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    India Is Building Its Own Aircraft Carriers Now (And It’s All Russia’s Fault)
    Jun03

    India Is Building Its Own Aircraft Carriers Now (And It’s All Russia’s Fault)

    Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia New Delhi asked Moscow for an aircraft carrier—and that’s where the problems began. The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 scattered its military hardware among twelve newly independent republics. One such piece of hardware was the relatively new aircraft carrier Baku. Built in Ukraine, named after an Azeri...

    Operation Typhoon: Nazi Germany’s Master Plan to Sack Moscow
    Jun03

    Operation Typhoon: Nazi Germany’s Master Plan to Sack Moscow

    Warfare History Network History, Europe Red Army forces mounted a gallant stand against the Germans. The war map gave Adolf Hitler every reason to be confident. Operation Barbarossa, Germany’s invasion of the Soviet Union begun on June 22, 1941, had succeeded spectacularly on nearly every front. One Soviet army after another had been...

    Montenegro Bars 149 Russians Linked To Annexation Of Crimea
    Jun03

    Montenegro Bars 149 Russians Linked To Annexation Of Crimea

    Media reported on June 2 that Montenegro has barred 149 Russians and Ukrainians from entering the country in response to recent bans Moscow placed on Montenegrins traveling to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This Year, No US Pressure to Avoid Russia’s Davos
    Jun03

    This Year, No US Pressure to Avoid Russia’s Davos

    For three years after Russia annexed Crimea, Washington officials quietly cautioned major U.S. firms about attending the annual St. Petersburg forum, where investors mingle with President Vladimir Putin and his lieutenants. This year, the first forum since Donald Trump became U.S. president, such cautions were not issued, according to four people...

    Mueller’s Investigation Goes Wide
    Jun03

    Mueller’s Investigation Goes Wide

    Special Counsel Robert Mueller is casting a wide net in his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether President Trump’s campaign colluded with Moscow.The Associated Press reported Friday that the former FBI director’s inquiry will absorb a federal criminal investigation into Paul Manafort,...

    Special Counsel’s Trump Probe Adds Manafort Case
    Jun03

    Special Counsel’s Trump Probe Adds Manafort Case

    The Associated Press has learned that the special counsel running the U.S. investigation into possible ties between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia’s government has assumed oversight of an ongoing investigation involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller may...

    Six Countries to Join UN Security Council for Temporary Terms
    Jun02

    Six Countries to Join UN Security Council for Temporary Terms

    U.N. member states elected six countries Friday to temporary seats on the Security Council, the U.N. body responsible for maintaining international peace and security. Starting January 1, 2018, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Kuwait, Poland and Peru will serve two-year terms, while the Netherlands will join for one year, in a special arrangement...

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies
    Jun02

    Cardinal Lubomyr Husar dies

    KYIV – Cardinal Lubomyr Husar, major archbishop emeritus of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church, died on May 31, following a serious illness. He was 85. From January 26, 2001, to February 10, 2011, he headed the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church worldwide and was revered as the Church’s patriarch. Born in Lviv, on February 26, 1933, Lubomyr...

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement
    Jun02

    Dutch Senate backs European Union-Ukraine Association Agreement

    The Dutch Senate has approved the European Union’s Association Agreement with Ukraine, paving the way for ratification of the pact strengthening ties between the EU and Kyiv. The 50-to-25 vote in the upper house of Parliament in the Netherlands on May 30 marks one of the final stages in a long path to the landmark […] …read more...

    Ukraine delivers legal knockout  to Russia in multi-billion-dollar gas case
    Jun02

    Ukraine delivers legal knockout to Russia in multi-billion-dollar gas case

    KYIV – Ukraine dealt a legal blow to Russia in their multi-faceted war when a Swedish arbitration tribunal on May 31 “rejected” claims by state-owned Gazprom over natural gas supplies to Ukraine worth more than $45 billion. Ukraine’s state-run energy holding company, Naftogaz, said in a news release that the tribunal dismissed...