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    Crimean Prosecutors Seek Four-Year Prison Term For Maidan Activist
    May14

    Crimean Prosecutors Seek Four-Year Prison Term For Maidan Activist

    ​Crimea’s prosecutors are seeking more than four years in prison for a man accused of attacking a Ukrainian security officer in Kyiv during the February 2014 protests in Kyiv against pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia moves closer to India and China – joint military exercises planned later this year
    May14

    Russia moves closer to India and China – joint military exercises planned later this year

    Russia is in the process of moving closer economically and militarily to India and China as it deals with sanctions from Western countries over the situation in Ukraine. While Western leaders boycotted May 9 ceremonies in Moscow to mark the 70th anniversary of the defeat of the Nazis, Chinese and Indian leaders were high profile at the event. In...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Remove Banned Grad Rockets And Artillery From Storage In East Ukraine, Says OSCE
    May14

    Pro-Russian Rebels Remove Banned Grad Rockets And Artillery From Storage In East Ukraine, Says OSCE

    Pro-Russian rebels have removed grad rockets and artillery banned under the eastern Ukraine ceasefire agreement from storage units in the contested region of Donbas, claims a report by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the group charged with overseeing the ceasefire. …read more Source: International Business...

    NATO, EU to Work Together to Counter Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Warfare
    May14

    NATO, EU to Work Together to Counter Russia’s ‘Hybrid’ Warfare

    NATO and the EU agreed on Thursday to work together more to counter “hybrid warfare” – the blend of unidentified troops, propaganda and economic pressure that the military alliance says Russia has used against Ukraine. EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini also briefed NATO foreign ministers meeting in Turkey on her plans...

    Poroshenko: no peace in Ukraine until Russian withdrawal
    May14

    Poroshenko: no peace in Ukraine until Russian withdrawal

    Ed AdamczykBERLIN, May 14 (UPI) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was critical of the ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, saying peace was only possible after Russian troops leave. …read more Source: United Press...

    NATO, EU To Work Together To Counter ‘Hybrid’ Warfare
    May14

    NATO, EU To Work Together To Counter ‘Hybrid’ Warfare

    NATO and the EU have agreed to tighten cooperation against the “hybrid warfare” that the military alliance says Russia has used against Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    British Fighter Jets Escort Russian Bombers Away
    May14

    British Fighter Jets Escort Russian Bombers Away

    Britain says two Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets have been scrambled after Russian long-range bombers were seen flying towards British airspace. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is Marine Le Pen in Bed With Putin?
    May14

    Is Marine Le Pen in Bed With Putin?

    One of Marine Le Pen’s most trusted advisors has appeared at an event celebrating the establishment of Donetsk as an “independent” pro-Russian enclave in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Even NATO officials need to take a break and sing it out sometimes
    May14

    Even NATO officials need to take a break and sing it out sometimes

    European and NATO officials channelled their inner ’80s pop stars on Wednesday night, belting out a rendition of “We Are the World.” The song and dance came at the end of a military alliance meeting in Antalya, Turkey, where the leaders discussed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and conflict in the Middle East. See also: Soldiers...

    Former Soviet republics ask NATO to permanently deploy an army brigade as a deterrent against Russia
    May14

    Former Soviet republics ask NATO to permanently deploy an army brigade as a deterrent against Russia

    VILNIUS, Lithuania — The three Baltic countries are asking NATO to permanently deploy an army brigade to Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania as a deterrent against an increasingly assertive Russia. The chiefs of defence of the three countries are presenting the request in a joint letter this week to NATO’s supreme allied commander in Europe, said...