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    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 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:...

    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...

    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...

    Score One For Putin in Ukraine
    Oct06

    Score One For Putin in Ukraine

    One effect of, if not a rationale for, Putin’s Syria intervention is to distract from Ukraine. The Paris summit on Friday was overshadowed by images of Russian fighter jets over Syria. Indeed, Russia appears satisfied with its accomplishments in Ukraine and supports the current ceasefire, no doubt in part because the Kremlin hopes it will...

    France, Germany Tell Ukraine to Cooperate with Putin
    Oct06

    France, Germany Tell Ukraine to Cooperate with Putin

    Leaders in France and Germany pushed Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to accept a plan requiring him to cooperate with Vladimir Putin during a meeting in Paris last week. The plan was developed for the meeting by French diplomat Pierre Morel, and Poroshenko was prepared to dismiss it in the negotiations with French President Francois...