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    Putin says nuclear deterrent must be maintained; Russia tests ICBM
    Sep10

    Putin says nuclear deterrent must be maintained; Russia tests ICBM

    President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia must maintain its nuclear deterrence to counter what he called growing security threats, after Moscow test-launched an intercontinental nuclear missile. With ties between Moscow and the West frayed by the crisis in Ukraine, Putin also took greater control of a commission that oversees the defense...

    Malaysia calls for new MH17 search for victims’ remains
    Sep10

    Malaysia calls for new MH17 search for victims’ remains

    Malaysia’s defence minister on Wednesday (Sep 10) called for experts to carry out a final search at the crash site of downed flight MH17 in east Ukraine to recover any remains left behind before winter hits. …read more Source: Channel...

    Poroshenko offers autonomy for east Ukraine
    Sep10

    Poroshenko offers autonomy for east Ukraine

    President Petro Poroshenko pledged Wednesday (Sep 10) to give separatist regions in eastern Ukraine more autonomy but said he would not allow the country to be ripped apart. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east
    Sep10

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east

    Ukraine’s president promised on Wednesday to introduce a bill as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to the pro-Russian east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukraine Says Russia Withdrawing Forces From East, Sees Boost For Peace
    Sep10

    Ukraine Says Russia Withdrawing Forces From East, Sees Boost For Peace

    Ukraine’s president said on Wednesday Russia had removed the bulk of its forces from his country, raising hopes for a peace drive now underway after five months of conflict in which more than 3,000 pe… …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko pledges autonomy for east Ukraine
    Sep10

    Poroshenko pledges autonomy for east Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Wednesday (Sep 10) that the situation in the war-torn east had changed dramatically since the truce, but vowed that separatist eastern regions would remain part of the country. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia lays responsibility for MH17 crash on Ukraine
    Sep10

    Russia lays responsibility for MH17 crash on Ukraine

    Ukraine is fully responsible for tragedy of the Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday. …read more Source: China...

    Poroshenko says most Russian troops have left Ukraine
    Sep10

    Poroshenko says most Russian troops have left Ukraine

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said today that Russia had withdrawn most of the troops it allegedly sent across the border to back a bloody pro-Kremlin uprising. …read more Source: New Straits...

    Vladimir Putin Tightens Control of Defence Sector, Criticises NATO over Ukraine
    Sep10

    Vladimir Putin Tightens Control of Defence Sector, Criticises NATO over Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday taking direct charge of a commission that oversees Russia’s defence industry as Moscow tries to reduce reliance on Western equipment following san… …read more Source:...

    If Scotland independence recognised, Crimea wants the same
    Sep10

    If Scotland independence recognised, Crimea wants the same

    Crimea’s Kremlin-loyal leader on Wednesday (Sep 10) said that if the world recognises an independent Scotland, then it should also offer similar recognition to the Black Sea peninsula which has joined Russia. …read more Source: Channel...

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