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    Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military
    Jun25

    Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia needs a mighty military to fend off threats near its borders, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, a stance that reflects soaring tensions with the West over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Putin vows to strengthen Russian military
    Jun25

    Putin vows to strengthen Russian military

    Remarks to military academy graduates reflect soaring tensions between Moscow, the West over Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Fighting Near Strategic Port City Of Mariupol Increasing Despite Hopes For Peace In East Ukraine
    Jun25

    Fighting Near Strategic Port City Of Mariupol Increasing Despite Hopes For Peace In East Ukraine

    Just two days after a meeting of foreign ministers from Germany, France, Ukraine and Russia in Paris, where the parties said they made some advance towards discussion of a peace deal that could help end the east Ukraine conflict, the situation on the ground tells a very different story. On Wednesday evening, pro-Russian rebels attacked towns and...

    US Marine unit to be sent to Bulgaria as part of American effort to reassure NATO allies
    Jun25

    US Marine unit to be sent to Bulgaria as part of American effort to reassure NATO allies

    A U.S. Marine Corps commander says a unit equipped with tanks, light armored vehicles and artillery will be sent to Bulgaria this fall as part of American plans to help reassure NATO allies worried by Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Mother Urges Russia Not to Abandon Son Captured in Ukraine
    Jun25

    Mother Urges Russia Not to Abandon Son Captured in Ukraine

    ROZHKI, Russia (Reuters) – The mother of a Russian soldier captured in Ukraine says her son never told her he was quitting the army, raising doubt about Kremlin assertions that the soldier was no longer serving when he crossed the frontier. Zinaida Alexandrova, 58, says she has avoided watching Russian TV since she learnt from a news...

    US Marine unit to be sent to Bulgaria to reassure allies
    Jun25

    US Marine unit to be sent to Bulgaria to reassure allies

    BERLIN (AP) — A U.S. Marine Corps commander says a unit equipped with tanks, light armored vehicles and artillery will be sent to Bulgaria this fall as part of American plans to help reassure NATO allies worried by Russia’s involvement in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Putin Vows To Continue Russian Military Modernization
    Jun25

    Putin Vows To Continue Russian Military Modernization

    President Vladimir Putin has vowed to continue a sweeping military modernization effort, saying a “powerful army equipped with modern weapons is the guarantor of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Russia.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Europe Seeks to Counter Kremlin Success Pushing World View
    Jun25

    Europe Seeks to Counter Kremlin Success Pushing World View

    MOSCOW—Larry King’s back on the air, beaming his high-octane brand of talk to households around the world. Where can you catch him? Kremlin-backed TV. Moscow wants you to pay better attention to what it’s saying, and to better reach your eyes and ears it’s spending around a half-billion dollars a year and carrying top-name...

    NATO Warns Heavy Fighting Could Resume in Ukraine
    Jun25

    NATO Warns Heavy Fighting Could Resume in Ukraine

    NATO’s head warned on Thursday of a risk of a return to heavy fighting in Ukraine but said it would be unwise to declare a cease-fire agreement dead, despite repeated violations, because it remained the best hope for peace. The Ukrainian military on Tuesday accused pro-Russian rebels of conducting long-range artillery attacks on villages in...

    Powerful Russian army is ‘guarantor of sovereignty’: Putin
    Jun25

    Powerful Russian army is ‘guarantor of sovereignty’: Putin

    Russia needs a mighty military to fend off threats near its borders, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, a stance that reflects soaring tensions with the West over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: CTV...