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    SCO Considers Expansion, Building Cooperation with Other States during Moscow Meeting
    Jun05

    SCO Considers Expansion, Building Cooperation with Other States during Moscow Meeting

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. MOSCOW – Kazakh Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov participated in the June 3 regular meeting in Moscow of the Council of Foreign Ministers (CFM) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The focus of the meeting was to prepare for the upcoming council of the...

    US might deploy missiles in Europe to counter Russia
    Jun05

    US might deploy missiles in Europe to counter Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) – The Obama administration is weighing a range of aggressive responses to Russias alleged violation of a Cold War-era nuclear treaty, including deploying land-based missiles in Europe that could pre-emptively destroy the Russian weapons.This counterforce option is among possibilities the administration is considering as it...

    Dozens killed in E. Ukraine as fighting flares up
    Jun05

    Dozens killed in E. Ukraine as fighting flares up

    Ukrainian authorities said Thursday that dozens of people were killed in the east of the country over the past day as fighting flared up in the restive areas, putting additional strain to a four-month-old ceasefire. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Russia’s Putin to Visit Pope Francis at the Vatican
    Jun05

    Russia’s Putin to Visit Pope Francis at the Vatican

    Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Pope Francis on June 10 at the Vatican, with conflicts in Syria and Ukraine likely to top the Holy See’s agenda. Putin last called on Francis on Nov. 25, 2013. The Vatican spokesman, the Rev. Federico Lombardi, said Thursday the meeting… …read more Source: The Chosun...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko warns of Russian invasion threat after fighting surge
    Jun05

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko warns of Russian invasion threat after fighting surge

    KIEV: Ukraine’s president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible “full-scale invasion” by Russia all along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-backed separatists in months. His address in parliament was one of the first times Petro Poroshenko has used the word “invasion” to refer to...

    Warring sides in tense east Ukraine faceoff after fierce firefight
    Jun05

    Warring sides in tense east Ukraine faceoff after fierce firefight

    Separatist and government troops in east Ukraine stood nervously poised hundreds of meters apart Thursday in the wake of bloody battle that has threatened to demolish what remains of the brittle cease-fire there. Underscoring anxieties in the Ukrainian capital, President Petro Poroshenko warned of a possible large-scale offensive by separatist...

    John Kerry, on Crutches After Leg Surgery, Briefed by Chief of Staff
    Jun05

    John Kerry, on Crutches After Leg Surgery, Briefed by Chief of Staff

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, on crutches after surgery on a broken leg, was briefed by his chief of staff, Jonathan Finer, in Boston on Thursday on issues related to Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Ukraine… …read more Source:...

    Kiev warns of new fighting ‘threat’
    Jun05

    Kiev warns of new fighting ‘threat’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko warned Thursday of the “colossal threat” of major clashes in eastern Ukraine where at least 26 people have died in renewed fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels. …read more Source: Global...

    Colossal threat of new fighting: Poroshenko
    Jun05

    Colossal threat of new fighting: Poroshenko

    Ukraine’s president told his military on Thursday to prepare for a possible “full-scale invasion” by Russia all along their joint border, a day after the worst fighting with Russian-back… …read more Source: The...

    Prominent Soviet Dissident Leonid Plyushch Dies
    Jun04

    Prominent Soviet Dissident Leonid Plyushch Dies

    Communist-era Ukrainian dissident Leonid Plyushch, who was detained for almost three years in a psychiatric ward by the Soviet authorities, died Thursday aged 76 close to Paris, a friend told AFP. …read more Source:...

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