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    Russia And Serbia Conducted A Spectacular Military Drill Today, Just Miles From NATO Ground
    Nov14

    Russia And Serbia Conducted A Spectacular Military Drill Today, Just Miles From NATO Ground

    Russia and Serbia together ran an hour-long military drill today in the village of Nikinci, west of Belgrade. Billed as an anti-terrorist exercise and held just 30 miles from Serbia’s border with NATO-member Croatia, the activity presents yet another show of force on Russia’s behalf. The country’s campaign of provocation has...

    Putin Criticizes US Ahead of G20 Summit
    Nov14

    Putin Criticizes US Ahead of G20 Summit

    With world leaders gathering in Australia for a summit meeting of the Group of 20 economic powers, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the United States is “crudely violating” the spirit of international cooperation that should drive groups such as the G20. In particular, Putin complained about the U.S.-led sanctions against Russia...

    G20 grapples with climate change and global growth
    Nov14

    G20 grapples with climate change and global growth

    Brisbane (Australia) (AFP) – G20 leaders representing the bulk of the world’s economic and diplomatic firepower kick off summit talks Saturday under pressure to arrest climate change, rehabilitate global growth and fight the scourge of Ebola.The chairman of the two-day summit in Brisbane, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, has...

    Fisher: Russian President Vladimir Putin steals spotlight at G20 summit in Australia
    Nov14

    Fisher: Russian President Vladimir Putin steals spotlight at G20 summit in Australia

    BRISBANE, Australia — As happened at ceremonies in France marking the 60th anniversary of the D-Day landings, the presence of Russian President Vladimir Putin at this weekend’s G20 leaders’ summit is causing ructions. Brisbane’s Courier Mail welcomed Putin by demanding in Russian that the president say “sorry” for the shooting...

    Russia’s Cold War Tactics: New Map Shows Where Russian Planes Are Probing Air Defenses
    Nov14

    Russia’s Cold War Tactics: New Map Shows Where Russian Planes Are Probing Air Defenses

    A new map illustrates where Russian planes are probing the air defenses of a number of countries in what some experts are describing as cold war tactics. The activity of Russian jets and other aircraft have been drawing attention recently. In one instance, 19 Russian jets were spotted in three separate places outside the country. The flurry...

    Russia Plans Its Own Version of Wikipedia
    Nov14

    Russia Plans Its Own Version of Wikipedia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia plans to create its own “Wikipedia” to ensure its citizens have access to more “detailed and reliable” information about their country, the presidential library said on Friday. Citing Western threats, the Kremlin has asserted more control over the Internet this year in what critics call...

    Amid Russian incursion, Poroshenko says Ukraine ready to defend itself
    Nov14

    Amid Russian incursion, Poroshenko says Ukraine ready to defend itself

    Ukraine is ready to defend itself against attack amid reports that Russia had again sent columns of troops and military hardware across their shared border, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Friday. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    HMCS Toronto completes Turkish-led anti-submarine naval exercise
    Nov14

    HMCS Toronto completes Turkish-led anti-submarine naval exercise

    HMCS Toronto has completed its participation in the Turkish-led Exercise MAVI BALINA as part of Operation REASSURANCE deployment in the Mediterranean Sea. That deployment is in response to the Putin regime’s aggressive military actions against Ukraine. No caption, leave this text or replace image As part of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two...

    Ukraine’s President, PM Stress Bolstering Country’s Military
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s President, PM Stress Bolstering Country’s Military

    Ukraine’s president says his country’s armed forces are “willing and able to fight back” should the cease-fire agreement reached in September between his government and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine unravel. President Petro Poroshenko spoke in Kyiv Friday after meeting with Ukraine’s top security...

    Ukraine’s PM Says Main Task Is to Build Army to Stop Russia
    Nov14

    Ukraine’s PM Says Main Task Is to Build Army to Stop Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s top priority is to build an army strong enough to stop Russian military aggression, Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk said on Friday, as he made his recommendations for top positions in a new coalition government. Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders and NATO have accused Russia of sending soldiers...