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    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force
    Sep01

    Poland’s Campaign To Recruit New Defense Force

    Poland’s military is set to launch an ambitious campaign to recruit volunteers for a militia to counter potential Russian aggression. The new Territorial Defense Force is expected to have 35,000 members. Poland hopes to enlist a growing number for patriotic citizens who’ve already joined paramilitary groups. (Camera: Marek Hajduk....

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin
    Sep01

    Merkel, Hollande Worried About Ukraine Conflict Ahead of Meeting With Putin

    Germany and France are “extremely concerned” about the situation in eastern Ukraine, especially along the line of contact between pro-Russian separatists and government forces, the two countries’ leaders said on Thursday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande spoke ahead of an expected meeting...

    Lithuania Builds Fake Town To Simulate Russian Attack
    Sep01

    Lithuania Builds Fake Town To Simulate Russian Attack

    Lithuania has constructed a fake town the size of 20 football pitches to allow it to practice its military readiness for a potential city attack and it is inviting its Baltic neighbors to visit and do the same, Euronews reports. The town will be used for training purposes by Lithuania’s armed forces in order to simulate a Russian attack on...

    Polish President: No Return to Imperial Ambitions in Europe
    Sep01

    Polish President: No Return to Imperial Ambitions in Europe

    Poland’s president has warned that Europe must learn lessons from World War II and must not tolerate any return to imperialist land grabs, an apparent reference to Russian aggression in Ukraine.Andrzej Duda was speaking Thursday at a ceremony marking the 77th anniversary of… …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, September 1, 2016
    Sep01

    The Morning Vertical, September 1, 2016

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

    Russian Awards For Combat Surge Since Ukraine Conflict: Report
    Sep01

    Russian Awards For Combat Surge Since Ukraine Conflict: Report

    Thousands of Russian armed forces have taken part in operations in eastern Ukraine, according to Russian military awards analysis by investigative group Bellingcat. The report, published Wednesday, is one of the latest to contest Moscow’s claims that the pro-Russian armed separatists stationed on Ukraine’s eastern border regions with...

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding
    Sep01

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding, after months of fighting …read more Source: U.S....

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding
    Sep01

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding, after months of fighting …read more Source: U.S....

    Kiev Says New Cease-fire in Eastern Ukraine Is Holding
    Sep01

    Kiev Says New Cease-fire in Eastern Ukraine Is Holding

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding, after months of fighting.Poroshenko said in a statement released at noon local time on Thursday that his forces have not seen any fighting in the past 12 hours. The parties in the… …read more Source:...

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding
    Sep01

    Kiev says new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a new cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is holding, after months of fighting. …read more Source: FOX...