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Norway pledges 1 bln euros to support Ukraine

A local resident sits on a bench near an apartment building damaged during Ukraine-Russia conflict in the city of Sievierodonetsk in the Luhansk Region, Ukraine July 1, 2022. REUTERS/Alexander Ermochenko Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 1 (Reuters) – Norway on Friday pledged 1 billion euros ($1.04 billion) to help Ukraine […]

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NATO cracks exposed: Call for members to be KICKED OUT as alliance ‘only inch deep’

The news comes as NATO member leaders conclude a high-level summit in Madrid discussing the priorities of the alliance in light of the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. The summit has attempted to demonstrate the alliance has become ever closer, and in fact, grown with the inclusion of Sweden and Finland being a key example. […]

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Putin and NATO ‘closer’ than ever to war as Finland and Sweden move towards alliance

US President Joe Biden has vowed to defend “every inch” of NATO territory this week as Russia and Ukraine continue to fight. Speaking at the NATO meetings in Madrid, he said the alliance will be “ready for threats in all directions,” a reference to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggression. NATO allies have helped Ukraine with […]

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What’s France playing at? Macron savaged for nuclear deal with China despite NATO warning

Following the conclusion of the most recent NATO summit, officials issued a stark warning against strengthening the global power of China. Despite the cautions of his allies, President Emmanuel Macron has expanded economic ties between France and China with the establishment of a new energy infrastructure deal earlier this year. The French President signed the […]

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‘Certainly no longer unthinkable’ Estonia in ‘firing line’ as NATO expansion rattles Putin

Mr Shea discussed the possibility that Russia will attack Estonia with journalist Matt Chorley. The former NATO DASG claimed that the likelihood of Russia using military action in order to force political outcomes was more likely to happen now than it was ten years ago. Fears of a Russian attack on the West have heightened this week […]

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Norway says NATO’s northern expansion will aid Nordic defense plans

MADRID — NATO’s expected northward growth expansion will help solidify Nordic military defenses at a time when Moscow is posing a threat to the alliance, Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre said on Thursday.  Speaking to POLITICO on the last day of a NATO summit in Madrid, Støre said the security situation in the north is stable but […]

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Biden sending more weapons to Ukraine as NATO prepares for long fight

Britain, France pledge to send more weapons Putin warns of reprisals over Finland, Sweden Spain’s wants focus on southern flank MADRID, June 30 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States will provide another $800 million in weapons and military aid to Ukraine, hailing the courage of Ukrainians since Russia invaded in […]

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Boris Johnson and Erdogan square up to each other at NATO summit as Biden intervenes

In footage released on social media, Mr Biden can be seen grabbing Boris Johnson’s arm as the PM points back at Mr Erdogan during a NATO summit in Madrid, Spain. The Turkish leader appeared to have made a joke at Mr Johnson’s expense, muttering something to Mr Biden while looking away from the PM. Mr […]

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‘Graveyard that is NATO!’ Russia TV pundit erupts over Finland and Sweden joining bloc

Russian TV pundit Vladimir Avatkov has slammed NATO as a “graveyard” as the pro-Kremlin commentator blasted the decision of Finland and Sweden to join the military alliance. Avatkov ranted over the “cold war logic” of western strategic planners as he talked up the importance of the Russia-alligned international BRIC bloc of developing nations.  Avatkov told […]

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Live updates | British PM sees signs Ukraine will prevail

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the NATO summit in Madrid: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the withdrawal of Russian troops from Snake Island in the Black Sea is a sign that Ukraine will prevail in the war. Johnson said the pullout from the island where occupying Russian troops have […]