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    Parliament vote in Georgia: Ruling party declares victory
    Oct09

    Parliament vote in Georgia: Ruling party declares victory

    The ruling Georgian Dream party declared victory in a parliamentary election in ex-Soviet Georgia on Saturday after two exit polls put it in first place following a tense vote widely seen as a test of political stability, according to Reuters. Criss-crossed by strategically important oil and gas pipelines and traditionally buffeted between Russia...

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 38 times
    Oct09

    Russian troops attack Ukraine 38 times

    Combined Russian-separatist forces attacked Ukrainian army positions in eastern Ukraine 38 times in the past 24 hours, including 17 in the Mariupol sector, 15 barrages in the Luhansk sector, and six in the Donetsk sector, according to the press center of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. View map in full size In the Luhansk sector, the enemy...

    Steinmeier: East-West tensions `more dangerous` than Cold War
    Oct09

    Steinmeier: East-West tensions `more dangerous` than Cold War

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called the current escalation of tensions created by souring relations between the United States and Russia ”more dangerous” than the Cold War, according to Radio Liberty. In the German tabloid Bild, Steinmeier cited differences over Ukraine – where Russia-backed separatists controlling swaths...

    Syrian opposition demands EU sanction Russia
    Oct09

    Syrian opposition demands EU sanction Russia

    The Syrian opposition has called on the European Union to sanction Russia for what it says are war crimes in Syria, according to Anadolu Agency. Syrian opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) member Bassma Kodmani also urged the EU to consider every option for civilian protection after Russia`s direct involvement and support for the Assad...

    Russia moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad: U.S. intelligence official
    Oct08

    Russia moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad: U.S. intelligence official

    Russia is moving nuclear-capable missiles into Kaliningrad, a tiny Russian enclave sitting between Poland and Lithuania, a U.S. intelligence official said Friday, confirming Estonian news reports, according to Reuters. Russia`s reasons for shipping the 500-kilometer-range Iskander-M missiles to Kaliningrad ”could be innocuous,” said the official,...

    U.S. accuses Russia of directing cyberattacks to `interfere` with elections
    Oct08

    U.S. accuses Russia of directing cyberattacks to `interfere` with elections

    The United States for the first time has publicly accused Russia of orchestrating a string of cyberattacks targeting U.S. political organizations and prominent current and former officials in what Washington called a bid ”to interfere with the U.S. election process,” according to Radio Liberty. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence...

    Century-old mansion unlawfully demolished downtown Kyiv
    Oct08

    Century-old mansion unlawfully demolished downtown Kyiv

    A famous century-old mansion built in 1910, or the so-called House with Daisies, at Zlatoustivska Street in Kyiv was unlawfully withdrawn from the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest and then demolished within one day, according to a Kyiv City Council member. ”A few hours prior to the demolition today, I...

    Antonov hires Russia`s UAE-based service center to repair engines
    Oct08

    Antonov hires Russia`s UAE-based service center to repair engines

    Ukraine`s state-owned enterprise Antonov, the only Ukrainian designer and manufacturer of cargo and passenger planes, on September 15 signed a contract with UAE-based Aerosila Gulf FZC on repairs worth $1.65 million, or about UAH 43.43 million, according to the investigative journalism portal Nashi Groshi (literally ”Our Money”). The contract...

    EU ready to consider sanctions against Russian MPs ”elected” in occupied Crimea
    Oct08

    EU ready to consider sanctions against Russian MPs ”elected” in occupied Crimea

    The European Union is ready to consider the imposition of sanctions against the so-called deputies of the State Duma, which had been ”elected” in the Russian-annexed Crimea, that`s according to Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine Serhiy Petukhov and First Deputy Minister of Information Policy Emine Dzhaparova who spoke after the completion of...

    Ukraine passes legislation to counter hostile business takeovers
    Oct08

    Ukraine passes legislation to counter hostile business takeovers

    The Ukrainian parliament adopted a bill in first reading, which was developed with the participation of the Justice Ministry and is aimed at countering hostile takeover attempts on Ukrainian enterprises. Some 271 Ukrainian MPs voted for the adoption of bill No. 5067 on amendments to certain legislative acts of Ukraine concerning the improvement...

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