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    UN says more than 3,500 killed in conflict in eastern Ukraine, including plane victims
    Sep23

    UN says more than 3,500 killed in conflict in eastern Ukraine, including plane victims

    The U.N. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Says It’s Putting Another Man on the Moon…By 2030
    Sep23

    Russia Says It’s Putting Another Man on the Moon…By 2030

    Russia’s space agency said Tuesday it will launch a “full-scale” exploration of the Moon as part of a long-term mission to get a human being on the lunar surface for the first time in decades. The head of Roscomsos, Oleg Ostapenko, said that designs were already underway for a manned spacecraft that he estimated could reach the moon by the...

    Delegates To UN Conference Claim Harassment By Kremlin
    Sep23

    Delegates To UN Conference Claim Harassment By Kremlin

    Members of ethnic minority groups from Russia have accused the Kremlin of preventing them from attending a United Nations conference in New York this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Italian Government Moves to Seize Property of Putin Allies
    Sep23

    Italian Government Moves to Seize Property of Putin Allies

    The Italian government has frozen assets and seized property belonging to two Russian oligarchs on the EU’s blacklist, deemed to be in the inner circle of president Vladimir Putin. Arkady Rotenberg, Putin’s judo sparring partner, and Ukrainian-born Alexey Azarov are the first targets on the EU’s July list of Kremlin confidants...

    Pope Francis Keeps Silent on Syria Strikes
    Sep23

    Pope Francis Keeps Silent on Syria Strikes

    One voice has so far remained quiet since the United States and five allied Arab nations launched airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) late Monday: That of Pope Francis. MoreThe Air Force Scandal Shows Secular Americans Still Need Equal RightsDefeating ISIS Will Take More Than Military Action’Only...

    Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides
    Sep23

    Ukraine: Cease-fire being upheld on both sides

    KIEV, Ukraine — A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month.Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National...

    Fighting flares at Ukraine’s Donetsk airport
    Sep23

    Fighting flares at Ukraine’s Donetsk airport

    Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels were battling around the airport near the insurgent stronghold of Donetsk on Tuesday, sending flames and clouds of black smoke into the sky, AFP journalists said. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Cease-Fire Upheld on Both Sides, Official Says
    Sep23

    World War 3 Averted? Ukraine Cease-Fire Upheld on Both Sides, Official Says

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A cease-fire in east Ukraine is being upheld by both government troops and Russia-backed rebels, a senior Ukrainian official said Tuesday, in a first step toward enforcing a truce that has been riddled by repeated violations since it was imposed earlier this month. Col. Andriy Lysenko, spokesman for Ukraine’s National...

    Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership
    Sep23

    Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership

    Ukraine and Western countries claim that Russia has sent troops and equipment to aid separatist pro-Russia rebels in Ukraine’s east; Moscow denies those allegations. “In the time of the information war, we must ensure our information security and protect our public opinion from actions of the enemy,” said Roman Chuichenko, a...

    Clashes Flare In Donetsk Region
    Sep23

    Clashes Flare In Donetsk Region

    Renewed fighting between Ukraine troops and pro-Russian separatists broke out on the night of September 21 and the following day near the city of Debaltseve in Ukraine’s Donetsk region. A military commander said there had been casualties in his unit. The violence came as Ukrainian government forces were preparing to withdraw artillery and...