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    Fearing Russia, Sweden Holds Biggest War Games in 20 Years
    Sep14

    Fearing Russia, Sweden Holds Biggest War Games in 20 Years

    Neutral Sweden has launched its biggest war games in two decades with support from NATO countries, drilling 19,000 troops after years of spending cuts that have left the country fearful of Russia’s growing military strength. On the eve of Russia’s biggest maneuvers since 2013, which NATO says will be greater than the 13,000 troops...

    Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills
    Sep12

    Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills

    The Ukrainian military says some 2,500 troops from 15 NATO members will take part in the drills, which will continue until September 23. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel
    Sep12

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian border guards and police turned up at the hotel where Mikhail Saakashvili is staying Tuesday after he forced his way across the border from Poland in a move that puts him on a collision course with the authorities in Kiev. Television footage showed Ukrainian security officials in Leopolis Hotel’s lobby in the...

    Turkey criticizes imprisonment of a Crimean Tatar leader
    Sep12

    Turkey criticizes imprisonment of a Crimean Tatar leader

    Turkey has criticized a court decision issued for the imprisonment of a prominent Crimean Tatar leader by the court of a de facto administration in Crimea, stressing that the verdict constitutes more suffering for Turkey’s kinsmen. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Poland Drops Passport Plan That Angered Ukraine, Lithuania

    Poland’s government says it is abandoning a plan to include images in Polish passports of landmarks that are now within the borders of Ukraine and Lithuania. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel
    Sep12

    Ukrainian police arrive at Saakashvili’s hotel

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian border guards and police turned up at the hotel where Mikhail Saakashvili is staying Tuesday after he forced his way across the border from Poland in a move that puts him on a collision course with the authorities in Kiev. Television footage showed Ukrainian security officials in Leopolis Hotel’s lobby in the...

    Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missile Systems
    Sep12

    Turkey Signs Deal To Buy Russian S-400 Missile Systems

    Russian S-400 Triumph medium-range and long-range surface-to-air missile systems riding through Red Square during the Victory Day military parade in Moscow. Natalia KOLESNIKOVA / AFPTurkey has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile defence systems in its first major weapons purchase from Moscow, Turkish newspapers on Tuesday quoted...

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally
    Sep12

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally

    Judges in the Russian-controlled Crimea have sentenced Tatar representative Akhtem Chiygoz to eight years in a labor camp for “organizing a mass riot.” Chiygoz had worked for a Tatar assembly which Moscow later outlawed. …read more Source:...

    Saakashvili Plans to Unite Ukraine Opposition Against President

    A day after forcing his way past border guards back into Ukraine, former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili said he would unite the opposition against his former ally President Petro Poroshenko and planned to campaign for support. Saakashvili wants to unseat Poroshenko at the next election, accusing the president of reneging on promises to...

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally
    Sep12

    Crimea court jails Tatar leader Akhtem Chiygoz over rally

    Judges in the Russian-controlled Crimea have sentenced Tatar representative Akhtem Chiygoz to eight years in a labor camp for “organizing a mass riot.” Chiygoz had worked for a Tatar assembly which Moscow later outlawed. …read more Source:...