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    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO
    Jan16

    U.S. foreign policies in collision: Biden boosts Ukraine, Putin hails Trump’s take on NATO

    by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 The past, present and future policies of the United States on the Eastern European front came to a head days before the transition of power in the U.S. In his final foreign trip, Vice President Joe Biden visited Kyiv on Jan. 16 and urged the incoming Trump administration to […] …read more Source:...

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border
    Aug19

    Pentagon: Putin deploys 40,000 troops to staging areas near Ukraine border

    by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2016 Russia has amassed 40,000 troops along with a number of tanks, armored vehicles and air force units in staging areas near the Ukraine border, the Pentagon said. Additionally, “large numbers of Russian military forces will conduct exercises in the coming days that Pentagon officials say could be used as […]...

    Turkey, Ukraine plan secret jihad to reclaim Crimea from Russia
    Jul03

    Turkey, Ukraine plan secret jihad to reclaim Crimea from Russia

    Special to WorldTribune.com By Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs Turkey’s President Reçep Tayyip Erdoğan and Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko by the end of June 2016 had embarked on a further escalation of their confrontation with Russia through the sponsorship of jihadism on...

    A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces
    May14

    A world in need of leadership: Picking up the post-Cyprus geopolitical pieces

    Sol W. Sanders It’s early on but some new disturbing geopolitical trends are emerging or being emphasized from the Cyprus financial crisis that go far beyond continuing the very real threat to the Euro and the whole economic structure of the European Union. Offstage, it has exposed the growing deterioration of the Russian regime of Vladimir...

    Pentagon seeks 35 percent budget increase to fight ISIL
    May14

    Pentagon seeks 35 percent budget increase to fight ISIL

    Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The Pentagon on Feb. 2 will provide a preview of its 2017 budget requesting more funds to beef up U.S. forces in Eastern Europe and fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant extremist group. Ashton Carter.The Pentagon’s request for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 will total...

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot to 22 years
    Mar22

    Russian court sentences Ukrainian pilot to 22 years

    Special to WorldTribune.com A former Ukrainian pilot was sentenced to 22 years in prison after being convicted for allegedly taking part in the murder of two Russian journalists. Nadezhda Savchenko burst into song and chanted “Glory to Ukraine!” upon hearing […] …read more Source: World...

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion
    Mar01

    Obama’s failed policy in Ukraine: Putin ‘has paid no price’ for invasion

    Special to WorldTribune.com U.S. President Barack Obama’s policy in Ukraine of threatening Russian President Valdimir Putin but taking no substantial action has failed miserably, lawmakers and analysts say. Two years after protests toppled Ukraine’s pro-Moscow government, Obama’s policy languishes amid […] …read more...

    Fastest growing military budgets: Ukraine, Iran, Israel
    Dec18

    Fastest growing military budgets: Ukraine, Iran, Israel

    Special to WorldTribune.com Ukraine’s 90 percent increase in military spending prompted by Russia’s annexing of Crimea marked the largest defense budget growth in the world for 2015. Iran and Israel paced the Middle East in defense spending growth while several […] The post Fastest growing military budgets: Ukraine, Iran, Israel...

    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military
    Oct22

    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military

    Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The 2014 annexation of Crimea and the ongoing civil war in Syria, while major political crises, also are replete with insights about the current state of the Russian military. First, the Russian […] The post What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military...

    Addition of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine to UN Security Council is boost for U.S.
    Oct16

    Addition of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine to UN Security Council is boost for U.S.

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In its annual selection process, the full General Assembly has picked five countries to serve as non-permanent members on the UN Security Council. Importantly, Egypt, Japan and Ukraine as well […] The post Addition of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine to UN Security Council is boost for U.S....

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