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    Eastern Ukrainian Rebel Leader Reportedly Detained
    Sep08

    Eastern Ukrainian Rebel Leader Reportedly Detained

    A leader of Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has reportedly been detained by fellow rebels as he returned to the Donetsk region from Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Orthodox Americans Support Church Tradition, Not Politics
    Sep08

    Russian Orthodox Americans Support Church Tradition, Not Politics

    A group of Russian Orthodox Americans was in Moscow this past week to learn traditional Orthodox singing from Russian experts. The organizers say they are motivated by the need to strengthen the friendship between the Russian and American peoples in this time of political tensions, but the Russian Orthodox Church is also connected to the...

    Putin orders military manoeuvrs amid tension with West over Ukraine
    Sep08

    Putin orders military manoeuvrs amid tension with West over Ukraine

    Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest in a series of war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Increased Russian Presence in Syria Could Signal Putin’s Willingness to Join Fight Against Islamic State
    Sep08

    Increased Russian Presence in Syria Could Signal Putin’s Willingness to Join Fight Against Islamic State

    MOSCOW (AP) — Signs of an ongoing Russian military buildup in Syria have drawn U.S. concerns and raised questions of whether Moscow plans to enter the conflict. President Vladimir Putin has been coy on the subject, saying Russia is weighing various options, a statement that has fueled suspicions about the Kremlin’s intentions. Observers in...

    Putin jockeying for deal with US on Syria
    Sep07

    Putin jockeying for deal with US on Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — Signs of an ongoing Russian military buildup in Syria have drawn U.S. concerns and raised questions of whether Moscow plans to enter the conflict. President Vladimir Putin has been coy on the subject, saying Russia is weighing various options, a statement that has fueled suspicions about the Kremlin’s intentions.Observers in...

    Crimean tiger cubs adorably frolic in public park
    Sep07

    Crimean tiger cubs adorably frolic in public park

    It doesn’t get any cuter than this. Tiny tiger cubs, some barely two months old, stretching, yawning, rolling lazily in the grass and peering adorably up at the children surrounding them. On Saturday, more than a dozen rare white lion and Siberian tiger cubs were set free to frolic with young visitors at a safari park in Crimea’s...

    French President Urges Four-way Talks on Ukraine Peace Deal
    Sep07

    French President Urges Four-way Talks on Ukraine Peace Deal

    French President Francois Hollande has called for a meeting with his German, Russian and Ukrainian counterparts to ensure the peace agreement for eastern Ukraine is carried out, with an eye to lifting Western sanctions against Moscow. In a wide-ranging press conference in Paris on Monday, Hollande said he would propose that a meeting with German...

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions
    Sep07

    Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian military units have been scrambled from their bases as part of snap drills ordered by President Vladimir Putin, the latest in a series of Russian war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine.The Defense Ministry said the maneuvers that began Monday will last for five days and involve forces of the Central Military...

    WHO: Polio Resurfaces in Mali from Ebola-hit Guinea
    Sep07

    WHO: Polio Resurfaces in Mali from Ebola-hit Guinea

    There is a high risk of polio spreading in Ebola-ravaged Guinea and Mali, the World Health Organization said on Monday, after a Guinean toddler travelled to Mali and became that country’s first case of the crippling disease in more than four years. Preliminary tests by authorities in Mali’s capital showed the 19-month-old was...

    Putin scrambles military units near Ukraine
    Sep07

    Putin scrambles military units near Ukraine

    Snap drills are latest in a series of Russian war games amid tensions with the West over Ukraine …read more Source:...