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  • The US and Russia need to back off the threats

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, June 23: The situation along NATO's border with Russia, in the region of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, remains dangerous in terms of a renewal of the U.S....
  • NATO chief: 'We will not be dragged into arms race'

    NATO's secretary-general is flatly rejecting accusations the alliance is fueling a Cold War-style rivalry with Russia, but says it must upgrade its military capabilities to be able to defend itself. Jens Stoltenberg told reporters Wednesday "NATO will...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ OBAMA SHOULDN'T BLOCK REPEAL OF MEDICAL DEVICES TAX, June 17 The federal medical devices tax — a 2.3 percent levy on the gross receipts of manufacturers of joint replacements, pacemakers, implants and...
  • Russia extends ban on Western food imports for a year

    President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia's ban on the import of many agricultural products for another year. The ban was Russia's response to Western sanctions imposed last year over the Ukraine conflict. The extension was expected after the European...
  • Bus and truck collide in Russia, killing 16 and injuring 9

    A bus carrying poultry factory workers collided with a truck in the Russian region of Siberia on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and injuring nine others, police said. The LifeNews website published a photograph of the crash, showing the wreckage...
  • US general: Russian military presence in Ukraine irrefutable

    The commander of U.S. troops in Europe has dismissed claims by Russia that it is staying out of the Ukraine conflict, speaking of "clear and irrefutable evidence" to the contrary. Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges spoke of both direct and indirect military help by...
  • For Ukraine, half-measures are worse than none

    For Ukraine, half-measures are worse than none
    If you're out for a hike and find a deep, wide chasm in your path, you have a few options. You might give up and turn back. You might devise a way to get over it. You might look for a way around it. What you would not do is jump halfway across. Half-...
  • Russia and the West rattle sabers and renew sanctions

    Though Russian and Western officials repeatedly claim they don't want a return to Cold War-era hostility, both sides have renewed sanctions and toughened their military posture in recent days. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday extended for...
  • Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense

     Carter: NATO must bolster cyberdefense
    NATO must improve its ability to defend itself against cyberattacks before it tries to build its offensive cyberwarfare capabilities, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told alliance leaders Wednesday amid rising tensions with Russia, which has proven its...
  • NATO approves military upgrades to aid members of alliance

    Rejecting charges of engaging in a Cold War-style arms race with Russia, the U.S. and its NATO allies approved military upgrades Wednesday that should help them come to the aid of a threatened alliance member faster, with better equipment and more...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 p.m. EDT

    The Latest: US attorney says Tsarnaev's statement more noteworthy for what he didn't say The latest on the formal sentencing of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (all times local): ___ 4:25 p.m. U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz says the Boston...