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    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report
    Oct11

    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report

    THE HAGUE – International investigators will on Tuesday release their final report into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine, but the burning question of who was to blame will remain unresolved.The Dutch Safety Board (OVV), leading a team of international investigators since the Boeing 777 went down last...

    Russia Denies U.S. Claim That Missiles Aimed at Syria Hit Iran
    Oct11

    Russia Denies U.S. Claim That Missiles Aimed at Syria Hit Iran

    Government OPEN Graphic the main story Related Coverage NATO, Tested by Russia in Syria, Raises Its Guard and Its ToneOCT. 8, 2015 Wary of Escalation in Syria, U.S. Is Waiting Out Putin’s MovesOCT. 8, 2015 News Analysis: An Opportune Moment for Russia’s Foray Into Syria OCT. 8, 2015 Russia’s Kalibr Cruise Missiles, a New Weapon...

    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report
    Oct11

    Families brace for final MH17 air crash report

    THE HAGUE: International investigators will on Tuesday release their final report into the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn Ukraine, but the burning question of who was to blame will remain unresolved. The Dutch Safety Board (OVV), leading a team of international investigators since the Boeing 777 went down last year,...

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule
    Oct11

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule

    MINSK: Belarus holds an election Sunday that is likely to see authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko claim a fifth term, with the EU possibly lifting sanctions against him if the polls take place without incident. Lukashenko, 61, a swaggering former collective farm director once called Europe’s last dictator by Washington, has led the...

    Belarus Poised To Re-Elect The ‘Last Dictator In Europe’
    Oct11

    Belarus Poised To Re-Elect The ‘Last Dictator In Europe’

    MINSK (Reuters) – Belarussians head to the polls on Sunday to cast their vote in presidential elections all but certain to re-elect authoritarian incumbent Alexander Lukashenko for a fifth term. Lukashenko’s re-election five years ago led to mass protests and the imprisonment of leading opposition figures, but support for his...

    Losing control in the Caucasus
    Oct11

    Losing control in the Caucasus

    Nagorno-Karabakh, the former Soviet Union’s oldest and most dangerous conflict, is waking up again. The 1994 ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan is under severe strain. Where there was occasional sniper fire two years ago, mortars are now being fired. Rockets are raining down on the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and the ceasefire line east...

    Election 2015. Belarus respects Ukraine’s choice
    Oct11

    Election 2015. Belarus respects Ukraine’s choice

    Alexander Lukashenko said he is okay with the fact that “Ukraine would like to taste the EU’s bread”. “However, you should remember that you will bear responsibility for any consequences,” he added. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine confident Russia can’t hold IMF aid ‘hostage’
    Oct11

    Ukraine confident Russia can’t hold IMF aid ‘hostage’

    Ukraine slams Russian refusal to let IMF pay out $17.5 billion rescue plan; Ukraine set to default… …read more Source:...

    $40-billion aid not enough for Ukraine’s economic stability: Minister
    Oct11

    $40-billion aid not enough for Ukraine’s economic stability: Minister

    Ukrainian finance minister says a 40-billion-dollar aid package is not enough for Kiev’s economic stability. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine needs IMF bailout to avoid default
    Oct11

    Ukraine needs IMF bailout to avoid default

    Ukraine is confident the international community won’t let Russia hold “hostage” an IMF bailout package that Kiev needs to avoid default. …read more Source:...