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    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...

    This may have been the most embarrassing moment in the history of the world’s strongest military alliance
    May14

    This may have been the most embarrassing moment in the history of the world’s strongest military alliance

    NATO may be the strongest military alliance in the history of the world. Among its many accomplishments over the course of its 66-year history, the alliance protected Europe from Soviet expansion during the Cold War, intervened to stop ethnic cleansing in Kosovo, and provided air support for the rebels who overthew Libyan dictator Muammar...

    Britain scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian military aircraft moving towards UK airspace
    May14

    Britain scrambled fighter jets to intercept Russian military aircraft moving towards UK airspace

    The Royal Air Force sent jets to intercept two Russian military aircraft approaching UK airspace to the north of Scotland. According to an RAF spokesperson: “RAF Quick Reaction Alert Typhoon fighter aircraft were launched today from RAF Lossiemouth after unidentified aircraft were tracked flying towards UK airspace.” “The planes...

    U.S. Troops Prepare Ukraine Soldiers for Russian Onslaught
    May14

    U.S. Troops Prepare Ukraine Soldiers for Russian Onslaught

    YAVORIV, Ukraine—The sounds of gunfire and explosions are constant on the firing range at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center outside this western Ukrainian town. At one spot, behind an earthen bunker, U.S. Army paratroopers are qualifying Ukrainian National Guard soldiers in Soviet-era, shoulder-fired rocket-propelled grenades...

    Hollande Denounces ‘Unacceptable’ Violations of Ukraine Ceasefire
    May14

    Hollande Denounces ‘Unacceptable’ Violations of Ukraine Ceasefire

    France’s President Francois Hollande on Thursday denounced as unacceptable ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine, after speaking briefly with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko in Germany. …read more Source:...

    Russia Slams EBRD Lending Decision as ‘Politically Motivated’
    May14

    Russia Slams EBRD Lending Decision as ‘Politically Motivated’

    Russia criticized on Thursday a decision by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to suspend further loans to the country over the Ukraine crisis and said the bank should not be swayed by “temporary political trends.” Last year the London-based EBRD, set up in 1991 originally to invest in ex-Soviet bloc...