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    Russia to Build Permanent Syrian Naval Base, Eyes Other Outposts
    Oct10

    Russia to Build Permanent Syrian Naval Base, Eyes Other Outposts

    By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters)–Russia will create a permanent naval base in Syria to expand its military footprint in its closest Middle East ally, a government official said on Monday, a week after Moscow said it was considering reopening Soviet-era bases in Vietnam and Cuba. The move, announced by Russian Deputy Defense Minister Nikolai...

    Four council members linked to attacks on medical facilities
    Oct10

    Four council members linked to attacks on medical facilities

    When the UN Security Council last week discussed the deliberate attacks on medical facilities in war-ravaged Syria and Yemen, secretary-general Ban Ki-moon implicitly criticised some of the warring nations lamenting that “even a slaughterhouse is more humane” than the ongoing indiscriminate killings of civilians in the two devastating conflicts....

    Russia Says U.S. ‘Aggression’ Threatens National Security
    Oct10

    Russia Says U.S. ‘Aggression’ Threatens National Security

    Russia’s foreign minister said Sunday that “aggressive steps” by the United States are threatening Moscow’s national security. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview with Russian state television that there has been a “fundamental change” in circumstances resulting in the existence of an “aggressive Russophobia” in the...

    [Ticker] EU and Ukraine set November summit date
    Oct10

    [Ticker] EU and Ukraine set November summit date

    The EU and Ukraine are to hold a summit in Brussels on 18 November to discuss anti-corruption reforms, the Minsk ceasefire plan, and visa-free travel to Schengen states, the EU Council said Monday. Ukraine’s leader Petro Poroshenko will also visit Brussels for a summit on EU-Russia relations in mid-October. The European Commission has said...

    Pro-Russia Separatists Protest OSCE In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct10

    Pro-Russia Separatists Protest OSCE In Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine have protested against the possibility of an international, armed monitoring mission in the area. Several thousand people in the separatist-controlled city of Luhansk gathered on October 10 to denounce the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read...

    Business Days in Gomel to bring together delegations from 15 countries
    Oct10

    Business Days in Gomel to bring together delegations from 15 countries

    Attending the international business event will be officials and businessmen from Russia, Latvia, Georgia, Slovenia, Italy, Vietnam, Croatia and several other countries. Ukraine will be the most represented country with five delegations. …read more Source:...

    Russia to build permanent Syrian naval base, eyes other outposts
    Oct10

    Russia to build permanent Syrian naval base, eyes other outposts

    Russia will create a permanent naval base in Syria to expand its military footprint in its closest Middle East ally, a government official said on Monday, a week after Moscow said it was considering reopening Soviet-era bases in Vietnam and Cuba. The move, announced by Russian Deputy Defence Minister Nikolai Pankov, is further evidence Russia is...

    Putin’s War in Syria: Why Russians Don’t Seem to Care About It
    Oct10

    Putin’s War in Syria: Why Russians Don’t Seem to Care About It

    It’s a murky afternoon in northern Moscow when I meet “Rafiq” at the cramped offices of a refugee assistance center. A Syrian national, Rafiq fled his homeland to escape the civil war and moved to Moscow with his Russian-born wife. Today, he’s extremely cautious when he talks about the Kremlin’s support of Syrian President...

    40 teams attended one-day training course organized by Beeline within  Eurasia Mobile Challenge contest 
    Oct10

    40 teams attended one-day training course organized by Beeline within  Eurasia Mobile Challenge contest 

    ArmInfo. More than 120 participants from 40 teams have attended one-day training organized by Beeline within Armenian round of Eurasia Mobile Challenge contest. The participants were given opportunity to improve their ideas and solutions in the field of mobile technologies through discussion with experts. The press-service of the company has told...

    Putin in Turkey to push energy deals
    Oct10

    Putin in Turkey to push energy deals

    Both sides show pragmatism amid Syria crisisISTANBUL: Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Turkey on Monday for talks with counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, pushing forward ambitious joint energy projects as the two sides try to overcome a crisis in ties. Only a few months ago, Putin and Erdogan were exchanging acrimonious accusations over...