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    Video: U.S. Soldiers Train Ukraine Troops
    May12

    Video: U.S. Soldiers Train Ukraine Troops

    At a former Soviet military base outside of the western Ukrainian town of Lviv, about 300 U.S. Army paratroopers from the 173rd Airborne Brigade, which is based in Vicenza, Italy, are training the Ukrainian National Guard. The six-month U.S. training exercise, called Fearless Guardian, officially began on April 20. The training is focused on both...

    Gaming the Ukraine Crisis
    May12

    Gaming the Ukraine Crisis

    The outcome is clear. Everybody should move on. …read more Source:...

    Canada sticks to its tune on Russia despite Kerry diplomacy
    May12

    Canada sticks to its tune on Russia despite Kerry diplomacy

    Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson said Tuesday the Harper government will not follow the U.S. and engage with Russian President Vladimir Putin until he changes his ways. Nicholson spoke with reporters via teleconference from Turkey, where he was attending the NATO foreign ministers meeting after visiting a military hospital in Ukraine. When...

    Securing Europe’s Future Is About Securing Our Own Future
    May12

    Securing Europe’s Future Is About Securing Our Own Future

    Co-authored with Tobias Bunde, Maksymilian Czuperski and Marietje Schaake (please create separate profiles for them) After centuries of war, since 1945 and the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, freedom, democracy and tolerance have served as the unifying forces during the longest era of peace and prosperity on the European continent. What was once...

    Stunning Photographs Show Crimea’s Beauty In Every Season
    May12

    Stunning Photographs Show Crimea’s Beauty In Every Season

    For photographer Sergei Anashkevitch, taking remarkable images of China, France, Tanzania and seemingly everywhere in between is just another day in the life. He posts images of his travels to his blog, “A Life In Travel,” and to his Instagram account, where he’s amassed more than 13,000 followers. But no matter where he goes,...

    Latest Military News
    May12

    Latest Military News

    SACEUR, analysts see Russia renewing invasion of Ukraine in next two months IHS Jane’s—A consensus is building among NATO officials and military analysts of the situation in Eastern Ukraine that Russia will renew its invasion of the region in the next two months. …read more Source: Canada Free...

    John Kerry Meets Putin To Gauge Flexibility On Ukraine, Syria
    May12

    John Kerry Meets Putin To Gauge Flexibility On Ukraine, Syria

    By Arshad Mohammed and Denis Dyomkin SOCHI, Russia, May 12 (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to probe Russia’s willingness to curb its involvement in Ukraine and its backing of Syria’s president. Kerry met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for more than four hours before...

    Key Allegations Of Nemtsov War Report
    May12

    Key Allegations Of Nemtsov War Report

    Before he was killed in February, opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was working on an investigative report to expose what he described as President Vladimir Putin’s “war” in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘What Does Moscow Want?’ Asks Georgian President
    May12

    ‘What Does Moscow Want?’ Asks Georgian President

    The former Soviet republics of Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine are moving inexorably from the orbit of a Russian state that promotes values fundamentally alien to its neighbors, according to Georgia’s president. President Georgy Margvelashvili told Reuters in an interview that Russia, which crushed Georgian forces in a 2008 five-day war, could...

    Could Potato Diplomacy Warm Ties Between Russia and the United States?
    May12

    Could Potato Diplomacy Warm Ties Between Russia and the United States?

    Secretary of State John Kerry met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Sochi Tuesday with tensions between Russia and the United States at their highest levels in decades because of Washington’s anger over Russia’s military intervention into Ukraine and Moscow’s anger at perceived Western...