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    NATO Halves Size of Baltic Air Police Mission
    Aug05

    NATO Halves Size of Baltic Air Police Mission

    Despite a rise in Russian air activity over northern Europe, NATO is halving the size of its Baltic Air Policing mission headquartered in Lithuania, as it believes the number of aircraft stationed there exceeds the needs of the mission. The Air Policing mission has carried out a large part of the interceptions of Russian aircraft approaching and,...

    US Troop Convoys March Across Europe in Show of Deterrence
    Aug05

    US Troop Convoys March Across Europe in Show of Deterrence

    Since the invasion of the Crimean Peninsula, the U.S. has talked a lot about deterring Russian aggression toward eastern European NATO allies. But what does that deterrence look like? VOA Pentagon correspondent Carla Babb spoke with the commander of the U.S. Army’s 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, who says deterrence is a very visible convoy....

    Kremlin Says France Returns Money For Canceled Warship Deal
    Aug05

    Kremlin Says France Returns Money For Canceled Warship Deal

    The Kremlin says France has paid compensation for a canceled contract for the delivery of two Mistral-class warships to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hollande, Putin reach accord on cancelled warship deal: Paris
    Aug05

    Hollande, Putin reach accord on cancelled warship deal: Paris

    Paris (AFP) – French President Francois Hollande’s office said Wednesday he had reached an agreement with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on compensation for failing to deliver two Mistral warships over the Ukraine crisis.The fate of the two helicopter carriers has plagued Franco-Russian ties for more than a year, following...

    Poll Shows Negative Views Of Russia, Putin Around The World
    Aug05

    Poll Shows Negative Views Of Russia, Putin Around The World

    A new opinion poll shows that both Russia and its president, Vladimir Putin, are viewed unfavorably around the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev
    Aug05

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian security officials have renewed their request for U.S. weapons while meeting with a visiting congressional delegation headed by House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Argues for US Weapons During Pelosi’s Visit to Kiev
    Aug05

    Ukraine Argues for US Weapons During Pelosi’s Visit to Kiev

    Ukraine argues for US weapons as Nancy Pelosi leads congressional delegation to Kiev …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev
    Aug05

    Ukraine argues for US weapons during Pelosi’s visit to Kiev

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian security officials have renewed their request for U.S. weapons while meeting with a visiting congressional delegation… …read more Source:...

    Is US Policy Toward Russia and Ukraine Falling Apart?
    Aug05

    Is US Policy Toward Russia and Ukraine Falling Apart?

    Stephen F. CohenGrowing signs that Europe is no longer united in following DC’s hawkish policies. …read more Source: The...

    Poland’s president-elect wants NATO bases, talks on Ukraine
    Aug05

    Poland’s president-elect wants NATO bases, talks on Ukraine

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s president-elect, who takes office on Thursday, says he wants to see NATO bases in Poland and will talk to European Union partners about including Poland in Ukraine peace talks. …read more Source: CNS...