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    Putin confirms Russian military involvement in Syria’s civil war
    Sep05

    Putin confirms Russian military involvement in Syria’s civil war

    The AviationistPhotos of Russian jets and drones reportedly flying over Syria. Russia is providing “serious” training and logistical support to the Syrian army, Vladimir Putin has said, in the first public confirmation of the depth of Russia’s involvement in Syria’s civil war. Commenting on reports that Russian combat troops have been...

    600k Ukrainians seek asylum in Russia: Migration service
    Sep05

    600k Ukrainians seek asylum in Russia: Migration service

    Russia’s Federal Migration Service (FMS) says more than 600,000 of Ukrainians have appealed to the organization amid the humanitarian crisis in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Iran...

    Nuclear ‘Tsar’ bomb put on display in Moscow
    Sep05

    Nuclear ‘Tsar’ bomb put on display in Moscow

    MOSCOW // Eight metres long and weighing 25 tonnes, a replica of the so-called Tsar Bomb, the most powerful nuclear bomb ever detonated, has gone on display for the first time in Russia, in the midst of an ongoing standoff with the West over Ukraine.Tested in 1961 by the Soviet Union, the hydrogen bomb — also known as the AN602 —...

    Truce upheld for first time in war-torn eastern Ukraine: president
    Sep05

    Truce upheld for first time in war-torn eastern Ukraine: president

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says that the Western-backed truce signed in Minsk in February had been respected this week for the first time, despite pro-Russian rebels claiming a civilian had been killed …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine simmers after moves to give more autonomy to rebels
    Sep05

    Ukraine simmers after moves to give more autonomy to rebels

      Members of Ukraine’s National Guard carry a coffin with the body of their comrade Ihor Debrin, who was killed by a grenade during a nationalist protest outside the parliament building on Monday, at a memorial service outside Kiev. — Reuters   Richard Balmforth     A SPASM of street violence has …read more...

    Two of US Air Force’s fighters planes land in Estonia
    Sep04

    Two of US Air Force’s fighters planes land in Estonia

    TALLINN: Two of the US Air Force’s most advanced planes, F-22 Raptor stealth fighters, made a landmark visit to Estonia on Friday, the first time the state-of-the-art aircraft have visited former Soviet territory. The visit comes as tensions are running high with neighbouring Russia over its role in the conflict in Ukraine. The jets landed...

    Putin blames US for migrant crisis in Europe
    Sep04

    Putin blames US for migrant crisis in Europe

    Vladimir Putin blames the migrant crisis in Europe on the US for imposing its standards on the Middle East and Africa, while failing to understand their culture and traditions. Emma Burrows reports from Moscow. Vladimir Putin today blamed the migrant crisis in Europe on the United States for imposing its own standards on countries in the Middle...

    Two senior nationalists charged over Kiev clashes
    Sep04

    Two senior nationalists charged over Kiev clashes

    Kiev, Sept 4, 2015 (AFP) – Ukrainian authorities on Friday charged two senior members of an ultra-nationalist party over violent clashes in Kiev that killed three police this week. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin urges Kiev to hold talks with pro-Russians over reforms
    Sep04

    Putin urges Kiev to hold talks with pro-Russians over reforms

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says the government in Kiev should hold talks with east Ukraine’s pro-Russians over any constitutional reforms. According to the reports, Putin at the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in the Russian city of Vladivostok on Friday said: “I want to emphasize that the amendments to the constitution of Ukraine are...

    Putin urges Kiev to hold talks with pro-Russians over reforms
    Sep04

    Putin urges Kiev to hold talks with pro-Russians over reforms

    Putin says the government in Kiev should hold talks with east Ukraine’s pro-Russians over any constitutional reforms. …read more Source:...

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