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    ”Absurd charges”: Russian Journalist Union requires FSB explanation on Sushchenko`s arrest
    Oct10

    ”Absurd charges”: Russian Journalist Union requires FSB explanation on Sushchenko`s arrest

    Chairman of the Russian Union of Journalists Vsevolod Bogdanov has sent a letter to the head of Russia`s FSB Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, requesting to provide detailed explanations on the arrest of Ukrinform journalist Roman Sushchenko. ”It is reported that immediately after your appeal on behalf of the Russian Union of...

    Hollande says unsure whether to receive Putin during Paris visit – Reuters
    Oct10

    Hollande says unsure whether to receive Putin during Paris visit – Reuters

    French President Francois Hollande said he was unsure whether to see his Russian counterpart when he visits Paris on October 19 and condemned Vladimir Putin`s ”unacceptable” support for Syrian air strikes, in excerpts from a TV interview released on Sunday, according to Reuters. Asked about the visit, Hollande told TF1 television he would...

    Ukraine working toward becoming U.S. ally outside NATO – Poltorak
    Oct10

    Ukraine working toward becoming U.S. ally outside NATO – Poltorak

    Ukraine is working on obtaining the status of the main ally of the United States outside NATO, Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said in an interview with LB.ua published on Sunday, October 9. ”There is a task set by the president of Ukraine to work in this direction… We are negotiating with the United States. By the end of the...

    Ex-Kyiv mayor fails Georgia parliament vote as independent candidate
    Oct10

    Ex-Kyiv mayor fails Georgia parliament vote as independent candidate

    Former Kyiv Mayor Leonid Chernovetsky has become third in Adjaria`s Kobuleti single-member district No. 71, running for Georgian parliament as an independent candidate nominated by a group of citizens. Chernovetsky scored 11.8% out of 50% of the required votes after the Georgian Central Election Commission had processed ballot papers from 45 out...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs says other scenarios exist if Minsk implementation fails
    Oct10

    Minister of Foreign Affairs says other scenarios exist if Minsk implementation fails

    Ukraine`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin says that there are other scenarios to settle the situation in Donbas if the implementation of the Minsk peace agreements fails. ”I`ve got ideas and scenarios of how to move further but I`m sure we`re on the right track,” he told TV Channel 112 Ukraine when answering a question if there is a...

    Ukrinform journalist left without food, water on first day of arrest in Moscow
    Oct10

    Ukrinform journalist left without food, water on first day of arrest in Moscow

    Journalist from Ukraine`s Ukrinform news agency Roman Sushchenko, who has been arrested in Moscow, was left without food and water on the first day of his detention, and he has lost about six kilograms while in custody, according to Russia`s Novaya Gazeta. ”We have asked Roman if any physical pressure was applied to him. Sushchenko answered `no.`...

    Ukrainian troops in Donbas attacked almost 50 times in last day
    Oct09

    Ukrainian troops in Donbas attacked almost 50 times in last day

    Russia`s hybrid military forces in Donbas attacked Ukrainian positions 48 times in the last day, according to the press service of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters. The hottest spot was the Mariupol sector, where 27 attacks were recorded, which was the highest number since August. View map in full size The adversary repeatedly used...

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry: Disengagement near Stanytsia Luhanska rescheduled
    Oct09

    Ukraine`s Defense Ministry: Disengagement near Stanytsia Luhanska rescheduled

    The Armed Forces of Ukraine have rescheduled the date for the withdrawal of their troops near the village of Stanytsia Luhanska because the combined Russia-separatist formations have failed to abide by the framework agreement on disengagement and continued shelling Ukrainian positions. ”The failure of combined Russian-separatist formations to...

    Russia says U.S. actions threaten its national security
    Oct09

    Russia says U.S. actions threaten its national security

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he had detected increasing U.S. hostility towards Moscow and complained about what he said was a series of aggressive U.S. steps that threatened Russia`s national security, according to Reuters. In an interview with Russian state TV likely to worsen already poor relations with Washington,...

    Rival Syria resolutions by West and Russia defeated at UN
    Oct09

    Rival Syria resolutions by West and Russia defeated at UN

    Rival resolutions on Syria backed by the West and Russia were defeated in the UN Security Council on Saturday, offering no relief to the besieged city of Aleppo and leaving the key powers even more divided over a course of action in the war-ravaged country, according to ABC News. Russia vetoed a French-drafted resolution demanding an immediate...

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