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    “Insanity and folly”: experts on Trump’s proposal to build tens of thousands of nukes
    Oct11

    “Insanity and folly”: experts on Trump’s proposal to build tens of thousands of nukes

    “We now know why Tillerson called Trump a moron.” President Donald Trump asked his top national security officials to build tens of thousands of new nuclear weapons during a July 20 meeting, according to an NBC News report published on Wednesday morning. The president’s request, experts say, is simultaneously impossible and terrifying. “The...

    Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)
    Oct11

    Ukraine detains two top defence officials in graft case (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members
    Oct11

    Russia’s FSB Detains Six Crimean Tatars Accused Of Being Hizb ut-Tahrir Members

    Activists in Russian-controlled Crimea say six Crimean Tatars have been detained on suspicion of extremism in what the activists and the Ukrainian government say is part of a discriminatory campaign targeting members of the Muslim group. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Government’s new defence initiative shifts gaze eastwards
    Oct11

    Government’s new defence initiative shifts gaze eastwards

    The government has unveiled plans for a new defence policy initiative expected to be presented in full next week, in which Russia appears to be a major factor in determining future defence strategy. The defence minister, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, wants to install missile systems on Danish warships to protect Danish airspace against hostile...

    President’s comments over Russia sanctions draw sharp response
    Oct11

    President’s comments over Russia sanctions draw sharp response

    Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and other members of the government as well as the opposition have condemned Czech President Miloš Zeman’s rejection of EU sanctions against Russia. The head of state told the Council of Europe on Tuesday that, in his view, sanctions were not working and called Russia’s annexation of Crimea...

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’

    Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia’s proposal to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine is “a Trojan horse” but that it would be worth trying to “reshape” the plan, since it presents the first opportunity in a long time to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’
    Oct11

    Ex-NATO Chief Says Putin’s UN Peacekeeper Proposal For Ukraine Needs ‘Reshaping’

    Former NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says Russia’s proposal to send UN peacekeepers to eastern Ukraine is “a Trojan horse” but that it would be worth trying to “reshape” the plan, since it presents the first opportunity in a long time to resolve the conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In the League of Nations of UEFA, the Armenian team will play in the  fourth division
    Oct11

    In the League of Nations of UEFA, the Armenian team will play in the  fourth division

    ArmInfo. Following the qualifying matches of the group stage of the World Cup in 2018 in the European zone, in the League of Nations of UEFA the Armenian team will play in the fourth division D together with the teams taking places from 40th to 50th. These are Azerbaijan, Macedonia, Georgia, Belarus, the Faroe Islands, Latvia, Luxembourg,...

    Paper: Ukrainians ask about Estonia’s experiences with Bronze Soldier
    Oct11

    Paper: Ukrainians ask about Estonia’s experiences with Bronze Soldier

    Andriy Sadovyi, mayor of the Ukrainian city of Lviv, has sought information from Estonian Ambassador to Ukraine Gert Antsu regarding Estonia’s experiences with handling Soviet monuments. …read more Source:...