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    Putin Promises New Weapons to Fend Western Threats
    Sep10

    Putin Promises New Weapons to Fend Western Threats

    (MOSCOW) — Russia is developing an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons to counter recent moves by the U.S. and NATO, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday as the military successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile launched from a nuclear submarine. MorePro-Russian Rebels Free Hundreds of Captured Ukrainian SoldiersMH...

    Rebels in Donetsk say shells continue to fall
    Sep10

    Rebels in Donetsk say shells continue to fall

    Rebel held checkpoint patrols in Donetsk say that shells have still been coming over in violation of the fragile truce hammered out between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian rebels. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Russia Tests ICBM; Putin Complains About NATO Rhetoric
    Sep10

    Russia Tests ICBM; Putin Complains About NATO Rhetoric

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia must maintain its nuclear deterrence to counter what he called growing security threats, after Moscow test-launched an intercontinental nuclear missile. With ties between Moscow and the West frayed by the crisis in Ukraine, Putin also took greater control of a commission...

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop by a quarter
    Sep10

    Russian gas supplies to Poland drop by a quarter

    WARSAW, Poland — Russian natural gas deliveries to Poland have dropped by almost a quarter this week, the country’s gas monopoly said Wednesday, forcing it to stop supplying gas on to Ukraine.The reason for the drop was unclear, with Russian energy company Gazprom denying any fall in exports. Some commentators believe it to be retaliation...

    Ukraine’s president says most Russian forces out of his country
    Sep10

    Ukraine’s president says most Russian forces out of his country

    Russia has withdrawn about 70% of the armed groups it sent into eastern Ukraine in recent weeks, Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko said Wednesday, quoting his nation’s intelligence sources. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    After An Era Of New Horizons, EU Turns Its Gaze Inward
    Sep10

    After An Era Of New Horizons, EU Turns Its Gaze Inward

    The incoming European Commission has indicated that further enlargement will no longer be a priority for the 28-member bloc. What does that mean for EU hopefuls to the east and south? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin promises new weapons to fend Western threats
    Sep10

    Putin promises new weapons to fend Western threats

    MOSCOW — Russia is developing an array of new nuclear and conventional weapons to counter recent moves by the U.S. and NATO, President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday as the military successfully tested a new intercontinental ballistic missile launched from a nuclear submarine.Putin accused the West of using the crisis in Ukraine to reinvigorate...

    Ukrainian Nationalist Volunteers Committing ‘ISIS-Style’ War Crimes
    Sep10

    Ukrainian Nationalist Volunteers Committing ‘ISIS-Style’ War Crimes

    Groups of right-wing Ukrainian nationalists are committing war crimes in the rebel-held territories of Eastern Ukraine, according to a report from Amnesty International, as evidence emerged in local media of the volunteer militias beheading their victims. Armed volunteers who refer to themselves as the Aidar battalion “have been involved in...

    Russia Fires Nuclear Missile, Hits Target 3,500 Miles Away
    Sep10

    Russia Fires Nuclear Missile, Hits Target 3,500 Miles Away

    Russia successfully tested its latest Bulava intercontinental nuclear missile Wednesday amid rising tensions with NATO over the conflict in Ukraine. The nearly 37-ton missile was launched from Russia’s new submarine, the Vladimir Monomakh, as part of its sea trials. Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov said a total of five test launches...

    Putin Tightens Control Of Defense Industry, Blasts NATO Over Ukraine
    Sep10

    Putin Tightens Control Of Defense Industry, Blasts NATO Over Ukraine

    President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree taking direct charge of a committee that oversees Russia’s defense sector. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...