US-led NATO military alliance ‘worried’ by Russian submarine activity

December 23, 2017 9:30 pm
US-led NATO military alliance ‘worried’ by Russian submarine activity

Russian submarine Dmitry Donskoy, the world’s largest in active service, arrives at the Kronstadt Navy base, outside Saint Petersburg, on July 26, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The US-led NATO military alliance has voiced concern about what it calls Russia’s increased submarine activities in the Atlantic region. NATO has had strained […]

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US to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to deter ‘aggression’

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US to supply Ukraine with lethal weapons to deter ‘aggression’

A Ukrainian serviceman fires a grenade launcher during fighting with pro-Russia forces in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on March 30, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The US plans to provide Ukraine with lethal weapons and enhanced military capabilities amid rising tensions in the country’s east, which has been the scene of […]

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220,000 children threatened by mines in eastern Ukraine: United Nations

December 21, 2017 1:31 am
220,000 children threatened by mines in eastern Ukraine: United Nations

A mine sign is seen near a frontline crossing in Stanytsia Luhanska, Lugansk region, Ukraine, on December 2, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Hundreds of thousands of children are at imminent risk of being hit by mines and other explosive weapons in war-torn eastern Ukraine, one of the most mine-contaminated places […]

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Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

December 5, 2017 11:39 pm
Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili detained in Ukraine

Mikheil Saakashvili, the former president of Georgia, has been detained by police at his home in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Saakashvili was forcefully taken into custody from his apartment in central Kiev by masked security forces on Tuesday. The forces then searched his house. Video footage appeared showing Saakashvili appearing […]

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NATO training for nuclear arms near Russian borders: Defense minister

November 10, 2017 5:01 am
NATO training for nuclear arms near Russian borders: Defense minister

The photo shows a NATO military exercise in Rukla, Lithuania, on August 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Russian defense minister has warned that NATO has been engaged in war games involving nuclear weapons training at Russia’s western borders. In a Friday statement, Sergei Shoigu described “all the buzz created by Western […]

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