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Albanian navy extends help for EU's maritime border mission

Dec. 26, 2018 9:53 AM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's Defense Ministry has extended for a year its navy's participation in the search-and-rescue operations of European Union border control force Frontex. Defense Minister Olta Xhacka on Wednesday said the mission, mainly in the Aegean Sea, will continue in 2019. Albania's navy...

Ukraine cites massive buildup of Russian forces along border

Dec. 1, 2018 5:21 PM EST

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia is building up its land forces and weapons along the border, Ukraine's president said Saturday as German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned Russia not to block Ukrainian ports in the Sea of Azov. Tensions between Russia and Ukraine were still escalating a week after a naval clash...