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    Ukraine’s Exploding Munition Depots Give Ammunition To Security Concerns
    Oct07

    Ukraine’s Exploding Munition Depots Give Ammunition To Security Concerns

    Ukraine’s munition depots keep blowing up, giving ammunition to allegations of sabotage and to warnings about the dangers of aging Soviet infrastructure. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine arrests 3 alleged terrorists accused of targeting Jews in Uman
    Oct07

    Ukraine arrests 3 alleged terrorists accused of targeting Jews in Uman

    (JTA) — Ukrainian police arrested three men they said were terrorists who, in their efforts to pit ethnic groups against one another, also targeted Jews in the central city of Uman. The men were arrested earlier this month at a border crossing while carrying explosives, according to the KP news site. Citing unnamed officials from the regional...

    Home Match: a young Ukrainian woman torn between football and family
    Oct07

    Home Match: a young Ukrainian woman torn between football and family

    One crucial year in the life of Alina Shilova, a young Ukrainian woman born and raised in the poor suburbs of Kiev, who is torn between playing football and looking after her family.Alina’s life has always been based around playing football and she was considered for the Ukrainian football team. Her coach knows she is talented but Alina is...

    Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people
    Oct07

    Moscow faces 130 fake bomb calls, evacuates 100,000 people

    People are checked by security guards before entering GUM, State Shop, at Red square in Moscow, Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, file)Moscow (AP) — Moscow on Friday faced over 130 fake bomb calls that prompted the evacuation of some 100,000 people from shopping malls, schools, railway stations and office buildings. It was the most massive flurry...

    Inuit call for halt on satellite launch over rocket’s toxic fuel fears
    Oct07

    Inuit call for halt on satellite launch over rocket’s toxic fuel fears

    Inuit in Canada and Greenland are calling for a stop to a rocket launch next week, over fears the rocket’s fuel may contaminate a rich Arctic ecosystem they rely on for food. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine parliament extends insurgents? self-rule by one year

    KIEV: A raucous Ukrainian parliament on Friday extended by another year the self-rule of its two Russian-backed insurgent regions of Lugansk and Donetsk under a set of strict conditions. The vote has been welcomed by Ukraine’s Western partners but bitterly opposed by hard-core nationalists who set off flares outside the chamber during the...

    Russian climbers scale Mt Manaslu in alpine style
    Oct07

    Russian climbers scale Mt Manaslu in alpine style

    Mt Manaslu. File photo KATHMANDU: At least 21 climbers successfully climbed the world’s eighth highest peak in an alpine style this autumn, according to the expedition organiser. Managing Director Chatur Kumar Tamang at Makalu Extreme Treks & Expedition informed that 25 expedition members along with 7 climbing Sherpas stood atop Mt...

    The Donald and Kim Road Show
    Oct07

    The Donald and Kim Road Show

    Many call it Cold War while some call it World War III in the making. And there are a growing number of people – experts – who believe that it is a case of two self-centered leaders with bloated egos. One of them –Donald J. Trump – is the president of the mightiest and wealthiest country in the world. The other one is Kim Jong-un, the sociopathic...

    Poroshenko Signs Bill Extending Special Status of Donbass for 1 Year
    Oct07

    Poroshenko Signs Bill Extending Special Status of Donbass for 1 Year

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a bill extending the special status of Donbass region in eastern Ukraine for a year, the presidential press service said in a statement Saturday. “President Petro Poroshenko signed the bill on the creation of the necessary conditions for the peaceful settlement of the situation in the...

    ForMin Melescanu: After Crimea’s illegal annexation, we have seen an accumulation of forces at the Black Sea
    Oct07

    ForMin Melescanu: After Crimea’s illegal annexation, we have seen an accumulation of forces at the Black Sea

    Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Saturday, at the 63rd annual session of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly, said that after “the illegal annexation” of Crimea an accumulation of Russian forces and armament that changed the previous balance of forces could be noticed. …read more Source:...