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25 February 2014 Military News

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  • Ukrainian Acting Leader Warns Of 'Signs Of Separatism' RFE/RL 25 Feb 2014 -- Ukraine's acting president says he's concerned about 'signs of separatism' and threats to Ukraine's territorial integrity following the upheaval that has rocked the country in the past week.
  • Russia Says It Will Keep Out of Ukrainian Affairs RIA Novosti 25 Feb 2014 -- Russia's top diplomat said Tuesday that Moscow will not interfere with affairs in Ukraine as the former Soviet nation scrambles to recover from the outcome of a street-based uprising that culminated in the overthrow of the president.
  • Putin Discusses Ukraine at High-Level Security Meeting RIA Novosti 25 Feb 2014 -- Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the ongoing situation in Ukraine with top security officials Tuesday, his spokesman has said.
  • Ukraine: Yanukovych Must Stand Trial VOA 25 Feb 2014 -- Ukraine's parliament voted on Tuesday to send fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych to be tried for 'serious crimes' by the International Criminal Court once he has been captured.
  • Runaway President: As Manhunt Continues, What Are Yanukovych's Options? RFE/RL 25 Feb 2014 -- Ukrainian protesters have called for his death. The country's interim leaders have issued an arrest warrant for him on charges of 'mass murder.' And now, lawmakers want to drag him before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. But the main question remains: Where is Viktor Yanukovych?
  • Ukraine's Parliament Wants Yanukovych, Others Tried At Hague RFE/RL 25 Feb 2014 -- Ukraine's parliament has voted in favor of having ousted President Viktor Yanukovych and others brought to trial before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague for serious crimes.
  • Ukrainian Journalists Rush To Fish Out Deposed President's Dirty Secrets RFE/RL 25 Feb 2014 -- Someone wanted the records to disappear without a trace under the gray waves of the Kyiv Reservoir. Instead, they are ending up on the Internet for everyone in the world to see.
  • For Putin, Ukraine Is Too Important To 'Lose' RFE/RL 25 Feb 2014 -- Each time a statue of Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin falls in Ukraine, it becomes a little more tempting to think that Russia's Vladimir Putin has somehow 'lost' Ukraine.
  • Yanukovych Leaks: Ukraine activists find damning dossiers on deposed leader VoR 25 Feb 2014 -- An online database containing files snatched from the residence of Ukraine's deposed President Viktor Yanukovych has gone live at Yanukovychleaks.org. The webpage features a catalog of administrative papers and ledger records that give a glimpse of the president's "black bookkeeping" practice, activists claim.
  • Ukraine on verge of default, faces unprecedented financial crisis - experts VoR 25 Feb 2014 -- While initiating a donor conference, Ukraine has calculated that it will need 35 billion dollars of aid. Ukraine's Finance Ministry and the National Bank of Ukraine have made a proposal to their international partners, to Poland and the US, to offer their country a credit within the upcoming weeks.
  • Iran vigilantly pursues red lines in nuclear talks: Zarif Iran Press TV 25 Feb 2014 -- Iran says it will "sensitively and vigilantly" observe the red lines during the nuclear negotiations with the six major world powers.
  • Turkey opposition calls on government to resign Iran Press TV 25 Feb 2014 -- Turkey's main opposition party has demanded the government to quickly step down in the wake of a wiretap leak incriminating Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan of corruption.
  • Turkey's PM Erdogan says leaked recordings 'treacherous attack' VoR 25 Feb 2014 -- Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday condemned leaked recordings of him and his son allegedly discussing how to hide large sums of money as a 'vile attack', as he grappled with the latest setback in a damaging corruption scandal.
  • Turkish PM among thousands targeted in phone-tapping - reports VoR 25 Feb 2014 -- Turkish police have eavesdropped on thousands of people including Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as well as cabinet ministers, the country's spy chief and journalists, local newspapers reported on Monday.
  • Egypt interim president names new prime minister Iran Press TV 25 Feb 2014 -- Egypt's outgoing Housing Minister Ibrahim Mahlab says he has been asked to form a new government in the next few days, a media report says.
  • Egypt Names Mahlab New Prime Minister VOA 25 Feb 2014 -- Egypt's president has named outgoing housing minister Ibrahim Mahlab as the country's new prime minister. Mahlab addressed the nation Tuesday and said he hopes to have a new government in place within the "next three or four days."
  • Venezuelans Divided on Who to Blame for Economic, Social Woes VOA 25 Feb 2014 -- Continuing anti-government protests in Venezuela are posing the greatest threat to the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro since the handpicked successor to the late Hugo Chavez narrowly won election to office last year. In this oil-rich country nearly everyone is angry about food shortages, soaring inflation, and the high crime rate but there are sharp divisions over who is to blame and how to fix the problems.
  • UN expert applauds Haitian decision to probe alleged abuses by 'Baby Doc' Duvalier UN News Centre 25 Feb 2014 -- An independent United Nations human rights expert today applauded the decision by a Haitian court to order further investigations into alleged abuses committed by former President Jean-Claude Duvalier during his 15-year rule.
  • Russia to Start Building New Manned Rocket Launch Pad in 2015 RIA Novosti 25 Feb 2014 -- Russia is planning to start construction of a launch pad for a new heavy-class carrier rocket at a future space center in the Far East next year to set the stage for its maiden manned launch in 2018.
  • Hundreds of Violations Found at Far East Space Center RIA Novosti 25 Feb 2014 -- Investigators in Russia said Tuesday that they have detected 800 legal violations, mainly of labor regulations, during checks on construction work at the Vostochny space center in the Far East region of Amur.



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