NATO's large international based military command "Rapid-Trident-2017" started at the Yavorov polygon in the West Bank's Lviv region. There is the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security at the National Academy of Land Forces, TASS reported, citing a statement from the Defense Ministry in Kiev.
French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview he had major differences with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Ukraine and "won't let him get away with anything'', according to Reuters.
"I speak with everybody. Very directly and very frankly," Macron said in an interview with French weekly Le Point published on Wednesday.
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Ukrainian security forces continue to place weapons and military equipment along the contact line in Donbass, which is prohibited by the Minsk agreements, Lugansk People's Republic (LPR) militia spokesman Andrei Marochko said Saturday.
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin was forced to cancel a controversial visit to Moldova on Friday, after Romania reportedly denied his S7 plane access to its airspace, forcing it to land in Minsk, Belarus.
The Russian official has been banned from traveling to the European Union since March 2014, when he backed the Russian annexation of Crimea.
The European Union has prolonged anti-Russia economic sanctions, keeping restrictions on business with Russian energy, defense, and financial sectors until January 31, 2018.
Serbia is working on "various projects on Western Balkans-wide infrastructural networking to become a well-connected, recognizable and competitive region."
Acting PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said this during the annual meeting of foreign ministers of the Central European Initiative (CEI) in Minsk, Belarus.