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    U.S. commander: Another Russian offensive possible in Ukraine after lull
    Apr30

    U.S. commander: Another Russian offensive possible in Ukraine after lull

    Gen. Philip Breedlove, commander of NATO forces in Europe, told the Senate Armed Services Committee, that the situation in Ukraine is volatile and fragile and urged Congress to bolster U.S. intelligence capabilities to better understand President Vladimir Putin’s intent in the region …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russian Media Play Up WWII Victory, Lash Out at ‘V-Day Snubs’
    Apr30

    Russian Media Play Up WWII Victory, Lash Out at ‘V-Day Snubs’

    Russian state media are ramping up nationalism ahead of the 70th anniversary of “Victory Day” on May 9, preparing to air films and TV programs dedicated to the glory of Soviet heroes who fought and sacrificed for the defeat of Nazi Germany during World War II. Bulletin boards with patriotic slogans and announcements of the anniversary have...

    Western leaders agree ceasefire in Ukraine needs to stabilize: Germany
    Apr30

    Western leaders agree ceasefire in Ukraine needs to stabilize: Germany

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande held a telephone conversation with the leaders of… …read more Source:...

    Top U.S. Commander Says Russian Offensive Possible In Ukraine
    Apr30

    Top U.S. Commander Says Russian Offensive Possible In Ukraine

    The top U.S. commander for NATO says Russian forces have used a recent lull in fighting in Ukraine to reposition for a possible offensive …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US commander: Russia seems set for new offensive in Ukraine
    Apr30

    US commander: Russia seems set for new offensive in Ukraine

    By BRADLEY KLAPPER and KEN DILANIAN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Russia repositioning forces for new offensive in Ukraine, U.S. commander says
    Apr30

    Russia repositioning forces for new offensive in Ukraine, U.S. commander says

    The top U.S. commander for NATO said Thursday that America needs better intelligence on the ground in Ukraine, but that it appears Russian forces have used a recent lull in fighting to reposition for another offensive. …read more Source: CTV...

    Polish biker says a Night Wolves member made it into country
    Apr30

    Polish biker says a Night Wolves member made it into country

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish biker said Thursday that at least one member of a nationalistic Russian motorcycle club appears to have entered Poland despite a ban, and visited the Auschwitz memorial site with two other Russians — one of whom briefly unfurled a Soviet flag. The pro-Kremlin Night Wolves, who are on a ride commemorating the Russian...

    Savchenko Transferred From Hospital Back To Jail
    Apr30

    Savchenko Transferred From Hospital Back To Jail

    Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko’s has been transferred back to detention center in Moscow after spending just two days in a civilian hospital. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Billboards praising Stalin go up in Russian-annexed Crimea
    Apr30

    Billboards praising Stalin go up in Russian-annexed Crimea

    The billboards reading “Eternal glory to the victors” are sponsored by the Communist Party, which has always praised Stalin’s role in the defeat of Nazi Germany. …read more Source: Toronto...

    An Old War, a New War – The Upcoming Challenge to Ukraine’s Ceasefire
    Apr30

    An Old War, a New War – The Upcoming Challenge to Ukraine’s Ceasefire

    May 9, the 70th anniversary of Soviet victory over Nazi Germany, is shaping up to be a serious test for the fragile Minsk II ceasefire in Ukraine. Thus far, the only stipulations which have been at least partially implemented are the ceasefire, a large-caliber arms withdrawal and a prisoner exchange. These steps are crucial, and the deescalation...