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    John Craces sketch: scary times for the Russian submarine as the Commons harks back to Trafalgar
    Oct20

    John Craces sketch: scary times for the Russian submarine as the Commons harks back to Trafalgar

    The defence secretary must pretend the world depends on British armed services until Julian Brazier ruins the illusionThe Royal Navy is still, without doubt, the best in the world, said Labour MP Stephen Pound to rousing grunts of approval from the Conservative benches. How then is the minister planning to celebrate Trafalgar Day? Junior minister...

    Russian vessel hunted by Swedes likely to be midget sub, say military experts
    Oct20

    Russian vessel hunted by Swedes likely to be midget sub, say military experts

    Moscow denies entering Swedish waters but Nato says Russian military activity in Baltic has increased since Ukraine crisisSwedish armed forces widened the hunt for a suspected submarine on Monday, with helicopters, naval vessels and some 200 military personnel combing the Stockholm archipelago for foreign underwater activity.As the search...

    Russia bans import of EU animal fats
    Oct20

    Russia bans import of EU animal fats

    Moscow has restricted the import of animal fats from the EU after a number of products failed to meet hygiene standards. Russia has already banned most food imports from the 28-member bloc over the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Explosion rocks pro-Russian rebel meeting in Donetsk – video
    Oct20

    Explosion rocks pro-Russian rebel meeting in Donetsk – video

    Rebel leaders duck for cover during a news conference in Donetsk as a powerful explosion rocks the building on Monday. The blast occurred around noon (0900 GMT) near a munitions factory in the city’s northeast, a stronghold for pro-Russian separatists. The Ukrainian military has denied responsibility for the blast, saying it had nothing to...

    Commemoration for those who died in Belgrade’s liberation
    Oct20

    Commemoration for those who died in Belgrade’s liberation

    BELGRADE – A commemoration was held on Monday for the Yugoslav Partisan and Red Army troops who died in the battle for Belgrade’s liberation from Nazi occupation, which ended in victory on October 20, 1944, 70 years ago. Photo: TANJUG/ SAVA RADOVANOVIC Minister for War Veteran Affairs Aleksandar Vulin and Belgrade Mayor Sinisa Mali laid...

    Putin to Poland: ‘Let’s carve up Ukraine’
    Oct20

    Putin to Poland: ‘Let’s carve up Ukraine’

    Former Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski says that Vladimir Putin suggested to the Polish prime minister back in 2008 that Russia and Poland divide up Ukraine. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Russian artist cuts off earlobe in protest at use of forced psychiatry on dissidents
    Oct20

    Russian artist cuts off earlobe in protest at use of forced psychiatry on dissidents

    Pyotr Pavlensky, who once nailed his scrotum to Red Squares cobblestones, says protest is over return to Soviet-era methodsA controversial Russian artist who once nailed his scrotum to the cobblestones of Red Square has been hospitalised after cutting off his earlobe to protest at the forced psychiatric treatment of dissidents.Pyotr Pavlensky, a...

    Popular music festival in Latvia could move to Russia over Ukraine tensions  – The Baltic Times
    Oct20

    Popular music festival in Latvia could move to Russia over Ukraine tensions – The Baltic Times

    Latvia’s popular New Wave music festival could relocate to Russia following Latvia’s decision to blacklist three major artists, Russia’s culture minister has said. Culture Minister … …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Hope and obstacles as Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal
    Oct20

    Hope and obstacles as Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal

    MOSCOW/KIEV (Reuters) – A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev, but several obstacles still have be overcome. …read more Source:...

    Shakhtar Donetsks Donbass Arena hit by blast damage from shelling
    Oct20

    Shakhtar Donetsks Donbass Arena hit by blast damage from shelling

    Powerful explosion damages Euro 2012 venueShakhtar have moved their home matches to LvivShakhtar Donetsk say armed men have occupied officesShakhtar Donetsks Donbass Arena suffered serious blast damage from shelling on Monday despite a ceasefire agreed between the Ukraine government and Russian-backed separatists.Photographs posted on Twitter...

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