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    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes…. …read more Source: Associated...

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria
    Oct03

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria

    The U.S. is suspending Syria cease-fire talks with Russia, citing Moscow’s and Damascus’ continued military attacks against civilian targets. “This is not a decision that was taken lightly,” U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement. Though Washington “spared no effort” in trying to...

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct03

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US

    President Vladimir Putin has suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes …read more Source: ABC...

    Kosovo hoping to be surprise package of World Cup qualifiers
    Oct03

    Kosovo hoping to be surprise package of World Cup qualifiers

    PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Football’s newest country is hoping to be the surprise package of the World Cup qualifiers, just a few months after gaining FIFA membership. Kosovo became a UEFA member in May, joined FIFA a week later and was fast-tracked into 2018 World Cup qualifying. It earned a credible 1-1 draw in Finland last month in its...

    Vladimir Putin Calls On U.S. to Compensate Sanctions Losses or Risk Plutonium Deal
    Oct03

    Vladimir Putin Calls On U.S. to Compensate Sanctions Losses or Risk Plutonium Deal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the U.S. to suspend sanctions on his country and compensate for the losses, or face the end of their agreement to dispose of weapons-grade plutonium. The Kremlin issued a decree Monday to suspend the 2010 agreement under which Russia and the U.S. committed to destroy tonnes of weapons-grade material,...

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct03

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US

    MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a Russia-U.S. deal on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, a move that comes amid escalating tensions over Syria between Moscow and Washington. Putin’s decree released by the Kremlin cited Washington’s “unfriendly actions” and the United States’ inability to fulfill its...

    Justice for the Victims of Flight MH17
    Oct03

    Justice for the Victims of Flight MH17

    Just over two years ago, in the middle of one of the hottest summers in recent memory, the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 changed the direction of the war in Ukraine. The European political class, though horrified by Russia’s bold and unrepentant aggression, was up to that point eager to avoid direct confrontation with the...

    Hasidic Pilgrims Celebrate Jewish New Year in Uman
    Oct03

    Hasidic Pilgrims Celebrate Jewish New Year in Uman

    Tens of thousands of Hasidic pilgrims gathered in the Ukrainian city of Uman to celebrate the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Orders Suspension of Plutonium Cleanup Program with US
    Oct03

    Putin Orders Suspension of Plutonium Cleanup Program with US

    Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree Monday to suspend an agreement with the United States on disposing of weapons-grade plutonium, citing Washington’s “unfriendly actions”. It also claimed the United States was unable “to ensure the implementation of its obligations to utilize surplus weapons-grade...

    Georgian President Urges Russia To Stop Meddling In Ex-Soviet Republics’ Affairs
    Oct03

    Georgian President Urges Russia To Stop Meddling In Ex-Soviet Republics’ Affairs

    Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has said Russia must treat former Soviet republics as full-fledged members of the international community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...