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    NATO chief begins first visit to Ukraine, opens joint emergency response exercise
    Sep21

    NATO chief begins first visit to Ukraine, opens joint emergency response exercise

    NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg began his first visit to Ukraine Monday, meeting with President Petro Poroshenko and helping inaugurate a joint disaster response drill that Poroshenko hailed as more evidence of “enhancement of our special partnership with NATO.” NATO has expressed firm support for Ukraine in its conflict with...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg begins first visit to Ukraine
    Sep21

    NATO’s Stoltenberg begins first visit to Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg began his first visit to Ukraine Monday, meeting with President Petro Poroshenko and… …read more Source:...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg Begins First Visit to Ukraine
    Sep21

    NATO’s Stoltenberg Begins First Visit to Ukraine

    NATO chief begins first visit to Ukraine, opens joint emergency response exercise …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin Looks to Remove American Influences From Russia
    Sep21

    Putin Looks to Remove American Influences From Russia

    Last week the Russian government added one more issue to its growing heap of disputes with the United States. By pulling the plug on the U.S. sponsored America Center hosted at M. Rudomino All-Russia State Library of Foreign Literature in Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin has subtly moved against the U.S. According to a press release by...

    NATO Chief Visits Ukraine to Launch Joint Exercise
    Sep21

    NATO Chief Visits Ukraine to Launch Joint Exercise

    Jens Stoltenberg’s visit was described as a “milestone” by Ukrainian officials. …read more Source:...

    Russia to Build Belarusian Base
    Sep21

    Russia to Build Belarusian Base

    Russia has announced it will build an air base in Belarus, the first to be placed in the country since the Soviet Union fell. The statement comes after a Friday meeting between Vladamir Putin and the Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko, who previously had been reluctant to agree to the base. Belarus borders two of the three Baltic NATO...

    Crimean Tatars Block Roads To Crimea
    Sep21

    Crimean Tatars Block Roads To Crimea

    Hundreds of Crimean Tatars have blocked roads and prevented supplies from reaching Crimea via Ukraine. They want Ukrainian companies to stop trading with Crimea as a way to protest the peninsula’s annexation by Russia last year. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How a reporter should embed with a unit
    Sep21

    How a reporter should embed with a unit

    A friend going to embed with Ukrainian forces asked me for advice. This is what I told him. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Election sidelines backroom bid for French helicopter ships
    Sep21

    Election sidelines backroom bid for French helicopter ships

    OTTAWA – Canada was actively pursuing — at the political level — the possible acquisition of the controversial French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers, several defence, diplomatic and military industry sources have told The Canadian Press. The effort has ground to halt, however, largely because of the federal election campaign — and it may...

    Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine
    Sep21

    Vladimir Putin, Silvio Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking Crimea wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. …read more Source: FOX...