All posts tagged Russia

Joint Forcible Entry Exercise
April 23, 2014, by VOANews

The United States is sending about 600 paratroopers to Poland and the Baltic states in an expansion meant to underscore its commitment to NATO allies as a result of escalating […]

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OSCE calls for release of American Ostrovsky, other journalists in eastern Ukraine

April 23, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

Vienna-based Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe has called for the immediate release of Simon Ostrovsky, a journalist with Vice News ...


US navy frigate returns to the Black Sea

April 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

The US Navy frigate the USS Taylor has passed through the Dardanelles Strait, returning to the Black Sea after repairs and a few days after Nato said ...

Ukrainian soldiers march in Donetsk Oblast’s Kramatorsk before Kremlin-backed militants and insurgents block their path on April 16. Photo: Kostyantyn Chernichkin/The Kyiv Post

Ukrainian authorities: Russia behind Easter weekend attacks in eastern regions

April 22, 2014, by Mark Rachkevych of The Kyiv Post

Kremlin-backed militants in eastern Ukraine took over additional Ukrainian government buildings and attacked military installations over the weekend d ...

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    Biden arrives in Ukraine as tensions rise
    April 21, 2014, by VOANews

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine for talks with the acting president and prime minister as the situation in the country’s east remains tense despite a deal aimed […]

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    Easter messages from Russia, Ukraine reveal divide
    April 20, 2014, by VOANews

    Orthodox Christians in Ukraine and Russia on Sunday celebrated Easter — the holiest day of the Christian calendar — with their nations locked in conflict and Ukraine’s patriarch condemning what […]

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    Shootout in Ukraine casts doubt on international accord
    April 20, 2014, by Michael Bowman of VOANews

    A deadly shootout in eastern Ukraine has cast doubt on the viability of Thursday’s accord between Russia, Ukraine, the United States and the European Union aimed at pacifying Ukraine’s restive […]

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    Pope Francis calls for peace in Ukraine
    April 20, 2014, by The Prague Post

    At the end a brief message to mark Easter, the holiest day in the Christian calendar, Pope Francis told Roman Catholics to help support peace efforts in Ukraine. According to […]

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    Biden, Bulgarian President Plevneliev discuss Ukraine
    April 18, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    US vice president Joe Biden has assured Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev of the US’ “ironclad commitment” to the collective defence of its Nato allies, and thanked Plevneliev for Bulgaria’s contributions [&helli ...