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    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and Vladimir Putin put on hold a deal with the U.S. on disposing weapons-grade plutonium. White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct04

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on weapons-grade plutonium disposal in retaliation for Washington’s “unfriendly actions” amid a wider standoff with the West. The deal, signed in 2000, was meant to allow both nuclear powers to dispose of plutonium from their defense programmes,...

    Russia summons Dutch ambassador over MH17 probe findings
    Oct04

    Russia summons Dutch ambassador over MH17 probe findings

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday summoned the Dutch ambassador to complain over the findings of a criminal probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 that said the missile used to shoot it down was brought in from Russia. The Boeing 777 passenger jet was blown out of the sky on July 17, 2014 over war-torn eastern Ukraine killing all 298 on board,...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct04

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on weapons-grade plutonium disposal in retaliation for Washington’s “unfriendly actions” amid a wider standoff with the West. The deal, signed in 2000, was meant to allow both nuclear powers to dispose of plutonium from their defence...

    Boxing: World champion Fury makes retirement U-turn
    Oct03

    Boxing: World champion Fury makes retirement U-turn

    LONDON (AFP) – Controversial world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury made an abrupt U-turn on his retirement decision on Monday, tweeting: Im here to stay.Hahahaha u think you will get rid of the GYPSYKING that easy Im here to stay, Fury wrote on Twitter. TheGreatest just shows u what the Medea (sic) are like. Tut tut.He added: Soon as I get...

    Russia's Putin orders plutonium cleanup programme with U.S. to be suspended
    Oct03

    Russia's Putin orders plutonium cleanup programme with U.S. to be suspended

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signalling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes with the United States over Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s rebel miners choose lethal toil over bullets
    Oct03

    Ukraine’s rebel miners choose lethal toil over bullets

    SHAKHTARSK (UKRAINE) – “You either steal, fight or dig.” …read more Source: Bangkok...

    IMF asks Ukraine for concrete results in corruption fight
    Oct03

    IMF asks Ukraine for concrete results in corruption fight

    Resistance to reform from vested interests will derail Ukraine’s economic recovery and bailout programme from the International Monetary Fund unless those in power take clear steps to fight corruption, the Fund said on Monday. …read more Source: Channel...

    IMF asks Ukraine for concrete results in corruption fight
    Oct03

    IMF asks Ukraine for concrete results in corruption fight

    KIEV (Reuters) – Resistance to reform from vested interests will derail Ukraine’s economic recovery and bailout programme from the International Monetary Fund unless those in power take clear steps to fight corruption, the Fund said on Monday. …read more Source: The...

    Five on trial in Russia court over Nemtsov murder
    Oct03

    Five on trial in Russia court over Nemtsov murder

    Moscow: Five men accused of the shock murder of top Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov last year faced the jury on Monday as their high-profile trial opened at a Russian military court. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and one of the most prominent opposition politicians who openly criticised President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down late at...

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