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    Estonia says Russia May Put Troops in Belarus to Challenge NATO
    Apr27

    Estonia says Russia May Put Troops in Belarus to Challenge NATO

    Estonia’s defense minister said on Thursday that Russia may use large-scale military exercises to move thousands of troops permanently into Belarus later this year in a warning to NATO, Reuters reported. Russia and Belarus aim to hold joint war games in September that some North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies believe could number more...

    The Morning Vertical, April 27, 2017
    Apr27

    The Morning Vertical, April 27, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hackers Exploited Known Microsoft Word Flaw for Months Before Company Patched It
    Apr27

    Hackers Exploited Known Microsoft Word Flaw for Months Before Company Patched It

    Hackers used the flaw to help steal millions from online bank accounts and to spy on Russian speakers, likely in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine marks 31st anniv. of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr27

    Ukraine marks 31st anniv. of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    A ceremony has been held in the Ukrainian capital Kiev to remember the victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, 31 years ago. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko dismisses Ukraine ambassador to Kyrgyzstan
    Apr27

    Poroshenko dismisses Ukraine ambassador to Kyrgyzstan

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has dismissed Mykola Doroshenko from the post of ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, the text of relevant decree No. 117/2017 dated April was published on the president’s website. “Dismiss Doroshenko Mykola Petrovych from the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the...

    Trump’s First 100 Days: What Mattered, And What Didn’t
    Apr27

    Trump’s First 100 Days: What Mattered, And What Didn’t

    The indelible takeaway from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign was his unrelenting assault on political norms, the countless things he said and did that serious candidates just weren’t supposed to say or do. It was a reality-show circus of OMG, WTF and sometimes LOL, and it was all supposed to be disqualifying: his birtherism and...

    Russia Steps Up Anti-U.S. Military Propaganda
    Apr27

    Russia Steps Up Anti-U.S. Military Propaganda

    Russia is increasing disinformation operations aimed at undermining government and public support for American military forces in Eastern Europe, according to U.S. officials. The stepped-up disinformation includes creating and circulating recent news stories falsely claiming American soldiers were engaged in sexual misconduct in Poland and were...

    Makei: Belarus-Russia relations will remain strong
    Apr27

    Makei: Belarus-Russia relations will remain strong

    Vladimir Makei noted that, unfortunately, different events and processes in the region (the Ukrainian crisis, sanctions against Russia and Russia’s food embargo, etc.) have had an impact on the Belarusian-Russian relations. …read more Source:...

    Brussels to Keep Denying Crimean Self-Determination Until Trump Says Otherwise
    Apr27

    Brussels to Keep Denying Crimean Self-Determination Until Trump Says Otherwise

    On a visit to Crimea, former Vice-President of the OSCE Assembly Willy Wimmer, a Bundestag deputy who has also served as defense spokesman for Germany’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party and parliamentary state secretary to the German Defense Ministry, told Sputnik Deutschland that the Crimean people’s decision to join Russia was...

    China flags global naval role after new carrier launch
    Apr27

    China flags global naval role after new carrier launch

    China needs to raise its military capabilities to protect its growing overseas interests, its foreign minister said following the launch of China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier, while vowing not to pursue expansionism., China launched the carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and regional worries about...