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    Crimea does not need gay people, says top official
    Sep02

    Crimea does not need gay people, says top official

    Sergei Aksyonov tells Russian media that police and self-defence forces will be called if the LGBT community tries to organise gatherings. RFE/RL reportsCrimeas most senior official has said sexual minorities have no chance on the peninsula that Russia annexed from Ukraine in March.Speaking about gay people during a Crimean government session on...

    The first day of the new school year in Ukraine – in pictures
    Sep02

    The first day of the new school year in Ukraine – in pictures

    With flowers, bells, balloons and processions, the first day of the school year is a big event in Ukraine … …read more Source: The...

    OSCE: Luhansk airport no longer under control of Ukrainian forces
    Sep02

    OSCE: Luhansk airport no longer under control of Ukrainian forces

    The airport of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine is not under the control of the Ukrainian troops, the OSCE monitoring mission said on …read more Source:...

    Video:  Bodies ‘left behind’ as Ukraine forces flee rebel assault
    Sep02

    Video: Bodies ‘left behind’ as Ukraine forces flee rebel assault

    For days, the bodies of Ukrainian troops have been left sprawled among burned out trucks and armoured personnel carriers near the small town of Komsomolske in the east of the country. FRANCE 24 visits the scene in the rebel-controlled area. …read more Source: France...

    Russia, the West buying time before the NATO summit
    Sep02

    Russia, the West buying time before the NATO summit

    Author(s): Dan Alexe putin_barroso.jpg Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on 2 September accused Western nations and NATO of supporting what he called the “party of war” in Kiev. Lavrov referring in part to calls by senior Ukrainian officials for the country to abandon its non-aligned status and seek NATO membership. NATO, at a...

    Putin claims Russian forces ‘could conquer Ukraine capital in a fortnight’
    Sep02

    Putin claims Russian forces ‘could conquer Ukraine capital in a fortnight’

    Leak reveals Russian president told José Manuel Barroso that his forces could conquer Kiev if he ordered them to do soVladimir Putin has said Russian forces could conquer the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, in a fortnight if he so ordered, the Kremlin has confirmed.Moscow declined to deny that the president had spoken of taking Kiev in a phone...

    US ban on Russian-made AK-47s sets off a rifle-buying frenzy
    Sep02

    US ban on Russian-made AK-47s sets off a rifle-buying frenzy

    Demand for the assault weapon has risen sharply since US imports were halted as part of sanctions against MoscowThirty-six hours after the Obama administration banned importation of the classic brand of assault rifles as part of sanctions against Russia, a Maryland dealer specialising in the weapon took stock of its inventory. There was nothing...

    UK, EU, and Nato – all in need of a ‘new world order’?
    Sep02

    UK, EU, and Nato – all in need of a ‘new world order’?

    Nation state boundaries less and less relevant All conflicts are connected Federalism not necessarily a dirty wordMore than 50 years ago, Henry Kissinger, America’s best known political scientist, hugely controversial diplomat and national security adviser, wrote his first book.A World Restored is a study, a celebration really, of how Count...

    The Kremlin: Barroso unworthy of trust
    Sep02

    The Kremlin: Barroso unworthy of trust

    Author(s): Dan Alexe 51534960.jpg A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished. …read more Source: New...

    Popov: Aggression Against Crimea Constitutes Attack on Russia
    Sep02

    Popov: Aggression Against Crimea Constitutes Attack on Russia

    Military aggression against Crimea will constitute an attack against Russia, Mikhail Popov, deputy chairman of the Russian Security Council, told RIA Novosti …read more Source:...

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