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    Russia summons Dutch ambassador over MH17 probe findings
    Oct04

    Russia summons Dutch ambassador over MH17 probe findings

    MOSCOW: Moscow on Monday summoned the Dutch ambassador to complain over the findings of a criminal probe into the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 that said the missile used to shoot it down was brought in from Russia. The Boeing 777 passenger jet was blown out of the sky on July 17, 2014 over war-torn eastern Ukraine killing all 298 on board,...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct04

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on weapons-grade plutonium disposal in retaliation for Washington’s “unfriendly actions” amid a wider standoff with the West. The deal, signed in 2000, was meant to allow both nuclear powers to dispose of plutonium from their defence...

    Canada donates $8.1 for Ukrainian police reform
    Oct04

    Canada donates $8.1 for Ukrainian police reform

    Canada will provide the government of Ukraine with up to $8.1 million in new funding to support the country’s new police force, Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion announced over the weekend. Dion made the announcement in Regina while attending the Triennial Congress of Ukrainian Canadians to celebrate a triple anniversary: the 75th...

    U.S.-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    U.S.-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    U.S. President Barack Obama extends his hand to Russian President Vladimir Putin during their meeting at the United Nations General Assembly in New York September 28, 2015. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) WASHINGTON—Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over...

    Bishop confident MH17 missile suspects will be identified
    Oct04

    Bishop confident MH17 missile suspects will be identified

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the names of those responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine in 2014 might be confirmed by the end of the year. …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and President Vladimir Putin put on hold a deal with the U.S. on disposing weapons-grade plutonium. On the surface, the … …read more...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and President Vladimir … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with… …read more Source:...

    Moscow arrests   high-ranking   Ukrainian spy
    Oct03

    Moscow arrests high-ranking Ukrainian spy

    MOSCOW: Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday it had arrested a senior Ukrainian intelligence officer for gathering secret information about Russian defence and security bodies. Ties between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014, when, after a popular uprising toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russian president, Russia annexed the...

    ‘I Will Work to Amplify Voice of Goodness’, Bulgaria’s Georgieva Tells UN
    Oct03

    ‘I Will Work to Amplify Voice of Goodness’, Bulgaria’s Georgieva Tells UN

    Bulgaria’s UN top job candidate Kristalina Georgieva asserted on Monday she would “work to amplify the voice of goodness in our world” if she became the next Secretary General. “Goodness is universal, but quiet. Hate is loud,” she said at the informal dialogue at the United Nations General Assembly General,...