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    Five soldiers, one civilian killed in east Ukraine
    Aug06

    Five soldiers, one civilian killed in east Ukraine

    Clashes between Ukraine’s military forces and pro-Russia fighters leave five Kiev soldiers and a civilian dead. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Clashes Kill Five Troops, Civilian
    Aug06

    Ukraine Clashes Kill Five Troops, Civilian

    Ukraine on Thursday reported the death of five soldiers while pro-Russian rebels accused government troops of killing a civilian in clashes following failed talks on ending a 16-month conflict in the country’s east. …read more Source: Al-Manar...

    Book review: Soviet Leaders and Intelligence by Raymond L Garthoff
    Aug06

    Book review: Soviet Leaders and Intelligence by Raymond L Garthoff

    The Soviet Union was very poor at many things – planning an economy, caring for the well-being of its citizens, butting out of the business of other sovereign states – but one aspect of statecraft it mastered was the art of spying. The American bomb soon became the Soviet bomb, in large part due to the work of nuclear physicist, and spy, Klaus...

    France says ‘several’ nations interested in Mistral warships
    Aug06

    France says ‘several’ nations interested in Mistral warships

    France’s defence minister said on August 6 that “several” countries had expressed an interest in buying its Mistral-class warships, after Paris refused to deliver them to Russia because of the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    Russia: exchange imprisoned pilot for ‘path to Crimea’
    Aug06

    Russia: exchange imprisoned pilot for ‘path to Crimea’

    Offer came from a person very close to circle of President Putin …read more Source: World...

    France fully reimburses Russia for terminated Mistral deal
    Aug06

    France fully reimburses Russia for terminated Mistral deal

    France and Russia said they agreed to terminate a contract to supply the Russian navy with two warships, the delivery of which had been put on hold amid the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: World...

    Ukraine lifts ban on HIV-positive visitors
    Aug06

    Ukraine lifts ban on HIV-positive visitors

    Repeal of 14-year ban was one of conditions put forward by EU in ongoing visa-free travel talks …read more Source:...

    East Ukraine truce falling apart after fruitless talks
    Aug06

    East Ukraine truce falling apart after fruitless talks

    The situation remains tense in eastern Ukraine after two days of fruitless peace talks in the Belorussian capital. …read more Source:...

    Egypt to export cotton to Ukraine in exchange for wheat
    Aug05

    Egypt to export cotton to Ukraine in exchange for wheat

    Egypt has agreed to export Egyptian cotton to Ukraine in exchange for importing Ukrainian wheat, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported …read more Source:...

    Russia says no common approach yet with US on fighting Islamic State
    Aug05

    Russia says no common approach yet with US on fighting Islamic State

    By David Brunnstrom and Gabriela Baczynska Russia and the United States have not been able to agree on a common approach to fighting Islamic State, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday, after his second meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry in recent days. “We all agree that Islamic State is the common threat, common evil. We...

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