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Putin asserts Russia’s non-aggression towards NATO amid F-16 controversy

In a recent statement, Russian President Vladimir Putin has emphatically denied any Russian intentions to launch attacks on NATO countries, including Poland, the Baltic states, and the Czech Republic. This declaration comes amidst the ongoing conflict with Ukraine, which has seen the deepest rift in Russia-West relations since the Cuban Missile Crisis of 1962. Addressing Read More…

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Russia takes aggressive stance as Ukraine’s counter-offensive fails

Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a warning on Tuesday, suggesting that Ukraine’s statehood could face an “irreparable blow” if the current war pattern persisted. Putin’s comments followed Switzerland’s agreement to host a global summit at Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s request. Dismissing proposed peace formulas, Putin asserted Russia’s determination not to abandon the gains it had Read More…

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Finland joins NATO on Tuesday

Finland will join NATO on Tuesday, completing the Nordic country’s quick entry into the military alliance following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, authorities said. Finland has a 1,300-kilometer (810-mile) border with Russia, which means NATO’s border with Russia would approximately quadruple in length, prompting Moscow to commit to strengthening its military in border regions. “Tomorrow we Read More…

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NATO sends reinforcements and U.S. puts troops on alert as Ukraine tensions rise

NATO said on Monday it was putting forces on standby and reinforcing eastern Europe with more ships and fighter jets, in what Russia denounced as Western “hysteria” in response to its build-up of troops on the Ukraine border. The U.S. Department of Defense in Washington said about 8,500 American troops were put on heightened alert Read More…

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Impending war concerns as Russia says Ukraine talks hit ‘dead end’

In picture above: U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg , Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko and Russian Deputy Defence Minister Colonel General Alexander Fomin are seen during NATO-Russia Council at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium January 12, 2022. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS Poland’s foreign minister said on Read More…