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    Russia-U.S. rivalry spreads to ex-Soviet central Asia
    Oct30

    Russia-U.S. rivalry spreads to ex-Soviet central Asia

    ALMATY/VIENNA (Reuters) – After Ukraine and Syria, the ex-Soviet republics of central Asia could become the latest venue for geo-political rivalry between Moscow and Washington, driven by Kremlin worries about Islamists and U.S. suspicion about Russia’s true intentions. …read more Source:...

    Russian OSCE monitor in Ukraine fired after ‘drunkenly saying he was a Moscow spy’
    Oct30

    Russian OSCE monitor in Ukraine fired after ‘drunkenly saying he was a Moscow spy’

    Maksim Udovichenko criticises Ukraine as he apparently drunkenly admits to working for Russian intelligence …read more Source: The...

    Lukashenko: It is very important for Belarus to maintain balance in relations with Moscow, Kiev
    Oct30

    Lukashenko: It is very important for Belarus to maintain balance in relations with Moscow, Kiev

    The head of state underlined that Kiev’s determination to continue confrontation with Moscow which is fueled from outside is of particular concern. “It has already been formalized at the legislative level. In particular, the new Ukrainian military doctrine names Russia a military adversary,” said Alexander Lukashenko. …read more...

    How long until Putin bans Echo of Moscow, Russia’s last bastion of free speech, from the airwaves?
    Oct30

    How long until Putin bans Echo of Moscow, Russia’s last bastion of free speech, from the airwaves?

    Sergei Buntman, deputy editor of opposition-friendly radio station Echo of Moscow, gives us an insight into how long outlets like his have in Russia until they are shut down. Almost exactly 25 years ago, the Law on the Press came into force in the USSR, establishing freedom of speech, banning censorship and allowing independent media outlets to...

    Employees of raided Ukrainian library in Moscow say they were framed
    Oct30

    Employees of raided Ukrainian library in Moscow say they were framed

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The shaken employees of a Moscow library specializing in Ukrainian literature accused Russian investigators on Friday of planting banned extremist books on their shelves to create a pretext to raid the library and detain their director. …read more Source:...

    Lukashenko: Belarus cannot but be affected by the crisis in Ukraine
    Oct30

    Lukashenko: Belarus cannot but be affected by the crisis in Ukraine

    “First and foremost, our country cannot but be affected by the crisis in Ukraine. We know the people who were behind and who participated in the coup and the war that began afterwards,” said Alexander Lukashenko. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian soldiers coming to Latvia for fact finding and English lessons
    Oct30

    Ukrainian soldiers coming to Latvia for fact finding and English lessons

    Two members of Ukraine’s armed forces will arrive for a week-long visit on November 1, in order to learn how their Latvian counterparts deal with unexploded bombs and to pick up information on a wide range of other topics, the Latvian Defense Ministry said Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine calls deadly depot blast a terrorist act
    Oct30

    Ukraine calls deadly depot blast a terrorist act

    KIEV (Reuters) – Explosions in a Ukrainian ammunition depot that killed two civilians overnight is being investigated as a terrorist act, the Defence Ministry said on Friday. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine places Serbian politicians on “list of criminals”
    Oct30

    Ukraine places Serbian politicians on “list of criminals”

    A delegation of two Serbian parties – the DSS and Dveri – that this week visited Crimea has been placed on “a list of criminals,” Dveri said in a statement.According to it, the list is maintained by the Center for Investigation of Crimes against National Security of Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    My vision for Ukraine
    Oct30

    My vision for Ukraine

    KIEV — After my father’s death, my mother went to the military pension office to collect her survivor’s benefit. No, the clerk told her, she was out of luck, there would be no more payments for us. Dumbstruck, she left the office wondering how the family of a career officer could be thrown to the wolves like this. The clerk chased her...

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