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    Putin slams ‘tragic’ clashes in Kiev over autonomy for rebel east (AFP)
    Sep04

    Putin slams ‘tragic’ clashes in Kiev over autonomy for rebel east (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday condemned the deadly clashes that took place this week between police and nationalists in Kiev and questioned how long Ukrainians would “put up with” the instability rocking the country. …read more Source: The West...

    Belarusian Combatants in Ukraine: Heroes or Criminals?
    Sep04

    Belarusian Combatants in Ukraine: Heroes or Criminals?

    Alexander Charkashyn On 29 August, Ales Charkashyn, a member of tactical volunteer group Belarus Fighting in Donbas, died from combat wounds. This is the first known death of a Belarusian citizen fighting on the Ukrainian side. No Ukrainian diplomats attended Charkashyn’s funeral in Brest yesterday. Kyiv has been reluctant to acknowledge...

    Migrant Chaos Mounts While Divided Europe Stumbles for Response
    Sep04

    Migrant Chaos Mounts While Divided Europe Stumbles for Response

    The struggle among European leaders to develop a coherent response to the spiraling migrant crisis intensified on Thursday as fresh calls for a blocwide plan were met with recriminations about the Continent being swamped with Muslims. Even as wrenching photographs of a drowned 3-year-old Syrian boy riveted world attention and galvanized public...

    EU refugee crisis ‘absolutely expected’ – Putin — RT News
    Sep04

    EU refugee crisis ‘absolutely expected’ – Putin — RT News

    Russia has frequently warned of major problems which Europe would face as a result of Western policies in the Middle East and North Africa and jihadist groups terrorizing people, so the current refugee crisis in the EU doesn’t come as a surprise, said the President of Russia. “I think the crisis was absolutely expected,” President Vladimir...

    U.S. sanctions Russia’s state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport
    Sep04

    U.S. sanctions Russia’s state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport

    The U.S. government has slapped sanctions on Russian state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport for violating a U.S. law restricting weapons trade with Iran, North Korea and Syria, barring future U.S. military purchases with the company. The Pentagon last purchased Rosoboronexport helicopters to supply Afghan security forces in 2013, a Pentagon...

    Chechen Jihadists Join Ukraine Fighters
    Sep04

    Chechen Jihadists Join Ukraine Fighters

    A battalion of fighters from the Caucasus is deployed on Kiev’s side in the Ukraine war. But their presence may do more harm than good. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Federer cruises, Murray struggles, Hewitt says farewell
    Sep04

    Federer cruises, Murray struggles, Hewitt says farewell

    New York (AFP) – Five-time champion Roger Federer strolled into the US Open third round on Thursday as fellow old-timer Lleyton Hewitt bid farewell in trademark, fighting style.On a dramatic day which saw a record created for the longest women’s match, and a new Grand Slam high for retirements from the men’s tournament, Andy...

    On the Frontline in Ukraine
    Sep04

    On the Frontline in Ukraine

    a woman stands amid debris in a destroyed house after shelling near Mariupol, August 17 NEWSCOM Mariupol, UkraineIt is late evening as we approach the second of three checkpoints on the road to the frontline city of Mariupol, in southeastern Ukraine. A vital port on the Azov Sea, Mariupol is heavily fortified by land and by sea. “I try not to...

    France hopes to retain EuroBasket title with Parker back
    Sep04

    France hopes to retain EuroBasket title with Parker back

    FRANKFURT, Germany — Tony Parker is back and France will be looking to retain the title at the European Basketball Championship that starts over the weekend in four cities across the continent. Originally scheduled to be held in Ukraine, the competition was moved because of the unrest in the east European country and will be spread around...

    Halep, Wawrinka beat the heat while Sock wilts
    Sep04

    Halep, Wawrinka beat the heat while Sock wilts

    NEW YORK (Reuters) -Simona Halep and Stan Wawrinka beat the heat with straight-sets wins to reach the third round of a sweltering U.S. Open on Thursday while American hope Jack Sock wilted under the punishing conditions, collapsing on court.However, Andy Murray and Johanna Konta showed British players can sweat it out for a win as both went the...