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    More Fighting Reported in Eastern Ukraine
    May06

    More Fighting Reported in Eastern Ukraine

    Ukraine’s military said on May 6 that five of its soldiers were killed and 12 wounded during the previous 24 hours amid reports of more fighting in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Over 38 million people ‘internally displaced by conflicts’
    May06

    Over 38 million people ‘internally displaced by conflicts’

    Geneva (AFP) – Conflicts and violence in places like Syria and Ukraine have displaced a record 38 million people inside their own countries, equivalent to the total populations of New York, London and Beijing, a watchdog group said Wednesday.Nearly one third of them — a full 11 million people — were displaced last year alone,...

    French Foreign Minister To Attend Moscow’s Victory Day Celebrations
    May06

    French Foreign Minister To Attend Moscow’s Victory Day Celebrations

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says he plans to take part in Moscow’s May 9 celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    As Ukraine erects defensive fence on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defensive fence on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure

    The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine’s eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. …read more Source: FOX...

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions. […] bulky, metallic obstacles looped together with more barbed wire are laid across the fields to halt advancing tanks and infantry. With much of eastern Ukraine in the hands of Russian-backed separatists, large swaths of the border remain impossible to...

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure
    May06

    As Ukraine erects defenses, critics fear expensive failure

    HOPTIVKA, Ukraine (AP) — The flimsy, razor wire-topped fences popping up along bare expanses of Ukraine’s eastern frontier are the first line of defense against a much-feared Russian invasion. Trenches fortified by timber have been hollowed out for soldiers to take up positions. And bulky, metallic obstacles looped together with more...

    As Ukraine Erects Defenses, Critics Fear Expensive Failure
    May06

    As Ukraine Erects Defenses, Critics Fear Expensive Failure

    As Ukraine erects defensive fence on Russian border, critics fear expensive failure …read more Source: ABC...

    Away goals top of Guardiola’s priority list in Barcelona
    May06

    Away goals top of Guardiola’s priority list in Barcelona

    Barcelona (AFP) – Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola believes his side must score in his old stomping ground at the Camp Nou on Wednesday to have any chance of eliminating Barcelona in their Champions League semi-final.Guardiola is Barca’s most successful ever coach having won 14 trophies in four years in charge between 2008 and 2012,...

    NATO Briefly Shifts Command HQ to Romania
    May06

    NATO Briefly Shifts Command HQ to Romania

    NATO will briefly move an allied joint force command headquarter to Romania as the alliance continues to hone its ability to react to Russia’s moves in Ukraine and other security challenges, a top commander said Tuesday. The Allied Joint Force Command based in Naples, Italy, will relocate to Cincu, in mountainous central Romania, for 12...

    Russia Will Unveil ‘Next Generation’ Armata T-14 Tank on Victory Day
    May06

    Russia Will Unveil ‘Next Generation’ Armata T-14 Tank on Victory Day

    Russia’s got a brand-new tank. On Monday, Russia displayed its Armata T-14 tank during the final practices for the Victory Day parade that will take place in Moscow on Saturday. The parade will commemorate 70 years since the end of World War II and the Allied defeat over Nazi Germany. The tank has been rolling through the streets of Moscow...