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    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine leader expresses wish to join NATO

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Tuesday told the country’s security council that staying out of the NATO alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine’s President says necessary to join NATO
    Sep22

    Ukraine’s President says necessary to join NATO

    NATO officials have made clear that Ukraine needs to enact political, economic and military reforms to be considered for membership. …read more Source:...

    Russian Court Starts Hearing Ukrainian Pilot’s Murder Trial
    Sep22

    Russian Court Starts Hearing Ukrainian Pilot’s Murder Trial

    A Russian court today started hearing a case against Ukrainian helicopter pilot Nadiya Savchenko over the murder of two Russian journalists in a trial that has caused outrage in Kiev and the West. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Says Staying Out of NATO Was ‘Criminal’
    Sep22

    Poroshenko Says Staying Out of NATO Was ‘Criminal’

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has said that staying out of the NATO military alliance was a “criminal” policy that his government is ready to reverse. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia starts drone surveillance missions in Syria
    Sep22

    Russia starts drone surveillance missions in Syria

    Russia has begun drone surveillance missions in Syria, US defence officials said Monday. The move marks Moscow’s first military air operations there since undertaking a rapid buildup at a Syrian air base. US officials said the drone operations appear to based out of the air base near the western port city of Latakia, where last week a...

    Will Morocco Become Russia’s New Weaponry Customer?
    Sep22

    Will Morocco Become Russia’s New Weaponry Customer?

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Moscow – The Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Morocco might go further into comprehensive cooperation to include military deals. What challenges might this move face? In August 2015, several Russian and Moroccan media outlets reported that Morocco and Russia were close to signing a deal for...

    Pope Francis Heads to Washington, D.C.
    Sep22

    Pope Francis Heads to Washington, D.C.

    Washington will open its arms to His Holiness Pope Francis on Tuesday when the Catholic leader’s historic multi-city tour of the U.S. begins. Over the past five decades, the U.S. has welcomed three Popes to its shores and during each visit, the Holy Father has spread messages of peace and love to the gathered masses in cities such as New...

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both sides of War’s Frontline
    Sep22

    Ukraine’s Richest Man Plays Both sides of War’s Frontline

    In this town deep in eastern Ukraine’s rebel heartland, about a quarter of the population works in the coal mines owned by billionaire Rinat Akhmetov, Ukraine’s richest man. Here and elsewhere in territory controlled by the separatist insurgency, the tycoon keeps the lights… …read more Source:...

    Estonian journalists want answers from Kiev | Õhtuleht – Estonia
    Sep22

    Estonian journalists want answers from Kiev | Õhtuleht – Estonia

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    Ukraine rebels offer to postpone local vote – separatist website
    Sep22

    Ukraine rebels offer to postpone local vote – separatist website

    Pro-Russian rebels proposed on Tuesday postponing the date of local elections in separatist parts of east Ukraine to February 2016 in an effort to lift peacemaking out of ‘stalemate,’ according to a statement posted on separatist website LITs. Under terms of the much-violated Minsk peace agreement, reached in February, local elections were...