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    Taiwan wins 50 medals, 6 special prizes at Ukraine invention show
    Oct01

    Taiwan wins 50 medals, 6 special prizes at Ukraine invention show

    Taipei, Oct. 1 (CNA) Taiwan won a total of 50 medals and six special prizes at a just-concluded international invention exhibition in Ukraine, taking second place in medal standing among all participating groups from over 20 countries, a Taipei-based invention society said Sunday. …read more Source: Focus...

    Russia Ranks 38th On Competitiveness List; Kazakhstan 57th
    Oct01

    Russia Ranks 38th On Competitiveness List; Kazakhstan 57th

    Russia has led its partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with the highest ranking among the group in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Denies Ukrainian Allegations It Left Troops In Belarus
    Oct01

    Russia Denies Ukrainian Allegations It Left Troops In Belarus

    Russia has denied allegations from Ukraine that it left troops behind in Belarus after staging military exercises there, despite Moscow’s pledge not to do so. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland Keeps Election Promise, Lowers Retirement Age
    Oct01

    Poland Keeps Election Promise, Lowers Retirement Age

    Poland lowers its retirement age Sunday, a costly election promise by the ruling conservatives that goes against a European trend of gradually increasing the pension age as people live longer and stay more healthy. Lowering the age to 60 for women and 65 for men is popular in particular among supporters of the governing right-wing Law and Justice...

    Moscow reveals cables sent to USSR by British double agent
    Oct01

    Moscow reveals cables sent to USSR by British double agent

    MOSCOW: A new exhibition in Moscow has made public for the first time secret documents that British double agent Kim Philby sent to his Soviet handlers. Considered one of the KGB’s most productive Western recruits – and Britain’s biggest Cold War traitor – Philby passed information to Moscow from the 1930s until he was discovered and...

    West’s rift with Russia ‘will last until Vladimir Putin goes’
    Oct01

    West’s rift with Russia ‘will last until Vladimir Putin goes’

    Outgoing EU envoy to Moscow says Brussels should help Ukraine by offering it a path to membership Relations between Russia and the EU are stuck in a “deep and acute” crisis and are unlikely to improve until President Vladimir Putin leaves office and the conflict in Ukraine is resolved – events that could be many years away, the outgoing EU...

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’
    Oct01

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — More than three years after Russia snatched Crimea from Ukraine, the peninsula is suffering through an extended season of discontent. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Russia Reacts to Kiev’s Lawsuit Over Kerch Bridge Construction
    Oct01

    Russia Reacts to Kiev’s Lawsuit Over Kerch Bridge Construction

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) — The Ukrainian authorities’ lawsuits against Russia over the construction a bridge between Crimea and Russia’s Krasnodar will not be able to hinder the historic construction works, Deputy Vice Prime Minister Dmitry Polonsky said Saturday. On Friday, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko gave instructions to sue...

    Ukraine’s Bondarenko Wins Tashkent WTA Tennis Title
    Oct01

    Ukraine’s Bondarenko Wins Tashkent WTA Tennis Title

    Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine defeated second-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary to win the title at Tashkent Open WTA tennis tournament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This week in science: pushback polls
    Oct01

    This week in science: pushback polls

    Republicans are back in the White House and the war on science is back on right where it left off in 2009. The usual suspects particularly dislike environmental science and climate research is at the top of that short shit list. But a new poll finds the public has become more skeptical of industry funded misinformation in the interim: More than...