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03  juillet     10h37
Russia says it holds all of Ukraine’s Luhansk with capture of last city
   Reuters Russia s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin on Sunday that Moscow and its allies now controlled all of Ukraine s Luhansk region after capturing the last major city Lysychansk There was no immediate response from Ukraine on the Russian claim which if confirmed
NATO invites Finland, Sweden to join, says Russia is a ’direct threat’
   MADRID Reuters NATO invited Sweden and Finland on Wednesday to join the military alliance in one of the biggest shifts in European security in decades after Russia s invasion of Ukraine pushed Helsinki and Stockholm to drop their traditional of neutrality NATO s allies took the decision at
01  juillet     21h12
U.S. sending Ukraine two surface-to-air missile systems -Pentagon
   WASHINGTON Reuters The United States is sending Ukraine two NASAMS surface to air missile systems four additional counter artillery radars and up to rounds of mm artillery ammunition as part of its latest weapons packages for Ukraine the Pentagon said on Friday The assistance
Aerojet crashes into board dysfunction
   The author is a Reuters Breakingviews columnist The opinions expressed are their own NEW YORK Reuters Breakingviews A company whose chief executive also takes the role of board chair can be criticized for poor corporate governance But Aerojet Rocketdyne a billion U S defense firm shows
Special Report-Dozens of Russian weapons tycoons have faced no Western sanctions
   Reuters As Russia s military continues to pound Ukraine with missiles and other lethal weapons Western nations have responded in part by targeting Russia s defense industry with sanctions The latest round came on Tuesday when the United States issued new sanctions on some arms makers and
Hungary must radically increase its defence capabilities, PM Orban says
   BUDAPEST Reuters Hungary will speed up its defence development programme Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday We must radically increase our defence capabilities Orban said He reiterated that Hungary s interest was for the war in neighbouring Ukraine to end as soon as
30  juin     18h07
Russia hauls in ambassador over ’offensive’ UK comments on nuclear weapons
   LONDON Reuters Russia said on Thursday it had summoned the British ambassador to voice a strong protest against offensive British statements including about alleged Russian threats to use nuclear weapons The Russian Foreign Ministry said it issued the rebuke to Ambassador Deborah Bronnert
Factbox-Russia ramps up missile strikes in Ukraine
   KYIV Reuters The number of Russian missile strikes on Ukraine has more than doubled in the last two weeks and a Ukrainian brigadier general said on Thursday that Moscow was using inaccurate Soviet era missiles for more than half of the attacks Russia which invaded Ukraine on Feb denies
Biden sending more weapons to Ukraine as NATO prepares for long fight
   MADRID Reuters President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States will provide another million in weapons and military aid to Ukraine hailing the courage of Ukrainians since Russia invaded in February Speaking after a NATO summit that saw the alliance also agree to take in Finland and
Biden says he won’t directly ask Saudi Arabia to produce more oil
   MADRID Reuters U S President Joe Biden said on Thursday he would not directly press Saudi Arabia to increase oil output to curb soaring crude prices when he sees the Saudi king and crown prince during a visit next month Biden also said at a news conference in Spain that Americans will have to
North Korea calls U.S. humanitarian offer ’foolish’, politically motivated
   SEOUL Reuters North Korea said the United States is taking advantage of its COVID outbreak by offering humanitarian aid with political purposes North Korea s foreign ministry said in an article published on Thursday that the United States offer was a plot to water down international
Greece proceeds with purchase of 20 Lockheed F-35 fighter jets -PM
   ATHENS Reuters Greece has sent an official request to the United States for the purchase of Lockheed Martin made F fighter jets the country s prime minister said on Thursday NATO member Greece spends more than of its gross domestic product on defence spending It has beefed up its
Factbox-NATO’s plan to vastly increase combat-ready forces to counter Russia
   MADRID Reuters NATO leaders have agreed to put over troops on high alert from mid up from currently to counter Russia the country designated by the alliance as posing the greatest threat over the next decade Here are details of the current force posture and the plans
South Korea’s Yoon warns at NATO summit of threat to ’universal values’
   SEOUL Reuters South Korea s president warned a NATO summit of the threat to universal values at a time of new conflict and competition a reference to Russia s aggression in Ukraine and China s engagement with Russia a South Korean official said President Yoon Suk yeol became the first South
Leaders of U.S., South Korea and Japan agree closer cooperation over North Korea threat
   MADRID Reuters The leaders of the United States South Korea and Japan on Wednesday expressed deep concern over North Korea s missile tests and said they would cooperate more closely to address the threat posed by Pyongyang U S President Joe Biden Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and
NATO backs military aid for ’heroic’ Ukraine, Russia steps up attacks
   MADRID KYIV Reuters NATO on Wednesday branded Russia the biggest direct threat to Western security after its invasion of Ukraine and agreed plans to modernise Kyiv s beleaguered armed forces saying it stood fully behind Ukrainians heroic defence of their country At a summit dominated by
29  juin     23h27
Ukrainian troops train in Britain to use advanced rocket systems
   LONDON Reuters Hundreds of Ukrainian troops have completed military training in Britain including on the Multiple Launch Rocket Systems MLRS the British government is supplying to help counter Russian artillery tactics Media were invited to film Ukrainian troops loading and firing mm
U.S. to boost military presence in Europe as NATO bolsters its eastern flank
   MADRID Reuters U S President Joe Biden pledged more American troops warplanes and warships for Europe on Wednesday as NATO agreed the biggest strengthening of its deterrents since the Cold War in response to Russia s invasion of Ukraine Biden s commitment at the Madrid summit to defend every
NATO vastly expands troops at high readiness for long-term Russian threat
   MADRID Reuters NATO agreed on Wednesday to put over troops at high readiness from up from previously a new military line up designed to better counter Russia the country the alliance has designated as posing the greatest threat The move replaces the NATO Response Force
Biden administration throws support behind potential F-16 sale to Turkey
   MADRID Reuters The Biden administration threw its support on Wednesday behind the potential sale of U S F fighter jets to Turkey a day after Ankara lifted a veto of NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Celeste Wallander Assistant Secretary for Defense for International Security Affairs