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    Russia withdraws from US nuclear pact
    Oct04

    Russia withdraws from US nuclear pact

    The Russian government announced Monday it would suspend a deal with the U.S. on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium as relations between the countries worsen. Under the agreement, the two countries agreed to dispose of 34 tonnes of plutonium each so that it could not be used to build nuclear weapons. Russian President Vladimir Putin accused...

    Putin freezes nuclear pact, raising stakes in Washington row
    Oct04

    Putin freezes nuclear pact, raising stakes in Washington row

    Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes with the United States over Ukraine and Syria. …read more Source: The Daily...

    IMF Asks Ukraine For Results In Fight Against Graft
    Oct04

    IMF Asks Ukraine For Results In Fight Against Graft

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is urging Ukraine to show progress in fighting corruption and pushing through other reforms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Foreign tourists spent $82 million in Tajikistan in first half 2016
    Oct04

    Foreign tourists spent $82 million in Tajikistan in first half 2016

    DUSHANBE (TCA) — In the first half of this year, more than 163 thousand foreign tourists visited Tajikistan, spending almost US $82 million in the country, Avesta news agency reported citing Adkham Abdullozoda, the chairman of the Committee of Youth Affairs, Sports and Tourism of Tajikistan. According to Abdullozoda, in the first half of 2016,...

    US-Russia talks on Syria ceasefire break down
    Oct04

    US-Russia talks on Syria ceasefire break down

    The United States broke off talks with Russia on Monday on implementing a ceasefire agreement in Syria and accused Moscow of not living up to its commitments under the Sept. 9 deal to halt fighting and ensure aid reached besieged communities. The confirmation that the U.S.-Russian talks on Syria have collapsed suggests that there is little hope,...

    UKRAINE MARKS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF BABI YAR MASSACRE
    Oct04

    UKRAINE MARKS THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF BABI YAR MASSACRE

    Ukrainians have marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. Foreign dignitaries joined Ukraines President and others… (У роки Другої світової війни урочище Бабин Яр стало місцем масових розстрілів.Українці на державному рівні наприкінці минулого вересня відзначили 75-ліття цієї...

    Moscow Summons Dutch Ambassador To Complain About MH17 Findings
    Oct04

    Moscow Summons Dutch Ambassador To Complain About MH17 Findings

    Moscow summoned the Dutch ambassador on October 3 to complain about a criminal investigation last week that concluded that a missile brought in from Russia shot down a passenger jet flying over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian firm sells beds shaped like BUK missiles
    Oct04

    Russian firm sells beds shaped like BUK missiles

    KUALA LUMPUR: CaroBus, a St.Petersburg based company, has begun selling children’s beds in the shape of BUK missile launchers, according to a report by the Mirror. The beds are selling at 10,000 roubles or about GBP123. The children’s BUK-beds are part of a “defenders of the motherland” series to encourage children to be soldiers. It...

    Russia detains Ukraine journalist on spying accusations
    Oct04

    Russia detains Ukraine journalist on spying accusations

    Russia’s FSB security service has arrested a senior Ukrainian journalist on spying charges sparking a fresh diplomatic row between the two countries. …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan Ranks 53rd in Global Competitiveness Rating, Loses 11 Positions
    Oct04

    Kazakhstan Ranks 53rd in Global Competitiveness Rating, Loses 11 Positions

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan lost 11 positions in the 2016-2017 Global Competiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The country was ranked 53rd among 138 nations between Rwanda (52) and Costa Rica (54). “The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) shows, to...