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    US soldiers charged for selling $1M of sensitive equipment to Russia, China and Kazakhstan
    Oct07

    US soldiers charged for selling $1M of sensitive equipment to Russia, China and Kazakhstan

    WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM – Six US Army soldiers and two civilians have been charged with stealing and selling restricted military equipment to buyers in other nations, including in Russia, China, Ukraine and Kazakhstan, the US Department of Justice said in a press release on Thursday, Sputnik reports. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Putin plans Paris visit on 19 October
    Oct07

    [Ticker] Putin plans Paris visit on 19 October

    Sergey Lavrov, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs, said on Thursday that president Vladimir Putin would go to Paris on 19 October to speak about Syria, Ukraine and bilateral relations with French president Francois Hollande. French foreign minister Jean-Marc Ayrault, who was meeting Lavrov, did not confirm the visit, Ayrault saying he was in...

    Rafael Nadal stuns French Mannarino to reach Beijing quarters
    Oct07

    Rafael Nadal stuns French Mannarino to reach Beijing quarters

    BEIJING (AFP) – Home favourite Zhang Shuai cruised past Simona Halep to book a quarter final place at the China Open on Thursday in rain-hit Beijing.Zhang overpowered fifth-ranked Halep in less than a hour, beating her 6-0, 6-3 to delight the home crowd in the Chinese capital.It was a day of upsets as Elina Svitolina ousted top seed...

    U.S. Soldiers Charged With Selling Army Gear Online To Russians, Kazakhs
    Oct07

    U.S. Soldiers Charged With Selling Army Gear Online To Russians, Kazakhs

    The U.S. Justice Department charged eight people, including six soldiers, with stealing more than $1 million worth of sensitive U.S. Army equipment and selling it on eBay to buyers in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova, and other countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey draws 2-2 with Ukraine in World Cup qualifier
    Oct07

    Turkey draws 2-2 with Ukraine in World Cup qualifier

    Croatia blows out Kosovo 6-0 in Group I match …read more Source: Anadolu...

    6 US Soldiers, 2 Civilians Charged in Theft of Sensitive Army Gear
    Oct07

    6 US Soldiers, 2 Civilians Charged in Theft of Sensitive Army Gear

    Six U.S. soldiers and two other men were indicted Thursday on charges of stealing and selling sensitive military equipment to foreign buyers including those from China, Russia and Ukraine. The soldie …read more Source: Big News...

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence
    Oct07

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence

    TBILISI: A close parliamentary election in Georgia on Saturday is being seen as a test of stability in the ex-Soviet state after a car bombing and a shooting marred the run-up to the vote. Criss-crossed by strategically important oil and gas pipelines and traditionally buffeted between Russia and the West, a fifth of Georgian territory remains...

    Obama administration becomes target of Russian ridicule
    Oct07

    Obama administration becomes target of Russian ridicule

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest is used to being a political target—but not a military one. Moscow’s embassy in Washington tweeted an image Wednesday juxtaposing a photo of anti-aircraft missile system alongside—and pointed at—the White House spokesman’s face. Speaking to reporters later that day, Earnest laughed off the...

    The U.S. Army Equipment That Ended Up on eBay
    Oct07

    The U.S. Army Equipment That Ended Up on eBay

    NEWS BRIEF Eight people, including six U.S. soldiers, have been charged with conspiring to steal equipment from the U.S. Army, federal prosecutors said Thursday.The six soldiers allegedly stole more than $1 million worth of sensitive military equipment from the U.S. Army installation at Fort Campbell, located on the border between Hopkinsville,...

    Drug users are presumed criminals in Ukraine. New police training is aimed at changing that.
    Oct07

    Drug users are presumed criminals in Ukraine. New police training is aimed at changing that.

    Ukraine has one of the fastest-growing HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world. One of the main reasons: intravenous drug use. But just outside the capital Kiev, a group is working with police to change their approach toward drug users — to treat addiction as an illness, not a crime. …read more Source: Public Radio...