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    Army to Deploy Israeli Trophy Armor System on Tanks
    Oct12

    Army to Deploy Israeli Trophy Armor System on Tanks

    On March 1, 2011 an Israeli Merkava IV tank on patrol along the Gaza periphery was fired upon by Hamas terrorists from concealed positions within Gaza. Using a deadly RPG-29, a more advanced version of the RPG-7, the terrorists waited for impact. But their moment of glory never transpired. As the anti-tank projectile neared its target, a...

    Mutual investments in CIS, including Central Asia, grow as Russian economy recovers
    Oct12

    Mutual investments in CIS, including Central Asia, grow as Russian economy recovers

    BISHKEK (TCA) — The downward trend governing the changes of foreign direct investment (FDI) stock of CIS countries — including five post-Soviet republics of Central Asia — during the period from 2013 to 2015 has been replaced with significant growth. According to the latest data, in 2016 mutual CIS and Georgia FDI stock increased by 7.9% to $45.1...

    Ukraine detains top defence officials in graft case
    Oct12

    Ukraine detains top defence officials in graft case

    KIEV: Ukraine’s anti-corruption bureau said on Wednesday it had detained a deputy defence minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme. The announcement was the highest-profile indictment against any official since the Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine...

    Russia unveils new Crimea-themed bank note
    Oct12

    Russia unveils new Crimea-themed bank note

    Russia’s central bank has presented a new banknote showing the Crimean naval city of Sevastopol and the Greek and Roman ruins at Chersonesus. Images of the annexed peninsula were chosen by the public in an online poll. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP
    Oct12

    Crimea Chose to Join Russia, Compensation to Kiev ‘Out of Question’ – German MP

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Crimea’s reunification with Russia was based on the decision of its residents, so Ukraine should not receive any compensation for the territory that seceded after a referendum, Maurer told Sputnik on Wednesday. “Compensation is out of the question. The topic should be closed once and forever,” Maurer, who has been on a...

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia
    Oct12

    ‘Crimean Ice Cream Maker’ From Italy Shares His Impressions of Living in Russia

    Visitors to Lelli’s bar in Crimea’s Sevastopol can taste at least 42 different types of hand-made Italian ice cream, all made to authentic Italian recipes. Q:Do you produce real Italian ice cream? What ingredients do you use? A: Yes, it’s Italian. When Crimea became part of Russia, we started to work with official Russian...

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea
    Oct12

    Norwegian Delegation Plans to Change West’s Perception on ‘Occupation’ of Crimea

    “After returning home, we will continue our work and develop relations between Russia and Norway. We will write articles and use our resources to convince people that Crimea is not an occupied territory. People often say that Russia annexed Crimea, but are against it and we will show that Crimea is a part of Russia,” Weber underlined. Meanwhile,...

    Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics
    Oct12

    Study: West Africa at Risk of Ebola, Similar Epidemics

    West Africa is most at risk of fatal hemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives. A study in The Lancet medical journal assessed the likelihood of four viruses — Ebola, Lassa, Marburg and Crimean-Congo — spreading on the continent, charting progress from a first human...

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea
    Oct12

    Head of Norway’s Delegation Says No Human Rights Violations Found in Crimea

    SIMFEROPOL (Sputnik) – The delegation, which included 11 politicians and businessmen from Norway, as well as two German lawmakers, started its week-long visit to Crimea on Thursday. In late September, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Office (OHCHR) released a report, claiming that human rights violations in Crimea had multiplied since...

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine
    Oct12

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine

    Rajan Menon and Will Ruger elaborate on why arming Ukraine would be an extremely foolish thing for the U.S. to do: The proposition that Putin won’t be provoked by a U.S. decision to send lethal arms to Ukraine amounts to a hunch. It’s not supported by evidence, and Putin’s past behavior contradicts it. This is not a minor point:...