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    Report: Baltics to Triple Military Spending by 2018
    Oct20

    Report: Baltics to Triple Military Spending by 2018

    Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia intend to triple their annual spending on arms and military equipment to $670 million by 2018 from 2014 thanks to fears of Russia after its annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, an HIS Markit report said Thursday. By 2020, it said, the combined overall defense budgets of the three Baltic republics will reach...

    US, UK Cybersecurity Officials: Destructive Hacks are Coming
    Oct20

    US, UK Cybersecurity Officials: Destructive Hacks are Coming

    The world should brace itself for more physically destructive hacks, two senior cybersecurity officials said Wednesday, warning that a more dangerous era of hacking was already upon us. Paul Chichester, the director of operations at Britain’s new National Cyber Security Center, told attendees at an event hosted by British defense think tank...

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on road map
    Oct20

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on road map

    BERLIN (AP) – The Latest on a summit in Berlin to discuss the stalled Ukraine peace process and Syria’s civil war (all times local): 12:50 a.m. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says a summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany has resulted in agreement on establishing a so-called “road … …read more...

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on police mission
    Oct20

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on police mission

    Ukraine’s president says an agreement has been reached at a summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on deploying an armed police mission in separatist eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on police mission
    Oct20

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on police mission

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s president says an agreement has been reached at a summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on deploying an armed police mission in separatist eastern Ukraine. Petro Poroshenko’s comments were reported by Russian news agencies early Thursday after more than four hours of talks at the summit in...

    The Latest: Ukraine Says Agreement Reached on Police Mission
    Oct20

    The Latest: Ukraine Says Agreement Reached on Police Mission

    Ukraine’s president says an agreement has been reached at a summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on deploying an armed police mission in separatist eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    US, UK cybersecurity officials: Destructive hacks are coming
    Oct20

    US, UK cybersecurity officials: Destructive hacks are coming

    LONDON (AP) — The world should brace itself for more physically destructive hacks, two senior cybersecurity officials said Wednesday, warning that a more dangerous era of hacking was already upon us. Paul Chichester, the director of operations at Britain’s new National Cyber Security Center, told an event hosted by British defense think...

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on police mission
    Oct20

    The Latest: Ukraine says agreement reached on police mission

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s president says an agreement has been reached at a summit with the leaders of Russia, France and Germany on deploying an… …read more Source:...

    Russian Warships to Bolster Aleppo Assault, NATO Diplomat Says
    Oct20

    Russian Warships to Bolster Aleppo Assault, NATO Diplomat Says

    Russian warships off the coast of Norway are carrying fighter bombers that are likely to reinforce a final assault on the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo in two weeks, a senior NATO diplomat said Wednesday, citing Western intelligence. The fleet passed by Bergen, Norway, on Wednesday, the diplomat said, while Russian media have said it will move...

    Germany, France press for progress on Ukraine peace process
    Oct20

    Germany, France press for progress on Ukraine peace process

    BERLIN — The leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France gathered in Berlin on Wednesday for four-way talks hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel designed to revive the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine. The 2015 Minsk agreement brokered by France and Germany has helped end large-scale battles between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia...