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    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul
    Oct12

    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul

    Serbia on Wednesday named Russian President Vladimir Putin’s billionaire friend — a man who is on a U.S. sanctions list over Ukraine — as the Balkan country’s honorary consul in … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    What TurkStream Means
    Oct12

    What TurkStream Means

    Vladimir Putin finally got what he’s been doggedly pursuing these past few years: a gas transit route into Europe that bypasses Ukraine. The Russian President inked a deal with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul earlier this week that would send more than 30 billion cubic meters of gas Turkey’s way every year. These...

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks
    Oct12

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks

    Despite growing diplomatic tensions over Syria, the leaders of Russia, France and Germany may meet “very soon” in Berlin to revive peace efforts for Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Says It’s Joining China to Counter US Missile Defense Systems
    Oct12

    Russia Says It’s Joining China to Counter US Missile Defense Systems

    Russia has confirmed it will cooperate with the Chinese regime to counter U.S. plans to expand on its missile-defense network around the world. Lt. Gen. Viktor Poznikhir of the Russian military’s General Staff has accused the U.S. Defense Department of developing the shield as part of a plan to carry out a preemptive nuclear strike. “We are...

    Amid Tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to Hold Ukraine Talks
    Oct12

    Amid Tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to Hold Ukraine Talks

    Despite growing diplomatic tensions over Syria, the leaders of Russia, France and Germany may soon meet in Berlin to try to revive efforts on settling the conflict in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Separatists Clash With Government Troops In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct12

    Separatists Clash With Government Troops In Eastern Ukraine

    Ukrainian troops engaged in heavy exchanges of gunfire overnight with Russia-backed separatists in the eastern city of Maryinka. Machine-gun and mortar rounds pierced the night sky on October 11, where both sides have been holding their positions for months. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Serbia: Putin Friend Timchenko Is Named Honorary Consul
    Oct12

    Serbia: Putin Friend Timchenko Is Named Honorary Consul

    Serbia says a billionaire friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin who is on a U.S. sanctions list over Ukraine has agreed to become the Balkan country’s honorary consul.The office of Serbia’s pro-Russian President Tomislav Nikolic said Wednesday that Gennady Timchenko… …read more Source:...

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks
    Oct12

    Amid tensions, Putin, Hollande, Merkel to hold Ukraine talks

    Despite growing diplomatic tensions over Syria, the leaders of Russia, France and Germany may meet “very soon” in Berlin to revive peace efforts for Ukraine. Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Russians Detain Five On Terror Charges In Crimea
    Oct12

    Russians Detain Five On Terror Charges In Crimea

    Crimean Tatars posted video on Facebook showing Russian police conducting house searches in Simferopol on October 12, in which five men were apparently arrested on terror charges. The incident comes amid ongoing reports of repression of the Crimean Tatar community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul
    Oct12

    Serbia: Putin friend Timchenko is named honorary consul

    Serbia says a billionaire friend of Russian President Vladimir Putin who is on a U.S. sanctions list over Ukraine has agreed to become the Balkan country’s honorary consul. …read more Source: FOX...