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Moscow Moves To Incorporate Breakaway Georgian Region's Military

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his government to conclude an agreement to effectively incorporate the military of Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia region into the Russian armed forces' command structure.
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Putin Orders to Sign Agreement to Include S Ossetia Divisions in Russian Army

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved an agreement with South Ossetia on the inclusion of some of its military units into the Russian Armed Forces, a decree posted Tuesday on the official Russian legal information website says.
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Syria talks officially kick off in Astana

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
A third round of talks aimed at finding a political solution to the conflict in Syria has officially gotten underway in Kazakhstan's capital Astana.
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Top EU Diplomat Unveils Syria Plan As Conflict Enters Seventh Year

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
The European Union unveiled a plan to support the reconstruction of war-torn Syria on the eve of the sixth anniversary of the first protests against President Bashar al-Assad's government.
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Russian Delegation Comments on Syria Opposition's Decision to Skip Peace Talks

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Russia regrets that the Syrian armed opposition delegation decided to not take part in the ongoing talks in Astana on the situation in the country, head of the Russian delegation Alexander Lavrentyev said Tuesday.
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Kremlin Aware of Challenges to Astana Talks on Syria

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Russia had been aware of challenges to the Syrian talks in Astana since their inception, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, adding the negotiating process was not made easier by emerging differences between the parties.
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Syria 'worst man-made disaster since World War II' – UN rights chief

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
The conflict in Syria is the "worst man-made disaster the world has seen since World War II," the United Nations human rights chief today said, calling for an end to all tortures, executions and unfair trials, and at the very least, for the names and localities of people held in detention or information about where they are buried.
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Battle for Mosul is in last stage, Iraqi PM Abadi says

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Iraqi Prime Minster Haidar al-Abadi says that the military operation aimed at liberating west Mosul from Daesh is "in its last stage."
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Iraqi forces recapture Mosul's train station, reach Great Mosque

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Iraqi forces have managed to retake the train station in the flashpoint northern city of Mosul and surround the Great Mosque as they continue to purge Daesh terrorists from the city's western section.
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Clashes Between Rival Iraqi Kurds Fuel Fears of Proxy War

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Fears are growing the mountainous Iraqi Sinjar region is becoming the focal point of a proxy conflict in the region.
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No Russian Special Forces in Egypt - Russian Defense Ministry

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
There are are no Russian special forces units in Egypt contrary to media reports, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman said Tuesday.
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Kremlin Rejects Reports of Russian Military Deployment Near Libyan Border

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Kremlin officials and Russian lawmakers are denying published reports that Moscow has deployed a team of special forces and drones to a military base in Egypt near the Libyan border.
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Russia rejects reports of troop deployment near Libyan border

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Russia has categorically dismissed Western media reports claiming it deployed special forces to an Egyptian town near conflict-ridden Libya.
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Reuters: Russia Apparently Deploys Forces Near Libyan Border In Egypt

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
The Reuters news agency reports that Russia appears to have deployed special forces to an air base near the Libyan border in Egypt.
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East Libyan forces launch offensive, seize oil terminals

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
East Libyan forces have regained control of two major oil ports of Ras Lanuf and al-Sidra from a rival faction that seized them earlier this month.
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Libyan Army Establishes Control Over Ras Lanuf, As Sidr Cities

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
The Libyan government troops drove on Tuesday the militants from the northern country's port cities of Ras Lanuf and As Sidr.
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Libyan Army Gains Control Over Ras Lanuf Airport - Reports

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Libyan government troops have gained control over Ras Lanuf Airport in Libya as part of a campaign to retake oil fields, Arab media reported Tuesday.
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Libya Ready to Implement Arms Contracts With Russia Reached Under Gaddafi

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
The Libyan government in the country's east is ready to implement the contracts with Russia on arms supplies reached under former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Libya's House of Representatives Chairman Aguila Saleh Issa told Sputnik.
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UN rights wing urges calm, protection of civilians amid hostilities in eastern Libya

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Raising alarm over reports of serious human rights and humanitarian law violations and abuses stemming from recent fighting in eastern Libya's oil crescent area, the United Nations human rights arm has called on all parties to ensure that civilians are protected and that the situation is de-escalated.
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China Sends Warning to Japan Over Deployment of Warship to the South China Sea

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 15/03/2017 - 03:12
Tensions in the South China Sea are continuing to rise after China asked Japan to reveal why they are planning to send its largest warship on a three month tour of the ocean.
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