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    Russia proposes U.N. resolution on MH17 ‘aerial incident’, but omits call for tribunal
    Jul21

    Russia proposes U.N. resolution on MH17 ‘aerial incident’, but omits call for tribunal

    Russia on Monday introduced a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice — but eliminating the international tribunal that the five countries investigating the crash are seeking to prosecute the perpetrators. Russia said earlier this month it opposed a...

    Russian scientists squeezed by sanctions, Kremlin policies
    Jul21

    Russian scientists squeezed by sanctions, Kremlin policies

    Hundreds of Russian scientists say companies abroad are refusing to sell them scientific equipment they need to do their work and Western publications are curtly turning down their research papers. The reason, they believe, is a combination of sanctions against Russia over its involvement in Ukraine and rising hostility to Russia in the West...

    Local DVI team much needed
    Jul21

    Local DVI team much needed

    DISASTERS, many would argue, are becoming more commonplace. Between the natural and man-made ones, there are enough worldwide to keep the media well-stocked. In Malaysia, too, the frequency is increasing. Not too long ago, we had the Sabah earthquake, then there were the floods that hit the east coast states, the landslides and even a tsunami...

    New BRICS bank opens for business in China: Xinhua
    Jul21

    New BRICS bank opens for business in China: Xinhua

    A new bank dedicated to the emerging BRICS countries opened for business in China’s commercial hub of Shanghai on Tuesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported.The so-called emerging BRICS countries are made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, and their “New Development Bank” has been seen as a challenge to...

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17
    Jul21

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

    UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – Russia on Monday introduced an alternative draft resolution at the UN Security Council in a bid to thwart the creation of a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine.The Netherlands, whose citizens made up the majority of the 298...

    Russia’s UN draft on MH17 crash does not call for tribunal
    Jul21

    Russia’s UN draft on MH17 crash does not call for tribunal

    An Orthodox cross with a sign reading Save and Guard is placed at the site of the crashed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 plane, near the village of Hrabove, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, July 16, 2015. (Source: AP) Russia has circulated a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year...

    US leads fresh mly drills in Ukraine
    Jul21

    US leads fresh mly drills in Ukraine

    Ukrainian and US troops launched fresh drills on Monday near the war-torn country s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an …read more Source: The News...

    Russian cheese smuggler was up to no gouda
    Jul21

    Russian cheese smuggler was up to no gouda

    MOSCOW: Russian customs officials said Monday they had foiled a bid to smuggle nearly half a tonne of cheese into the country from the European Union, whose food is subject to retaliatory sanctions. A man attempted to drive from Poland into the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad with 460kg of cheese stuffed in the trunk and backseat of his car, the...

    Russia’s UN draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal
    Jul21

    Russia’s UN draft on MH17 crash doesn’t call for tribunal

    A man walks amongst the debris at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine, last year. Pic: AP. UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia has circulated a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice — but eliminating the international...

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17
    Jul21

    Russia submits alternative UN resolution on MH17

    UNITED NATIONS: Russia on Monday introduced an alternative draft resolution at the UN Security Council in a bid to thwart the creation of a tribunal that would prosecute those responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-held east Ukraine. …read more Source: New Straits...

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