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    U.S. sanctions won’t affect Crimea bridge construction, Russia says
    Sep02

    U.S. sanctions won’t affect Crimea bridge construction, Russia says

    Amy R. ConnollyMOSCOW, Sept. 2 (UPI) — New U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia will not affect progress on the Kerch Strait bridge, which will connect Crimea to southern Russia, authorities said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children
    Sep02

    Cluster bombs kill more than 400 people, over a third of them children

    NNA – More than 400 people were killed by cluster bombs in 2015, most of them dying in Syria, Yemen and Ukraine, which have not signed up to a treaty banning the weapon, an international anti-cluster …read more Source: National News...

    Sports delegations continue to arrive in Kyrgyzstan to participate in World Nomad Games
    Sep02

    Sports delegations continue to arrive in Kyrgyzstan to participate in World Nomad Games

    Bishkek, September 2 / Kabar /. Sports delegations from different countries of the world continue to arrive in the Kyrgyz Republic to participate in the World Nomad Games 2016. Today, representatives from 39 countries have arrived in Issyk-Kul. They are: Azerbaijan, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Benin, Brazil, Hungary,...

    [Ticker] Johnson: UK committed to EU foreign policy, Russia sanctions
    Sep02

    [Ticker] Johnson: UK committed to EU foreign policy, Russia sanctions

    New British foreign minister Boris Johnson told journalists in Bratislava on Friday he and British PM Theresa May remained “absolutely committed to participation in European foreign policy”. He added, ahead of his first foreign ministers’ ‘Gymnich’ meeting, that the EU should maintain pressure on Russia until it...

    Russia called to talk gas with Ukraine, EU
    Sep02

    Russia called to talk gas with Ukraine, EU

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 2 (UPI) — Russia is called to the table to discuss natural gas issues with Ukrainian and European leaders, a member of the European Commission said Friday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Beatings and a lost kidney: life in Ukraine’s ‘secret prisons’
    Sep02

    Beatings and a lost kidney: life in Ukraine’s ‘secret prisons’

    UKRAINSK (UKRAINE) – Secretly detained by Ukrainian authorities for almost 600 days, Mykola Vakaruk suffered repeated beatings, battled the freezing cold and lost a kidney in an ordeal he described as pure hell. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    Central and Eastern European dimension of Belarusian diplomacy – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest
    Sep02

    Central and Eastern European dimension of Belarusian diplomacy – Belarus Foreign Policy Digest

    Alena Kupchyna and Witold Waszczykowski – Photo Michał Jasiulewicz/MFA Poland In July and August, Belarusian diplomats kept busy reinforcing ties with the country’s partners in Central and Eastern Europe. These relationships may prove to be instrumental in bolstering Belarus’s foreign policy …read more Source: Belarus...

    Beatings and a lost kidney: life in Ukraine’s ‘secret prisons’ (AFP)
    Sep02

    Beatings and a lost kidney: life in Ukraine’s ‘secret prisons’ (AFP)

    Ukrainsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Secretly detained by Ukrainian authorities for almost 600 days, Mykola Vakaruk suffered repeated beatings, battled the freezing cold and lost a kidney in an ordeal he described as pure hell. …read more Source: The West...

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’
    Sep02

    Putin hits Trump, Clinton ‘shock tactics’

    Neither Donald Trump nor Hillary Clinton “are setting the best example” with their presidential campaigns, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Bloomberg published Friday. “They’re both using shock tactics, just each in their own way,” Putin said, amid allegations that the Kremlin is favoring the Republican nominee as...

    Japan’s Abe in Russia to warm ties with Putin
    Sep02

    Japan’s Abe in Russia to warm ties with Putin

    VLADIVOSTOK, Russia: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia’s far east on Friday as the countries step up efforts to boost trade ties and resolve a lingering territorial dispute. Tokyo-Moscow relations are hamstrung by a row dating back to the end of World War II when Soviet troops...