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    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane
    Sep08

    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane

    WASHINGTON: A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two U.S. defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who are at odds over the...

    Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week
    Sep08

    Lavrov, Kerry to hold Syria talks this week

    MOSCOW (AFP) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart John Kerry will meet Thursday and Friday in Geneva to try to hammer out a deal on cooperation in Syria, Moscow said.But Kerrys spokesman would not confirm the meeting Wednesday, suggesting that last-minute negotiations were continuing.The two top diplomats agreed...

    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: US officials
    Sep08

    Russian jet came within 10 feet of U.S. spy plane: US officials

    WASHINGTON/BERLIN: A Russian fighter jet carried out an “unsafe and unprofessional” intercept of a US spy plane over the Black Sea and came within 10 feet (3.05 meters) of the American aircraft, two US defense officials said on Wednesday. The incident is likely to cause more tension between the United States and Russia, who are at...

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled. …read more Source: Channel...

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week
    Sep07

    German, French foreign minister to head to Ukraine next week

    BERLIN (Reuters) – German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday said he would travel to Ukraine with his French counterpart next week to discuss if, and when, broader Normandy format talks that also include Russia could be scheduled. …read more Source: The...

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for 'luxury' migrant crossings
    Sep07

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for 'luxury' migrant crossings

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Human smuggling gangs are increasingly hiring Ukrainian sailors to captain yachts and other boats for migrants willing to pay up to $8,000 for safe passage to Europe, Italian police said on Wednesday, after the arrest of two suspected traffickers. …read more Source: The...

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings
    Sep07

    Smuggling gangs hire Ukrainian sailors for ‘luxury’ migrant crossings

    Human smuggling gangs are increasingly hiring Ukrainian sailors to captain yachts and other boats for migrants willing to pay up to US$8,000 for safe passage to Europe, Italian police said on Wednesday, after the arrest of two suspected traffickers. …read more Source: Channel...

    New Sanctions Weaken Russia and EEU Member Countries Even More: Belarusian Political Scientist
    Sep07

    New Sanctions Weaken Russia and EEU Member Countries Even More: Belarusian Political Scientist

    “Weakening of West-Russia tension shouldn’t even be touched upon,” Valery Karbalevich, Belarusian political scientist, political commentator of Radio Liberty’s Belarusian service, told 168.am, reflecting to new sanctions imposed by the USA against Russia and perspectives for EEU. U.S. Department of Commerce expanded the list of...

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic
    Sep07

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic

    Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic
    Sep07

    Russia frees Crimean dissident from psychiatric clinic

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian authorities freed a prominent Crimean dissident from a psychiatric clinic on Wednesday after he was held there for almost a month and subjected to enforced examinations, his lawyer and a colleague said; but he still faces a possible jail sentence. …read more Source: The...

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