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    Moscow dismisses Norway’s protests over Arctic islands visit
    Apr20

    Moscow dismisses Norway’s protests over Arctic islands visit

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Monday dismissed Norway’s protests over a weekend visit to a Norwegian archipelago by a delegation that included Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin. Rogozin, who oversees defense in the government among other things and is known for his nationalist views, has been slapped with sanctions barring him...

    Georgian Killed Helping Ukrainian Forces Battle Separatists
    Apr20

    Georgian Killed Helping Ukrainian Forces Battle Separatists

    Another Georgian citizen fighting along Ukrainian forces against Moscow-backed separatists has been killed in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Defends Visit to Norwegian Island Despite Sanctions
    Apr20

    Russia Defends Visit to Norwegian Island Despite Sanctions

    Russia said on Monday its deputy prime minister had every right to visit a Norwegian island despite travel restrictions imposed on him over Ukraine, dismissing Oslo’s condemnation of the trip. …read more Source:...

    Moscow Balks at Norway’s Protests at Russian Arctic Visit
    Apr20

    Moscow Balks at Norway’s Protests at Russian Arctic Visit

    MOSCOW— Russia has dismissed Norway’s protests over a weekend visit to a Norwegian archipelago by a delegation that included Russia’s deputy prime minister Dmitry Rogozin. During a visit to the Arctic Sunday to inaugurate Russia’s new floating research station, the delegation stopped by Norway’s Svalbard islands. Rogozin...

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine Start Military Training, Defying Russian Fury

    YAVORIV, Ukraine— Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. Speaking under driving rain at a military base in the western region of Lviv, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the...

    Kremlin Says Putin Does Not Plan To Raise Warship Issue With Hollande
    Apr20

    Kremlin Says Putin Does Not Plan To Raise Warship Issue With Hollande

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman says Putin does not plan to raise the issue of the suspended delivery to Russia of two French-built Mistral warships with French President Francois Hollande when the two meet in Yerevan on April 24. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US, Ukraine kick off joint military exercises in defiance of indignation from Russia
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine kick off joint military exercises in defiance of indignation from Russia

    Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source: FOX...

    Situation Report: More chemical weapons in Syria; Islamic State kicked out of Baiji; French weapons for Lebanon, Chinese oil pumping through Pakistan; and more
    Apr20

    Situation Report: More chemical weapons in Syria; Islamic State kicked out of Baiji; French weapons for Lebanon, Chinese oil pumping through Pakistan; and more

    By Paul McLeary and Ariel Robinson New Day Rising? On April 19, the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said that Iraqi forces “regained full control” over the Baiji oil refinery after having cleared the massive facility of Islamic State fighters. The facility has been a flashpoint for months, with Iraqi forces inside slugging it out with waves of...

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury

    YAVORIV, Ukraine (AP) — Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east. …read more Source: U.S....

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury
    Apr20

    US, Ukraine start military training, defying Russian fury

    YAVORIV, Ukraine (AP) — Troops from the United States and Ukraine have officially opened joint training exercises intended to help bolster Ukraine’s defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east.read more …read more Source: CNS...