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    Russia Denies Political Motives In Move To Ban Dutch Tulips
    Jul22

    Russia Denies Political Motives In Move To Ban Dutch Tulips

    Dutch flowers represent a sanitary “threat” to Russia and could be banned, the Russian agricultural safety regulator said July 21. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia is testing new intercontinental missiles and it could intensify the crisis with the US
    Jul22

    Russia is testing new intercontinental missiles and it could intensify the crisis with the US

    Russia is working on the third stage of developing and designing the Sarmat heavy intercontinental ballistic missile. An official said the tests are expected to start in 18 to 24 months. The Sarmat heavy ICBM will replace the current Voyevoda ICBM in the Russian Strategic Missile Force, known to NATO as SS-18 Satan. Union of Geopolitics Chairman...

    Russian UN Resolution Opposes Tribunal in Airliner Crash
    Jul22

    Russian UN Resolution Opposes Tribunal in Airliner Crash

    Russia has introduced a U.N. resolution demanding that those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year be brought to justice, but eliminating the international tribunal that the five countries investigating the crash are seeking to prosecute the perpetrators. Russia said earlier this month that it opposed a...

    Saakashvili signs deal with U.S. for regional support of Odessa
    Jul22

    Saakashvili signs deal with U.S. for regional support of Odessa

    Jared M. FeldschreiberODESSA, Ukraine, July 21 (UPI) — Mikheil Saakashvili, the Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa Oblast, signed a memorandum with the United States Tuesday assuring American support in the region. …read more Source: United Press...

    Kremlin Critic Says Putin’s Daughter Landed Plum Job at University
    Jul22

    Kremlin Critic Says Putin’s Daughter Landed Plum Job at University

    A young woman rumoured to be Russian president Vladimir Putin’s daughter has been appointed to her fourth administrative post in Moscow’s prestigious State University (MGU), according to Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny. The exact identity of Putin’s two daughters Katerina and Maria has been shrouded in secrecy since the early days...

    Ukraine, Rebels Reach Preliminary Deal to Extend Weapons Pull-Back
    Jul22

    Ukraine, Rebels Reach Preliminary Deal to Extend Weapons Pull-Back

    Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists have reached a preliminary agreement to extend a pull-back of weapons in east Ukraine to include tanks and smaller weapons systems, the chairman of the OSCE security watchdog, Ivica Dacic, said on Tuesday. Under a ceasefire agreement brokered in Minsk, Belarus, in February, weapons of over 100 mm calibre are...

    European Maccabi Games to play at Olympic venues built by Nazis
    Jul21

    European Maccabi Games to play at Olympic venues built by Nazis

    Adolf Hitler, second from left, watching the Olympic Games in Berlin with the Italian crown prince, left, August 1936. (Fox Photos/Getty Images) BERLIN (JTA) – They are roaring through Europe, raising dust as they go: Jewish bikers bearing an Olympic-style torch all the way from Israel to this German city. Next week, 11 core riders will pull...

    The battle over eastern Ukraine is coming to a head
    Jul21

    The battle over eastern Ukraine is coming to a head

    Just one sentence, inserted into a complex piece of legislation, caused some to wonder whether Kiev has been sold out by its Western allies. One sentence that was too much for many Ukrainians. One sentence that was not enough for the Kremlin. One sentence that the United States reportedly lobbied heavily for to assure that Kiev was holding up its...

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt
    Jul21

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers were rallying in Kiev on Tuesday to protest against government policies in the wake of a… …read more Source:...

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt
    Jul21

    Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers rally against govt

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers were rallying in Kiev on Tuesday to protest against government policies in the wake of a deadly stand-off between radical nationalists and police in the country’s west. …read more Source: CNS...