: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: US & Canada

    Russia-NATO Confrontation Over Turkish Airspace
    Oct06

    Russia-NATO Confrontation Over Turkish Airspace

    Russia hasn’t wasted any time shattering Western illusions in Syria. First, despite initial rhetoric about fighting terror, they bombed every anti-Assad force in sight except ISIS. Then, they killed any hope of a no-fly zone. Russian authorities announced on Friday that the Moskva, a naval cruiser armed with 64 S-300 ship-to-air missiles,...

    IMF cuts world growth forecast
    Oct06

    IMF cuts world growth forecast

    Lima (AFP) – The IMF on Tuesday cut its growth forecast for the world economy for 2015 and 2016, warning of growing risks from the slowdown in China and other emerging markets.The global economy will expand just 3.1 percent this year and 3.6 percent next year, the IMF predicted, revising down its previous forecasts by 0.2 percentage points...

    Ukraine passes measure allowing foreigners in its armed forces
    Oct06

    Ukraine passes measure allowing foreigners in its armed forces

    Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure that would allow foreigners to serve in its armed forces. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine Approves Draft Law Allowing Foreigners To Fight In Its Military
    Oct06

    Ukraine Approves Draft Law Allowing Foreigners To Fight In Its Military

    Foreigners could soon serve in the Ukrainian military after the country’s parliament passed a draft law Tuesday, local media reported. The vote comes at a moment when Ukrainian military forces have started to withdraw light artillery from the frontline in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: International Business...

    Russia’s Violation of Airspace ‘Doesn’t Look Like An Accident’
    Oct06

    Russia’s Violation of Airspace ‘Doesn’t Look Like An Accident’

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg Virginia Mayo / APNATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Russia’s violation of Turkey’s airspace “doesn’t look like an accident.” The comments mark an escalation in the rhetoric between the alliance and Russia over Moscow’s actions in the Syrian civil war on behalf of President...

    Putin’s Syrian Adventure Will Cost Russians Dearly
    Oct06

    Putin’s Syrian Adventure Will Cost Russians Dearly

    “Has the country run out of poor people?” is a fitting question to today’s Russian leaders who, not having ended the geopolitical and military conflict in eastern Ukraine, have unhesitatingly thrown the country into a new one, jumping straight from the fire into the hellish frying pan of the Middle East. Without any discussion...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Agree To Postpone Elections
    Oct06

    Pro-Russian Rebels Agree To Postpone Elections

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say they have decided to postpone disputed local elections in territory they control until February. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections, sidestepping issue of tension in talks
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections, sidestepping issue of tension in talks

    Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next several weeks, an issue that had impeded progress toward a firm resolution of the conflict. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine Rebels to Delay Elections
    Oct06

    Ukraine Rebels to Delay Elections

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections, sidestepping issue of tension in talks …read more Source: ABC...

    Turkey Summons Russian Ambassador Over 2nd Airspace Breach
    Oct06

    Turkey Summons Russian Ambassador Over 2nd Airspace Breach

    Turkey summoned Russia’s ambassador for a second time after what the foreign ministry said was a second instance of a Russian plane violating Turkish airspace near the Syrian border. Turkey first lodged its protest with the Russian ambassador and warned of consequences of any future incursions after a Russian jet crossed into Turkish...