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    Ukraine loses soldier in sudden upsurge in violence
    Oct27

    Ukraine loses soldier in sudden upsurge in violence

    Ukraine said Tuesday one of its soldiers had died in a mortar fire exchange with pro-Russian insurgents near the shelled-out remains of an airport in the rebels’ de facto capital Donetsk …read more Source: The Daily...

    Family confirms first Russian military fatality in Syria, disputes ‘suicide’
    Oct27

    Family confirms first Russian military fatality in Syria, disputes ‘suicide’

    By Maria Tsvetkova The parents of the first Russian serviceman confirmed dead in four weeks of air strikes in Syria said on Tuesday they did not believe the military’s account that their 19-year-old son had hanged himself. In an interview with Reuters at their home in southern Russia, Alexander and Svetlana Kostenko said their son, Vadim,...

    Riyadh, Ankara in Collaboration to Supply Terrorists in Syria with Ukraine’s SAM Missiles
    Oct27

    Riyadh, Ankara in Collaboration to Supply Terrorists in Syria with Ukraine’s SAM Missiles

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Turkey and Saudi Arabia have developed a plan to supply sophisticated air defense missile systems to the terrorist groups in Syria from the Ukrainian army. …read more Source: Fars News...

    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...

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