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    U.S. Confirms Ambassador to Moscow at Crucial Time
    Sep29

    U.S. Confirms Ambassador to Moscow at Crucial Time

    The U.S. Senate has confirmed Jon Huntsman as the new U.S. ambassador to Russia, filling a void at a critical tie in U.S.-Russian relations. Huntsman is a former governor of the U.S. state of Utah who previously served as ambassador to Singapore and China. The confirmation was unanimous and swift, with Democrats and Republicans joining in a rare...

    Israel-Russia trade leaps by 25%
    Sep29

    Israel-Russia trade leaps by 25%

    (JTA) — Amid tightening of economic cooperation between Russia and Israel, their trade has grown in 2017 by 25 percent, officials from both countries revealed. The increase in the first six months of 2017 was over approximately $380 million in trade exchanged hands between Russia and Israel in the corresponding period the previous year. Zeev...

    [Opinion] Ukraine should join central Europe trade club
    Sep29

    [Opinion] Ukraine should join central Europe trade club

    With eight EU alumni, the EU integration expertise of the Balkan states, and an HQ in Brussels, the Cefta club is the perfect incubator for Ukraine’s EU aspirations. …read more Source:...

    Europa League wrap: Olivier Giroud nets 100th goal in Arsenal win, Everton held at home
    Sep29

    Europa League wrap: Olivier Giroud nets 100th goal in Arsenal win, Everton held at home

    Arsenal led a list of nine clubs who grabbed a second win in as many games in the Europa League group phase as France striker Olivier Giroud scored his 100th goal for the club in a 4-2 win at BATE Borisov on Thursday. AC Milan, Braga, Dynamo Kiev, Lazio, Nice, Ostersund, Steaua Bucharest and Zenit St Petersburg also won again to add to their...

    South Sudan lauds Ukraine over denial of arm dealings
    Sep29

    South Sudan lauds Ukraine over denial of arm dealings

    September 28, 2017 (JUBA/NAIROBI) – South Sudan government on Thursday welcomed a statement by the Ukrainian government, denying that its state service of export control did not permit any company involved in arms deal to export arms to any nation, including South Sudan. S. Sudan cabinet affairs minister Martin Elia Lomoro (Photo KT Press)...

    Arms depot blasts hitting Ukraine
    Sep29

    Arms depot blasts hitting Ukraine

    KIEV: The destruction of two ammunition depots this year have dealt the biggest blow to Ukraine’s combat capability since the start of its separatist conflict, security and military officials said on Thursday. Massive explosions at a military depot in the Vynnytsya region, 270 km (170 miles) west of Kiev, forced the authorities to evacuate...

    Huntsman confirmed as ambassador to Russia
    Sep29

    Huntsman confirmed as ambassador to Russia

    By Karoun Demirjian | Washington Post WASHINGTON – The Senate confirmed Jon Huntsman as the next U.S. ambassador to Russia by voice vote Thursday, filling a critical diplomatic vacancy at a time of heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow. The former Utah governor, Republican presidential candidate and U.S. ambassador to Singapore and...

    Armenian chess players pursue Magnus Carlsen
    Sep29

    Armenian chess players pursue Magnus Carlsen

    Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion, continues to be confident in the big tournament on the island of Man. In the sixth round, the Norwegian grand-master defeated Ukrainian Pavel Elyanov with black figures, with whom he shared the first and second places. Magnus Carlsen earned 5.5 points and became the sole leader in the tournament. Indian...

    Russia detains two alleged spies for Ukraine in Crimea
    Sep29

    Russia detains two alleged spies for Ukraine in Crimea

    …read more Source: Al-Manar TV

    PM Tudose: Education Minister has meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart; we try to defuse the situation
    Sep27

    PM Tudose: Education Minister has meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart; we try to defuse the situation

    Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced on Wednesday that Minister of National Education Liviu Pop is currently having meetings with his Ukrainian counterpart, trying to defuse the situation regarding the promulgation of Ukraine’s Education Law. …read more Source:...