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    Russia detains Ukraine journalist on spying accusations
    Oct04

    Russia detains Ukraine journalist on spying accusations

    Russia’s FSB security service has arrested a senior Ukrainian journalist on spying charges sparking a fresh diplomatic row between the two countries. …read more Source:...

    Russian firm sells beds shaped like BUK missiles
    Oct04

    Russian firm sells beds shaped like BUK missiles

    KUALA LUMPUR: CaroBus, a St.Petersburg based company, has begun selling children’s beds in the shape of BUK missile launchers, according to a report by the Mirror. The beds are selling at 10,000 roubles or about GBP123. The children’s BUK-beds are part of a “defenders of the motherland” series to encourage children to be soldiers. It...

    Kazakhstan Ranks 53rd in Global Competitiveness Rating, Loses 11 Positions
    Oct04

    Kazakhstan Ranks 53rd in Global Competitiveness Rating, Loses 11 Positions

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. ASTANA – Kazakhstan lost 11 positions in the 2016-2017 Global Competiveness Report issued by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The country was ranked 53rd among 138 nations between Rwanda (52) and Costa Rica (54). “The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) shows, to...

    Netherlands braces for sharp right turn
    Oct04

    Netherlands braces for sharp right turn

    THE HAGUE — One of Europe’s most liberal countries is on the brink of turning decisively to the right. Ahead of the elections in the Netherlands on March 15 next year, polls show a tight race between center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his political foe Geert Wilders, a right-wing firebrand with staunch positions on Islam (ban the...

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington
    Oct04

    Putin suspends nuclear pact, raising stakes in row with Washington

    Russian President Vladimir Putin attends an awarding ceremony at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, on September 22, 2016. Photo: Reuters MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct04

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of US-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Putin suspends 2010 agreement to clean up weapons-grade plutonium with U.S.
    Oct04

    Putin suspends 2010 agreement to clean up weapons-grade plutonium with U.S.

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium, signaling he is willing to use nuclear disarmament as a new bargaining chip in disputes with the United States over Ukraine and Syria. Starting in the last years of the Cold War, Russia and the United States signed a series […] The post...

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine
    Oct04

    US-Russia relations plummet further over Syria, Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Already testy, relations between the United States and Russia plummeted Monday as Washington suspended diplomatic contacts with Moscow over failed efforts to end the war in Syria and Vladimir Putin put on hold a deal with the U.S. on disposing weapons-grade plutonium. White House press secretary Josh Earnest speaks during the...

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US
    Oct04

    Putin scraps plutonium disposal deal with ‘unfriendly’ US

    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered a halt to an agreement with the United States on weapons-grade plutonium disposal in retaliation for Washington’s “unfriendly actions” amid a wider standoff with the West. The deal, signed in 2000, was meant to allow both nuclear powers to dispose of plutonium from their defense programmes,...

    Recent clashes halt weapon withdrawal plan in East Ukraine
    Oct04

    Recent clashes halt weapon withdrawal plan in East Ukraine

    Clashes between Ukrainian soldiers and pro-Russians in the east of Ukraine have derailed plans for the pullback of heavy weapons. …read more Source:...