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    Russia not discussing plans to restructure Ukraine’s debt
    Oct09

    Russia not discussing plans to restructure Ukraine’s debt

    The Russian government is not discussing plans to restructure Ukraine’s debt, RIA news agency quoted a government source as saying Friday …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine leader says he hopes “fragile truce” will hold
    Oct09

    Ukraine leader says he hopes “fragile truce” will hold

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko struck a conciliatory tone Friday in his comments on Russia and Moscow-backed rebels during his visit to Kazakhstan, the Kremlin’s ally in Central Asia …read more Source: The Daily...

    Kerry calls Lavrov over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct09

    Kerry calls Lavrov over Syria, Ukraine

    John Kerry expresses concern for Russian striking targets belonging to opposition groups, State Dept. says …read more Source: World...

    Nobel Prize for literature goes to Svetlana Alexievich
    Oct09

    Nobel Prize for literature goes to Svetlana Alexievich

    She is only the 14th woman to win the prize, which has been awarded 107 times. On her website, Alexievich says she records conversations with 500 to 700 people for each book she writes. “Real people speak in my books about the main events of the age such as the war, the Chernobyl disaster, and the downfall of a great empire,” she...

    Four Syria-Bound Russian Missiles Crashed in Iran, U.S. Officials Say
    Oct09

    Four Syria-Bound Russian Missiles Crashed in Iran, U.S. Officials Say

    BRUSSELS — Four cruise missiles in a barrage of 26 fired by Russia from warships in the Caspian Sea at targets in Syria crashed in a rural area of northern Iran, senior United States officials said on Thursday. Russian and Iranian officials dismissed the claim as nonsense. It was unclear exactly where in Iran the missiles might have landed, or...

    Russia tries to re-establish regional authority with Syria strikes
    Oct08

    Russia tries to re-establish regional authority with Syria strikes

    BEIRUT // Since the end of the Cold War, Moscow’s allies in the Middle East have steadily disappeared, along with much of Russia’s influence in this strategic corner of the world.Saddam Hussein, formerly the leader of long-standing Russian partner Iraq, met his end at the gallows nine years ago.Then in 2011, Libyan rebels dragged...

    The Dogs Not Barking: Netanyahu and Harper Muzzled
    Oct08

    The Dogs Not Barking: Netanyahu and Harper Muzzled

    By Jim Miles Most people know the now cliche passage from Sherlock Holmes: Holmes: “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.”Gregory: “The dog did nothing in the night-time.”Holmes: “That was the curious incident.” Two days after Putin made his historic speech at the UN indicating that the new world order was not necessarily that of...

    100 British soldiers to join German, American forces in Baltic region
    Oct08

    100 British soldiers to join German, American forces in Baltic region

    Britain is planning to deploy troops in several Baltic countries amid growing tensions between the West and Russia over Syria and Ukraine. According to reports, the UK defense secretary Michael Fallon says Britain will send some of its troops to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. He made the announcement upon his return from the NATO defense...

    Nobel prize in literature: Svetlana Alexievich wins ‘for her polyphonic writings’ – live | Books
    Oct08

    Nobel prize in literature: Svetlana Alexievich wins ‘for her polyphonic writings’ – live | Books

    Belarus opposition politician Andrei Sannikov, a close friend of Svetlana Alexievich’s, has responded to the news. Luke Harding reports: Sannikov said was delighted with her Nobel Prize win. “I was so nervous yesterday evening. The bookmakers were predicting her victory but of course you never know. I’m so happy. She really deserves...

    100 British soldiers to join German, American forces in Baltic region
    Oct08

    100 British soldiers to join German, American forces in Baltic region

    UK pledges troops for Baltic States as NATO-Russia tensions simmering over Syria and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

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