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Flights out of Russia sell out after Putin orders partial call-up...
One-way flights out of Russia are selling out fast after President Vladimir Putin's order for the immediate call-up of 300,000 reservists.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-09-21 12:34 UTC
Putin orders partial mobilization of Russian troops as Ukraine wages counteroffensive...
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists in Russia, in a measure that appeared to be an admission that Moscow’s war against Ukraine isn’t going according to plan after nearly seven months of fighting.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-09-21 12:32 UTC
Ukraine Latest: Russia Rushes to Hold Hasty Annexation Votes...
(Bloomberg) -- Russia announced a hasty vote on annexing some regions of Ukraine that it's still occupying despite losing ground in recent weeks, with the Luhansk and Donetsk regions aiming to hold a referendum as soon as this weekend and others sayin
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-09-20 19:46 UTC
Report: Estonian Prime Minister Calls for Restriction of Cryptocurrencies...
The Prime Minister of Estonia has said cryptocurrencies must be restricted in order to address loopholes that may be used by sanctioned Russian entities to evade the punitive measures. In addition, the premier wants all Russian as well as Belarusian banks
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-03-10 15:26 UTC
U.S. Urges Americans To Leave Ukraine Within 48 Hours—But Insists Still Unclear Whether Russia Will Invade...
The Biden Administration is offering dire warnings about the risk of a Russian invasion of Ukraine—but it pushed back on reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has already chosen to invade.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-02-11 21:03 UTC
Joe Biden announces US will send troops to Eastern Europe amid Ukraine-Russia tensions...
JOE BIDEN has announced the US will be moving troops to Eastern Europe in NATO nations in the near term as tensions between Russia and Ukraine reach new heights, reports state.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-29 02:43 UTC
Russia, US take tough stands ahead of more talks on Ukraine...
MOSCOW — Moscow and Washington both took uncompromising stands Tuesday ahead of more talks amid a Russian troop buildup near Ukraine, with the United States rebuffing a demand to halt NATO expansion and the Kremlin saying it will quickly see if it&#
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-12 00:56 UTC
Ukrainians wait as Russia faces off with the West...
What Ukrainians think about the conflict threatening their country, as Russia and the West meet.
By Anonymous Submission on 2022-01-12 00:55 UTC
Putin demands West 'immediately' guarantee no more NATO expansion...
Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded Thursday that the West "immediately" guarantee that NATO will not expand to include Ukraine and blamed the US for inflaming tensions in eastern...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-23 18:02 UTC
'We don't plan to negotiate in public': White House shoots down Putin ultimatum on Nato expansion...
'We are not going to respond to every proposal or comment that was made, including from the Russian president,' says a senior White House official
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-12-23 18:02 UTC
Privatization of Lithuanian lands by NATO troops...
Lithuanian authorities are taking away the last money from the population of the republic to sponsor NATO.
Militarization of the Baltic States is now underway. The Baltic States increase military spending. Vilnius spent money on the construction of military camps and training grounds for foreign
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-09-20 09:32 UTC
Putin OKs revised Russian national security strategy...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a revised version of Russia's national security strategy that envisages "symmetrical and asymmetrical measures" in response to foreign states' "unfriendly actions that t
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-07-03 17:55 UTC
Ukraine announces intentions to become a part of NATO, Biden non-commital...
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the Ukraine's president, has tweeted on Monday that his nation would like to become the newest member of NATO, the international military alliance originally formed against the Communist Soviet Union.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-14 20:34 UTC
Latvian politics risks causing considerable damage to economy...
According to bnn-news.com, behaviour of Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkvis risks causing a wave of bankruptcies in Latvia. Thus, after basking in the VIP area together with people of questionable reputation during the opening game of the World Ice Hockey Championship in Riga, Edgars
By viktorsdomburs on 2021-06-07 11:51 UTC
Independent News Site In Belarus Raided As Crackdown Escalates...
Financial police in Belarus have launched a probe against the country's largest independent online media outlet, Tut.by, another sign of the escalating crackdown on the country's pro-democracy movements and free media.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-18 13:44 UTC
Vladimir Putin plans to step down next year amid health concerns, report claims...
Vladimir Putin is planning to step down next year as speculation swirls in Russia that the longtime president may have Parkinson's disease, a report said Thursday. Moscow political scientist Valery Solovei told The Sun that the Russian strongman's
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-11-06 03:56 UTC
Lithuanians fear COVID-19 more than Russia...
Generally speaking, the Lithuanians don’t take much interest in defence matters. We know we’ve got armed forces, but what they’re doing generally passes average civilians by. We usually pay attention to defence matters only in case of real war or when defence demands more money then we could
By adomas on 2020-11-04 06:21 UTC
US and China continue to fight for Ukrainian defense plant...
Today I would like to touch upon the problems of one of the largest enterprises of the defense industry - the Motor Sich company.
After 2014, Ukraine stopped all forms of military-technical cooperation with Russia. The company stopped deliveries to Russia of aircraft and gas turbine engines for
By Timoschuk on 2020-09-11 08:36 UTC
Baltic States at the epicenter of military exercises...
The Baltic States have become the scene of NATO military actions especially aimed at provoking Russia and Belarus.
At the end of September, this year’s largest military exercise “Sword 2020” will take place in Latvia.
It is known that Aleksandr Lukashenko accused the U.S.-led West of attempting to
By TheBalticWord on 2020-09-09 12:37 UTC, Edited: 2020-09-09 12:43 UTC
"Get out of here!" - this is how the Ukrainians met the pilgrims from Israel...
On September 19, the Israelites will have a big religious holiday of the Jews - the new year according to the Jewish calendar. Every year on this holiday tens of thousands of Israeli pilgrims arrive in the small Ukrainian town of Uman, Cherkasy region.
This year it can become the reason for the
By Timoschuk on 2020-09-07 12:47 UTC

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