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    Ukrainian Gets Six-Year Prison Term In Russia For Spying
    Oct15

    Ukrainian Gets Six-Year Prison Term In Russia For Spying

    A court in Moscow has sentenced a former defense factory chief from Ukraine to six years in prison on espionage charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cathay suspends flights over Iran after missile warning
    Oct15

    Cathay suspends flights over Iran after missile warning

    HONG KONG: Cathay Pacific said Wednesday it had suspended flights over Iran and the Caspian Sea after an aviation safety body issued a warning about Russian missiles being fired at Syria, while some European airlines have also taken measures. The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) took action to avoid a repeat of the tragedy involving...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat—and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat—and face Russia

    UNITED NATIONS — Diplomats expect no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly be some fireworks when Ukraine joins the UN’s most powerful body, where arch opponent Russia has a permanent seat. This year’s election is uncontested — five candidates for...

    Bribery, Back Room Dealing, And Bullying’ In Ukraine: The Origins of Burisma
    Oct15

    Bribery, Back Room Dealing, And Bullying’ In Ukraine: The Origins of Burisma

    What’s wrong with Burisma—an influential Ukrainian gas company with high-profile Westerners on its board—is what’s wrong with Ukraine: Its origins are highly suspect and it is controlled by a recent fugitive accused of stealing the country’s gas assets. It is this type of situation in Ukraine that “kills productivity and...

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits
    Oct15

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits

    THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led criminal probe to find those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 has now become the top priority after the cause of the crash was unveiled, but doubts remain whether the culprits will ever be caught. Analysts said Wednesday that Russia’s cooperation in the investigation to identify those behind the downing of...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat and face Russia

    Diplomats expect no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly be some fireworks when Ukraine joins the UN’s most powerful body, where arch opponent Russia has a permanent seat. …read more Source: The Times of...

    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying
    Oct15

    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying

    A court in Moscow has sentenced a former defense factory chief from Ukraine to six years in prison on espionage charges, a verdict that comes amid continuing tensions in Russia-Ukraine ties. …read more Source: The Times of...

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits
    Oct15

    MH17 prosecutors now face tricky task of catching culprits

    The wrecked cockpit of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 is presented to the press during a presentation of the final report on the cause of the its crash, at the Gilze Rijen airbase October 13, 2015 – AFP Photo THE HAGUE: A Dutch-led criminal probe to find those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 has now become the top priority after the...

    Can Poroshenko Control Ukraine’s Right Wing?
    Oct15

    Can Poroshenko Control Ukraine’s Right Wing?

    The Ukrainian leader’s newest opponents are in his own parliament. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia
    Oct15

    Ukraine expected to win UN Council seat _ and face Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) ” There will be no surprises in Thursday’s elections for new members of the Security Council but there will almost certainly be some fireworks when Ukraine joins the U.N.’s most powerful body ” where arch opponent… …read more Source: The New Zealand...