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    US drawing a line against Putin in Europe
    Nov01

    US drawing a line against Putin in Europe

    WIESBADEN, GERMANY — Often criticized for being naïve and complacent about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ambitions, the Obama administration and its European allies are intensifying their planning and training for a potential conflict on NATO’s eastern flank, hoping to send the strongest possible message about Russian aggression....

    Egyptian Officials Report No Survivors in Russian Airplane Crash
    Oct31

    Egyptian Officials Report No Survivors in Russian Airplane Crash

    Egyptian officials reported that there are no survivors among the 224 people on board the Russian airplane, which crashed in the Sinai Peninsula on Saturday. The Airbus A-321 operated by Russian airline Kogalymavia was conducting a scheduled charter flight between the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh and Saint Petersburg when it crashed shortly...

    Re-integrate Donbass? No, thanks!
    Oct30

    Re-integrate Donbass? No, thanks!

    While the Ukrainian leadership tries to implement the Minsk agreement, opposition to a re-integration of separatist-controlled areas is growing. Experts warn of a new internal political crisis. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Why has the government taken international law out of the Ministerial Code?
    Oct30

    Why has the government taken international law out of the Ministerial Code?

    The developments are sinister. First published in 1992, the ministerial code sets out the standards expected of ministers and makes them accountable to the Prime Minister for their conduct in office. It has been updated by successive Prime Ministers, but one small change in the latest edition, published this month, has left both constitutional...

    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:...

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