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    Russia’s Move in Syria Threatens Energy Deals With Turkey
    Oct12

    Russia’s Move in Syria Threatens Energy Deals With Turkey

    Not that Russia was ever a slouch, but there’s no denying the recent uptick in activity. As we approach the juicy middle of President Vladimir Putin’s third term, Russia is extending, and fighting for, its interests in nearly every corner of the globe. Somewhat lost amid the bombing in Syria – though hardly unaffected – is...

    MH17 crash report won’t lay blame
    Oct12

    MH17 crash report won’t lay blame

    The Dutch Safety Board is to issue long-awaited findings of its investigation into the crash of a Malaysian passenger plane over eastern Ukraine, and is expected to say it was downed by a Russian-made Buk missile but not say who was responsible for firing it. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    Ukraine bans flights by all Russian airlines from Oct 25
    Oct12

    Ukraine bans flights by all Russian airlines from Oct 25

    Kiev said Monday it was banning all Russian airlines from flying into Ukraine from October 25 in a tit-for-tat response to Moscow’s decision to impose a similar ban last month. The punitive measure appeared to concern only two carriers — Siberia’s UTair and the tiny Saratov Airlines — because Kiev had earlier barred bigger Russian...

    MH17 Update: Families File Lawsuits Over Malaysia Flight Downed During Ukraine War
    Oct12

    MH17 Update: Families File Lawsuits Over Malaysia Flight Downed During Ukraine War

    More than 450 days have passed since Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over fields of blooming sunflowers in eastern Ukraine. For the families of the 298 people on board the flight who died that day, the long wait has brought few answers, with no one being held accountable for the deaths. …read more Source: International Business...

    EU Appears Ready to Ease Belarus Sanctions
    Oct12

    EU Appears Ready to Ease Belarus Sanctions

    Belarus’ election fell short of democratic standards, monitors said Monday after President Alexander Lukashenko won a fifth term, but Europe still looked set to ease sanctions as France and Germany welcomed a lack of political repression. Moves by Lukashenko, including the pardoning of six opposition figures before the election, suggested...

    MH17 victim’s father wants perpetrators to admit ‘it was an accident’
    Oct12

    MH17 victim’s father wants perpetrators to admit ‘it was an accident’

    Dutch authorities will unveil a partial reconstruction of the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed over Ukraine as they deliver their final report at a media briefing in The Netherlands. …read more Source: ABC...

    Will Riyadh and Moscow agree on Syria solution?
    Oct12

    Will Riyadh and Moscow agree on Syria solution?

    Monday, Oct 12, 2015 Beirut: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s weekend meeting with the powerful Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman was more than a Kodak moment for the two leaders. The wars of Ukraine, Yemen, and Syria were all on the… …read more Source:...

    Protesters dump raw sewage on Moldovan political party headquarters
    Oct12

    Protesters dump raw sewage on Moldovan political party headquarters

    One of Moldova’s leading political parties had some cleaning up to do on Sunday after their headquarters was doused with gallons of human excrement. The national office of the Liberal Democratic Party (PLDM) in the Moldovan capitol, Chisinau, was sprayed with three tons of raw sewage by protesters during the evening See also: Photo of a...

    Why The Russians Won’t Win Against Extremists in Iraq | Niqash
    Oct12

    Why The Russians Won’t Win Against Extremists in Iraq | Niqash

    Controversial alliance: Protestors supporting Russia and Syria in Moscow in 2012. (photo: اندري سميرنوف) For many Iraqis, the news that came last week of an alliance between Syria, Russia, Iran and Iraq was shocking. And it is not just in Syria that this Russian intervention is threatening to carve even deeper fault lines in the Middle East. In...

    EU considers lifting Belarus sanctions
    Oct12

    EU considers lifting Belarus sanctions

    Belarus strongman Alexander Lukashenko looked for relief from EU sanctions against his regime on Monday after he thundered to victory in polls in which there were no major opposition protests. …read more Source: Global...