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    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons
    Aug25

    Jim Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Jim Mattis condemned Russia’s attempts to “redraw international borders by force” and pledged support for Ukraine on Thursday but stopped short of promising U.S. weapons for Ukraine’s fight against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev
    Aug25

    Two Injured in Explosion in Central Kiev

    Two people were injured on Thursday in an explosion near government headquarters in the center of Kiev, Ukraine’s capital, on the Independence Day holiday, police said, quoted by Reuters. Olena Gitlyanska, spokeswoman for Ukraine’s state security service, said the blast, at around 2 p.m., was most likely an act of hooliganism. The...

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Aug25

    Mattis: US ‘Actively Reviewing’ Sending Defensive Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    PENTAGON – U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Thursday during a visit to Ukraine that the Trump administration was actively reviewing whether to provide lethal defensive weapons to the war-torn …read more Source: Big News...

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine
    Aug25

    Donald Trump ‘actively reviewing’ whether to arm Ukraine

    Description US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev on Thursday to celebrate Ukrainian Independence Day Credits Genya Savilov/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text US soldiers march during a military parade in Kiev The US reasserts its support for Kiev ahead of huge Russian …read more Source: The...

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans
    Aug25

    North Korean spies were tricked into stealing fake missile plans

    They just couldn’t resist. Two North Korean spies were caught on camera stealing what they thought were top-secret missile designs — giddily snapping pictures of the plans — which in reality, were completely fake. The gullible government agents were tricked by authorities in Ukraine during a 2011 sting operation, according to CNN. Officials...

    2 Injured in Explosion in Central Kyiv, Police Says
    Aug25

    2 Injured in Explosion in Central Kyiv, Police Says

    Two people were injured by an explosion in the center of Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital, on Independence Day, police said on Thursday. The blast occurred at 1406 (1106 GMT), police said in a statement, giving no more details. The local television … …read more Source:...

    A Specialized Team in Burgas Destroyed the Naval Mine Near the ‘Coral’ Beach
    Aug21

    A Specialized Team in Burgas Destroyed the Naval Mine Near the ‘Coral’ Beach

    A specialized team in Burgas yesterday destroyed the naval mine which was found near the Coral beach in Tsarevo, the Ministry of Defense announced, quoted by BGNES. The actions of the team were lead by Captain lll rank Krasimir Ivanov. The naval mine is from type ‘’mining defender” and was about 30 meters away from the coastline....

    Another death on Mont Blanc amid attempts to crack down on under-equipped climbers
    Aug21

    Another death on Mont Blanc amid attempts to crack down on under-equipped climbers

    The death of a Ukrainian climber on Mont Blanc marks another fatal accident in a series that have recently occurred on western Europe’s highest peak. …read more Source: The Local...

    U.S. Envoy On Ukraine Conflict To Meet With Russian Counterpart In Minsk
    Aug21

    U.S. Envoy On Ukraine Conflict To Meet With Russian Counterpart In Minsk

    The new U.S. special envoy for efforts to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Kurt Volker, is expected to meet with a Russian representative on August 21 in the Belarusian capital, Minsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev Forces Attempted to Capture DPR Militia Positions Near Donetsk
    Aug21

    Kiev Forces Attempted to Capture DPR Militia Positions Near Donetsk

    DONETSK (Sputnik) — Basurin added that the attempted attacks on DPR positions were accompanied by shelling of Donetsk outskirts. He also recommended for the command of Kiev forces to comply with the Minsk agreements. “Ahead of the Independence Day of Ukraine, subdivisions of the 57th separate mechanized infantry brigade … attempted to capture our...