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Beaten and demoralised, Ukraine soldiers sign up with Russia

Beaten and demoralised, Ukraine soldiers sign up with Russia

His eyes glazed and his step heavy, former Ukrainian soldier Sergei walks out of a naval office in Sevastopol after switching allegiance to the Russian army. He is one of many making the choice to stay on in Crimea where […]


Crimean Military Dolphins to Serve in Russian Navy

Crimean Military Dolphins to Serve in Russian Navy

The combat dolphin program in the Crimean city of Sevastopol will be preserved and redirected towards the interests of the Russian Navy, an employee at the facility where the dolphins are trained told RIA Novosti. The program, dating to the […]


Norway Suspends Planned Military Activities with Russia

Norway Suspends Planned Military Activities with Russia

Norway condemns Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the use of armed force in Ukraine. This is a clear violation of international law and an unacceptable course of action that must have consequences. Norway has therefore […]


No Ukrainian Military Units Left in Crimea

No Ukrainian Military Units Left in Crimea

All military units stationed in Crimea are now under the control of the Russian military, and remaining Ukrainian servicemen are departing the peninsula, the region’s first deputy prime minister, Rustam Temirgaliyev, said on Monday. As Crimea’s reunification process began last […]


Ukraine’s navy at end of rope in Crimea

Ukraine’s navy at end of rope in Crimea

The tugboats came in the evening, carrying three dozen Russian sailors and pro-Russian militiamen who climbed aboard the Ternopil and told the crew to leave. The captain of the Ternopil in the port of Sevastopol in Crimea lined up his […]


France suspends ‘most’ military cooperation with Russia

France suspends ‘most’ military cooperation with Russia

France has suspended most of its military cooperation with Russia, the French defence minister said Friday, as Paris was still mulling whether to nix the sale of two Mistral warships to Moscow. Paris has suspended “the majority of its military […]


China’s Xi on first Europe tour as Ukraine crisis deepens

China’s Xi on first Europe tour as Ukraine crisis deepens

China’s President Xi Jinping touches down in the Netherlands on Saturday for his first-ever Europe tour, with the continent in a diplomatic frenzy after Russia’s absorption of the Crimea. Xi is expected to land at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport shortly after […]


72 Crimean Military Units Request Joining Russia

72 Crimean Military Units Request Joining Russia

A total of 72 military units in Crimea have hoisted Russian flags instead of Ukrainian and applied to join the Russian armed forces, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Friday. “Yesterday, 72 military units almost in full strength decided to […]


Germany halts major arms deal with Russia

Germany halts major arms deal with Russia

Germany on Wednesday halted a major deal to provide a fully equipped training camp to Russian forces, saying any arms trading with Moscow was currently “indefensible”. Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel announced the suspension of the Rheinmetall project as Moscow tightened its […]


 
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