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    Russia vows World Cup crackdown on scalpers
    Nov09

    Russia vows World Cup crackdown on scalpers

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed yesterday to crack down harshly on people who intended to profit from reselling their tickets to the 2018 World Cup. The price of admission for the June 14-July 15 event ranges from 1,200 roubles ($22, 19 euros) for the nosebleed seats at the opening matches to 66,000 roubles for the best ones...

    Serbia summons envoy to Ukraine for consultations
    Nov09

    Serbia summons envoy to Ukraine for consultations

    Move comes after Ukraine’s ambassador to Serbia said Russia is using Serbia to ‘provoke a new war in the Balkans’ …read more Source: Anadolu...

    Nato allies agree on new military headquarters
    Nov09

    Nato allies agree on new military headquarters

    Nato allies backed plans yesterday for two new military headquarters to help protect Europe in the event of a conflict with Russia, laying the ground for the US-led alliance’s biggest expansion in decades.Hoping to add to its deterrent factor against Russia, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato) defence ministers agreed to create an...

    Ukraine cancels arms agreement with Russia
    Nov08

    Ukraine cancels arms agreement with Russia

    Ukraine’s Cabinet adopted a decree on Wednesday, canceling an agreement with Russia for the supply of weapons and military equipment. The deal regarding the mutual supply of arms and military equipment,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    UN warns of chlorine gas disaster in Ukraine
    Nov08

    UN warns of chlorine gas disaster in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations on Wednesday raised alarm that an escalation of fighting in east Ukraine could lead to a deadly chlorine gas disaster. Fighting between pro-Russian separatist fighters and Ukrainian troops has intensified near water, electricity and gas stations, threatening supplies in the Donetsk region as winter approaches....

    Europe’s hard-core problem
    Nov07

    Europe’s hard-core problem

    President Emmanuel Macron’s election in France and the likely continuation of Angela Merkel’s chancellorship in Germany are dramatically at odds with developments in the rest of Europe, which has become increasingly unstable and unpredictable. One wonders if the European Union’s hard Franco-German core is becoming too hard for...

    Think most asylum seekers in Israel are African? Try Ukrainian
    Nov07

    Think most asylum seekers in Israel are African? Try Ukrainian

    In three years, the number of asylum seekers from Ukraine and Georgia rose from almost 0 to 21,691, spurred by economic troubles and shady companies advertising fake work permits The post Think most asylum seekers in Israel are African? Try Ukrainian appeared first on The Times of Israel. …read more Source: The Times of...

    US defence chief backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict
    Nov07

    US defence chief backs Geneva process on Syrian conflict

    HELSINKI — US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said on Monday he backed diplomatic efforts to bring an end to the Syrian civil war, which has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives over more than six years of conflict, as the Daeh extremist group militants near defeat. Mattis was travelling to Finland to meet with leaders from the Northern Group, a...

    Russia mercenaries operate in Syria alongside army
    Nov06

    Russia mercenaries operate in Syria alongside army

    Two men who appeared in a video posted by Daesh last month are believed to have been members of a shadowy mercenary force known as “Wagner” which the Russian army has been using to assist in its operations in Syria. The men named Roman Vasilievich Zabolotny and Grigory Mikhailovich Surkanov were captured near the eastern city of Deir Ez-Zor....

    Report: Foreign Ministry asked Ukraine to bring Rabbi Nachman’s remains to Israel
    Nov06

    Report: Foreign Ministry asked Ukraine to bring Rabbi Nachman’s remains to Israel

    The gravesite is a considerable financial resource for Ukraine, and sources told the ‘Post’ that it’s highly unlikely that Kiev would agree to the request. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

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