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    Airline industry seeks better information on conflict zones
    Oct27

    Airline industry seeks better information on conflict zones

    The aviation industry is still struggling to gain better access to information on conflict zones, more than a year after the downing of a passenger plane over eastern Ukraine last year …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Airline Safety Alerting System Created After MH17 Tragedy Seen as Lagging
    Oct27

    Airline Safety Alerting System Created After MH17 Tragedy Seen as Lagging

    By ROBERT WALL: Officials say government concerns about information are still trumping security considerations The reconstructed wreckage of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is seen after the presentation of the final report into the crash on Oct. 13. MH17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine by a Russian-made Buk missile, the Dutch Safety Board...

    Ukrainian soldier killed in attack near Donetsk airport
    Oct27

    Ukrainian soldier killed in attack near Donetsk airport

    Ukrainian soldier killed in attack near Donetsk airport in east, according to Ukrainian army …read more Source: World...

    OSCE dubs  Ukraine vote   democratic
    Oct26

    OSCE dubs Ukraine vote democratic

    KIEV: International monitors said on Monday local elections in Ukraine at the weekend were “well organised” and “democratic” but that Kiev’s pro-Western leadership needed to tackle political meddling by powerful oligarchs in the war-scarred country. “The elections were competitive, well organised overall and the campaign generally showed...

    Analysis: Russia-Iran alliance tactical, not strategic – Middle East
    Oct26

    Analysis: Russia-Iran alliance tactical, not strategic – Middle East

    Christian Russia and Shi’ite Iran’s military alliance to help keep Syrian President Bashar Assad in power is fraught with underlying tension, which could be exploited by Israel or the US. Iran’s revolutionary expansionist agenda and its targeting of Israel is at odds with Russia’s long-term goals in the region. Russia...

    Russian navy holds drills to ‘repel strikes’ on Crimea
    Oct26

    Russian navy holds drills to ‘repel strikes’ on Crimea

    Russian military forces have staged a navy exercise off the coast of the city of Sevastopol in the Black Sea Crimean peninsula to “thwart any possible aggression by the West.” “Today and tomorrow ships… will practice the organization of repelling strikes by the enemy from the air in the Black Sea fleet’s naval range...

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions
    Oct26

    Ukraine ex-adviser wins EU court case against sanctions

    A former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich scored a legal victory over the European Union Monday when an EU court ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze his assets …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian Navy Holds Drill Aimed to ’Repel Strikes’ on Crimea
    Oct26

    Russian Navy Holds Drill Aimed to ’Repel Strikes’ on Crimea

    Russia said Monday its navy is holding drills off the coast of Crimea to practice thwarting an attack on the Black Sea peninsula it annexed from Ukraine last year. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls
    Oct26

    May the police force be with you: Chewbacca arrested at Ukraine polls

    A man dressed as Star Wars character Chewbacca was detained and fined for disobeying police during local polls in Ukraine Sunday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian navy holds drills to ‘repel strikes’ on Crimea
    Oct26

    Russian navy holds drills to ‘repel strikes’ on Crimea

    Russia’s navy has launched a two-day military maneuver off the Crimean coast. …read more Source:...

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