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Russian Military Exercises

Security Expert: 33,000 Russian Soldiers Rehearsed Military Takeover Of Baltic Sea

A security expert is claiming that tens of thousands of Russian soldiers rehearsed a military takeover of the Baltic Sea in March.

06/26/2015

Ash Carter

Ash Carter: US Sending Heavy Military Equipment To NATO Member States In Response To ‘Russia’s Provocations’

The U.S. is sending some 250 tanks, armored vehicles and other equipment to new NATO member states in response to “Russia’s provocations.”

06/23/2015

Putin Speaking

Putin: US Charges Against FIFA Part Of Attempt To Take World Cup Away From Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of meddling in FIFA’s affairs and hinted that it was part of an attempt to take away the World Cup from his country.

05/28/2015

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Poll: 59 Percent Of Russians View US As Threat

A Russian polling group found 59 percent of Russians see the United States as a threat.

05/13/2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry (C) shakes hands with Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) next to US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft at the presidential residence Bocharov Ruchey in Sochi on May 12, 2015.  (JOSHUA ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images)

No Breakthrough As Kerry Meets Russia’s Putin

The United States and Russia emerged Tuesday from their most extensive, high-level talks in years vowing closer cooperation on Ukraine and Syria but unable to point to any breakthrough or new approach to bridge the major differences separating the two powers.

05/12/2015

File photo of a US Destroyer with an aircraft carrier  (Photo by James R. Evans/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

US Admiral: China, Russia Escalate Military Activity In Asia-Pacific Region

The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific said Wednesday that major land reclamation by China at outposts in the South China Sea could allow it to exert more influence over the contested area and deploy military assets such as long-range radar and advanced missile systems.

04/15/2015

Sergey Lavrov Speaking

Russia: Missile System Given To Iran ‘Will Not Jeopardize Security’ Of Israel

President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened the way for Russia’s delivery of a sophisticated air defense missile system to Iran, a move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic’s military capability.

04/13/2015

Petro Poroshenko Speaking

Ukrainian President Denies There Was Agreement About Autonomy In Eastern Ukraine In Peace Deal

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on Thursday emerged from marathon 16-hour talks to announce a comprehensive peace deal for eastern Ukraine, but questions remained whether Ukraine and the pro-Russian rebels have agreed on all of its terms.

02/12/2015

Ukraine Soldier

Top Military Commander: US To Start Training Ukrainian Soldiers Next Month

The U.S. military plans in March to start training Ukrainian soldiers who are battling Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, a top U.S. military commander in Europe said Wednesday.

02/11/2015

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Obama Considering Lethal Aid For Ukraine

Source tells the New York Times the administration is taking a fresh look at whether to send American weapons and military assistance to the struggling Ukrainian military.

02/02/2015

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