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    airBaltic to increase number of flights between Ukraine and Russia via Riga
    Oct15

    airBaltic to increase number of flights between Ukraine and Russia via Riga

    Latvian national airline airBaltic already offers good deals on flights to and from the Ukrainian and Russian capitals, and points out that it is convenient to use Riga as a transit destination for flights between Riga and Kyiv, especially after both Ukraine and Russia closed their airspace for commercial airlines from the other country....

    Russia gives Ukrainian 6 years over espionage
    Oct15

    Russia gives Ukrainian 6 years over espionage

    A former defense factory chief from Ukraine has been sentenced to six years in prison by a Russian court for attempting to smuggle missile components out of Russia. Seventy-three-year-old Yuri Soloshenko was found guilty of spying by the Moscow city court on Wednesday and will remain in a pre-trial detention pending his sentence to take effect....

    Cyberspace becomes second front in Russia’s clash with NATO
    Oct15

    Cyberspace becomes second front in Russia’s clash with NATO

    Russian computer attacks have become more brazen and more destructive as the country grows increasingly at odds with the U.S. and European nations over military goals first in Ukraine and now Syria. Along with reported computer breaches of a French TV network and the White House, a number of attacks now being attributed to Russian […] The post...

    Flight passengers go eyeball to eyeball with fighter jet pilot
    Oct15

    Flight passengers go eyeball to eyeball with fighter jet pilot

    PASSENGERS aboard a Birmingham-bound flight were left terrified after it was intercepted by a fighter jet in a dramatic mid-air alert. The plane drew so close to the Monarch Airlines aircraft that passengers could see the pilot’s face. It happened on Monday when Flight ZB983, from Madeira, lost contact with air traffic controllers in French...

    EU Leaders to Meet Over Refugee Crisis, UK Referendum, Ukraine
    Oct15

    EU Leaders to Meet Over Refugee Crisis, UK Referendum, Ukraine

    The Heads of State or Government of the 28 member states of the EU will convene at a regular meeting of the European Council in Brussels on Thursday and Friday. The refugee crisis facing Europe will be the main topic of discussion at the summit as leaders will continue efforts towards establishing an effective, humanitarian and safe European...

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 15 Oct 2015
    Oct15

    Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Thursday 15 Oct 2015

    US troops to tackle Boko Haram in Cameroon Barack Obama has revealed the US has deployed troops to Cameroon to help fight the terror group Boko Haram. The force, which will eventually total 300 troops, will provide intelligence and reconnaissance and will remain in country until “no longer needed”, the president said. Boko Haram is also active in...

    Russian envoy refutes Dutch MH17 crash report
    Oct15

    Russian envoy refutes Dutch MH17 crash report

    Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Valery N Yermolov refuted on Thursday the investigation report of the Dutch Safety Board (DSB), which alleged that the crash of flight MH17 was caused by the detonation of a 9N314M-type warhead launched from eastern Ukraine using a Buk missile system. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    Kazakh Ski Resorts among Most Popular Winter Destinations in CIS
    Oct15

    Kazakh Ski Resorts among Most Popular Winter Destinations in CIS

    The Astana Times provides news and information from Kazakhstan and around the world. It will soon be time to hit the slopes and among Russian tourists, Shymbulak Ski Resort tops the list of most popular destinations in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and neighbouring countries, reported Tengrinews.kz. Russians traveling in CIS...

    Opinion: Belarus enjoys trust worldwide
    Oct15

    Opinion: Belarus enjoys trust worldwide

    “The incumbent President of Belarus has earned great reputation both among his people and on the international arena. He personally made a huge contribution to the conflict settlement in Ukraine. It is no doubt that other countries put trust in Belarus,” said Natalia Guivik. …read more Source:...

    Plea for Swedish Ikea to set up shop in Ukraine
    Oct15

    Plea for Swedish Ikea to set up shop in Ukraine

    Ukraine’s economy minister has pleaded with Ikea to open in his country, saying it would show Kiev was serious about fighting corruption that reportedly caused the Swedish furniture giant to ditch a previous foray. …read more Source: The Local...