@USAmbNATO: Great discussion with NATO SecGen, @jensstoltenberg, Secretary of Defense Mattis, @SecPompeo and @AmbJohnBolton about @NATO Allies' defense spending and capability modernization. These key issues will be top of the agenda with @POTUS today

Map. History of Europe conflict

19 September 2018
Jens Stoltenberg: Good meeting with @realDonaldTrump. Your leadership on defence spending is clearly having an impact - Allies are adding billions to their budgets. We are also stepping up the fight against terrorism. In uncertain times we need a strong NATO.
Dnipro: #VyshyvankaDay at Dnipro Regional Administration with President @poroshenko
4 month ago
Airborne from Latakia AB, Syria Russia Russian Air Force IL62 RA86572 RFF7336
4 month ago
Joint Forces seized control over Pivdenne/Chyhyri village near Horlivka after repeated attacks by Russian forces - Press Center
Putin in Sochi discussed with the military the state defense order
Joint Operation Forces training with Mi-24 helicopters4 month ago
Joint Operation Forces training with Mi-24 helicopters
4 month ago
Prime Minister @nikolpashinyan called to stop protests: all problems should be solved through contacting relevant bodies and authorities, rather than going to protest actions.
4 month ago
Syrian situation favourable for start of "political process", Putin says
EU says it can't guarantee Brexit won't hit financial contracts
Mueller's office files unredacted memo outlining scope of Russia probe-filing
"We are not going to launch a strategic or trade war against the United States on the issue of Iran. That would make no sense, including geopolitically," @EmmanuelMacron says. “Second limit, we are not going to force French companies to stay in Iran...The French president is not the CEO of Total.” add Macron
4 month ago
UK to table new customs proposal within two weeks
Militant Ilya from Yekaterinburg was killed at Donbas
Editor-in-chief of RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky has been sent into pre-trial detention in Ukraine, charged with treason.
Clashes begin in Horlivka area this evening
4 month ago
Video by Russian Ministry of Defense of international competition between military drivers in Serbia
Video by Russian Ministry of Defense of international competition between military drivers in Serbia
4 month ago
Nikol Pashinyan receives CSTO Secretary General
Counter-intelligence of Security Service of Ukraine exposed Russian spies network in Zaporzhzhia region
Counter-intelligence of Security Service of Ukraine exposed Russian spies network in Zaporzhzhia region
Macron: The problems in some Balkan countries may push them to fall into the arms of Russia
Macron: we are committed as a European Union to stay in the nuclear agreement with Iran
4 month ago
Italian parties agree basis for government deal, say no threat to euro
EU to launch moves to block US sanctions on Iran Friday: Juncker
Russian Engineering troops reinforcing border with Ukraine, building defense constructions - trenches, berms - Ukrainian Intelligence
Greece PM Tsipras says had very constructive talks with FYROM counterpart at EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia
4 month ago
Armenian Defense Minister and CSTO Secretary General discussed preparations for the meeting in Astana
Top EU officials agree joint stance on Iran deal, U.S. trade
[email protected]: "We have no illusions" about Iran unpredictability, behavior. "The real geopolitical problem is not when you have an unpredictable opponent or enemythe problem is if your closest friend is unpredictable."
4 month ago
An 18-year-old youth has been arrested over bomb threats sent to hundreds of schools in Britain and the United States in March, the National Crime Agency (NCA) said
Juncker won't elaborate on areas of possible compromise with US on trade set out at presser 'because they are like a poem, they speak for themselves'
@EUCouncil says that in terms of stats and numbers, absorbing western balkans is no big deal. "Economically, it's like Slovakia." Not sure that message will be loved in W europe - or in Slovakia.
EU says will only talk about trade liberalization with the US if Washington pledges a permanent exclusion from steel tariffs
Iran deal: @JunckerEU confirms what said last night. Tomorrow morning, @EU_Commission will start working on amendment of blocking statute to update it with US Iran sanctions. Aim to get in place before August 6
Bulgaria PM @BoykoBorissov at closing press conf of EU Western Balkans summit in Sofia says FYROM and Greece have essentially clinched a deal on Macedonia name dispute. But calls it "their secret" that will be shared first at home.
@HashimThaciRKS shook the hands of all six people on stage, except for Serbia PM Vucic. They both avoided each other
Heads of military educational institutions of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia held a trilateral meeting4 month ago
Heads of military educational institutions of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia held a trilateral meeting
[email protected] Donald Tusk says negotiations with @realDonaldTrump on steel tariffs will go forward *only* if US grants EU a permanent exemption from punitive measures
Tusk: I don't see any other future for Western Balkans than EU. No alternative, no plan B. The Western Balkans are integral part of Europe and they belong to our community.
EU leaders wrapping up Western Balkans summit in Sofia Bulgaria
Russian Navy Tu154M RF85856 flew from Crimea to St Petersburg and has departed St Petersburg westbound into Gulf of Finland probably en-route through Baltic to Kaliningrad. 1246z
Be200 of MCHS Rossii - The Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Natural Disasters.- operating at Izhevsk - the site of a major explosion at a former Russian Military Base
4 month ago
"We are solving a dispute in order to strengthen the identity of our citizens in both countries," FYROM PM Zoran Zaev says after meeting with Alexis Tsipras.
4 month ago
Macedonian PM sees solution to name dispute with Greece in June
We'll help SMEs where we can on Iran trade, Merkel says but on idea of compensating European companies for US sanctions, "I think we ought not to give rise to any illusions here."
The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British PM Theresa May set out their perspectives, no breakthrough on the backstop (but none was really expected). Taoiseach warned that time is running out. Hint that UK may bring forward proposals soon, but no info on what they will contain
Bosnia declines to extradite man sought by Tunisia over 2016 killing
4 month ago
National Guard of Ukraine received 500 U.S.-made PSRL-1 grenade launchers
4 month ago
OSCE SMM Alexander Hug is travelling to Donbas this evening, 17 May 2018, following a serious deterioration in the security situation in the last 24 hours ⤵️
Yekaterinburg mayor Yevgeny Royzman offers to be arrested after police detain Navalny's coordinator in the city and a volunteer.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar warns Ireland will not move on insisting on Brexit backstop as guarantee of no hard border in Ireland
Ex-commander of Ukrainian Internal Troops Shulyak at Yanukovych trial: peacekeeping operation of Russian Federation in Ukraine should be on the whole territory of Ukraine4 month ago
Ex-commander of Ukrainian Internal Troops Shulyak at Yanukovych trial: "peacekeeping" operation of Russian Federation in Ukraine should be on the whole territory of Ukraine
4 month ago
Italy's Lega Nord, M5S reportedly agree to ditch Russia sanctions; Russia on agenda, - source tells RT
4 month ago
Editor-in-chief of RIA Novosti Ukraine Kirill Vyshinsky, charged with treason in Ukraine, reportedly admits he has Russian citizenship.
4 month ago
Commons Media Select Committee says the former Cambridge Analytica chief executive Alexander Nix will appear before MPs on Wednesday 6 June but former campaign director of 'Vote Leave' Dominic Cummings has refused to appear next Tuesday despite a summons
In Sofia, @theresa_may met ireland PM, @eucopresident. Basic message, said senior EU official, June summit close so get on with it
4 month ago
UK Government has announced it will consult on banning flammable cladding, just hours after a furious backlash to a review into the Grenfell Tower inferno which failed to recommend such a move
4 month ago
NATO-member Denmark said Thursday it would withdraw its special forces from Iraq after fighting as part of a US-led coalition against Daesh
4 month ago
Italy's 5-Star and League put final touches to government deal
4 month ago
May says Britain will leave customs union, EU warns on Irish border again
L'viv region: military unit guarder was shot dead on duty last night
U.S. warns sanctions are possible if the Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline linking Russia and Germany proceeds
4 month ago
Germany's Trade Minister @peteraltmaier warns it is "decision time" whether global trade falls back into "1920ies style" protectionism that led to global depression. Pledge for multilateral trade, not US Trump style America first protectionism
EU leaders ready to offer Trump greater market access to avert trade war
4 month ago
Putin friend Arkady Rotenberg used shell companies to evade EU sanctions and buy real estate in Germany worth 1 billion euros.
Video with sound of shelling in Horlivka this morning (outgoing)
Video with sound of shelling in Horlivka this morning (outgoing)
Photos: Damage in Mykolaivka Druha4 month ago
Photos: Damage in Mykolaivka Druha
Russian forces shelled Mykolaivka Druha this morning - Ukrainian JCCC4 month ago
Russian forces shelled Mykolaivka Druha this morning - Ukrainian JCCC
Video of Navalny news presenter Yelena Malakhovskaya being detained outside her home in Moscow.4 month ago
Video of Navalny news presenter Yelena Malakhovskaya being detained outside her home in Moscow.
4 month ago
Peskov called the investigation into Russian influence on the US elections an internal US matter.
4 month ago
Denmark announces the withdrawal of its troops from Iraq after the liberation of most of the areas of the ISIS control
4 month ago
Sergei Skripal still being questioned over Salisbury nerve agent attack
4 month ago
Britain considering extending EU tariffs for Brexit backstop option - source
4 month ago
Russia postpones bill making U.S. sanctions compliance a crime
Escape of a radicalized prisoner in Brest4 month ago
Escape of a radicalized prisoner in Brest
4 month ago
The world's largest container shipping firm A.P. Moller-Maersk said Thursday it would shut down its business in Iran to abide with reimposed sanctions after Washington pulled the United States from a nuclear accord
Merkel arrived walking together with Macron and May. EU-3 send signal: United they stand strong against US-policy
@USAmbNATO: Great discussion with NATO SecGen, @jensstoltenberg, Secretary of Defense Mattis, @SecPompeo and @AmbJohnBolton about @NATO Allies' defense spending and capability modernization. These key issues will be top of the agenda with @POTUS today
4 month ago
Vietnam unit of Russia's state oil firm Rosneft concerned over its recent drilling in an area of the South China Sea could upset Beijing
4 month ago
Fox: The UK champions the opportunities created by free trade – it increases prosperity, stability and security. My dept engages businesses and the public to establish the economic and moral case for free trade
4 month ago
UK PM May insists Britain leaving EU customs union
4 month ago
Shadow Trade Secretary @BarryGardiner asks Fox if Trump is a man UK can do business with. Fox answer: US is our closest strategic partner but where we disagree on issues, such as steel, we make our voice heard very clearly trade
4 month ago
International Trade Secretary Liam Fox in Parliament: We are concerned by the Trump administration raising the prospect of tariffs on our steel and aluminium industries, and are working with the US and EU partners to secure a permanent EU exemption from these tariffs trade
4 month ago
Theresa May's inner circle suggests keeping some EU customs rules for years after Brexit
4 month ago
Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety by Dame Judith Hackitt into the Grenfell Tower fire concludes indifference and ignorance led a "race to the bottom" in building safety practices with cost prioritised over safety
1 civilian wounded as Russian forces shelled a school in Svitlodarsk, North to Debaltseve
4 month ago
Serbia's PM to act as finance minister until new one is appointed
4 month ago
The nerve agent "novichok" that was allegedly used in Britain to poison the ex-agent Skripal was known to the German intelligence agency BND. According to a German media report, Germany obtained a sample in the 1990s from a Russian scientist
[email protected] says no negotiating with @realDonaldTrump on steel tariffs with gun to our head. @EU_Commission says its already negotiating with @SecretaryRoss. Maybe they meant "we only negotiate with a gun to our head to get gun pointed at China"
Belgium rejects Spain's extradition request for former Catalan ministers
Macron: EU must defend firms against U.S. Iran sanctions
@EmmanuelMacron says won't comment on decision of Total, others to consider pulling back. Says for big international firms with US exposure, "they make choices which are theirs. As a result of interests which are theirs. And for me, it’s essential that this freedom is allowed," @EmmanuelMacron Iran
@EmmanuelMacron said E3 united on need to build on nuclear deal to work with all parties on more comprehensive agreement on Iran dealing with ballistic missiles, Iran's regional actions and post 2025 dvlpt of Iran nuclear program. "We are going to begin this conversation."
Night rally in Volokolamsk as air in the city poisoned by landfill, hard to breath
One Russian paper today accuses the Russian authorities of putting their foot on the gas pedal and accelerating towards the precipice. Being hostage to such a driver is dangerous. Better to change drivers, or at least get out of the car.4 month ago
One Russian paper today accuses the Russian authorities of "putting their foot on the gas pedal and accelerating towards the precipice. Being hostage to such a driver is dangerous. Better to change drivers, or at least get out of the car."
[email protected] words on Iran significant. 1) No countermeasures vs US over Iran pressure. 2) It's "essential" that companies have freedom to choose whether to stay in/leave Iran based on own interests/exposure
4 month ago
One of failed GLONASS satellites is active again - RosKosmos
Top EU court confirms bee-killing pesticide curbs: statement
4 month ago
EU countries agree Iran deal 'not perfect': Merkel
Neo-Nazis — giving Nazi salutes and chanting 'glory to Georgia' along Tbilisi's Rustaveli Avenue — say they will go Kashueti Church, opposite the parliament building, to pray.4 month ago
Neo-Nazis — giving Nazi salutes and chanting 'glory to Georgia' along Tbilisi's Rustaveli Avenue — say they will go Kashueti Church, opposite the parliament building, to pray.
Heavy shelling of Avdiyivka last night
Heavy shelling of Avdiyivka last night
4 month ago
KCNA: "China, Russia and all other countries that challenge the unipolar world by the U.S. are regarded as targets of obstacle lying in the way of realizing 'peace by strength'."
66 attacks on Ukrainian positions yesterday, 2 soldiers were killed, 4 wounded. Avdiyivka was shelled with BM-21 MLRS GRAD
In Kyiv region US military visited Ukraine Air Defense unit4 month ago
In Kyiv region US military visited Ukraine Air Defense unit
4 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 22km SSW of Gefyra, Greece
Poroshenko met with Volker4 month ago
Poroshenko met with Volker
In Zaporizhzhya, during a rally in support of LGBT, activists against rally threw a firecracker: a policeman was injured
Senate intelligence panel agrees with US intel agencies that Russia intervened in 2016 election to help Trump
4 month ago
Russian business lobby groups voiced opposition on Wednesday to a draft law that would make it a crime to comply with sanctions imposed by the United States or other countries
Iran-Deal: EU commission will present ways how to circumvent U.S. sanctions to informal summit in Sofia
4 month ago
No sign of illegal co-ordination among Brexit campaigners: data firm
4 month ago
Metropolitan Police says the 85-year-old woman who was found dead in Romford in east London after being "subjected to a cowardly assault" has been named as Rosina Coleman
"The [Intelligence Community Assessment] conclusions were accurate and on point" says SSCI ViceChair @MarkWarner "The Russian effort was extensive, sophisticated, and ordered by President Putin himself for the purpose of helping Donald Trump and hurting Hillary Clinton"
4 month ago
Putin, Erdogan express 'serious concern' over casualties in Gaza, Kremlin says
After 14 months, Senate Intelligence Committee finished looking at US intel's conclusion Russia meddled in Election 2016. "We see no reason to dispute the conclusions" says SSCI Chair @SenatorBurr "There is no doubt that Russia undertook an unprecedented effort to interfere"
4 month ago
Russia's Lavrov says 'blasphemous' to call those killed on Gaza border militants, but is also against 'extremists using civilians for protests'
4 month ago
Peers in the House of Lords have voted in favour of an amendment to the EU withdrawal bill demanding environmental protections after Brexit including the creation of an environmental standards watchdog
Stockholm trains at standstill after track fire
4 month ago
Oxfam UK chief quits following Haiti scandal: charity
[email protected] says it will withdraw from South Pars 11 gas project in Iran unless granted a waiver. French oil giant makes clear it can not afford U.S. secondary sanctions.
4 month ago
Security Service of Ukraine has summoned 47 people for questioning in "RIA Novosti" case
Military rocket has fallen near village in Volgograd region of Russia
First Russian tourist project in Syria was launched. Russian company will rehabilitate tourist village of Manara in Tartous Project costs about $ 90 million,5-star hotel located on the beach, including commercial markets, mall, swimming pools, children's playgrounds, villas and conference hall4 month ago
First Russian tourist project in Syria was launched. Russian company will rehabilitate tourist village of Manara in Tartous Project costs about $ 90 million,5-star hotel located on the beach, including commercial markets, mall, swimming pools, children's playgrounds, villas and conference hall
4 month ago
New round of talks on Donbas started in Minsk
SecGen Stoltenberg on the role of cyber in NATO: "cyber is a core part of our operation"
4 month ago
Italy's 5-Star, League on verge of government deal; markets shudder
Pugachevo village in Udmurtiya is being evacuated cause of explosion of military arsenal nearby
Estonian district adopts cannabis flag after online poll
Turkish General Staff of Armed Forces Hulusi Akar met with his Greek counterpart Evangelos Apostolakis in Belgium NATO meeting.
Senate panel releasing transcripts of interviews with Trump Jr., others who met with Russian attorney at Trump Tower
EU's Tusk, on an oversized stage in Sofia, launches stinging attack on Trump, accusing US of 'capricious assertiveness' and saying that some Trump decisions make him think 'with friends like these who needs enemies'
Trump Jr. told Senate panel he couldn't remember whether he had discussed Russia investigation with his father.
4 month ago
UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling announces that the East Coast rail franchise will be brought back under government control
4 month ago
UK PM Theresa May warns Tory Brexit rebels voting against Government's plans risks damaging 'integrity' of UK politics
Mykolaivka village of Volnovakha district South to Donetsk was shelled today, houses damaged
4 month ago
UK PM Theresa May ally signals an "open mind" on the least-favored customs option for Brexit
Tusk: Looking at latest decisions of @realDonaldTrump someone could even think: with friends like that who needs enemies. But frankly, EU should be grateful. Thanks to him we got rid of all illusions. We realise that if you need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of your arm
NATO denounces Crimea bridge as violating Ukraine's sovereignty
4 month ago
Scotland Yard has said an 85-year-old woman has been found dead at her home in Romford in east London after being "subjected to a cowardly assault that left her with serious injuries"
Pope condemns Gaza killings, says Mideast needs justice, peace
4 month ago
Amal Jadou, Palestinian assistant minister for European affairs: "We highly value our relations with all EU states. Those relations are based on commitment to international law and Human Rights. Therefore, we consider the participation in this event a contradiction to such values"
Swedish airline cancels all flights after filing for bankruptcy
Putin urges reinforcement of naval component of Russia's strategic nuclear forces
Bulgaria government approves plan to buy fighter jets, armored vehicles
4 month ago
Putin says Russian frigates in Mediterranean on standby over Syria threat
FSB: terrorists prepared explosions of bombs in Moscow and St. Petersburg before the World Cup
4 month ago
UK PM May: We've worked hard on this and we want to deliver a Brexit that's good for the whole UK
4 month ago
Palestinians recalling their representatives from four EU countries participating earlier this week at the Israeli reception in honor of usembassyjerusalem: Austria, Romania, Hungary and The Czech Republic
4 month ago
The Government will fully fund the removal of dangerous cladding from tower blocks by councils and housing associations at an estimated cost of £400 million, Theresa May tells MPs
Luxembourg is joining the list of countries summoning the Israeli ambassador to protest death toll in Gaza
4 month ago
UK PM May: We need to trade in as frictionless way as possible. Trade isn't entirely frictionless. It won't be easy. Some will say forget about it - but that's not our position. Some will say don't worry aobut border - that's not our position. We'll publish white paper soon
4 month ago
UK PM May: We are working with them. We are protecting our own internal market. Welsh govt agree as well as some in Scotland. We need to respect devolution and maintain market
4 month ago
UK PM May: It's disappointing, we've been working hard. That's why Wales has agreed. We want to respect devolution and the internal market and it should be remembered that Scotland vote to remain in the UK
4 month ago
UK PM: Can I just say, we've seen company after company announcing investment in this country leading to more jobs. Yes we need to ensure customs arrangements and that's what we're working to do
4 month ago
[email protected]_may: EU Withdrawal Bill sets out mechanism that respects devolution while also maintaining integrity of the UK's common market Government is disappointed at Scottish Parliament not granting its consent
4 month ago
PM @theresa_may speaking at @HouseofCommons on post-Brexit borders/customs: Government and HMRC are making preparations for all contingencies
4 month ago
PM @theresa_may: There are 3 objectives for future customs arrangements: as frictionless trade as possible, no hard border in Ireland, independent trade policy White paper published soon will show how much progress has been made in the last weeks
Photo: 120mm mortars that were seized during raid near Maryinka
4 month ago
Bill Browder:: Elena Gremina, writer of play One Hour Eighteen Minutes about the murder of Sergei Magnitsky, found dead in Moscow at the age of 61. This is 6 weeks after her husband Mikhail Ugarov director of same play died. 'Heart attacks' in both cases
Theresa May insisted that the Conservative party will deliver a Brexit that is in the interests of the British people4 month ago
Theresa May insisted that the Conservative party will deliver a Brexit "that is in the interests of the British people"
All-terrain vehicle sunk in the creek in Komi - seven dead
4 month ago
In Yerevan, Armenia, protesters, who demand resignation of city mayor Margaryan, forced entry into the mayor's office building:
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who is in prison in Russia, has started a hunger strike. "The only condition for ending it is the release of all Ukrainian political prisoners held on Russian territory," he wrote.
Russia plans to build a bridge from the mainland to its Pacific island of Sakhalin. The cost estimate currently stands at $8.7 bn
4 month ago
Bradley on post-Brexit customs arrangements models: both proposals could possibly work, but there are concerns with both and investigation over options available continues
4 month ago
Secretary of State Bradley explains there will be no new infrastructure AT the border after Brexit due to security reasons, and cannot speculate on new infrastructure being needed at some other place because customs arrangements not decided yet
Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley speaking in @CommonsEU about Irish border after Brexit: There will be no new physical infrastructure, no new cameras, no new checks at the NI/Ireland border
OPEN SKIES Intel Platform RF64525 Tu214ON again operating over Taganrog - close to Ukraine border 0929z
Iran nuclear accord not ideal, but best to stick with it: Merkel4 month ago
Iran nuclear accord not ideal, but best to stick with it: Merkel
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