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    Defense secretary convenes meeting on Russia, Ukraine
    Jun04

    Defense secretary convenes meeting on Russia, Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) – Defense Secretary Ash Carter is summoning top American defense and diplomatic leaders to Germany Friday to map out a counterstrategy to Russia’s military operations in Ukraine and reassure allies worried about Moscow’s aggression. The closed-door meeting of about two dozen generals, ambassadors and...

    Defense Secretary Convenes Meeting on Russia, Ukraine
    Jun04

    Defense Secretary Convenes Meeting on Russia, Ukraine

    Defense secretary Carter calls in top US, military leaders for Russia, Ukraine meeting …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia’s Putin to visit Pope Francis June 10 at the Vatican
    Jun04

    Russia’s Putin to visit Pope Francis June 10 at the Vatican

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Pope Francis on June 10 at the Vatican, with conflicts in Syria and Ukraine likely to top the Holy See’s agenda. …read more Source: CNS...

    Defense secretary convenes meeting on Russia, Ukraine
    Jun04

    Defense secretary convenes meeting on Russia, Ukraine

    STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is summoning top American defense and diplomatic leaders to Germany Friday to map out a… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of rebel offensive
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s president warns of possibility of rebel offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday warned of a possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces in the east, one day after a major battle erupted on the western edge of the main separatist rebel stronghold. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s president warns of possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s president warns of possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned of a possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces in the east, one day after a major battle erupted on the western edge of the main separatist rebel stronghold. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine’s President Warns of Possibility of Rebel Offensive
    Jun04

    Ukraine’s President Warns of Possibility of Rebel Offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned of a possible large-scale offensive by separatist forces in the east, one day after a major battle erupted on the western edge of the main separatist rebel stronghold. Hostilities on Wednesday left more than a dozen dead and brought a February cease-fire agreement between...

    Russia Says Latvian Weapons-Smuggling Ring Broken Up
    Jun04

    Russia Says Latvian Weapons-Smuggling Ring Broken Up

    MOSCOW— Russia’s Federal Security Service says it has broken up a ring that was smuggling firearms into the country from Latvia. The service, known by its initials FSB, said in a statement Thursday that more than 30 weapons were seized in a raid in the Pskov region, which borders Latvia and Estonia. The weapons included submachine guns and...

    G-7 summit expected to lead to fresh admonishment of Russia
    Jun04

    G-7 summit expected to lead to fresh admonishment of Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A summit of President Barack Obama and other Western leaders this weekend in Germany is expected to produce new condemnation — but not more punishment — of Russia for its suspected role in the escalating violence in Ukraine. Ukraine is pleading for a response from the Group … …read more Source: The Washington...

    Russia Accuses Kyiv Of Provoking East Ukraine Fighting
    Jun04

    Russia Accuses Kyiv Of Provoking East Ukraine Fighting

    Russia has accused Kyiv of aggravating tensions in eastern Ukraine following the biggest upsurge of fighting between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists in months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...