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    Booming Chinese frontier town reveals growing Russian ties  and old divide
    Oct13

    Booming Chinese frontier town reveals growing Russian ties and old divide

    Manzhouli is thriving as China sucks in Russian raw materials and exports its consumer goods, but mutual distrust persists At the base of the giant matryoshka, five storeys high, restaurant is spelt out in Cyrillic script: PECTOPAH. But the face on the Russian doll is evidently Asian and the welcome to diners scrolls across a screen in Chinese...

    Death By Firing Squad in Eastern Ukraine over a Cartoon?
    Oct13

    Death By Firing Squad in Eastern Ukraine over a Cartoon?

    “Mutant Vatnik,” YouTube screen capture, written by Irena Karpa. Published October 10, 2014. Did the Luhansk rebels’ minister of culture just ask a local court to execute a Ukrainian writer over an online cartoon? Or was the bizarre request for capital punishment part of a propaganda campaign by forces in Kyiv, bent on damaging the...

    OPINION: The Disturbing Expansion of the Military-Industrial Complex
    Oct13

    OPINION: The Disturbing Expansion of the Military-Industrial Complex

    In this column, Mairead Maguire, peace activist from Northern Ireland and Nobel Peace Laureate 1976, argues that the whole of civilisation is facing a challenge with the continuing growth of the military-industrial complex that President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961) warned against. Today, she says, a small group made up of the...

    utin’s Russia is weak – the UK in many ways is stronger
    Oct13

    utin’s Russia is weak – the UK in many ways is stronger

    Plea to put Ukraine crisis in perspective Western commentators guilty of exaggeration Russian economy in deep troubleRussia is weak. It is not in any relevant, meaningful, sense, a “Great Power”. Indeed, it is less powerful in many ways, than Britain. … …read more Source: The...

    PM, German agriculture minister talk cooperation, Ukraine
    Oct13

    PM, German agriculture minister talk cooperation, Ukraine

    Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić met with German Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Christian Schmidt in Belgrade on Monday.According to a government statement, they spoke about promotion of bilateral cooperation, particularly in agriculture, as well as about strengthening of regional relations. …read more Source:...

    Full text: Putin speaks at Supreme Eurasian Economic Council summit meeting
    Oct13

    Full text: Putin speaks at Supreme Eurasian Economic Council summit meeting

    The Russian president welcomes Armenia to union, talks about relationship with Ukraine …read more Source: The Prague...

    Despite fighting, Dutch experts help recover MH17 crash items
    Oct13

    Despite fighting, Dutch experts help recover MH17 crash items

    HRABOVE Ukraine (Reuters) – Four Dutch police experts visited the crash site of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on Monday to help recover belongings and human remains despite fighting nearby in east Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko proposes National Guard commander for defense minister
    Oct13

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko proposes National Guard commander for defense minister

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday proposed National Guard commander Stepan Poltorak for defense minister, the presidential website said. …read more Source:...

    Sanctions hit space food supply
    Oct13

    Sanctions hit space food supply

    Sanctions and counter-sanctions over the Ukraine crisis mean that some supplies for space workers aren’t getting through. …read more Source:...

    East Ukraine rebel leader attacked
    Oct13

    East Ukraine rebel leader attacked

    A pro-Russian Donetsk rebel leader, Pavel Gubarev, is unconscious in hospital after gunmen fired at his car, causing it to crash. …read more Source:...

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