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Poland, Baltic states want more US troops in Europe

Washington: The governments of Poland and the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania would like to see a larger number of US troops stationed in Europe but the Biden administration has no plans to increase the current figure of 48,000,…

NATO conducts big military exercises in Baltic region

Brussels: NATO began one of the biggest-ever military exercises in the Baltics, BBC reported on Monday. The exercise called "Hedgehog", involves 10 countries, including Finland and Sweden, which have announced them decisions to formally apply to join…

Face of Haqqani Network’s leader revealed

Kabul, March 5 (UNI) The Head of Haqqani Network and the Taliban-appointed Interior Minister, Sirajuddin Haqqani's face was revealed as he appears before a camera for the first time on Saturday. "Sirajuddin Haqqani, Taliban's Interior's Minister,…

Putin blames Ukraine forces for escalation in Donbas

Moscow, Feb 20 (UNI/Sputnik) Russian President Vladimir Putin told his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron that the recent escalation in eastern Ukraine was the result of the actions of Kiev's forces, the Kremlin said Sunday. "The Russian…

UK PM Johnson to visit Kiev to show support for Ukraine

London, Feb 1 (UNI/Sputnik) A visit to Ukraine by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday will be a demonstration of support for Kiev, Johnson's press service said in a statement. The prime minister is "travelling to Kyiv in demonstration of…

Trump: Biden should defend US border instead of Ukraine

Washington, Jan 30 (UNI/Sputnik) Former US President Donald Trump has said that US President Joe Biden should stop worrying about the situation around Ukraine and instead focus on the issue of US border security instead. "Everyone in Washington…