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US sends another warship to the Black Sea

US sends another warship to the Black Sea

The US Navy is sending a guided missile cruiser to the Black Sea, the Pentagon said Tuesday, the latest bid by Washington to to reassure allies worried over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. “I can confirm the Vella Gulf, a Navy […]


Russia orders troops back to bases ahead of Ukraine vote

Russia orders troops back to bases ahead of Ukraine vote

Russia said Monday it had ordered troops near the border with Ukraine to return to their bases, just days ahead of a crucial presidential vote aimed at bringing the country out of deep crisis. In a move that could ease […]


Spiegel: NATO Unprepared If Russia Moved Into Baltic Members

Spiegel: NATO Unprepared If Russia Moved Into Baltic Members

According to the German magazine Spiegel, NATO is examining scenarios in the event of a Russian military move in Eastern Europe. Alarm bells are already ringing in eastern states, and NATO is keen to show it could cope. The article, […]


Russia to reinforce Crimea fleet: minister

Russia to reinforce Crimea fleet: minister

Russia plans to reinforce its Black Sea Fleet based in Crimea, which it annexed from Ukraine in March, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday. “This year, the Black Sea fleet will receive (new) submarines and new-generation ships,” Shoigu said […]


Eastern Europe troop surge could become permanent: general

Eastern Europe troop surge could become permanent: general

NATO’s troop build-up in Eastern Europe amid tensions with Russia over Ukraine could become permanent, the military alliance’s top general said Tuesday. NATO countries drew down their defense budgets following the end of the Cold War, as they started to […]


Blood and gunfire in Ukraine army attack on rebel checkpoint

Blood and gunfire in Ukraine army attack on rebel checkpoint

Blood flowing from a bullet wound, the grey-haired man lies in the middle of the roadblock waving weakly for help as shots ring out nearby and thick black smoke from burning tires curls into the sky. “I’ve called an ambulance. […]


NATO must invest in defense to counter Russia: US

NATO must invest in defense to counter Russia: US

Russia is trying to test NATO’s mettle and members of the transatlantic alliance must bolster military spending in the face of Moscow’s challenge, US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel warned Friday. The 28 members of NATO have responded to Russia’s intervention […]


Danish NATO warplanes land in Estonia amid Ukraine crisis

Danish NATO warplanes land in Estonia amid Ukraine crisis

Four Danish F-16 warplanes landed in Estonia on Wednesday, marking the first time NATO planes will be stationed in the ex-Soviet state and Russian neighbor. The aircraft and a supporting team of 60 people arrived at the Amari air base […]


Ukraine on ‘combat alert’ as rebels gain ground

Ukraine on ‘combat alert’ as rebels gain ground

Ukraine’s armed forces are on “full combat alert” against a possible Russian invasion, Kiev said Wednesday, as authorities admitted they were “helpless” to prevent pro-Kremlin insurgents tightening their grip on the increasingly chaotic east of the country. Rebels stormed the […]


 
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