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Biden says the U.S. military is significantly increasing its deployments to Europe

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden says the U.S. military is significantly increasing its deployments to Europe – CBS News Watch CBS News In an attempt to resolve against Russia, President Joe Biden announced more military deployments to NATO allies. Nancy Cordes has the......

Ukraine Live Updates: NATO Pledges Support as Leaders Head Home to Sell Policies

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here A satellite image released by Maxar Technologies showed Snake Island, in the Black Sea off the coast of Ukraine, this month.Credit…Maxar Technologies/Via Reuters Russian troops have withdrawn from Snake Island in the Black Sea after repeated assaults by......

Russia abandons Snake Island in strategic victory for Ukraine

KYIV, June 30 (Reuters) – Russian forces announced on Thursday they had abandoned the strategic Black Sea outpost of Snake Island, in a major victory for Ukraine that could loosen the grip of Russia’s grain export blockade. Russia’s defence ministry described the decision to withdraw from the outcrop as a......

Exclusive: EU nears compromise deal to defuse standoff with Russia over Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad depends on rail and road through Lithuania Clampdown on sanctioned freight angers Moscow EU seeks compromise with Lithuania to resume normal trade VILNIUS/BRUSSELS, June 29 (Reuters) – Trade through Lithuania to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two sources familiar with the matter said,......

In Blow to Putin, Turkey Won’t Bar Sweden and Finland From NATO

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New York Times – For more and to sign up click here MADRID — NATO’s top official said Tuesday that Turkey had dropped its objections to the membership of Sweden and Finland, two historically nonaligned nations that, alarmed by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, have asked to join the military alliance.......

NATO deal between Turkey, Sweden and Finland brings home wins for Erdogan — and a possible F-16 breakthrough

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan holds a news conference during the NATO summit at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2021. Yves Herman | Reuters NATO officials on Tuesday celebrated Turkey’s lifting of its veto against Sweden and Finland......

Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey

A U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter taking part in the U.S.-led Saber Strike exercise flies over Estonia June 6, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MADRID, June 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday behind the potential sale of U.S.......

Nato summit: Turkey pushes Finland and Sweden on extradition after deal

It was a marked contrast to the reaction from Amineh Kakabaveh, an independent MP and one of Sweden’s 100,000-strong Kurdish diaspora. She’s become something of a global political celebrity in recent weeks, appearing on international TV channels to argue Sweden shouldn’t make concessions to Turkey, which she’s described as an......

Ukraine’s leader pushes for fuller NATO embrace, more arms

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Madrid — Ukraine’s president chided NATO for not embracing his embattled country more fully and asked for more weapons to fight Russia’s invasion, as the leaders of the alliance met amid what its chief called its biggest crisis since World War......

Inside Biden’s successful six-month bid to expand NATO

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Leaving his meeting with King Felipe VI at the Royal Palace, Biden took the call from Finland’s President Sauli Niinistö and Sweden’s Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson. They walked him through what they’d agreed to with President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan......

NATO reaches a deal with Turkey to admit Sweden and Finland, secretary-general says

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stoltenberg has said NATO’s updated Strategic Concept will likely refer to Russia as the “most significant and direct threat” to security. Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images WASHINGTON — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday that the world’s most powerful......

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