U.S. Embassy urges its citizens to depart Iraq immediately All public consular operations are suspended.
14:55, 03 January 2020
U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: Reuters Nearly 400 contractors from the two firms were getting ready to leave the base.
12:40, 22 June 2019
RFE/RL: Kosovar police operation in Serbian enclave fans tensions with Belgrade Operations were conducted in other municipalities too, like southern Mitrovica and Skenderaj.
15:58, 28 May 2019
Saudi Arabia says two oil tankers damaged in "sabotage attack" off UAE coast While the incident took place amid heightened regional tensions between the U.S. and Iran, Tehran is cautioning against any "conspiracy orchestrated by ill-wishers."
11:05, 13 May 2019
"Russian passports" rumor aimed to de-escalate social tensions in occupied territories Russia has sharply cut payments to the population in the areas of eastern Ukraine controlled by its proxy forces and curtailed "humanitarian aid."
10:20, 18 April 2019
SBU exposes "writer" working for Russia to sow religious discord in Ukraine The Cherkasy-based "writer," who is a Russia native, had been working under a supervision of Russian curators, the SBU press service notes.
21:00, 13 March 2019
Chain reaction: Russian politician explains how Russia could implode Borovoi says a spontaneous social fallout could start from trivial things.
14:00, 11 January 2019
Russian army may set up another "Ilovaisk pocket" in Ukraine, expert warns Such special operations are particularly relevant on the eve of elections - both presidential and parliamentary.
14:40, 11 December 2018
Russia sends strategic bombers to inflation-struck Venezuela It's about two corrupt governments squandering public funds, according to Mike Pompeo.
10:20, 11 December 2018
U.S. makes preparations to sail warship into Black Sea amid Russia-Ukraine tensions - CNN For its part, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced Wednesday that its troops in Crimea, which Moscow seized from Ukraine in 2014, conducted a military drill with its Pantsir anti-aircraft missile systems.
23:30, 05 December 2018
Autocephaly for Ukraine Church may become pretext for another Russian invasion - media Putin has co-opted the Moscow church in efforts to rebuild Russian statehood and restore the country to great power status, having using the church to project an image of Russia as a bulwark of “traditional” values.
11:20, 15 October 2018
Russia's "little green men" cross the Dniester river: Moldova reacts to provocation The conduct of military exercises in the Security Zone requires authorization of the Joint Control Commission, which in this case was not received, says the OSCE.
23:50, 16 August 2018
Ukraine's Turchynov: Russia considers Azov-Black Sea region important springboard for further expansion "We are seeing Russia's efforts to unleash, in fact, a military-economic blockade of the Azov coast of Ukraine," Turchynov said.
11:20, 10 August 2018
Deadly wildfires in Greece "caused by arson" - minister Toskas also said that another fire that broke out near Athens a few hours earlier but did not cause casualties had been started intentionally.
11:40, 27 July 2018
Pro-Russian clerics fomenting tensions ahead of Kievan Rus Baptism anniversary In general, a new Russian narrative is being pushed into Ukraine's agenda - "religious war and the genocide of Orthodox believers."
12:00, 26 July 2018
Russian navy put on high alert off Ukraine coast - Reuters Three sources said Russia’s forces around the Black Sea Crimea peninsula had been put on a state of high combat readiness.
11:00, 15 June 2018
Norway asks U.S. to double troops deployed closer to Russia Nine nations along NATO's eastern flank last week called for an increased presence by the military alliance in their region amid concerns about Russian aggression.
10:00, 13 June 2018
Ukraine suggests real reason behind Russian navy maneuvers in Black Sea Meanwhile, Russian officials claim the ships are tasked with the protection of drilling platforms seized from Ukraine's Chornomornaftgaz along with the Crimea occupation.
19:50, 08 June 2018
RFE/RL: Five former presidents see threat in rising Polish-Ukrainian tensions The appeal was presented at a May 28 news conference in Warsaw by the two former Polish presidents, Aleksander Kwasniewski and Bronislaw Komorowski.
22:02, 28 May 2018