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    Trump expected to sign off on plan to sell anti-tank missiles to Ukraine
    Dec23

    Trump expected to sign off on plan to sell anti-tank missiles to Ukraine

    President Trump is expected to authorize the sale of anti-tank missiles to Ukraine’s military, possibly including the Javelin missile system, as the country battles pro-Russian separatists in Crimea.ABC News, citing State Department sources,… …read more Source: The...

    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...

    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...

    White House reportedly agrees to send lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Dec23

    White House reportedly agrees to send lethal weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles. That’s according to several U.S. officials who weren’t authorized to discuss the decision publicly and demanded anonymity. The move intensifies U.S. support for Ukraine’s military as it fights...

    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...

    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...

    White House reportedly agrees to send lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Dec23

    White House reportedly agrees to send lethal weapons to Ukraine

    WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles. That’s according to several U.S. officials who weren’t authorized to discuss the decision publicly and demanded anonymity. The move intensifies U.S. support for Ukraine’s military as it fights...

    U.S. approves plan to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, such as anti-tank missiles: sources
    Dec23

    U.S. approves plan to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons, such as anti-tank missiles: sources

    The move intensifies U.S. support for Ukraine’s military as it fights rebels it says are supported, armed and trained by Russia …read more Source: Vancouver...

    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...

    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...