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    Russian Lawmakers Approve Suspension of Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct19

    Russian Lawmakers Approve Suspension of Plutonium Deal With US

    The lower house of Russian parliament, Duma, has unanimously approved a decree signed by President Vladimir Putin to suspend a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium. Earlier this month, Putin said there is an “emerging threat to strategic stability” as a result of Washington’s “unfriendly...

    Finland Sees Propaganda Attack From Former Master Russia
    Oct19

    Finland Sees Propaganda Attack From Former Master Russia

    By Jussi Rosendahl and Tuomas Forsell HELSINKI (Reuters)–Finland is becoming increasingly worried about what it sees as Russian propaganda against it, including Russian questioning about the legality of its 1917 independence. The country shares a 1,340 km (833 mile) border and a difficult and bloody history with Russia, of which it was once a...

    The Latest: French president: Aleppo situation unacceptable
    Oct19

    The Latest: French president: Aleppo situation unacceptable

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 6:30 p.m. French President Francois Hollande has called the situation in Aleppo “unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable” ahead of a meeting in Berlin that was primarily aimed at tackling problems in Ukraine. The French president made the comments Wednesday in Paris following a meeting with Rahed...

    Bar brawl lands Ukraine archbishop in monastery
    Oct19

    Bar brawl lands Ukraine archbishop in monastery

    Church authorities unimpressed by brawl caught on CCTV. …read more Source:...

    The Latest: French President: Aleppo Situation Unacceptable
    Oct19

    The Latest: French President: Aleppo Situation Unacceptable

    French President Francois Hollande has called the situation in Aleppo “unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable” ahead of a meeting in Berlin that was primarily aimed at tackling problems in Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    [Opinion] A Normandy summit of ulterior motives
    Oct19

    [Opinion] A Normandy summit of ulterior motives

    Today’s summit between the German, French, Russian and Ukrainian leaders will not settle the conflict in eastern Ukraine. It could, however, shape the EU response to the broader Russia challenge. …read more Source:...

    Sławomir Nowak to head Ukraine’s State Agency for Roads
    Oct19

    Sławomir Nowak to head Ukraine’s State Agency for Roads

    Slawomir Nowak has become the new head of the State Agency for Roads of Ukraine (Ukrawtodor). This is equivalent to Poland’s General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways. The former Polish transport minister will be responsible for the development of Ukraine’s road network. This is yet another Polish politician or official who...

    Germany Hosts Meeting to Review Minsk Agreements on Ukraine
    Oct19

    Germany Hosts Meeting to Review Minsk Agreements on Ukraine

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting Wednesday with the Russian, Ukrainian and French presidents in Berlin in efforts to reactivate the stalled Minsk peace agreements aimed at a political settlement in eastern Ukraine. Amid escalating tensions between the West and Russia, Merkel invited Russian President Vladimir Putin, Ukrainian...

    The Anti-Russian Lynch Mob Fails
    Oct19

    The Anti-Russian Lynch Mob Fails

    Photo by Thierry Ehrmann With an all-but official declaration of a new “Cold War” on Russia by the United States, the journalistic atmosphere in the US, the EU and the exiting UK has become poisonous. Dissent is hardly permitted. All evils are now assumed to be the work of Moscow until proven otherwise, even by the most liberal of publications....

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS
    Oct19

    Two Russians, one American blast off to ISS

    BAIKONUR: Two Russian cosmonauts and a NASA astronaut soared into orbit in a Soyuz spacecraft Wednesday at the start of a two-day journey to the International Space Station. NASA’s Shane Kimbrough and Andrei Borisenko and Sergei Ryzhikov of Roscosmos blasted off at 0805 GMT from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan after their launch had...