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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 […]


Russia can’t derail US exit from Afghanistan: general

Russia can’t derail US exit from Afghanistan: general

Russia would be unable to disrupt the US military’s withdrawal from Afghanistan even if it cut off access to supply routes across its territory, a top US commander said Wednesday. Amid rising tensions between Washington and Moscow over the crisis […]


China backs ‘principles’ on Ukraine as Russia claims agreement

China backs ‘principles’ on Ukraine as Russia claims agreement

China, which consistently says it opposes interference in other countries’ internal affairs, is looking to “maintain principles” on Ukraine, it said Monday after Russia insisted the two were in broad agreement. Moscow has appeared keen to stress that it has […]


US halts military engagements with Russia over Ukraine crisis

US halts military engagements with Russia over Ukraine crisis

The United States on Monday suspended all military engagements with Russia because of the crisis in Ukraine, including military exercises and port visits, as part of Washington’s response to Moscow’s seizure of Crimea. The announcement from the Pentagon came hours […]


Reports of Ukraine ultimatum ‘total nonsense’ – Russian Defense Ministry

Reports of Ukraine ultimatum ‘total nonsense’ – Russian Defense Ministry

Russia denies reports that it issued an ultimatum to Ukrainian armed forces in Crimea, according to the Interfax news agency which cites an official from Russia’s Black Sea Fleet. The official representative of the Russian Defense Ministry described information about […]


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 […]


Pakistan air force strikes on militant hideouts kill at least 38

Pakistan air force strikes on militant hideouts kill at least 38

Pakistani fighter jets on Sunday launched air strikes on militant hideouts in the northwest, killing at least 38 people, according to officials, in the latest retaliation for attacks by the insurgents that have derailed peace talks. The early morning strikes […]


From gas to submarines, Great War was crucible for deadly innovation

From gas to submarines, Great War was crucible for deadly innovation

Fighter aircraft, tanks, submarines, heavy artillery: the horrors of warfare between 1914 and 1918 were a crucible for deadly technological innovation, including the poison gas that came to symbolize the barbarity of the conflict. When World War I broke out […]


US vows to defend Japan against China

US vows to defend Japan against China

Secretary of State John Kerry vowed Friday that the United States would defend Japan against attack including over islands claimed by China as tensions boil between the Asian powers. Kerry, who said he would visit China next week, met in […]


 
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