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    Congress Probing U.S. Spy Agencies’ Possible Lapses On Russia
    Oct08

    Congress Probing U.S. Spy Agencies’ Possible Lapses On Russia

    Senior U.S. lawmakers have begun probing possible intelligence lapses over Moscow’s intervention in Syria, concerned that American spy agencies were slow to grasp the scope and intention of Russia’s dramatic military offensive there, U.S. congressional sources and other officials told Reuters.A week after Russia plunged directly into...

    Filmmaker Afineevsky: ‘Not a welcome guest in Russia’
    Oct08

    Filmmaker Afineevsky: ‘Not a welcome guest in Russia’

    Evgeny Afineevsky’s “Winter on Fire” documents the uprising in Ukraine. Before the Netflix premiere on Friday, DW talked to the director about the dramatic events in Kyiv and the impact of his documentary. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ukraine's Kiev city to halt foreign debt payments in 2015 – statement
    Oct08

    Ukraine's Kiev city to halt foreign debt payments in 2015 – statement

    KIEV (Reuters) – The city council of the Ukrainian capital Kiev said on Thursday it would impose in 2015 a moratorium on payments on its foreign debt, which has been included in the Finance Ministry’s restructuring of sovereign and sovereign-guaranteed bonds. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine’s Kiev city to halt foreign debt payments in 2015 – statement
    Oct08

    Ukraine’s Kiev city to halt foreign debt payments in 2015 – statement

    The city council of the Ukrainian capital Kiev said on Thursday it would impose in 2015 a moratorium on payments on its foreign debt, which has been included in the Finance Ministry’s restructuring of sovereign and sovereign-guaranteed bonds. …read more Source: Channel...

    Russia sentences man to jail for spying for Ukraine
    Oct08

    Russia sentences man to jail for spying for Ukraine

    A Russian court said Thursday it has sentenced a man to 12 years in prison for allegedly spying for Ukraine, the latest in a spate of treason cases …read more Source: The Daily...

    MFA: economic relations between Lithuania and Sweden continue to strengthen
    Oct08

    MFA: economic relations between Lithuania and Sweden continue to strengthen

    The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Margot Wallstrom to discuss bilateral partnership, the situation in Ukraine, relations with Russia, regional security, cooperation in the region and in the fields of strategic communication, energy and transport, reports BC...

    Russia Backs Syrian Forces In Major Assault On Insurgents
    Oct08

    Russia Backs Syrian Forces In Major Assault On Insurgents

    Syrian troops and militia backed by Russian warplanes mounted what appeared to be their first major coordinated assault on Syrian insurgents on Wednesday and Moscow said its warships fired a barrage of missiles at them from the Caspian Sea, a sign of its new military reach.The combined operation hit towns close to the main north-south highway...

    With truce largely holding in Ukraine, pro-Kremlin militants consider Syria as next stop
    Oct08

    With truce largely holding in Ukraine, pro-Kremlin militants consider Syria as next stop

    Since warfare in eastern Ukraine has largely ceased, separatist militants are considering going to Syria, where the civil war has intensified with Russian air strikes. …read more Source: Baltic News...

    Russia’s presence in Syria reason for new geopolitical situation
    Oct08

    Russia’s presence in Syria reason for new geopolitical situation

    New geopolitical situation has been created in the Middle East since September 30. “Russia has tried to become a doer in this region. One of his goals was to keep his friend Bashar al-Assad and the second goal was that by becoming a doer here, Russia thinks that its role can be sold in Syria for obtaining serious concessions in Ukraine in...

    Ajay Jayaram, Guru, Thulasi win in Dutch Open
    Oct08

    Ajay Jayaram, Guru, Thulasi win in Dutch Open

    Defending champion Ajay Jayaram and Commonwealth bronze medallist RMV Gurusaidutt advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the Dutch Open Grand Prix after notching up straight-game wins in Round 2, here. Brimming with confidence after his maiden runners-up finish at the Korea Super Series, World No. 25 Jayaram thrashed Germany’s Fabian Roth...