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    Ukraine says Russia has not approved debt restructuring deal
    Oct29

    Ukraine says Russia has not approved debt restructuring deal

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s Finance Ministry said on Thursday Russia had rejected a second chance to agree to a debt restructuring deal, paving the way for a possible court battle over $3 billion of bonds. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine Rejects Talks With Russia Over Flight Ban
    Oct29

    Ukraine Rejects Talks With Russia Over Flight Ban

    Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsia said on Thursday it had proposed to Ukraine’s aviation authorities further talks on resuming flights between the two countries, but Kyiv swiftly turned down the offer. Direct air services between the one-time allies ceased on Sunday, a new low in commercial relations between the two neighbors....

    What it’s like to be a conscript in the Russian military
    Oct29

    What it’s like to be a conscript in the Russian military

    Conscription has a long history in Russia. Hundreds of thousands of young Russian men are drafted into the country’s military every year, a practice carried over from the Soviet Union-era and the Tsarist systems before that. Russia is set apart by a bullying culture that’s generally more extreme and widespread than in other militaries...

    Ukraine: Kyiv Court Seizes Billionaire Kurchenko’s 14 Offshore Accounts
    Oct29

    Ukraine: Kyiv Court Seizes Billionaire Kurchenko’s 14 Offshore Accounts

    A court in Kyiv has ruled to freeze 14 offshore bank accounts linked to Ukraine’s fugitive businessman and youngest self-declared billionaire, Serhiy Kurchenko, it was revealed this week. …read more Source:...

    Europe suspends Belarus sanctions
    Oct29

    Europe suspends Belarus sanctions

    The European Union decided Thursday to suspend most of its sanctions against Belarus after the authoritarian country freed political prisoners and did not crack down on dissent following this month’s flawed presidential election. The asset freeze and travel ban applying to 170 people, including President Alexander Lukashenko, and an asset...

    Ukraine turns down Russia's call to resume talks on flights
    Oct29

    Ukraine turns down Russia's call to resume talks on flights

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsia said on Thursday it had proposed to Ukraine’s aviation authorities further talks on resuming flights between the two countries, but Kiev swiftly turned down the offer. …read more Source: The...

    Ukraine turns down Russia’s call to resume talks on flights
    Oct29

    Ukraine turns down Russia’s call to resume talks on flights

    Russian aviation agency Rosaviatsia said on Thursday it had proposed to Ukraine’s aviation authorities further talks on resuming flights between the two countries, but Kiev swiftly turned down the offer. …read more Source: Channel...

    That Time A Russian OSCE Monitor In Ukraine Got Drunk, Said Too Much
    Oct29

    That Time A Russian OSCE Monitor In Ukraine Got Drunk, Said Too Much

    The OSCE has fired a member of its observer mission in Ukraine after he was filmed apparently drunk and spreading pro-Russian views. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Jews rally for Israel in Kiev
    Oct29

    Ukrainian Jews rally for Israel in Kiev

    A number of Jewish and non-Jewish organizations jointly organized the rally, which brought together Jewish oligarchs and MPs. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    U.S. Scrambles Jets To Intercept Russian Planes
    Oct29

    U.S. Scrambles Jets To Intercept Russian Planes

    The Pentagon says an American aircraft carrier operating in the Sea of Japan has scrambled fighter jets after two Russian military aircraft flew within a nautical mile (nearly 2 kilometers) of the warship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...