Ukrainian government under Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk has survived a no-confidence vote in the country’s parliament. It came even though… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s political crisis deepens
    Feb16

    Ukraine’s political crisis deepens

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday asked embattled Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and the country’s controversial prosecutor general to resign because both had lost the public’s trust. “In order to restore trust in the government, the president asked the prosecutor general and the prime minister to quit,”...

    Western-backed Ukrainian government survives no confidence vote
    Feb16

    Western-backed Ukrainian government survives no confidence vote

    Ukraine’s Western-backed government survived a no-confidence vote on Tuesday, staving off the immediate prospect of a snap election in a country fighting a deep recession and a pro-Russian separatist insurgency. The vote took place just hours after President Petro Poroshenko publicly urged the prime minister to resign, a move that...

    Vote of no confidence fails in Ukraine (AAP)
    Feb16

    Vote of no confidence fails in Ukraine (AAP)

    A motion of no confidence against the government has been rejected in the Ukraine parliament despite calls in the ruling coalition for a new cabinet. …read more Source: The West...

    Yatsenyuk Survives No-Confidence Vote, But Will Ukraine?
    Feb16

    Yatsenyuk Survives No-Confidence Vote, But Will Ukraine?

    The day of parliamentary infighting and high tempers began as President Petro Poroshenko urged Yatsenyuk to resign minutes before the prime minister was to report to parliament on Tuesday afternoon. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Observers: Russia Prolonging Conflict in Ukraine
    Feb16

    Observers: Russia Prolonging Conflict in Ukraine

    Kiev—A peaceful resolution to Russia’s intervention in eastern Ukraine is unlikely in the near future as Russia seeks to preserve its gains in the country while securing relief from Western sanctions, according to recent reports. Observers in Donetsk and other contested parts of the eastern Donbass region who were interviewed for a lengthy...