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Battlefield Balaklava celebrates 70th anniversary of liberation from Nazis
Balaklava, a small town south of Sevastopol in the Crimean peninsula, was where Nazi German and Romanian troops were vanquished on April 18, 1944. Nestling in a beautiful rocky bay, the town was a major prize of war for thousands of years.

18.04.2014 04:43

​‘West out of options on Russia over Ukraine?’
The West threatening Russia with political isolation are the tactics of people who have no other options, and that will not work, Lode Vanoost, former deputy speaker of the Belgian parliament, told RT.

17.04.2014 14:52

Notorious Abu Ghraib prison shuts down amid increasing Iraqi violence
The infamous Abu Ghraib prison, where US soldiers created an international scandal by committing human rights violations against Iraqi prisoners, has closed over fears that it could be overtaken by Sunni insurgents, the Iraqi government has announced.

15.04.2014 21:52

Putin: Ukraine’s radical escalation puts it on edge of civil war
The sharp escalation of the Ukraine crisis virtually puts the country on the brink of civil war, Russian President Vladimir Putin told German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a telephone call.

15.04.2014 20:12

Rebel videos, photos show US-made rockets in Syria
Recently emerged videos and photos show Syrian rebels armed with what experts say are US anti-tank rockets. These are the first significant American-built armaments to be seen in the country, as the civil war reaches a stalemate.

15.04.2014 16:30

Afghanistan’s elections & the illusion of progress
Elections held last week in Afghanistan, while highly publicized as a showpiece in NATO’s lengthy intervention, will most likely achieve very little.

13.04.2014 22:03

Argentina slams ‘NATO’ Falklands as UK gears up for war games
Saber rattling over the Falkland Islands, the scene of a bloody conflict between Argentina and Britain in 1982, is on the rise as the UK prepares for military drills off the coast of the South American nation.

12.04.2014 12:00

FBI’s secret cooperation with Special Forces in Iraq, Afghanistan revealed
Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation have been quietly embedded with US troops in Iraq and Afghanistan since September 11 according to a new report that bolsters claims that the FBI has morphed primarily into a counter-terrorism organization.

11.04.2014 20:15

Pentagon ponders ‘logistical nightmare’ of Afghan withdraw
Ranked as America’s most challenging military action since WWII, the US is faced with the task of transporting millions of pieces of military assets out of Afghanistan as possible exit routes - including through Russia - are blocked.

11.04.2014 09:18

​Scores of children killed, crippled by explosives left by US, NATO in Afghanistan
After 13 years of war, the US military and allies will leave thousands of square miles of unexploded grenades and other ordnance littered around Afghanistan. In recent years, most casualties from unattended explosives have been children, the UN found.

11.04.2014 00:38

Reclaiming Kerch: A hard-won WWII battle for Crimean Hero City (PHOTOS)
Hundreds of thousands killed, executed or sent to concentration camps – that was the price paid by the Soviet Union for the strategic Kerch peninsula’s liberation from Nazi Germany. Seventy years ago, fierce battles left the city of Kerch in utter ruins.

08.04.2014 15:10

‘American Jihadist’ who fought in Syria, Eric Harroun, dies suddenly
A former US Army soldier who spent months fighting with the Free Syrian Army before being arrested and charged with terrorism by the FBI has died, his family announced Wednesday.

10.04.2014 03:02

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