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    Fitch Declares Ukraine In Default After Missed Eurobond Payment
    Oct07

    Fitch Declares Ukraine In Default After Missed Eurobond Payment

    Fitch ratings agency declared Ukraine in partial default and downgraded the cash-strapped country after it failed to make payment on bonds it has been trying to renegotiate with creditors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP Investigation: Nuclear Smugglers Shopped Radioactive Material to Islamic State, Other Terrorists
    Oct07

    AP Investigation: Nuclear Smugglers Shopped Radioactive Material to Islamic State, Other Terrorists

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks. It was earlier this year, and the two men were plotting their deal at an unlikely spot: the terrace of Cocos Prive, a dance club and sushi bar...

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers
    Oct07

    AP INVESTIGATION: Nuclear smugglers sought terrorist buyers

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Over the pulsating beat at an exclusive nightclub, the arms smuggler made his pitch to a client: 2.5 million euros for enough radioactive cesium to contaminate several city blocks. The previously unpublicized case is one of at least four attempts in five years in which criminal networks with suspected Russian ties sought...

    Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military
    Oct07

    Ukraine moves toward allowing foreigners in military

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has passed a measure that would allow foreigners to serve in its armed forces. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine Rebels to Delay Local Election, Sidestep Tense Topic
    Oct07

    Ukraine Rebels to Delay Local Election, Sidestep Tense Topic

    Officials in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine announced Tuesday they will postpone local elections that were going to be held shortly, sidestepping a contentious issue that had blocked progress toward a resolution for the war in Ukraine.Ukraine’s president and Russian… …read more Source:...

    Report: Russian ‘Volunteers’ From Ukraine Conflict Could Join the War in Syria
    Oct07

    Report: Russian ‘Volunteers’ From Ukraine Conflict Could Join the War in Syria

    A Russian lawmaker told Interfax new agency that money may drive Russian soldiers to help Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine rebels to delay local election, sidestep tense topic
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels to delay local election, sidestep tense topic

    MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine announced Tuesday they will postpone local elections that were going to be held shortly, sidestepping a contentious issue that had blocked progress toward a resolution for the war in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine rebels to delay local election, sidestep tense topic
    Oct06

    Ukraine rebels to delay local election, sidestep tense topic

    MOSCOW (AP) — Officials in rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine announced Tuesday they will postpone local elections that were going to be held shortly, sidestepping a contentious issue that had blocked progress toward a resolution for the war in Ukraine. U.S. State Department spokesman Mark Toner also welcomed the rebels’ decision. …read...

    Ukraine Passes Law to Let Foreigners Serve in Armed Forces
    Oct06

    Ukraine Passes Law to Let Foreigners Serve in Armed Forces

    The parliament also introduced punishment for financing mercenaries. …read more Source:...

    Lviv becomes a model for development in Ukraine
    Oct06

    Lviv becomes a model for development in Ukraine

    The west Ukraine city is undergoing a renaissance even as fighting continues in the east. …read more Source: USA...