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    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking rare Crimea wine
    Sep18

    Putin, Berlusconi in Ukraine probe for drinking rare Crimea wine

    MOSCOW — Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. Ukrainian prosecutors responsible for Crimea said on Friday they are preparing to file embezzlement...

    U.S. sees military talks with Russia on Syria as important next step: Kerry
    Sep18

    U.S. sees military talks with Russia on Syria as important next step: Kerry

    U.S. President Barack Obama believes that holding military talks with Russia on Syria is an important next step and hopes they will take place very shortly, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Friday. Russia, which is building up a military presence in Syria, was quick to say that Moscow was also ready for talks with the United States. At a...

    Silvio Berlusconi jaunt with Vladimir Putin ends in Ukraine wine row
    Sep18

    Silvio Berlusconi jaunt with Vladimir Putin ends in Ukraine wine row

    Silvio Berlusconi’s visit to long-time friend Vladimir Putin in Crimea ends in acrimony amid a row over a very expensive bottle of wine …read more Source: The...

    Japan’s Remilitarization is Official
    Sep18

    Japan’s Remilitarization is Official

    The Japanese Parliament voted in favor of a historic measure to reauthorize overseas military activity today. Passing the legislation was a priority for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and his push has led to significant backlash. Indeed, demonstrators rallied outside the parliament building after the law passed, the latest in a series of large...

    Putin and Berlusoni’s £60k sherry tipple
    Sep18

    Putin and Berlusoni’s £60k sherry tipple

    Prosecutors in Ukraine have launched a criminal investigation into claims that a 240-year-old bottle of sherry worth at least £60,000… …read more Source: The...

    Aurelius seeks better Ukraine debt terms
    Sep18

    Aurelius seeks better Ukraine debt terms

    The hedge fund has accumulated Ukraine sovereign bonds and formed a group seeking improvements to a recent debt workout, a source said. ||| London – A hedge fund that has for years used courts to secure better debt repayment terms from Argentina has accumulated Ukraine sovereign bonds and formed a group seeking improvements to a recent debt...

    NATO Secretary General Goes to Ukraine
    Sep18

    NATO Secretary General Goes to Ukraine

    18 de septiembre de 2015, 15:26Brussels, Sep 18 (Prensa Latina) Jens Stolenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will visit Ukraine on September 24 and 25, said sources from NATO Friday. …read more Source: Prensa...

    East Ukraine faces winter water shortage threat (AFP)
    Sep18

    East Ukraine faces winter water shortage threat (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – European monitors warned Friday that war-scarred eastern Ukraine faced a severe water shortage this winter because shelling had destroyed much of the industrial region’s distribution pipelines. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia sends fighter jets to Syria, raises possibility of confrontation with US amid talks
    Sep18

    Russia sends fighter jets to Syria, raises possibility of confrontation with US amid talks

    Russia has sent fighter jets to Syria, US officials said, raising the stakes in a military buildup that has put Washington on edge and led Friday to the first talks between US and Russian defense chiefs in over a year. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, eyeing the possibility of rival US and Russian air operations in Syria’s limited airspace,...

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    MOSCOW – For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realization that the Syrian government was being turned over on… …read more Source:...