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Ukraine mobilizes army as West warns Russia

Ukraine mobilizes army as West warns Russia

Ukraine warned Sunday it was on the brink of disaster and called up military reservists after Russia’s threat to invade its Western-leaning neighbor risked sparking the worst crisis since the Cold War. US President Barack Obama and his Western allies […]


Putin Tells Obama Russia Will Act In Case of Ukraine Violence

Putin Tells Obama Russia Will Act In Case of Ukraine Violence

Russian leader Vladimir Putin told US President Barack Obama in a telephone conversation Sunday that Moscow reserved the right to protect its own interests and those of Russian speakers in the event of violence breaking out in eastern Ukraine and […]


US, NATO warn Russia to avoid ‘miscalculation’ over Crimea

US, NATO warn Russia to avoid ‘miscalculation’ over Crimea

US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday joined NATO in warning Russia not to take any action that could lead to “miscalculation” amid rising tensions on Ukraine’s majority-Russian Crimea peninsula. Speaking after pro-Kremlin gunmen seized regional administration buildings in Crimea […]


US warns Moscow of concern over cruise missile test

US warns Moscow of concern over cruise missile test

The United States has raised concerns with Moscow over a reported Russian test of a cruise missile and is evaluating whether it breaks a 1987 treaty, a US official said Thursday. Washington has raised “the possibility of… a violation,” State […]


Iran nuclear accord means NATO missile defence unnecessary: Russia

Iran nuclear accord means NATO missile defence unnecessary: Russia

The accord with Iran to curb its nuclear program means a planned NATO anti-missile system in Europe, hotly opposed by Moscow, is no longer necessary, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavarov argued Wednesday. Moscow fears the system would compromise its own […]


Northrop Begins Production of First NATO Global Hawk

Northrop Begins Production of First NATO Global Hawk

Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NOC) Moss Point, Miss., Unmanned Systems Center started production of the first NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) Block 40 Global Hawk aircraft, enhanced to meet NATO operational requirements. NATO representatives, state dignitaries, community leaders and Northrop Grumman […]


NATO envisions Afghan mission change to train, advise, assist

NATO envisions Afghan mission change to train, advise, assist

At the end of 2014, the International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan is scheduled to end, and a new train, advise and assist mission called Resolute Support begins. During Europe’s recent combat training conference, the top brass of more […]


Sweden Providing Jets to NATO Military Force

Sweden Providing Jets to NATO Military Force

Sweden will contribute eight Gripen fighter jets and one mine-hunting boat next year to NATO’s Response Force, the alliance’s most elite military unit, news agency TT reports. Sweden deepen its cooperation earlier this fall with the military alliance’s reserve force […]


US, Romania Begin Work On Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex

US, Romania Begin Work On Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Complex

Top U.S., Romanian and NATO officials broke ground Oct. 28 on a new ballistic missile defense facility being built to boost regional stability and strengthen the alliance’s collective security stance. The high-profile ceremony signaled the start of construction for the […]


 
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