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    Director of Ukrainian library in Moscow detained for ‘extremism’
    Oct29

    Director of Ukrainian library in Moscow detained for ‘extremism’

    The 58-year-old library head faces jail for storing books written by a Ukrainian nationalist writer, in a case denounced as political persecution …read more Source: The...

    Russia Detains Head of Ukrainian Library for Stocking “Extremist” Books
    Oct29

    Russia Detains Head of Ukrainian Library for Stocking “Extremist” Books

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukraine to Be Able to Do Without Russian Gas in 2016
    Oct29

    Ukraine to Be Able to Do Without Russian Gas in 2016

    Next year Ukraine may be able to do without Russian gas purchases, while focusing on reverse-flow gas imports from Europe, Naftogaz chief Andriy Kobolev said at the annual Conductors of Change Forum in Kyiv today, October 29. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence
    Oct29

    Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence

    Ukrainian authorities believe that using Russian email services could potentially “jeopardize the country’s information security.” Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. A government official in Lviv region in western Ukraine has reportedly been sacked for using a Russian email service to conduct official correspondence related to his government...

    Russian Militants Reach Ukraine Via Belarus
    Oct29

    Russian Militants Reach Ukraine Via Belarus

    According to the Ukrainian security services, members of illegal military formations often have weapons and explosives with them. …read more Source:...

    ‘Emperor Palpatine’ wins Ukraine city council election
    Oct29

    ‘Emperor Palpatine’ wins Ukraine city council election

    A 25-year-old man who works as ‘emperor’ for ‘LLC Palpatine Finance Group’ won a local government seat during a race that saw many Star Wars-themed names in the runningThe PR campaign for Star Wars: The Force Awakens saw an unexpected and unintended boost this week after a candidate known as Emperor Palpatine won a seat during a...

    Russia arrests head of Ukrainian library for anti-Russian propaganda
    Oct29

    Russia arrests head of Ukrainian library for anti-Russian propaganda

    Russia has detained the head a Ukrainian library in Moscow on charges of inciting hatred. The arrest marks a further low point in Ukraine-Russia relations. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Only authoritarian governments in South Caucasus may need a new war in the region
    Oct29

    Only authoritarian governments in South Caucasus may need a new war in the region

    Would you assess the prospects of the military operation Russia’s Aerospace Force launched against “Islamic State” militants on September 30, considering that the efforts of the U.S. and Russian defense ministries towards coordination of actions against IS have not been a success so far? Russia’s involvement in the civil war in Syria...

    A Resurgent Russia Is Active In Syria and Beyond
    Oct29

    A Resurgent Russia Is Active In Syria and Beyond

    The Russian three-star general arrived at the door of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad on Sept. 30 with a stern warning: Moscow would be launching warplanes to attack targets in Syria in an hour–stay away. In response, the U.S. directed its own aircraft, which have been bombing ISIS targets inside Syria since September 2014, to steer clear of the...

    Turkmenistan, Ukraine hold business negotiations
    Oct29

    Turkmenistan, Ukraine hold business negotiations

    …read more Source: Today.Az