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    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017
    Jan25

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017

    The force is to take part in U.N. peacekeeping missions and will also help Ukraine — which is not a member of NATO — upgrade its armed forces. Warsaw would like the summit to make decisions on the permanent placement of NATO troops in the area, but some western alliance members point to a 1997 agreement with Russia barring that. …read more...

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017
    Jan25

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017

    A new brigade consisting of Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian troops should be fully operational in the region by 2017, Poland’s Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Monday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    AMSTERDAM (AP) – The latest developments in Europe’s immigration crisis (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Belgian government says that because Greece is too weak to guard its own borders, it should face an EU “sanction mechanism” under which the rising number of refugees entering the country would effectively be …...

    Oil Price Woe Pushes Russian Economy to 3.7% Contraction in 2015, Hits Country’s Poorest
    Jan25

    Oil Price Woe Pushes Russian Economy to 3.7% Contraction in 2015, Hits Country’s Poorest

    MOSCOW — The Russian economy in 2015 recorded its biggest contraction for more than half a decade as it shrank by 3.7 percent, according to official figures released Monday. Russia has come under pressure from a collapse in oil prices, dramatic currency volatility and Western sanctions over Ukraine. Ordinary Russians suffered acutely in the...

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017
    Jan25

    Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian brigade to be ready in 2017

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister says that a new brigade consisting of Polish, Lithuanian and Ukrainian troops should be fully operational in the region by 2017. Antoni Macierewicz spoke Monday in the eastern city of Lublin during a ceremony launching the new force that is intended to strengthen the defense of a region...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    The Belgian government says that because Greece is too weak to guard its own borders, it should face an EU “sanction mechanism” under which the rising number of refugees entering the country would effectively be forced to stay there. Belgian Migration State Secretary Theo Francken told the VRT network that “the Greeks now need...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    The latest developments in Europe’s immigration crisis (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — The latest developments in Europe’s immigration crisis (all times local):2:30 p.m.The Belgian government says that because Greece… …read more Source:...

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece
    Jan25

    The Latest: Belgium mulls EU sanctions against Greece

    The latest developments in Europe’s immigration crisis (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Coca-Cola, Jeans and Playboy Caused Moral Decline in Ukraine, Rebel Leader Says
    Jan25

    Coca-Cola, Jeans and Playboy Caused Moral Decline in Ukraine, Rebel Leader Says

    Coca-Cola, Mickey Mouse, jeans and Playboy are to blame for an apparent moral decline in east Ukraine, a leader of the pro-Russian separatists told propaganda channel News Front. Alexander Zakharchenko heads Donetsk People’s Republic, one of two self-declared republics in eastern Ukraine. Russian-backed rebels in Donetsk and Luhansk...