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    Two killed, power station hit in Ukraine violence
    Jul27

    Two killed, power station hit in Ukraine violence

    At least two people were killed Monday and a regional power station was knocked out of action after being damaged by shelling in Ukraine’s pro-Russian separatist east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine faces ‘hidden crisis’ as displacement soars
    Jul27

    Ukraine faces ‘hidden crisis’ as displacement soars

    By Natalia Ojewska Ukraine is facing a “hidden emergency” because of the government’s failure to plan for nearly 1.4 million people uprooted by the war in the east, which has left many struggling to find shelter, charities say. They accused the government of breaking its promise to provide housing for people displaced by the conflict and...

    Russia’s new maritime doctrine ‘to counter NATO’s expansion’
    Jul27

    Russia’s new maritime doctrine ‘to counter NATO’s expansion’

    Russia adopts amendments to 2001 maritime doctrine, focusing on annexed Crimea and the Arctic …read more Source: World...

    Russia to boost navy in Black Sea, seeks presence in Atlantic
    Jul27

    Russia to boost navy in Black Sea, seeks presence in Atlantic

    Moscow is planning to boost the strategic positions of its navy in the Black Sea in response to NATO’s “inadmissible” expansion towards Russian borders. According to a newly-revised version of the Russian Navy’s doctrine published Sunday on the country’s official navy website, “strategic Russian positions” near the Crimean...

    For Ransom, Bitcoin Replaces the Bag of Bills
    Jul27

    For Ransom, Bitcoin Replaces the Bag of Bills

    Photo A Bitcoin conference and trade show in New York last year. The currency was unveiled by an anonymous creator in 2009. Credit Mark Lennihan/Associated Press In the old days, criminals liked their ransom payments in briefcases full of unmarked bills. These days, there’s a new preferred method for hostage takers: the virtual currency...

    Ukraine detains another suspected Russian soldier
    Jul26

    Ukraine detains another suspected Russian soldier

    KIEV: Ukrainian state security agents on Sunday questioned a soldier suspected of being a Russian army officer who was picked up while riding in a military truck packed with ammunition in the country’s east. If he is confirmed as a Russian soldier, Ukraine is likely to use the case to bolster its charges that Russia is continuing direct...

    China’s Global Ambitions, With Loans and Strings Attached
    Jul26

    China’s Global Ambitions, With Loans and Strings Attached

    Photo Water pipes set aside near where Ecuador wants a Chinese oil company to build a giant refinery, outside the port of Manta. China has invested heavily in overseas oil projects. Credit Ivan Kashinsky for The New York Times EL CHACO, Ecuador — Where the Andean foothills dip into the Amazon jungle, nearly 1,000 Chinese engineers and workers...

    Football: 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying draw held
    Jul25

    Football: 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying draw held

    Turkey ends up with Croatia, Iceland, Ukraine and Finland at Group I after ceremony in Russian city Saint Petersburg …read more Source: Anadolu...

    US strengthening Ukraine’s ‘puppet government’: Analyst
    Jul25

    US strengthening Ukraine’s ‘puppet government’: Analyst

    The US wants to “strengthen the puppet government” in Ukraine against mass opposition, an analyst says. …read more Source:...

    ‘US would like Russia to cease to exist as a country’ – Russia’s top security official — RT News
    Jul25

    ‘US would like Russia to cease to exist as a country’ – Russia’s top security official — RT News

    Russia’s extreme wealth doesn’t allow the US to rest, prompting Washington to invent a putative “Russian threat” and scheming against Moscow through the Ukrainian crisis, the head of Russia’s Security Council, Nikolay Patrushev, told Kommersant daily. The US is not a universal evil, yet Washington takes the decision whom to...

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