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    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, intelligence chief says
    Feb09

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor, intelligence chief says

    Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said that Pyongyang announced in 2013 its intention to refurbish and restart nuclear facilities, to include the uranium enrichment facility at Yongbyon and its graphite-moderated plutonium production reactor, which was shut down in 2007.RELATED LINKSObama, Putin agree on a tougher response to North...

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor: US intelligence chief
    Feb09

    North Korea restarts plutonium reactor: US intelligence chief

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signs a document regarding a long range rocket launch in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang February 7, 2016. REUTERS/KCNA North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in...

    EU Debate Initiative Sparks Fears Of Concessions To Russia
    Feb09

    EU Debate Initiative Sparks Fears Of Concessions To Russia

    European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini initiated an internal debate last month with a group of fellow European commissioners on how to improve cooperation with Russia, causing concern among EU members that want to keep up the pressure on Moscow over its interference in Ukraine, sources have told RFE/RL. …read more Source:...

    Makei: Belarus is ready to pass its part of the road towards lifting EU sanctions
    Feb09

    Makei: Belarus is ready to pass its part of the road towards lifting EU sanctions

    The minister stressed that “the road towards the normalization of relations implies steps that should be made by all parties. We are ready to walk our part of the road.” …read more Source:...

    Swine flu spreading across Eastern Europe and Middle East
    Feb09

    Swine flu spreading across Eastern Europe and Middle East

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Swine flu has killed 183 people in Ukraine this winter and is spreading rapidly across Eastern Europe and the Middle East. At least 107 people have died in Russia after contracting the disease, 18 in Armenia and 10 in Georgia, according to government figures. …read more Source:...

    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor
    Feb09

    Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said Tuesday in delivering the annual assessment by intelligence agencies of the top dangers facing the country. Director of National Intelligence James...

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle
    Feb09

    Russia helps Ukraine battle town rebuild, villages struggle

    NIKISHYNE, Ukraine (AP) ” Polina Demyanenko’s quaint white-and-green house still bears the scars of one of the fiercest battles of Ukraine’s war. The roof is gone, the windows broken and the walls shredded by shrapnel.”Everything… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    Austria welcomes Belarus’ constructive role in Ukraine settlement
    Feb09

    Austria welcomes Belarus’ constructive role in Ukraine settlement

    “We can say that your country played the constructive role in this process,” Michael Linhart said. …read more Source:...

    Russian Airborne Forces Ready Maneuver in Southern Russia
    Feb09

    Russian Airborne Forces Ready Maneuver in Southern Russia

    09 de febrero de 2016, 08:50Moscow, Feb 9 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Defence confirmed today that units of the Russian Airborne Forces (VDV) are moving toward their zone of maneuvers in southwestern Russia as part of the surprise inspection to that military district, which began yesterday. A statement from the ministry said that the surprise...

    Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine
    Feb09

    Russia drill brings troops near Ukraine

    Russia holds military exercises involving 8,500 troops, with dozens of ships and aircraft, in a southern region near rebel-held eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...