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    Officials: US agrees to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Dec23

    Officials: US agrees to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

    The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, U.S. officials said Friday, in a long-awaited move that deepens America’s involvement in the military conflict and … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    U.S. To Provide Ukraine With ‘Enhanced Defensive Capabilities’ To Deter Further ‘Aggression’
    Dec23

    U.S. To Provide Ukraine With ‘Enhanced Defensive Capabilities’ To Deter Further ‘Aggression’

    The United States says it has decided to provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities” to help it “deter further aggression” as it battles Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poroshenko, Merkel Agree On Need For Quick Prisoner Exchange In Eastern Ukraine
    Dec23

    Poroshenko, Merkel Agree On Need For Quick Prisoner Exchange In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed on the need to expedite an exchange of prisoners held on both sides of the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Merkel’s office says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Officials: US Agrees to Provide Lethal Weapons to Ukraine
    Dec23

    Officials: US Agrees to Provide Lethal Weapons to Ukraine

    Officials: Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine to Receive Defensive Weapons From US
    Dec23

    Ukraine to Receive Defensive Weapons From US

    The United States will provide Ukraine with “enhanced defensive capabilities,” the State Department said Friday, as Kyiv battles Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of the country. “U.S. assistance is entirely defensive in nature, and as we have always said, Ukraine is a sovereign country and has a right to defend itself,” the...

    Officials: U.S. agrees to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Dec23

    Officials: U.S. agrees to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON – The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, U.S. officials said Friday, aiming to fortify the former Soviet republic military as it fights separatists backed by Russia. The new arms include American-made Javelin anti-tank missiles that Ukraine has long sought to boost its defenses against...

    Russian activity around Atlantic cables alarms NATO
    Dec23

    Russian activity around Atlantic cables alarms NATO

    By Michael Birnbaum | Washington Post BRUSSELS – Russian submarines have dramatically stepped up activity around undersea data cables in the North Atlantic, part of a more aggressive naval posture that has driven NATO to revive a Cold War-era command, according to senior military officials. The apparent Russian focus on the cables, which provide...

    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”
    Dec23

    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”

    A unit of 300 U.S. Marines stationed in Norway to practice cold-weather operations and develop ally partnerships heard unexpected news Thursday, when the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps told them to be prepared for something bigger. Much bigger. Gen. Robert Neller told Marines that “there’s a war coming,” according to Military.com, and...

    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”
    Dec23

    Marine commander warns Norway unit “there’s a war coming”

    A unit of 300 U.S. Marines stationed in Norway to practice cold-weather operations and develop ally partnerships heard unexpected news Thursday, when the commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps told them to be prepared for something bigger. Much bigger. Gen. Robert Neller told Marines that “there’s a war coming,” according to Military.com, and...

    Trump is building a wall — to protect his golf course from global warming
    Dec22

    Trump is building a wall — to protect his golf course from global warming

    Sign up for a weekly newsletter about President Donald Trump to be delivered to your inbox every Friday. Donald Trump made it clear at the beginning of his campaign that he wasn’t going to follow the normal rules or tone of politics. We’re keeping track of all the ways his presidency veers from the norm in terms of policy and...