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  • Russia Conducts Military Exercises In Moldova's Breakaway Region Near Ukraine's W Border

    03/29/2014 9:56:47 AM PDT · by onyx · 23 replies
    International Business Times ^ | March 26, 2014 | David Kashi
    Days after a top NATO commander warned of Russia’s military buildup on Ukraine’s eastern border, Russian troops staged military exercises in Moldova’s breakaway region of Transnistria, which borders Ukraine on the southwest, the Russian news agency Interfax reported Wednesday. "There is absolutely sufficient [Russian] force postured on the eastern border of Ukraine to run to Transnistria if the decision was made to do that, and that is very worrisome," U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, NATO's supreme allied commander in Europe, said Sunday at the Brussels offices of the German Marshall Fund of the United States, a Washington, D.C.-based...
  • Kosovo precedent for Transdniestria confirmed, but US says no

    03/30/2007 10:27:21 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 5 replies · 314+ views
    From Washington, Moscow and London, leading policy analysts are confirming the existence of a Kovoso precedent for Pridnestrovie (Transdniestria). A cornerstone of international law, fairness requires equal treatment for everyone. This contrasts with demands by the United States that special rules should apply only to Kosovo. By Jason Cooper, 30/Mar/2007 Tiraspol, the capital of Transdniestria: Independence for Kosovo will make it impossible to not recognize Transdniestria as well BRUSSELS (Tiraspol Times) - With an influential group of US State Department insiders bent on forcing Kosovo to independence this year, talking points have been issued to deny that Kosovo will create...