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    Russia frees Estonian officer in spy swap
    Sep26

    Russia frees Estonian officer in spy swap

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russia on Saturday freed Estonian officer Eston Kohver jailed for spying last month, exchanging him for a Russian spy in a Cold War-style bridge swap just days before President Vladimir Putins visit to the United Nations.Kohver, who was sentenced in August to 15 years in jail on espionage and other charges, was exchanged for...

    New Human Remains of MH17 Victims Found
    Sep26

    New Human Remains of MH17 Victims Found

    The authorities in the Ukraine have collected new human remains of victims of the MH17 flight disaster, the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice has said. …read more Source:...

    US-trained Syrian rebels gave equipment to Nusra: US military
    Sep26

    US-trained Syrian rebels gave equipment to Nusra: US military

    Russia plans second big military base near Ukrainian borderSyria sees Russia game changer, US-trained rebels enter fraySyria’s Assad blames West for refugee crisisInsurgent attack on Syrian airbase kills 56 soldiersNusra Front attacks Western-backed rebels in northern Syria …read more Source: Thanh Nien...

    Russia, Ukraine agree on winter gas supplies
    Sep26

    Russia, Ukraine agree on winter gas supplies

    BRUSSELS. KAZINFORM – Maros Sefcovic, an EU Commission vice-president, said the new deal was initialed Friday in Brussels by Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and Ukrainian Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn. …read more Source:...

    European Energy Commissioner tweeted that the agreement was made after months of difficult talks between Russia, EU in Brussels.
    Sep26

    European Energy Commissioner tweeted that the agreement was made after months of difficult talks between Russia, EU in Brussels.

    Russia has agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine under a deal with the European Union. European Energy Commissioner Maros Sefcovic tweeted that the agreement was made after months of difficult talks between Russia and European Union in Brussels. …read more Source: Radio...

    Kiev to ban Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine
    Sep26

    Kiev to ban Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine

    KIEV. KAZINFORM – Ukraine’s government said on Friday it has decided to impose a ban on Russian airlines from flying to Ukraine starting from Oct. 25. …read more Source:...

    WHO takes Nigeria off global list of polio-endemic countries
    Sep26

    WHO takes Nigeria off global list of polio-endemic countries

    LAGOS: The World Health Organisation on Friday took Nigeria off the list of polio-endemic countries, hailing a “historic achievement” more than a year after the last recorded case of the disease in Africa’s most populous nation. The announcement, made in a statement and at a meeting of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in...

    Ukraine to ban Russian airlines from flying into the country
    Sep26

    Ukraine to ban Russian airlines from flying into the country

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, left, and his Polish counterpart Ewa Kopacz meet for talks in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Sept. 9. (AP/Alik Keplicz)Ukraine’s prime minister says Russian airlines will be banned from flying into the country, the latest attempt to put pressure on Russia as the conflict in eastern Ukraine grinds...

    Kyrgyzstan’s Lake Issyk-Kul to attract more tourists
    Sep26

    Kyrgyzstan’s Lake Issyk-Kul to attract more tourists

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan headed the Top Five List of most popular resorts among Russian tourists in the CIS countries in the summer season 2015, the Russian online travel service Travel.ru reported. The List also includes Lake Naroch in Belarus, Borovoye resort in Kazakhstan, Nabran in Azerbaijan, and Lake Sevan in Armenia....

    Netherlands to Repatriate More MH17 Bodies
    Sep26

    Netherlands to Repatriate More MH17 Bodies

    The Dutch government said Friday it would repatriate more remains of victims from last year’s Malaysia Airlines MH17 air crash over Ukraine, as it prepared to publish a report into the cause. …read more Source:...

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