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Kiev May Launch Offensive in Donbass During FIFA World Cup – Reports

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Soldiers of the Ukrainian army captured by Donetsk People’s Republic’s (DPR) forces claimed on Wednesday that Kiev might launch an offensive in Donbas during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals in Russia. The operational command of the DNR organized a briefing in Donetsk with captured Ukrainian soldiers Vasily Zhimilinsky and Vitaly Chmil. They spoke about the circumstances under which they were captured and answered reporters’ questions. Both soldiers confirmed that…

Russian MoD: Missiles Shown By MH17 Investigators Were Decommissioned After 2011

Friday, May 25, 2018

According to the Russian Defense Ministry, it’s analyzing videos provided by Dutch investigators on the MH17 downing. “The Russian Defense Ministry is analyzing video materials presented on May 24 at a press conference of the Dutch Joint Investigation Team, which is engaged in the investigation of the passenger Boeing’s crash in the Ukrainian skies in 2014,” the ministry said. All missiles, whose engines were demonstrated by the Dutch team, were…

US Media “Uncovers” Secretive Russian S-500 Anti-Air Missile Tests

Friday, May 25, 2018

A US media outlet has announced, citing unnamed sources that Moscow has carried out a clandestine test of its latest anti-air missile system, obliterating a target at record range. The Russian military has quietly performed the world’s longest surface-to-air missile test using the new S-500 Prometey system, CNBC reports citing anonymous sources “with direct knowledge of US intelligence concerning the weapons program.” According to the news agency, during the test…

NATO member states propose exchanging information more actively

Friday, May 25, 2018

NATO member states should exchange information more quickly and more actively to remain ahead of Russia, said NATO intelligence head Arndt Freytag von Loringhoven. «I think we need to work on the rapidity of intelligence. So we are encouraging to send us, to share intelligence with us at the speed of relevance, as quickly as possible,» he said during the closing ceremony of NATO meeting for military intelligence officers in…

Iran sets end of May deadline to see EU measures to save nuclear deal

Friday, May 25, 2018

Iran wants European powers to present it with measures by the end of May to compensate it for the United States abandoning the 2015 nuclear deal, a senior official said on Friday, and Tehran would decide within weeks whether to quit the accord. The 2015 agreement between Iran and world powers lifted international sanctions on Tehran in return for it agreeing to curbs on its nuclear programme. Since President Donald…

Pyongyang after U.S. refusal still willing to enter negotiations

Friday, May 25, 2018

Pyongyang has stated that North Korea was still ready to engage in talks at any time in any form after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly cancelled his meeting with the head of North Korea, Kim Jong-un. British public broadcaster BBC reported on Friday, May 25, that North Korean Vice-Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan commented Trump’s decision was «extremely regrettable», whereas U.S. President Trump blamed the North’s «open hostility» for the cancellation.…

Dismantaling of N Korea’s Punggye-Ri Nuclear Test Site Completed

Thursday, May 24, 2018

The dismantling of North Korea’s Punggye-Ri nuclear test site shows Pyongyang’s peaceful intentions, the Nuclear Weapons Institute Deputy Chair Kang Kyung Ho told Sputnik. The servicemen of North Korea’s Defense Ministry blew up on Thursday three tests mines at the Punggye-Ri nuclear test site, also destroying security checkpoints and other facilities, a Sputnik correspondent reported. “The Nuclear Weapons Institute of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea has held the ceremony of dismantling the nuclear test site…

EC nearly to allocate half of next year’s budget to support economic growth

Thursday, May 24, 2018

On Wednesday, 23 May, European Commission initiated approval of European Union’s 2019 budget project for EUR 166 billion, making EU’s next year budget 3% larger. EUR 80 billion will be allocated to support European Union’s economic growth next year, as reported by EC office in Latvia. EC explains that this is the sixth budget compiled in accordance with EU long-term budget for 2014-2020. It functions within this budget framework’s borders.…

George Soros to Provide Pro-EU Group With Millions of Pounds to Prevent Brexit

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Billionaire globalist George Soros has often been accused of meddling in democratic processes and the internal affairs of a number of states via his non-government organizations (NGOs), to serve his pro-migration agenda. The pro-EU, anti-Brexit Best for Britain group reportedly plans to launch a campaign – largely funded by Soros – to prevent the UK’s withdrawal from the bloc, according to a leaked dossier seen by the Daily Mail newspaper…

US Begins Deploying Troops, Equipment to Eastern Europe

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Operation Atlantic Resolve aims to boost NATO’s military presence in Eastern Europe and the Baltic States after the eruption of the Ukrainian crisis in 2014, with Western countries using alleged Russian interference in Ukraine’s affairs as a pretext. The US Army Europe has started deploying its heavy military vehicles to strategic locations in Eastern Europe and the Baltics as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, according to the Defense News website.…