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Russia invades Ukraine: A dark day for Europe

2022, February 24 President Zelensky of Ukraine warned that “a new iron curtain” was falling across Europe last night as Russian tanks and paratroopers laid siege to Kyiv in an apparent attempt to decapitate the country’s democratic government. Russia’s full-scale … Lees verder

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RAF jets in Russia warplane alert for second day

February 3, 2022 RAF fighter jets were scrambled to escort Russian aircraft flying on the fringes of UK airspace for the second day in a row. Two Typhoons took off from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray along with a Voyager air-to-air … Lees verder

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Putin is sabre-rattling at the West’s moment of maximum weakness

While Russian military is at its strongest for years, the UK is preoccupied with domestic politics, the US is distracted and Nato is divided. Russia’s military is at its strongest and most capable since the Cold War. Its public finances … Lees verder

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Sings of the times – Difficult moments at the borders of Europe

Last year the International Crisis Group said the world could witness possible conflicts between Israel and the Palestinian territories this year, as well as a war involving Israel, the United States, and Iran. Last few weeks, we heard a lot … Lees verder

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Russia has ‘no trust’ in Nato over Ukraine

Russia will have no choice but to respond with military force should Nato continue their expansion towards the east, Moscow said today. The comments from Sergei Ryabkov, the deputy foreign minister, are the first explicit warning of potential military action … Lees verder

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American hypersonic missile plan for Europe has echoes of Cold War

An American nuclear artillery unit has been reactivated in Germany for the first time since the Cold War and is to be armed with new long-range hypersonic weapons. The 56th Artillery Command, based in Mainz-Kastel, will control the Dark Eagle … Lees verder

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