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    Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons
    Aug25

    Washington mulls supplying Ukraine with lethal weapons

    The US is considering supplying lethal arms to Ukraine, US Defense Secretary James Mattis has stated during a visit to Kiev. Washington has also agreed to supply Ukraine with an additional $175 million worth of equipment. “I would also point out that on defensive lethal weapons – we are actively reviewing it,” Mattis said at […] …read more...

    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...

    NATO Chief: 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games
    Aug25

    NATO Chief: 2 Experts to Attend Russia-Belarus War Games

    NATO’s chief says the military alliance will send two experts to attend Russia’s war games with Belarus, after Minsk invited them to take part. The war games, known as Zapad (West in Russian) and starting on Sept. 14, have raised tensions between NATO and Russia. Zapad will see thousands of troops and equipment from Russia and Belarus...

    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...

    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...

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

    Mattis vows support for Ukraine but stops short of promising weapons

    Defense Secretary James N. 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-Russia separatists. Mattis is the first Pentagon chief in a decade to… …read more Source: Los...

    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:...

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective
    Aug25

    Berlin Expects New Donbass Truce to Be Effective

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — Berlin hopes that the new ceasefire agreement in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region will work effectively and be “more than a verbal statement,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday in a statement, published on the ministry’s website. On Wednesday, the Trilateral Contact Group on Ukraine held a meeting...

    UEFA Champions League Draw: Real Madrid, Spurs In Same Group [See Full List]
    Aug25

    UEFA Champions League Draw: Real Madrid, Spurs In Same Group [See Full List]

    The defending champions, Real Madrid, have been placed in the same group as Borussia Dortmund of Germany and Tottenham Hotspur of England in the UEFA Champions League draw held on Thursday, August 24. Juventus and Barcelona, who met in the final in 2015, have also been placed in the same group. [VIDEO] Cristiano Ronaldo Wins UEFA Best Player...

    Ukraine’s reform activists are under attack

    Making a fist of fighting corruption “AUTHORITIES confirm they’ve made progress in an investigation into the finances of anti-corruption activist Vitaliy Shabunin,” drones the anchor of an American television network, News24, in a clip recently shared across Ukrainian social media. There is only one problem: there is no News24, and the...