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    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army
    May12

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its army. …read more Source: U.S....

    Report Questions Russia’s Ukraine Narrative
    May12

    Report Questions Russia’s Ukraine Narrative

    More than 200 Russian military personnel have been killed in fighting in eastern Ukraine, according to a report based on research begun by slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov. The estimated death toll is one of the main findings of the much-anticipated report on Russia’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict, which was completed by allies...

    Ukraine’s parliament gives early approval to bill letting foreigners serve in Ukraine’s army
    May12

    Ukraine’s parliament gives early approval to bill letting foreigners serve in Ukraine’s army

    The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its army. …read more Source: FOX...

    Kerry to meet Russia's Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions
    May12

    Kerry to meet Russia's Putin amid Ukraine, Syria tensions

    SOCHI, Russia — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin with an eye on easing badly strained relations over conflicts in Ukraine and Syria.Kerry laid a wreath at a World War II memorial in the Black Sea resort city Tuesday before holding talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Later, he was to...

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army
    May12

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army

    KIEV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its army.A military conflict between Russia-backed separatist rebels and Ukrainian government forces in eastern Ukraine has claimed more than 6,100 lives. Thousands of Russians have been fighting along with the rebels since the start of the...

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army
    May12

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its army.A military conflict… …read more Source:...

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army
    May12

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army

    Foreigners have also fought in pro-government volunteer battalions which have recently been required to merge with the armed forces or police. The Supreme Rada voted Tuesday on the first reading of the bill to let foreigners serve in the Ukrainian army and amended a law that gives prison time for mercenaries. …read more Source: San...

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army
    May12

    Foreigners could be allowed to serve in Ukrainian army

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ukrainian parliament has given preliminary approval to allowing foreigners to serve in its army…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Former Pentagon Official: U.S. Subsidizing Russia’s Nuclear Weapons Buildup
    May12

    Former Pentagon Official: U.S. Subsidizing Russia’s Nuclear Weapons Buildup

    In an interview with Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Eric Edelman revealed that the United States is, in effect, subsidizing Russia’s increasing nuclear weapons capacity—weapons that could be used against the U.S. in any major war with the West Gertz’s report describes how the...

    Polish lawmakers engage in military training due to ‘troubled times’ in neighboring Ukraine
    May12

    Polish lawmakers engage in military training due to ‘troubled times’ in neighboring Ukraine

    Polish lawmakers have answered a call for military training, a mainly symbolic act as Poles grow nervous about the conflict next door in Ukraine and Russia’s involvement in it. …read more Source: FOX...