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    NATO’s top commander says alliance limited in understanding Russian moves
    May01

    NATO’s top commander says alliance limited in understanding Russian moves

    NATO’s commander U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove made a surprising admission to American lawmakers the other day. He acknowledged NATO doesn’t have any real idea what the Russians are up to. “Russian military operations in Ukraine and the region more broadly have underscored that there are critical gaps in our collection and...

    Finnish Military Preparing 900,000 Reservists for ‘Crisis Situation’
    May01

    Finnish Military Preparing 900,000 Reservists for ‘Crisis Situation’

    The Finnish Defense Forces are to send letters to all 900,000 of the country’s reservists at the beginning of this month, informing them what their role would be in a “crisis situation”, in a move that some analysts have dismissed as a stunt by the military, designed to influence the political debate and secure higher defense...

    Elina Svitolina to face Timea Babos in Grand Prix SAR final
    May01

    Elina Svitolina to face Timea Babos in Grand Prix SAR final

    MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — Fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina of Ukraine will face unseeded Timea Babos of Hungary in the Grand Prix SAR final after… …read more Source:...

    Russia and China to Stir Up Mediterranean
    May01

    Russia and China to Stir Up Mediterranean

    With The U.S. and Japan gazing lovingly at each other over defense issues and Northern Europe looking quite serious indeed about keeping foreign subs out of its waters this week, Chinese and Russian are getting set to hold their first ever joint naval exercises on the Mediterranean. This month, the countries’ ships will conduct live fire...

    Powerful Photos Of May Day Protests Around The World
    May01

    Powerful Photos Of May Day Protests Around The World

    BERLIN (AP) — Left-wing groups and trade unions are staging rallies across Europe, the Middle East and Asia on Friday to mark International Workers Day. Most events are expected to be peaceful protests for workers’ rights and world peace. But May 1 regularly sees clashes between police and militant groups in some cities. International...

    NATO chief: more resources needed to contain Russia
    May01

    NATO chief: more resources needed to contain Russia

    Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, May 1 (UPI) — More military assets, including intelligence, surveillance and the arming of Ukraine are needed, NATO Commander Gen. Philip Breedlove told a Senate committee. …read more Source: United Press...

    May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked
    May01

    May Day demos staged around the world; Turkey square blocked

    Security forces pushed back demonstrators using water cannons and tear gas. The demonstrations are the first large-scale protests since the government passed a security bill this year giving police expanded powers to crack down on protesters. Thousands of people marched in the capital Seoul on Friday for a third week to protest government labor...

    Putin’s Boy Scout Army
    May01

    Putin’s Boy Scout Army

    MOSCOW — In a crumbling residential courtyard in north Moscow, within earshot of the buzzing Yaroslavskoye highway that leads out of the city, a group of camouflage-clad teenagers watch an instructor as he talks them through the basics of knife throwing. “Hold the knife solidly in your hands; let it become part of you. Twist your torso, extend...

    Everything you need to know before the biggest hedge fund conference of the year kicks off next week
    May01

    Everything you need to know before the biggest hedge fund conference of the year kicks off next week

    On Tuesday around 2,000 hedge fund managers, DC insiders, Wall Street bankers, reporters, security experts, and will.i.am will descend on the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas for an annual four day meeting of the minds. Business Insider will also be in the scrum covering the action live. It’s like this — SALT Las Vegas, an annual conference...

    Kremlin Puts Off Issue Of Peacekeepers In Ukraine
    May01

    Kremlin Puts Off Issue Of Peacekeepers In Ukraine

    The Kremlin has refuted a Ukrainian claim that Russian President Vladimir Putin had agreed to deploy peacekeepers in eastern Ukraine, where Ukrainian soldiers are fighting pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...