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    Russian weightlifter, Apti Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal
    Oct18

    Russian weightlifter, Apti Aukhadov stripped of 2012 Olympics silver medal

    Russia’s Apti Aukhadov was stripped of the men’s weightlifting silver medal he won in the 85 kg category at the London 2012 Olympics after he tested positive for banned substances in re-tests of samples, the International Olympic Committee said. The IOC said on Tuesday Aukhadov’s sample came back positive for steroids turinabol...

    France confirms talks on Syria to take place in Berlin
    Oct18

    France confirms talks on Syria to take place in Berlin

    PARIS: France on Tuesday confirmed that the French, Russian and German leaders will hold a “working meeting” on the Syrian crisis in Berlin. The meeting Wednesday will be aimed at “giving the same message to Vladimir Putin on Syria: a durable ceasefire in Aleppo and humanitarian access so that the devastation of this city can...

    Sanctions against Russia over Syria possible: Germany
    Oct18

    Sanctions against Russia over Syria possible: Germany

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he does not have ‘very high expectations’ for the upcoming Berlin talks. …read more Source:...

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola
    Oct18

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola

    KIEV, Ukraine — A prominent commander of the Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has been killed by a bomb, rebel leaders and Russian news reports said on Monday. Arsen Pavlov, the commander, who went by the nom de guerre Motorola after the brand of walkie-talkie he preferred, was blown up as he rode the elevator in his apartment...

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria
    Oct18

    Merkel to host Putin for summit on Ukraine, Syria

    Fighting in east Ukraine which has claimed nearly 10,000 lives has dragged on despite a peace plan brokered by Germany and France/AFP-FileBERLIN, Germany, Oct 18 – Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit focusing on escalating tensions between Moscow and the West over the Kremlin’s strategy in Ukraine and...

    Logoisk, Silichi among top 10 ski resorts for Russians in CIS and Georgia
    Oct18

    Logoisk, Silichi among top 10 ski resorts for Russians in CIS and Georgia

    The top 10 features Shymbulak (Kazakhstan), Gudauri (Georgia), Logoisk (Belarus), Shahdag (Azerbaijan), Tsaghkadzor (Armenia), Bakuriani (Georgia), Bukovel (Ukraine), Chimgan (Uzbekistan), Karakol (Kyrgyzstan), and Silichi (Belarus). …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Anticorruption Activists Dare ‘Sissy Pants’ Officials To Declare Assets
    Oct18

    Ukrainian Anticorruption Activists Dare ‘Sissy Pants’ Officials To Declare Assets

    With the aim of reminding bureaucrats that they are now legally required to file electronic asset declarations, anticorruption activists played off the word “trusi,” which means both underwear and cowards in Ukrainian, to taunt them in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What’s next after the UNESCO resolution regarding Al-Aqsa?
    Oct18

    What’s next after the UNESCO resolution regarding Al-Aqsa?

    The draft resolution issued by the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) denying a link between Judaism, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Buraq (“Wailing”) Wall was a harsh blow to one of the most important aspects of the fabricated historical narrative on which Zionist ideology was founded. This narrative was – and continues to be...

    Merkel: All options, including more sanctions, are on table
    Oct18

    Merkel: All options, including more sanctions, are on table

    No options can be taken off the table, including imposing new sanctions on Russia, says German Chancellor Angela Merkel.She made this statement ahead of tomorrow’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, with whom she will discuss the situation in Syria. …read more Source:...

    France wants progress on disengagement, Donbass at Ukraine summit
    Oct18

    France wants progress on disengagement, Donbass at Ukraine summit

    PARIS – France said on Tuesday a summit in Berlin to put peace accords on Ukraine back on track needed to establish a calendar for elections in the Donbass region and get agreements to pull government and separatist troops back from more zones. … …read more Source:...