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    Russian Opposition Deputy Expelled From Regional Assembly
    Sep24

    Russian Opposition Deputy Expelled From Regional Assembly

    A lawmaker in Russia’s northwestern Pskov region known for his relentless criticism of the Kremlin has been expelled from the local legislature, a move denounced by the opposition as politically motivated. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels stage rare tank exercises
    Sep24

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels stage rare tank exercises

    Ukraine’s pro-Moscow insurgents showed off their military prowess Thursday by launching exercises involving heavy tanks that Kiev claims they had covertly received from Russia …read more Source: The Daily...

    What is Vladimir Putin going to tell the UN?
    Sep24

    What is Vladimir Putin going to tell the UN?

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu (R) take part in celebrations for Navy Day in Baltiysk, Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 26, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Ria Novosti/Reuters) MOSCOW — With dozens of Russian combat jets and helicopter gunships lined up at an air base in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin...

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech
    Sep24

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech

    MOSCOW (AP) — With dozens of Russian combat jets and helicopter gunships lined up at an air base in Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin is ready for a big-time show at the United Nations General Assembly.Observers expect the Russian leader to call for stronger U.N.-sanctioned global action against the Islamic State group and possibly announce...

    Russia urged to explain Syria plans as diplomatic pressure mounts
    Sep24

    Russia urged to explain Syria plans as diplomatic pressure mounts

    Paris (AFP) – Russia faced mounting calls Thursday to explain its intentions in the Syrian conflict as European diplomats met after Germany’s leader said President Bashar al-Assad should be involved in any peace talks.Europe’s migrant crisis has given fresh impetus to efforts to end Syria’s brutal four-year conflict and...

    Five countries may establish their own tribunal on MH17
    Sep24

    Five countries may establish their own tribunal on MH17

    Blocked by Russia at the United Nations, members seeking criminal accountability for the Malaysian jetliner destroyed in eastern Ukraine last year may create their own prosecution tribunal. …read more Source:...

    Russia to restart anti-terrorist cooperation with USA
    Sep24

    Russia to restart anti-terrorist cooperation with USA

    US Russian cooperation that had been frozen due to Ukraine conflict has now been reopened dua to the ISIL conflict in Syria …read more Source: World...

    ‘We are preventing a third world war’: the foreigners fighting with Ukrainian rebels | World news
    Sep24

    ‘We are preventing a third world war’: the foreigners fighting with Ukrainian rebels | World news

    Russell Bentley arrived in Donbass in December last year, convinced that the future of humanity depended on the Russia-backed rebels defeating the Ukrainian army – whom he describes as “CIA-backed Nazi scum”. “This is the hope for the future of the world,” said the 55-year-old Texan, during a recent interview in Donetsk, his unlikely new home....

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech
    Sep24

    Putin hopes to steal UN show with Syria-focused speech

    Putin appears to see the rise of the IS as both a major potential threat to Russia and a common cause that could help restore ties with the West, ravaged by the Ukrainian crisis. …read more Source: The Indian...

    Belarus invited to observe local elections in Ukraine
    Sep24

    Belarus invited to observe local elections in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian CEC invited two representatives of the Belarusian CEC, including CEC Chairwoman Lidia Yermoshina. …read more Source:...