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The United States crossing the line by supplying lethal arms to Ukraine: Russia

December 23, 2017 10:30 pm
The United States crossing the line by supplying lethal arms to Ukraine: Russia

US soldiers examine a Ukrainian APC following the opening ceremony of “Rapid Trident-2017” international military exercises, at the Yavoriv shooting range, located not far from the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, September 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia has warned that the United States is “crossing the line” by providing Ukraine with […]

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

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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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Ransomware Badrabbit hits networks in Russia, Germany, Ukraine

October 25, 2017 8:31 am
Ransomware Badrabbit hits networks in Russia, Germany, Ukraine

A picture released by Kaspersky Lab showing a computer infected with the Bad Rabbit cryptoware A major cyberattack has hit various corporate networks in Russia, Germany, Turkey, and Ukraine, says the Kaspersky Lab.    “Our observations show that the majority of the attack’s victims are located in Russia. We’re also […]

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Mikhail Saakashvili leads mass anti-government rally in Ukrainian capital of Kiev

October 17, 2017 5:30 pm
Mikhail Saakashvili leads mass anti-government rally in Ukrainian capital of Kiev

Protesters clash with police during a rally of Ukrainian opposition in front of the parliament in Kiev, Ukraine, October 17, 2017. (AFP photo) Former Georgian president and Ukrainian governor Mikhail Saakashvili has led a mass anti-government rally in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev. Around three thousand people gathered outside main parliament […]

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Russia censures education reform in Ukraine

September 12, 2017 9:30 pm
Russia censures education reform in Ukraine

Lawmakers and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko applaud during an annual address to lawmakers at the Ukrainian Parliament in Kiev on September 7, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia on Tuesday strongly condemned a new education law in Ukraine, saying it will infringe on the rights of Russian-speakers. The law, approved Sept. […]

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Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills

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Ukraine launches joint war games with US, NATO forces ahead of Russia drills

Ukraine is holding joint war games with the US and a number of NATO member countries in the western city of Yavoriv near the Polish border as neighboring Russia gets set for its own drills in the Balkans. The annual Rapid Trident military maneuvers commenced on Monday, involving an “unprecedented” […]

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Moscow accuses Kiev of ceasefire breach in eastern Ukraine

August 31, 2017 3:31 pm
Moscow accuses Kiev of ceasefire breach in eastern Ukraine

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 Russian Foreign Ministry says Ukrainian forces have violated a recent ceasefire agreement in eastern Ukraine, where the Kiev government is fighting pro-Russia forces. The ministry […]

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Germany, France urge Ukraine, Russia to protect new ceasefire

August 29, 2017 12:51 pm
Germany, France urge Ukraine, Russia to protect new ceasefire

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (Photo by AFP) The German and French leaders say the ceasefire, which recently took effect in eastern Ukraine, has failed to stop the violence there, calling on Russia and Ukraine to help protect the truce. In a joint statement on […]

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Pro-Russians agree to ceasefire ahead of school year in east Ukraine

August 24, 2017 12:42 pm
Pro-Russians agree to ceasefire ahead of school year in east Ukraine

Pro-Russian forces march in the center of Donetsk during a ceremonial parade on May 9, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The pro-Russia forces fighting in eastern Ukraine have agreed to a fresh ceasefire ahead of the start of the new school year in the region. The agreement was reached at a […]

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Ukraine denies supplying missile technology to North Korea

August 14, 2017 10:30 pm
Ukraine denies supplying missile technology to North Korea

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov arrives for a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, December 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP) Ukraine says it has never supplied defense technology to North Korea as tensions have increasingly ratcheted up between the North and the US in recent weeks. The […]

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Any US decision to send arms to Ukraine hinders peace talks: Russia

July 25, 2017 3:17 pm
Any US decision to send arms to Ukraine hinders peace talks: Russia

A Ukrainian serviceman prepares ammunition for the fighting with pro-Russians in Avdiivka, Donetsk region, March 31, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Russia has warned that a possible US decision to funnel lethal weapons to Ukraine would set back peace efforts and fuel Ukraine’s persistent civil war. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov made […]

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