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    Countries eyeing NATO arms, troops playing with fire: Russian envoy
    Sep12

    Countries eyeing NATO arms, troops playing with fire: Russian envoy

    A senior Russian diplomat says NATO’s increasing military presence in the region is “like playing with fire.” “It should be no secret for our Western partners that any attempts to deploy any weapons potentially dangerous for Russia are like playing with fire,” Alexander Grushko, Russia’s permanent representative to NATO,...

    Berlusconi rubs  shoulders with  Putin in Crimea
    Sep11

    Berlusconi rubs shoulders with Putin in Crimea

    YALTA: Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi rubbed shoulders with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday in Crimea, the most prominent Western politician to visit the Black Sea peninsula since Moscow annexed it from Ukraine last year. Western visitors have been rare since the annexation, which drove relations between Moscow and the...

    Ukraine truce holding amid Russia threat: Poroshenko
    Sep11

    Ukraine truce holding amid Russia threat: Poroshenko

    KIEV: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference on Friday that Russia remained a threat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents would hold. The Western-backed leader told an audience of about a hundred global investors and top diplomats that they must press...

    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’
    Sep11

    Poroshenko says Ukraine truce holding despite Russia ‘threat’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference Sept. 11 that Russia remained a threat to the “entire democratic world” but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents would hold …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin
    Sep11

    Italy’s ex-PM comes to Crimea to meet with old friend Putin

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Friday came to Russia-occupied Crimea in a sign of symbolic support for his close friend, Russian President Vladimir Putin. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin, Berlusconi meet up in Crimea
    Sep11

    Putin, Berlusconi meet up in Crimea

    Former Italian Prime Minister arrived in Russia-annexed Crimea for ‘private visit’ …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine Closes Airspace to Russian Planes En Route to Syria
    Sep11

    Ukraine Closes Airspace to Russian Planes En Route to Syria

    TEHRAN (FNA)- Ukraine has closed its airspace for Russia’s aircraft bound for Syria, Ukraine’s Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said at the meeting with his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico. …read more Source: Fars News...

    Syria will be topic at Saturday meeting of ministers in Berlin
    Sep11

    Syria will be topic at Saturday meeting of ministers in Berlin

    Foreign ministers meeting in Berlin on Saturday to discuss the Ukraine crisis are also likely to touch on the situation in Syria, a spokesman for the German foreign ministry said on Friday. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war
    Sep11

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war

    Yana Agafonova, a media official in the pro-Russian rebel government in eastern Ukraine, says critical publications are not welcome in the separatist region, which is locked in a vicious propaganda war with Kyiv …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Past Jewish year sees sharp rise in olim numbers
    Sep11

    Past Jewish year sees sharp rise in olim numbers

    About 13% more people chose to immigrate to Israel in the previous Jewish year than the one before it. The largest numbers came from France (7,350), Ukraine (6,868), and Russia (5,900). …read more Source: Yedioth...

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