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    Paris Air Show: Boeing Gets 100-Plane Order
    Jun16

    Paris Air Show: Boeing Gets 100-Plane Order

    Boeing landed the biggest order so far of the Paris Air Show with a deal Tuesday for 100 of its 737s — the single-aisle jets that Boeing’s CEO calls “the heart of the market” in the years to come. Boeing and European rival Airbus are racking up sales at the air show in the Le Bourget airfield outside Paris, with particularly tense...

    Putin Says Russia Beefing Up Nuclear Arsenal
    Jun16

    Putin Says Russia Beefing Up Nuclear Arsenal

    President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday Russia would add more than 40 new intercontinental ballistic missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year and a defense official accused NATO of provoking a new arms race. Putin made his announcement a day after Russian officials denounced a U.S. plan to station tanks and heavy weapons in NATO states on...

    Kremlin Declines Comment on US Plans to Store Arms in Baltics, E. Europe
    Jun15

    Kremlin Declines Comment on US Plans to Store Arms in Baltics, E. Europe

    Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Monday declined comment on U.S. plans to store heavy arms in the former-Soviet Baltic states and eastern Europe, saying Moscow would do so only in response to an official U.S. statement. A U.S. official said over the weekend that Washington planned to store heavy military equipment in the Baltics and eastern...

    US Considering Storing Heavy Military Equipment in Eastern Europe
    Jun14

    US Considering Storing Heavy Military Equipment in Eastern Europe

    The United States is considering storing heavy military weaponry and equipment in several Baltic and Eastern European countries, officials said Saturday. The proposal is said to send a strong message to Russian President Vladimir Putin that the U.S. will come to the defense of its NATO allies in Eastern Europe. The move was first reported in The...

    Ukraine Coking Plant Caught in Crossfire
    Jun14

    Ukraine Coking Plant Caught in Crossfire

    A coking plant in Ukraine, one of Europe’s largest, has been caught in the front-line fire between Russia-backed rebels and government forces hundreds of times. In recent weeks, the plant appears to have become a direct rebel target, and some fear the separatists may try to seize it. Several workers at the Avdiivka Coking Plant have been...

    Ukraine Restaurant Spoofs Russian Propaganda
    Jun14

    Ukraine Restaurant Spoofs Russian Propaganda

    Russia’s propaganda on the conflict in Ukraine has often reached absurd levels, such as labeling government leaders “Nazis” and “fascists” to revive emotions from World War II. A recently opened restaurant in Kyiv pokes fun at the propaganda as well as the politics behind the conflict. “Glory to Nazis!” the waiter shouts to customers...

    Ukraine Restaurant Spoofs ‘Absurd’ Russian Propaganda
    Jun14

    Ukraine Restaurant Spoofs ‘Absurd’ Russian Propaganda

    Russia’s propaganda on the conflict in Ukraine has often reached absurd levels, such as labeling government leaders “Nazis” and “fascists” to revive emotions from World War II. A recently opened restaurant in Kyiv, “The Punisher,” pokes fun at the propaganda as well as the politics behind the conflict. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports....

    US Diplomat: Russia Has Told ‘Outright Lies’ About Ukraine
    Jun12

    US Diplomat: Russia Has Told ‘Outright Lies’ About Ukraine

    Samantha Power, the United States’ U.N. ambassador, sharply attacked Russia on Thursday during a speech in Kyiv, Ukraine. She used her address to praise the Ukrainian people for what she called their courage in dealing with Russian aggression. VOA’s Robert Raffaele reports. …read more Source: Voice of...

    EU Accents Trade, Better Ties in Talks With Latin Americans
    Jun12

    EU Accents Trade, Better Ties in Talks With Latin Americans

    Unable to match China’s offer of $250 billion in investment in Latin America, the EU sought ways Thursday to avoid being marginalized in the region, offering new trade deals, visa-free travel and deeper ties. At a two-day summit with Latin American leaders in Brussels, European leaders briefly put aside concerns about Greece, Ukraine and...

    Power: US Supports Ukraine on ‘Two Fronts’
    Jun11

    Power: US Supports Ukraine on ‘Two Fronts’

    The United States supports Ukraine’s efforts to counter Russian aggression and build an open government, says Washington’s envoy to the United Nations. “My msg to people of Ukraine—US stands w/you as you fight on two fronts: countering Russian aggression and building an open, responsive govt,” Samantha Power tweeted during a visit to...

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