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    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue
    Dec10

    Russian General Named in Bellingcat MH17 Report Plans to Sue

    A senior Russian general who was accused in a recent investigation of being a coordinator of separatist forces in eastern Ukraine and of possibly playing a role in the downing of a civilian airliner in July 2014 has said he plans to sue the authors of the report for defamation. Retired General Nikolai Tkachyov told Novaya Gazeta on Saturday that...

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire
    Dec10

    Man Utd, Man City face clash of ice and fire

    Manchester United and Manchester City will have to contend with snow and sub-zero temperatures, as well as each other, in Sunday’s Premier League title showdown at Old Trafford. Snow is forecast to fall across northwest England in the hours leading up to kick-off and temperatures are set to drop to -1 degree Celsius (30 Fahrenheit). While...

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?
    Dec10

    What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Although a close political and economic ally of Russia, Kazakhstan remains cautious about Moscow’s growing influence and expansionist ambitions. This made Astana adopt a new military doctrine which reflects the new challenges the Central Asian country may potentially face. We are republishing this article by Deirdre Tynan*...

    Ukrainian Author of Manafort Op-ed Says He Sought Input to Avoid Errors
    Dec10

    Ukrainian Author of Manafort Op-ed Says He Sought Input to Avoid Errors

    The author of an article that U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller believes former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort ghost-wrote in violation of a gag order said Saturday that he had sought input on the op-ed before publishing to avoid errors. On Friday, Mueller unveiled evidence against Manafort to try to convince a judge that he wrote the...

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike
    Dec10

    Ex-Georgian president on hunger strike

    KIEV: Former Georgian president Mikheil Saakashvili has gone on hunger strike to protest his arrest in Ukraine on charges of trying to stage a coup sponsored by Russia, his lawyer and supporters said Saturday.Kiev police rearrested the foe of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday after an attempt to detain him earlier in the week...

    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv
    Dec10

    Saakashvili Declares Hunger Strike Following Arrest in Kyiv

    Ukrainian opposition politician and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili has declared a hunger strike, his lawyer told journalists on Saturday. Attorney Ruslan Chornolutskiy released a letter from Saakashvili calling on supporters to protest in Kyiv on Sunday and to call for the impeachment of President Petro Poroshenko. Also Saturday, a...

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact
    Dec10

    Russia says it is fully committed to nuclear missile pact

    MOSCOW (Reuters): Russia said on Saturday it was fully committed to a Cold War-era pact with the United States banning intermediate-range cruise missiles, a day after Washington accused Moscow of violating the treaty. The US State Department said on Friday Washington was reviewing military options, including new intermediate-range cruise missile...

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine
    Dec10

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine

    Kiev: The latest spike of fighting between Ukraine’s army and Russian-backed rebels has killed five people, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict, officials said pm Saturday. The Ukrainian military reported the death of four soldiers in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of...

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine
    Dec10

    Fresh fighting kills five in Ukraine

    Kiev: The latest spike of fighting between Ukraine’s army and Russian-backed rebels has killed five people, in the heaviest daily toll over the past weeks of the simmering conflict, officials said pm Saturday. The Ukrainian military reported the death of four soldiers in clashes in the area north of the insurgents’ de facto capital of...

    Author of Ukraine op-ed says he had no contact with Paul Manafort before publication
    Dec10

    Author of Ukraine op-ed says he had no contact with Paul Manafort before publication

    The op-ed was published on Thursday in the English-language Kyiv Post under the byline of Oleg Voloshyn, who said on Saturday he had sought input to avoid errors. …read more Source: Global...