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    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack
    Mar11

    Ukraine’s neighbor Poland to test resilience to attack

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland will hold an exercise this year to test its resilience to a “crisis” like the conflict in neighboring Ukraine, President Bronislaw Komorowski said Wednesday. Komorowski spoke to reporters during an annual meeting of army commanders and the defense minister that examines Poland’s defense potential and outlines...

    US Slaps Sanctions on Ukrainian Rebels, Russian Bank
    Mar11

    US Slaps Sanctions on Ukrainian Rebels, Russian Bank

    The United States on Tuesday placed sanctions on eight Ukrainian separatists and a Russian bank, warning that recent attacks by rebels armed by Russia violated a European-brokered ceasefire in the war-torn country. The sanctions signal Washington is ratcheting up pressure on Moscow a day after accusing Russia of sending tanks and heavy military...

    Photos March 11: Top images from around the world
    Mar11

    Photos March 11: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A woman touches a monument for victims of the 2011 quake-tsunami disaster In the coastal area of Arahama district in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture. KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images People offer a silent prayer...

    Obama to provide more non-lethal aid to Ukraine
    Mar11

    Obama to provide more non-lethal aid to Ukraine

    Brushing aside a bipartisan call from Congress to send arms to Ukraine, the Obama administration said Wednesday it will instead provide an additional $75 million in non-lethal military equipment to Kiev in its fight against Russian-backed rebels. The military aid will include counter-mortar radar, drones, radios and medical equipment, a …...

    Mikhail Ulyanov, Russian official, claims Moscow’s right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea
    Mar11

    Mikhail Ulyanov, Russian official, claims Moscow’s right to deploy nuclear weapons in Crimea

    A Russian Foreign Ministry official said on Wednesday that Moscow has the right to put nuclear weapons in the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea. “I don’t know if there are nuclear weapons there now. I don’t know about any plans, but in principle Russia can do it,” said Mikhail Ulyanov, … …read more Source: The...

    Poland to test resilience to attack, due to armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine
    Mar11

    Poland to test resilience to attack, due to armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine

    Poland’s President Bronislaw Komorowski says that an exercise will be held to test the nation’s resilience to a “crisis” like the conflict in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Expert: Putin is engaged in ‘an existential struggle’ with the West
    Mar11

    Expert: Putin is engaged in ‘an existential struggle’ with the West

    Vladimir Putin sees Russia and the West as being locked in “an existential struggle,” reports USNI News, citing an expert at a Heritage Foundation event on Tuesday. Eugene Rumer, the director of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Russia and Eurasia Program, told the audience at the event that the rising tensions...

    Ukraine expects $5B loan from IMF in ‘coming days’ as economy struggles to stay afloat
    Mar11

    Ukraine expects $5B loan from IMF in ‘coming days’ as economy struggles to stay afloat

    Ukraine’s finance minister says the country is expecting to receive $5 billion in credit from the International Monetary Fund in the coming days — the first in a sought-for series of bailout loans the government hopes will keep Ukraine from an economic meltdown. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s Neighbor Poland to Test Resilience to Attack
    Mar11

    Ukraine’s Neighbor Poland to Test Resilience to Attack

    Poland to test resilience to attack, due to armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    News Analysis: The Plot To Seize Crimea
    Mar11

    News Analysis: The Plot To Seize Crimea

    A year after the whirlwind events that led to Russia’s March 2014 annexation of the Ukrainian region of Crimea, new revelations appear to show that the plan was a long time in the works. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...