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    U.S. Soldiers Charged With Selling Army Gear Online To Russians, Kazakhs
    Oct07

    U.S. Soldiers Charged With Selling Army Gear Online To Russians, Kazakhs

    The U.S. Justice Department charged eight people, including six soldiers, with stealing more than $1 million worth of sensitive U.S. Army equipment and selling it on eBay to buyers in Russia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Moldova, and other countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey draws 2-2 with Ukraine in World Cup qualifier
    Oct07

    Turkey draws 2-2 with Ukraine in World Cup qualifier

    Croatia blows out Kosovo 6-0 in Group I match …read more Source: Anadolu...

    6 US Soldiers, 2 Civilians Charged in Theft of Sensitive Army Gear
    Oct07

    6 US Soldiers, 2 Civilians Charged in Theft of Sensitive Army Gear

    Six U.S. soldiers and two other men were indicted Thursday on charges of stealing and selling sensitive military equipment to foreign buyers including those from China, Russia and Ukraine. The soldie …read more Source: Big News...

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence
    Oct07

    Election in Georgia seen as test of stability after violence

    TBILISI: A close parliamentary election in Georgia on Saturday is being seen as a test of stability in the ex-Soviet state after a car bombing and a shooting marred the run-up to the vote. Criss-crossed by strategically important oil and gas pipelines and traditionally buffeted between Russia and the West, a fifth of Georgian territory remains...

    Obama administration becomes target of Russian ridicule
    Oct07

    Obama administration becomes target of Russian ridicule

    White House press secretary Josh Earnest is used to being a political target—but not a military one. Moscow’s embassy in Washington tweeted an image Wednesday juxtaposing a photo of anti-aircraft missile system alongside—and pointed at—the White House spokesman’s face. Speaking to reporters later that day, Earnest laughed off the...

    The U.S. Army Equipment That Ended Up on eBay
    Oct07

    The U.S. Army Equipment That Ended Up on eBay

    NEWS BRIEF Eight people, including six U.S. soldiers, have been charged with conspiring to steal equipment from the U.S. Army, federal prosecutors said Thursday.The six soldiers allegedly stole more than $1 million worth of sensitive military equipment from the U.S. Army installation at Fort Campbell, located on the border between Hopkinsville,...

    Drug users are presumed criminals in Ukraine. New police training is aimed at changing that.
    Oct07

    Drug users are presumed criminals in Ukraine. New police training is aimed at changing that.

    Ukraine has one of the fastest-growing HIV/AIDS epidemics in the world. One of the main reasons: intravenous drug use. But just outside the capital Kiev, a group is working with police to change their approach toward drug users — to treat addiction as an illness, not a crime. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Watch: Fighting on Uman-bound flight, Shenanigans at Kiev airport
    Oct06

    Watch: Fighting on Uman-bound flight, Shenanigans at Kiev airport

    Passengers fight on a flight from Israel to the town where Rabbi Nachman of Breslov is buried; while passengers claim alcohol is to blame, crewmembers express concern that this incident might repeat itself. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    IMF chief gives Deutsche Bank tough advice, says need deal on fine
    Oct06

    IMF chief gives Deutsche Bank tough advice, says need deal on fine

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde gave Deutsche Bank some tough advice on Thursday, saying Germany’s biggest lender needed to reform its business model and rapidly reach a deal with US regulators over a potentially huge fine. A senior European official tried to shore up confidence in the continent’s banking system, saying it was working...

    U.S. Attorney: Fort Campbell Soldiers Sold Stolen Military Equipment Overseas
    Oct06

    U.S. Attorney: Fort Campbell Soldiers Sold Stolen Military Equipment Overseas

    A U.S. attorney announced charges Thursday against six soldiers and two civilians stationed at Fort Campbell who were indicted after allegedly selling stolen Army equipment on eBay. The federal indictment charges that the eight men in 2013 “sold certain U.S. Army equipment that is never offered for sale by the U.S. Department of Defense as...