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Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Five on trial in Russia court over Nemtsov murder
    Oct03

    Five on trial in Russia court over Nemtsov murder

    Moscow: Five men accused of the shock murder of top Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov last year faced the jury on Monday as their high-profile trial opened at a Russian military court. Nemtsov, a former deputy prime minister and one of the most prominent opposition politicians who openly criticised President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down late at...

    Putin Orders Suspension of Plutonium Cleanup Program with US
    Oct03

    Putin Orders Suspension of Plutonium Cleanup Program with US

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Monday to suspend an agreement with the United States on disposing of weapons-grade plutonium, citing Washington’s “unfriendly actions”. It also claimed the United States was unable “to ensure the implementation of its obligations to utilize surplus weapons-grade...

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist for ‘spying’, Kiev calls for his release
    Oct03

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist for ‘spying’, Kiev calls for his release

    Journalist Roman Sushchenko — who has worked for Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform since 2002 — was detained in Moscow “while conducting espionage activities,” Russia’s FSB told Interfax news agency. …read more Source: Hindustan...

    Roos condemns government’s ‘scandalous’ handling of Ukraine referendum
    Oct03

    Roos condemns government’s ‘scandalous’ handling of Ukraine referendum

    One of the leading voices behind the ‘no’ vote on Ukraine’s accession treaty with the EU has attacked the Dutch… …read more Source:...

    Georgian President Urges Russia To Stop Meddling In Ex-Soviet Republics’ Affairs
    Oct03

    Georgian President Urges Russia To Stop Meddling In Ex-Soviet Republics’ Affairs

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has said Russia must treat former Soviet republics as full-fledged members of the international community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Drugging Incident Raises US Concerns
    Oct03

    Russian Drugging Incident Raises US Concerns

    WASHINGTON — Two U.S. officials traveling with diplomatic passports were drugged while attending a conference in Russia last year, and one of them was hospitalized, in what officials have concluded was part of a wider, escalating pattern of harassment of U.S. diplomats by Russia. The incident at a hotel bar during a UN anti-corruption...

    Russian intelligence says it detained Ukrainian spy suspect
    Oct03

    Russian intelligence says it detained Ukrainian spy suspect

    Russian intelligence says it detained Ukrainian spy suspect …read more Source:...

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist for ‘spying’
    Oct03

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist for ‘spying’

    MOSCOW: Russia’s FSB security service on Monday said it had detained a Ukrainian journalist for spying, prompting Kiev to call for his immediate release. Journalist Roman Sushchenko — who has worked for Ukrainian state news agency Ukrinform since 2002 — was detained in Moscow “while conducting espionage activities,”...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct03

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    Workers load uranium-plutonium mixed oxide civilian fuel made from American military plutonium on a boat heading to the US, at the port in Cherbourg, northern France, on March 22, 2005/AFP-FileMOSCOW, Russian, Oct 3 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on plutonium disposal, citing...

    Ukrainian Journalist In Russian Custody On Espionage Charges
    Oct03

    Ukrainian Journalist In Russian Custody On Espionage Charges

    A Ukrainian journalist is being held in custody in Russia on espionage charges. Federal Security Service (FSB) officials said on October 3 that Roman Sushchenko was detained in Moscow on September 30 …read more Source: Big News...