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    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...

    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,...

    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...

    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...

    ‘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...

    Boris Nemtsov’s Final Report Unveils Russia’s Involvement In East Ukraine War And Pain Back Home
    May12

    Boris Nemtsov’s Final Report Unveils Russia’s Involvement In East Ukraine War And Pain Back Home

    At least 220 Russian soldiers were killed while fighting beside pro-Russian rebels in the East Ukraine war, according to the final report of slain politician Boris Nemtsov that was released on Tuesday. …read more Source: International Business...

    A former congressman mistakenly blamed Islam when he couldn’t buy booze at Walmart
    May12

    A former congressman mistakenly blamed Islam when he couldn’t buy booze at Walmart

    Former Rep. Allen West (R-Florida) apparently made an embarrassing error after he couldn’t buy alcohol from a particular Walmart cashier in Dallas, Texas. In a since-updated blog post on his site, the conservative firebrand suggested on Monday that he wasn’t allow to purchase booze from the employee because the cashier was Muslim and...

    Georgian President: Russia is Alien To Us
    May12

    Georgian President: Russia is Alien To Us

    Shockingly enough, it turns out that bold irredentist moves by the biggest country in a region tend to spook its neighbors. That, at least, is the tone set by Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili as he spoke to reporters during his first trip to Brussels to meet with EU and NATO officials.On the precedent of Ukraine: “A country that is...

    Nemstov allies’ report cites Russian involvement in Ukraine
    May12

    Nemstov allies’ report cites Russian involvement in Ukraine

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, May 12 (UPI) — At least 220 Russian soldiers have died in fighting in Ukraine, a report released Tuesday by colleagues of slain activist Boris Nemtsov said. …read more Source: United Press...