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    Ukraine moves to ban ?illegal? Russian books
    Sep09

    Ukraine moves to ban ?illegal? Russian books

    KIEV: Ukraine escalated its cultural war with Moscow on Thursday by proposing a ban on Russian books that promote the ouster of Kiev’s pro-Western leadership and recognise the Kremlin’s annexation of Crimea. The bill submitted to parliament follows similar legislation that prevents channels from airing Russian shows and films deemed...

    US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push
    Sep08

    US, Russia eye fresh Syria peace push

    Forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar al-Assad walk at a military complex, after they recaptured areas in southwestern Aleppo that rebels had seized last month, Syria, in this handout picture provided by SANA on Monday. The US and Russia conducted last-minute negotiations Thursday over a fresh bid for a Syrian peace deal ahead of an...

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal
    Sep08

    US pushes Russia on ‘true’ Syria peace deal

    GENEVA: The US pressed Russia on Thursday for a “true cessation of hostilities” in Syria ahead of expected high-level peace talks in Geneva, warning that its patience is running thin. Foreign ministers from the two powers, which support opposite sides in the five-year conflict, were poised to hold a “personal meeting” in...

    Ukraine moves to ban ‘illegal’ Russian books
    Sep08

    Ukraine moves to ban ‘illegal’ Russian books

    The bill submitted to parliament follows similar legislation that prevents channels from airing Russian shows and films deemed to cast a negative light on the former Soviet republic’s history and February 2014 pro-EU revolt. …read more Source: Channel...

    Britain, EU must work together for smooth divorce: PM May
    Sep08

    Britain, EU must work together for smooth divorce: PM May

    LONDON: Britain and the European Union must work together to make their divorce smooth and forge a new “strong relationship”, Prime Minister Theresa May told European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday. At their first one-to-one meeting since May became prime minister after Britain voted to leave the European Union at a June 23...

    11th International Festival of Puppet Theatres to be launch on September 9 with the support of 
Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia Company
    Sep08

    11th International Festival of Puppet Theatres to be launch on September 9 with the support of Coca-Cola Hellenic Armenia Company

    Theatres from Georgia, Russia, Italy, Hungary, Ukraine and other countries, as well as those from Artsakh and the Armenian provinces will participate in the festival this year. …read more Source:...

    U.S. agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser
    Sep08

    U.S. agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser

    The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defense technology and improve Ukraine’s forces in a move aimed at boosting Ukrainian defense and enhancing U.S. assistance, the Pentagon said. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter also named a senior U.S. adviser to oversee the effort. Carter and Ukrainian Defense Minister...

    US agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser
    Sep08

    US agrees to help enhance Ukrainian forces, dispatches adviser

    The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defence technology and improve Ukraine’s forces in a move aimed at boosting Ukrainian defence and enhancing U.S. assistance, the Pentagon said. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S., Ukraine agree to enhance Ukrainian forces, boost cooperation – Pentagon
    Sep08

    U.S., Ukraine agree to enhance Ukrainian forces, boost cooperation – Pentagon

    LONDON (Reuters) – The United States and Ukraine on Thursday agreed to cooperate on defence technology and improve Ukraine’s forces, the Pentagon said, naming former Centcom Commander and retired U.S. General John Abizaid as a senior defence advisor to Ukraine. …read more Source: The...

    US-Russia deal on Syria needs ‘true’ ceasefire: Carter
    Sep08

    US-Russia deal on Syria needs ‘true’ ceasefire: Carter

    LONDON: Washington is willing to cooperate with Moscow to end the Syrian conflict but only if there is first a “true cessation” of hostilities, US Defence Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday. Ahead of an expected meeting in Geneva between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Carter told BBC radio...

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