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Another Clash Reported Between Security Forces and Rebels in Chechnya
As he has done for years, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov was the first to announce the latest government operation against rebel militants in Chechnya
Nov 22, 2014 - 12:06:18 PM
Moscow Warns Washington Against Sending Arms to Ukraine
Russia warned the United States yesterday (20 November) against supplying arms to Ukrainian forces fighting pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, hours before US Vice-President Joe Biden was due to arrive in Kyiv.
Nov 21, 2014 - 10:10:43 AM
Iraq Needs Weapons But Can It Keep Them
After watching ISIS roll over Iraqi security forces this summer, stealing equipment the U.S. provided, Congress has been hesitant to sell Baghdad more.
Nov 21, 2014 - 9:59:09 AM
Conflicts Involving North Caucasians Erupt Inside Russian Army
The tradition of North Caucasus mountaineers serving in the Russian army goes back 150 years. In the 1870s, the Russian Empire tried to tie the mountaineers to the Russian system of governance by forming ethnic-based volunteer battalions. North Caucasus battalions fought in Russian wars for the first time in the Russian-Turkish war of 1877–1878 (nauchforum.ru). Mountaineer units then participated in the Russo-Japanese war of 1904–1905 (gazavat.ru) and in World War I, during 1914–1918 (zema.su).
Nov 21, 2014 - 9:54:44 AM
Top Official Says U.S. Should Consider Giving Ukraine Lethal Aid
The leaders of the United States, Japan and Australia lined up together against Russia on Sunday, vowing to oppose Russian incursions into Crimea during a rare trilateral meeting held at the G20 summit in Brisbane.
Nov 21, 2014 - 9:49:44 AM
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