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    The lessons of Debaltseve: Armored vehicles still matter, but they need to be mobile, lethal and survivable
    Mar19

    The lessons of Debaltseve: Armored vehicles still matter, but they need to be mobile, lethal and survivable

    By Brian Drohan and Andy Forney Best Defense guest columnists After nearly fifteen years of counterinsurgency in Iraq and Afghanistan, American advocates of heavy armored forces interpreted Ukrainian forces’ defeat at the battle of Debaltseve as an indication that “tanks still matter.” But the key lesson of the Debaltseve fight is a broader...

    UK military trainers in Ukraine for medical, tactical drills
    Mar19

    UK military trainers in Ukraine for medical, tactical drills

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Around 30 British military personnel have arrived in Ukraine to provide medical and tactical training to the country’s troops, officials said Thursday. …read more Source: U.S....

    What’s on the agenda at the EU summit
    Mar19

    What’s on the agenda at the EU summit

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union heads of state and government are meeting in Brussels on Thursday and Friday to talk about economic and energy policies, and the crises in Ukraine and Libya. A special meeting has also been arranged to discuss the Greek debt problem. …read more Source: U.S....

    UK military trainers in Ukraine for medical, tactical drills
    Mar19

    UK military trainers in Ukraine for medical, tactical drills

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Around 30 British military personnel have arrived in Ukraine to provide medical and tactical training to the country’s… …read more Source:...

    A Brief History Of Artists Grappling With Loss Through Their Work
    Mar19

    A Brief History Of Artists Grappling With Loss Through Their Work

    “Grief turns out to be a place none of us know until we reach it,” Joan Didion wrote in A Year of Magical Thinking. Many of us are blind to the realities of loss and mourning until we’re confronted with it head on, whether in the face of a devastating news headline, a lifeless animal on the side of the road, or the life-altering...

    Putin leads Crimea anniversary rally in Moscow
    Mar19

    Putin leads Crimea anniversary rally in Moscow

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW, March 19 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin was among the 90,000 people at a Moscow rally celebrating the anniversary of Russia’s annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin to Russian business leaders: Bring your money back or else you may not get to use it
    Mar19

    Putin to Russian business leaders: Bring your money back or else you may not get to use it

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has urged a gathering of Russia’s billionaires and business leaders to return their capital to Russia and suggested that funds kept abroad could be frozen. In an apparent reference to the possibility of further U.S. and European Union sanctions on Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine...

    Ben Carson Confused About Whether The Baltic States Are Part Of NATO
    Mar19

    Ben Carson Confused About Whether The Baltic States Are Part Of NATO

    Potential Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson seemed confused on Wednesday evening about which countries belong to NATO during an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. While discussing the threat that Russian President Vladimir Putin poses, Hewitt asked Carson how NATO should respond if “Putin attempts in the...

    Lithuania Presses Hard Line on Russia
    Mar19

    Lithuania Presses Hard Line on Russia

    The Baltic state has become Russia’s bluntest critic, reacting with anger, and action, in the Ukraine crisis as others in the EU use the delicate language of diplomacy. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary
    Mar19

    Moldova bans Russian journalists, Crimea documentary

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Authorities say two Russian journalists planning to travel to Moldova to present a documentary on Crimea have been banned… …read more Source:...