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    Russia says U.S. actions threaten its national security
    Oct09

    Russia says U.S. actions threaten its national security

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he had detected increasing U.S. hostility towards Moscow and complained about what he said was a series of aggressive U.S. steps that threatened Russia’s national security. In an interview with Russian state TV likely to worsen already poor relations with Washington, Lavrov made it clear...

    Russia says U.S. actions threaten its national security
    Oct09

    Russia says U.S. actions threaten its national security

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Sunday he had detected increasing U.S. hostility towards Moscow and complained about what he said was a series of aggressive U.S. steps that threatened Russia’s national security. In an interview with Russian state TV likely to worsen already poor relations with Washington, Lavrov made it clear...

    Ukrainian War Prisoners Languish in Limbo on Both Sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian War Prisoners Languish in Limbo on Both Sides

    Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace agreement was signed under which the sides agreed to an “all-for-all” prisoner exchange. A year and a half later, his wife still waits desperately for his return. The so-called Minsk Agreement on ending the war...

    Seven Reasons the New Russian Hack Announcement Is a Big Deal
    Oct09

    Seven Reasons the New Russian Hack Announcement Is a Big Deal

    It’s been buried under news of Donald Trump bragging about his ability to grab women by their genitals, but Friday afternoon’s news dump included a stunning declaration by the Department of Homeland Security: the first direct accusation from the Obama administration that Russia is trying to interfere with our elections.”The U.S....

    Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles on NATO doorstep
    Oct09

    Russia deploys nuclear-capable missiles on NATO doorstep

    VILNIUS: Russia is again deploying nuclear-capable Iskander missiles into its Kaliningrad outpost that borders two NATO members, Lithuania said Saturday, warning the move was aimed at pressuring the West into making concessions over Syria and Ukraine. Poland also reacted angrily to Moscow’s move while Lithuania added that it could breach a...

    Washington, Moscow nearing ultimate conflict: Pundit
    Oct09

    Washington, Moscow nearing ultimate conflict: Pundit

    The conflicts in Syria and Ukraine are pushing the US and Russia towards a full-fledged conflict, a political commentator says. …read more Source:...

    Rabbi beaten in Ukraine airlifted to Israeli hospital
    Oct09

    Rabbi beaten in Ukraine airlifted to Israeli hospital

    (JTA) — A Chabad rabbi who was severely beaten in a train station in the western Ukrainian city of Zhitomir was airlifted to Israel by emergency medical transport. Rabbi Mendel Deitsch is in serious but stable condition at Tel Hashomer Medical Center near Tel Aviv. He has emergency surgery at a hospital in Zhitomir before being airlifted to...

    East-West tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War: Germany
    Oct09

    East-West tensions ‘more dangerous’ than Cold War: Germany

    The mounting tensions between the United States and Russia have created a situation that is “more dangerous” than the Cold War, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said in an interview published Saturday. Relations between the two have nosedived since a ceasefire they agreed to in September fell apart in less than a week,...

    Ruling party wins Georgia vote, opposition alleges fraud
    Oct09

    Ruling party wins Georgia vote, opposition alleges fraud

    TBILISI: The ruling Georgian Dream party won Georgia’s parliamentary polls, early results showed Sunday, but accusations of vote rigging from the opposition sparked fears of political instability in the Caucasus nation. Georgia’s Western allies are watching closely to see if the strategic nation – praised as a rare example of...

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides

    KIEV: Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace agreement was signed under which the sides agreed to an “all-for-all” prisoner exchange. A year and a half later, his wife still waits desperately for his return. The so-called Minsk Agreement on ending the war between...