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    U.S. Weighing Placement of Army Equipment in Poland, Minister Says
    Jun15

    U.S. Weighing Placement of Army Equipment in Poland, Minister Says

    (WARSAW, Poland) — The U.S. will “soon” take a decision to place heavy army equipment in warehouses in Poland for decades to come, the eastern European country’s defense minister said Sunday. A former Moscow satellite, Poland believes that its security is threatened by Russia’s hostile actions in neighboring Ukraine and is seeking...

    Silva wins it for Spain in Del Bosque’s 100th game
    Jun15

    Silva wins it for Spain in Del Bosque’s 100th game

    Barysaw (Belarus) (AFP) – A solitary first-half strike by David Silva was enough for reigning European champions Spain to win 1-0 in Belarus in Euro 2016 qualifying on Sunday in coach Vicente del Bosque’s 100th game in charge.The Manchester City star struck on the stroke of half-time at the Borisov Arena in Barysaw to give the Euro...

    Report: U.S. prepared to store heavy weapons in East Europe
    Jun15

    Report: U.S. prepared to store heavy weapons in East Europe

    RELATED CONTENTDoes a violent flare up in Ukraine signal more friction to come?Kerry set to make first trip to Russia since Ukraine crisisU.S. troops are in Ukraine for training and the Kremlin isn’t happy about itThe Pentagon is preparing to store battle tanks, infantry fighting vehicles and other heavy weapons for up to 5,000 American...

    U.S. Weighs Storing Military Hardware in Baltics, Eastern Europe
    Jun14

    U.S. Weighs Storing Military Hardware in Baltics, Eastern Europe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States plans to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and Eastern European nations to reassure allies unnerved by Russia’s intervention in Ukraine and to deter further aggression, U.S. officials said. The move would be the first time Washington has stationed heavy military equipment in the...

    IOC’s Bach praises European Games harmony
    Jun14

    IOC’s Bach praises European Games harmony

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) – International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach praised the inaugural European Games for promoting harmony between peoples Sunday, even as tensions between host nation Azerbaijan and neighboring Armenia threatened to overshadow the sporting action. In a statement, Bach praised the sight of Russian and Ukrainian...

    AFP Reporter Shot In Donetsk: Alexander Gayuk Recovering In Hospital, According To Report
    Jun14

    AFP Reporter Shot In Donetsk: Alexander Gayuk Recovering In Hospital, According To Report

    A reporter for Agence France-Presse, a Paris-based news service, was shot in the leg during fighting in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, according to a translated account by the Moscow-headquartered news service Interfax and other sources. The reporter, Alexander Gayuk, is reportedly recovering in a hospital. …read more Source: International...

    US is reported to be moving heavy arms to Baltic, Eastern Europe
    Jun14

    US is reported to be moving heavy arms to Baltic, Eastern Europe

    A senior US official says that the US will store heavy military equipment in both Baltic and Eastern European nations to deter Russian aggression in Ukraine. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 21 Wounded As Attacks Intensify In Eastern Ukraine
    Jun14

    Ukrainian Soldier Killed, 21 Wounded As Attacks Intensify In Eastern Ukraine

    The Ukrainian military said one of its servicemen was killed and 21 were wounded in separatist attacks over the past 24 hours as both sides accused the other of violating a cease-fire deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    From Siberia To Mariupol: Teen Flees Russia, Fights Against Separatists In Ukraine
    Jun14

    From Siberia To Mariupol: Teen Flees Russia, Fights Against Separatists In Ukraine

    A teenager left his Siberian home, student life, and pressure from law-enforcement authorities behind to fight against Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine. He spoke to RFE/RL about the life he chose and the one he left behind. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Huge crowds to watch Battle of Waterloo bicentenary
    Jun14

    Huge crowds to watch Battle of Waterloo bicentenary

    Waterloo (Belgium) (AFP) – Belgium this week hosts days of commemorative events and mock battles to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo that shaped the face of Europe, at a time when the continent’s unity is under threat.European royals will attend a solemn memorial service on Thursday at the battlefield near Brussels...