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    Russia says US missile systems a risk to regional security
    Mar20

    Russia says US missile systems a risk to regional security

    TOKYO (AP) — Russia views U.S. missile defense systems being deployed in northeast Asia as a threat to regional security, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following talks Monday with Japanese officials in Tokyo. Strategic concerns, both in northeast Asia and elsewhere, including Syria and Ukraine, were among a wide range of regional and global...

    Attempt to break through Belarusian-Ukrainian border stopped
    Mar20

    Attempt to break through Belarusian-Ukrainian border stopped

    According to the source, at 01:45 on 20 March a Jeep car moving from Ukraine to Belarus battered through the gate arm, suffered mechanical damage caused by the vehicle stopping device, and moved on inside Belarus. Border service officers fired at the car to stop it. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania to continue lower-level representation at Moscow security conference
    Mar20

    Lithuania to continue lower-level representation at Moscow security conference

    Lithuania intends to continue the practice started after the annexation of Crimea to send lower-level officials to the Moscow International Security Conference, writes LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    News24.com | Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute
    Mar20

    News24.com | Japan and Russia hold talks on security, territorial dispute

    The foreign and defence ministers from Japan and Russia are meeting in Tokyo for the first such “two-plus-two” talks since Russia’s annexation of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    A Soviet Spy Who saved The “Big Three” at the Tehran Conference was 19 years old at the time!
    Mar20

    A Soviet Spy Who saved The “Big Three” at the Tehran Conference was 19 years old at the time!

    During the spy games of WWII, the result of the war was hanging by a thread. Gevorg Vartanian, a young Armenian who joined the Soviet intelligence circle through his father, proved to be a valuable asset, even when he was 16 years old. Vartanian’s father posed as a rich Persian merchant in Tehran for 23 years, having moved there in 1930...

    “Russia is not our problem – EU’s future is” – Slovak PM
    Mar20

    “Russia is not our problem – EU’s future is” – Slovak PM

    Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has called for lifting of EU sanctions against Russia, introduced over the Ukraine crisis.”Sanctions have not helped anyone. Russia is not our problem. Our main problem is what is going to happen to the EU,” Fico told TA3 TV, according to TASS. …read more Source:...

    Top Democratic Lobbyist Bundlers Tied to Russian Interests
    Mar20

    Top Democratic Lobbyist Bundlers Tied to Russian Interests

    A number of top Democratic lobbyist bundlers, who together pulled in millions of dollars for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and donated generously to Democratic leaders, personally represent or work at firms that have represented Russian interests in recent years, according to a review of foreign agent registration filings. Several...

    3 years since annexation of Crimea: Georgia supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity
    Mar20

    3 years since annexation of Crimea: Georgia supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity

    Georgia supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine and condemns the so called referendum conducted in Crimea three years ago said the Foreign Ministry of Georgia in a statement released on the third anniversary of the annexation of the Crimea …read more Source:...

    Russian Envoy Says NATO Eastern Flank Buildup Undermines Regional Security
    Mar20

    Russian Envoy Says NATO Eastern Flank Buildup Undermines Regional Security

    Russia’s Permanent Representative to NATO said the coalition plans to boost its military strength on its eastern flank close to Russia will only serve to undermine regional stability. In an interview with Sputnik, Alexander Grushko talked about NATO’s eastern enlargement and its’ influence on regional stability. “This is another...

    Poland calls for end of Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea
    Mar20

    Poland calls for end of Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea

    Poland has called for an end to Russian occupation of Ukraine’s Crimea, the Polish foreign ministry said in a statement marking three years since the peninsula was invaded by Russian troops. …read more Source: Polskie...