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3 hrs ago | The Star Online

France, Germany show EU support for Georgia as Ukraine crisis mounts

France and Germany assured Georgia on Thursday that a deal bringing it closer to the European Union would be sealed within weeks, moving to tighten ties with the ex-Soviet republic as tension mounts between Russia and the West over Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Walter Steinmeier, Georgia, Prison

7 hrs ago | KETV-TV

Ukraine: 5 pro-Russian militants die in clash

Ukrainian forces killed five militants during operations to take down pro-Russians' roadblocks in Slavyansk on Thursday, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said, in what appeared to be a significant escalation of violence in the country.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin, Prison

11 hrs ago |

EXCLUSIVE - NATO Russia Expert: Why Putin Can Win

Author of Red Banner - The Soviet Military System in Peace and War , he now directs the UK's Institute for Statecraft, and before advising the highest level of NATO was director of the Soviet Studies Centre at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.


Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Vladimir Putin

15 hrs ago | Metro Radio

'Ukraine A Pawn In US Game Against Russia'

Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov claimed the US and EU were behind the uprising that ousted Viktor Yanukovych - the pro-Kremlin president of Ukraine - in February.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Wed Apr 23, 2014


NDP, Libs want more info on CF-18 deployment

Federal opposition parties are demanding to know where the country's CF-18s are headed in eastern Europe and what they'll be doing as tension rises throughout the region.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Stephen Harper

Garden City Observer

Pentagon to Russia: Back away from our allies

The 600 paratroopers the Pentagon is dispatching to Poland and three Baltic nations to conduct live-fire training will also serve as a trip wire to Russian aggression in the region, according to military officials and analysts.


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Armenian Liberty

Yerevan 'Committed' To NATO Ties

Armenia - Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and his visiting Lithuanian counterpart Juozas Olekas at a news conference in Yerevan, 23Apr2014.


Related Topix: World News, Europe Travel, Armenia Travel, Armenia

ABC News

Dutch Scramble Jets After Russian Bombers Approach

The Dutch defense department says several NATO member countries scrambled jets Wednesday afternoon after a pair of Russian bomber planes approached their airspace over the North Sea.


Related Topix: World News, US Military, US Air Force

Ukraine: Pro-Russian militants to be targeted

Pro-Russian militants will be targeted in four key cities in Ukraine's restive east, Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister said Wednesday, even as a contingent of U.S. paratroopers was due to arrive in Poland for military exercises prompted by the crisis.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, Terrorism, Oleksandr Turchynov

Russia Taday

US sends 600 troops to Eastern Europe, warship USS Taylor enters Black Sea

U.S. Navy frigate USS Taylor sets sail in the Bosphorus, on its way to the Black Sea in Istanbul April 22, 2014 US frigate USS Taylor has entered the Black Sea, according to the US Navy, as the Pentagon announces plans to dispatch some 600 troops to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia for military exercises.


Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, World News, Russia, Asia, Europe, Ukraine,

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Analysis: Weak U.S. hand in Ukraine confrontation, Russia's Putin immune to negotiations

Nearly a quarter century after the Cold War ended, the crisis in Ukraine symbolizes the weak foreign policy hand the United States often finds itself playing despite its status as the only global superpower.


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, World News, Vladimir Putin

USA Today

Russia's military spending spree

Over the next three years, Moscow plans to nearly double its defense spending. Are they simply upgrading their defense systems -- or does it mean something more.


Related Topix: Prison, Asia, North Korea, World News

Ottawa Citizen

Den Tandt: Barack Obama gives Canada the brush-off, yet again

Barack Obama is Canada's American president. Right? Of course right. In the lead-up to his 2012 battle with the airbrushed Republican Mitt Romney, with his binders full of women, polls showed Canadians overwhelmingly preferred Obama.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, World News

ABC News

US Troops Head to Exercises in Eastern Europe

U.S. Army paratroopers are arriving in Poland to begin a series of military exercises in four countries across Eastern Europe to bolster allies in the wake of Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula last month.


Related Topix: US Military, US Army, Italy, World News,


Foreign Minister Baird in Prague stresses Canada's support for NATO's eastern members

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird, left, shakes hand with his Czech Republic's counterpart Lubomir Zaoralek, right, after their joint press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Czech Republic, Europe, Stephen Harper, Poland

The Advocate

NATO minesweepers set off on Baltic deployment

Associated Press photo by Gero Breloer -- The warships of the standing NATO Mine Counter-Measures Group ONE with, from front to back, Estonian minehunter Admiral Cowen, Dutch minehunter Makkum, Norwegian minesweeper Otra and Belgian minehunter Belis set sail from Kiel, Germany, Tuesday, April 22, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Germany

The Wichita Eagle

NATO minesweepers set off on Baltic deployment

The ships - a minesweeper and a support ship from Norway and one mine-hunter each from the Netherlands, Belgium and Estonia - left the German port of Kiel for an exercise that will continue under Norwegian command until the end of May. Germany will then take command of the deployment.


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Jonah Goldberg: Obamaa s lame sock hop with Putin

PRESIDENT OBAMA is right. He told Major Garrett of CBS this week that "Mr. Putin's decisions aren't just bad for Ukraine.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Vladimir Putin, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014


Leidos subsidiary to aid NATO fuel monitoring system

The NATO Fuel Monitoring System is to receive support services from a subsidiary of Virginia-based Leidos, the company announced.


Related Topix: World News

The Baltimore Sun

Exclusive: U.S. force in Afghanistan may be cut to less than 10,000 troops

The number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan may drop well below 10,000 - the minimum demanded by the U.S. military to train Afghan forces - as the longest war in American history winds down, Obama administration officials briefed on the matter say.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Terrorism, US Military, US Air Force