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    Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing
    May28

    Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing

    Poland’s concerns follow Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: ABC...

    Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing
    May28

    Poland seeks permanent US troop presence, offers financing

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s defense minister says he has held talks with U.S. officials about having thousands of American troops permanently stationed as a deterrent in Poland. Poland is concerned for its own and the region’s security following Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula, its support for separatists in...

    Canadian weapons destined for Kurds should go to Ukraine instead: Conservatives
    May28

    Canadian weapons destined for Kurds should go to Ukraine instead: Conservatives

    OTTAWA — Andrew Scheer’s Conservatives want the federal government to give Ukraine $9.5 million worth of military equipment originally intended to help Kurdish forces in their fight against Islamic militants in Iraq. The Trudeau government announced 15 months ago that it would give the Kurds weapons — including rifles, machine-guns, light...

    FBI: Reboot your router to help defeat malware attack
    May28

    FBI: Reboot your router to help defeat malware attack

    By Derek Hawkins | The Washington Post U.S. law enforcement is trying to seize control of a network of hundreds of thousands of wireless routers and other devices infected by malicious software and under the control of a Russian hacking group that typically targets government, military and security organizations. FBI Special Agent in Charge Bob...

    Investigators tie a Russian GRU officer to the 2014 downing of MH17 in Ukraine
    May28

    Investigators tie a Russian GRU officer to the 2014 downing of MH17 in Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — A mysterious man wanted in connection with the deadly downing of Malaysia Air Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine in 2014 appears to be a high-level Russian military intelligence officer, an investigation by a team of reporting outlets has found. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Boston’s Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US
    May27

    Boston’s Memorial Day flag garden idea spreads across the US

    Advocate Photos & Video: Flags, 11,000 of them, honoring those from Louisiana who’ve given their lives in military service of their country from Revolutionary War time to present day, placed Sat. May 26 in Memorial Day Garden of Flags at State Capitol. https://t.co/9rNpCbfwrv pic.twitter.com/hGxlBQAS5v — TravisSpradling (@TravSprad) May...

    Ukraine Charges Moscow Has Brought Up To 1 Million Russians Into Crimea
    May27

    Ukraine Charges Moscow Has Brought Up To 1 Million Russians Into Crimea

    Russia has relocated up to 1 million people to the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea, according to Mustafa Dzhemilev, the long-time leader of the Crimean Tatars and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s envoy for Crimean Tatar affairs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia, Turkey OK Pipeline Deal, End Gas Dispute
    May27

    Russia, Turkey OK Pipeline Deal, End Gas Dispute

    Russian state gas giant Gazprom said Saturday it had signed a protocol with the Turkish government on a planned gas pipeline and agreed with Turkish firm Botas to end an arbitration dispute over the terms of gas supplies. The protocol concerned the land-based part of the transit leg of the TurkStream gas pipeline, which Gazprom said meant that...

    Russia’s Gazprom Says Signs TurkStream Protocol With Ankara
    May27

    Russia’s Gazprom Says Signs TurkStream Protocol With Ankara

    Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom says it has signed a protocol with the Turkish government on land-based part of the transit leg of the TurkStream gas pipeline. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Real Madrid captures 3rd straight Champions League title
    May26

    Real Madrid captures 3rd straight Champions League title

    Real Madrid won its third consecutive Champions League title with a 3-1 victory over Liverpool in Kiev on Saturday. Gareth Bale scored a brace for Los Merengues, including the go-ahead bicycle kick after coming in off the bench. …read more Source:...