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    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury

    YAVORIV, Ukraine— Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain at a military base in the western region of Lviv, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the...

    Russia Defends Visit to Norwegian Island Despite Sanctions
    Apr20

    Russia Defends Visit to Norwegian Island Despite Sanctions

    Russia said on Monday its deputy prime minister had every right to visit a Norwegian island despite travel restrictions imposed on him over Ukraine, dismissing Oslo’s condemnation of the trip. …read more Source:...

    Kremlin Says Putin Does Not Plan To Raise Warship Issue With Hollande
    Apr20

    Kremlin Says Putin Does Not Plan To Raise Warship Issue With Hollande

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says Putin does not plan to raise the issue of the suspended delivery to Russia of two French-built Mistral warships with French President Francois Hollande when the two meet in Yerevan on April 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury

    YAVORIV, Ukraine (AP) — Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east.read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Situation Report: More chemical weapons in Syria; Islamic State kicked out of Baiji; French weapons for Lebanon, Chinese oil pumping through Pakistan; and more
    Apr20

    Situation Report: More chemical weapons in Syria; Islamic State kicked out of Baiji; French weapons for Lebanon, Chinese oil pumping through Pakistan; and more

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson New Day Rising? On April 19, the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said that Iraqi forces “regained full control” over the Baiji oil refinery after having cleared the massive facility of Islamic State fighters. The facility has been a flashpoint for months, with Iraqi forces inside slugging it out with waves of...

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury

    YAVORIV, Ukraine (AP) — Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source: U.S....

    US, Ukraine kick off joint military exercises in defiance of indignation from Russia
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine kick off joint military exercises in defiance of indignation from Russia

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Leonid Bershidsky: Controversies in a number of European countries make it seem as though WWII never ended
    Apr20

    Leonid Bershidsky: Controversies in a number of European countries make it seem as though WWII never ended

    As Germany wrestles with whether to finally permit the publication of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf, controversies in a number of European countries make it seem as though the Second World War never ended. One has to wonder if, with the passing of the generation that actually fought the war, the time hasn’t come to set a cut-off date for...

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury

    US, Ukraine kick off joint military exercises in defiance of indignation from Russia …read more Source: ABC...

    OSCE chief says ‘good chance for peace’ in Ukraine
    Apr20

    OSCE chief says ‘good chance for peace’ in Ukraine

    Vilnius (AFP) – The OSCE chief said Monday a truce was holding in a key village in eastern Ukraine and urged rival sides to “embrace a good chance for peace” in the war-torn region.”The news this morning is that our people, our monitors have brokered a truce in Shyrokyne, down near Mariupol,” OSCE secretary general...