Monthly Archives: August 2019

U.S. might pull troops from Germany to Poland if Berlin does not increase NATO defense spending

Currently, more than 33 000 U.S. military and another 17 000 civilian employees are deployed at the military bases in Germany The United States will be forced to relocate its military bases from Germany to Poland if Berlin does not increase defense spending. This statement was voiced by U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell in response to the reluctance of

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U.S. Ambassador says Ukraine should not withdraw from Minsk talks

Ukraine, the Minsk group, and the United States want to find the way to resolve, end this war on favorable terms for Ukraine, he said. William Taylor, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. of the United States Embassy in Kyiv, says Ukraine should not withdraw from the negotiation process in Minsk. “Ukraine, the Minsk group, the United States want to find the way

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Whenever Zelenskyy talks about peace, Putin launches another attack in the Donbas, military experts say

Article by: Oleksandr Lashchenko Interview with Mykhailo Samus, military expert, Oleh Zhdanov, military analyst, and Yuriy Kasianov, volunteer and blogger. Despite the so-called “harvest truce”, there has not been a single day without attacks, gunfire and shelling… The war in the Donbas is ongoing. Four Ukrainian soldiers were killed and one wounded by enemy shelling near Pavlopil on August 6,

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Media: Families of Dutch NATO pilots were intimidated by individuals ‘with Russian accent’

Family members of Dutch pilots who conducted the NATO air patrol mission in the Baltic countries in 2017 received threatening phone calls, reports the Dutch newspaper NL Times. As noted, the wives and live-in girlfriends of the pilots of F-16 aircraft were repeatedly called by unknown persons “with a Russian accent,” who, among other things, suggested that their husbands should leave

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Moscow Opposition Protests for Fair Elections

Nearly 50,000 Russian opposition activists and their supporters have taken to Moscow’s streets for a fifth consecutive weekend in spite of a government crackdown as support from citizens and celebrities grows across the county. The protests, which demand that Moscow authorities allow independent candidates to appear on the ballot in the city’s upcoming elections, have been the largest wave of

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U.S.-Based Experts Suspect Russia Blast Involved Nuclear-Powered Missile

U.S.-based nuclear experts said on Friday they suspected an accidental blast and radiation release in northern Russia this week occurred during the testing of a nuclear-powered cruise missile vaunted by President Vladimir Putin last year. The Russian Defense Ministry, quoted by state-run news outlets, said that two people died and six were injured on Thursday in an explosion of what it called a

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Mass poisoning of vacationers from “LPR” in Crimea. Children were particularly affected

A massive infection with rotavirus infection was found among the residents of occupied part of Luhansk, who went on voucher to annexed Crimea. A female resident of Luhansk told about this situation to “Segodnya” (Today) publication. According to her, infection occurred in Alushta boarding guest house “Lazurniy”. People had symptoms of rotavirus infection – fever, vomiting, stomachache, diarrhea, weakness. Woman

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Death Toll Raised To Five People In Arkhangelsk Military Site Blast

August 10, 2019 03:10 GMT Officials have raised the death toll to five people in a mysterious August 8 explosion and fire at a military unit in Russia’s northwestern Arkhangelsk region, as a string of blasts have rocked Russian military sites in recent days. “As a result of the accident at a military testing range in the Arkhangelsk region involving

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Moscow Braced For Fresh Protest Amid Clampdown; Other Cities Expected To Join In

August 09, 2019 22:23 GMT Russian opposition supporters are expected to gather in Moscow on August 10 for their third major rally in as many weeks to press demands that election officials reverse bans on independent candidates in upcoming municipal voting. Police beat protesters with batons and detained more than 2,300 people during two previous, unsanctioned rallies, on July 27

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