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    North Korea Officially Shuts Down Speculation Of A Kim Jong Un Trip To Moscow
    May04

    North Korea Officially Shuts Down Speculation Of A Kim Jong Un Trip To Moscow

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Monday that the head of its parliament will attend this month’s Victory Day celebration in Moscow, squelching speculation that supreme leader Kim Jong Un would use the event to make his international debut. Moscow said in March that Kim was among dozens of world leaders invited to the May...

    Airing Putin’s Dirty Laundry
    May04

    Airing Putin’s Dirty Laundry

    Despite the hopes of Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Russia has returned as a security threat to its neighbors, to the Unites States, and to our allies. No one believes that Russia is now on a path to becoming a peaceful liberal democracy that respects national sovereignty, human rights, and free speech.The new Russian threat is not...

    Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in renewed fighting between government troops, separatists
    May04

    Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in renewed fighting between government troops, separatists

    Ukraine’s army says two soldiers have died in renewed bouts of fighting in the east, where skirmishes between government and separatist forces are increasing and intensifying despite a February peace deal. …read more Source: FOX...

    Situation Report: Syria op chief profiled; Yemen continues to fester; lots of defense biz news and so much more
    May04

    Situation Report: Syria op chief profiled; Yemen continues to fester; lots of defense biz news and so much more

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson Our Way to Fall. The two-star U.S. Army general in charge of training and equipping moderate Syrian rebels has been working his way up in the shadowy world of special operations and intelligence for decades, writes FP’s Sean Naylor in what is without a doubt the most in-depth look at the career of Maj....

    Ukraine Soldiers Killed in Unrest in the East
    May04

    Ukraine Soldiers Killed in Unrest in the East

    Ukraine says 2 soldiers killed in renewed fighting between government troops, separatists …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine soldiers killed in unrest in the east
    May04

    Ukraine soldiers killed in unrest in the east

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s army says two soldiers have died in renewed bouts of fighting in the east, where skirmishes between government and… …read more Source:...

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed By Land Mine In Luhansk
    May04

    Two Ukrainian Soldiers Killed By Land Mine In Luhansk

    Two Ukrainian soldiers were killed and three others wounded by a land-mine explosion in the eastern Luhansk region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia fumes, lashes out at the West’s VE-Day snub: Brian Stewart
    May04

    Russia fumes, lashes out at the West’s VE-Day snub: Brian Stewart

    After the end of the Cold War, VE-Day became the occasion to bring former wartime allies Russia and the West together. Today, amid the tensions over Ukraine, it seems to have become a week simply to unleash history’s demons, Brian Stewart writes. …read more Source:...

    Column Of Heavy Weapons Drives Through Donetsk
    May04

    Column Of Heavy Weapons Drives Through Donetsk

    At around 13:00 local time on May 3, a column of six Ural trucks pulling howitzers were filmed driving through central Donetsk, heading towards the north of the separatist-held city. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    EU: Turkmenistan Could Supply Europe with Natural Gas by 2019
    May04

    EU: Turkmenistan Could Supply Europe with Natural Gas by 2019

    A top European official says the 28-nation European Union could begin receiving natural gas supplies from Turkmenistan by 2019, as part of a push to lessen dependence on Russia for Europe’s energy needs. European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic, speaking last week, stressed the importance of Turkmenistan diversifying its export...