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    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with U.S.; State Dept. suspends bilateral contacts with Russia over Syria
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with U.S.; State Dept. suspends bilateral contacts with Russia over Syria

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. Russian President Vladimir Putin visits a reserve for wild horses near the Urals city of...

    Russia: High-ranking Ukrainian Spy Arrested
    Oct03

    Russia: High-ranking Ukrainian Spy Arrested

    Russia’s FSB security service said on Monday it had arrested a senior Ukrainian intelligence officer for gathering secret information about Russian defense and security bodies. Ties between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014, when, after a popular uprising toppled Ukraine’s pro-Russian president, Russia annexed the Crimea...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes. Russia said last year it had started up a plant that produces mixed-oxide commercial nuclear...

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US
    Oct03

    Putin suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes…. …read more Source: Associated...

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria
    Oct03

    US Suspends Talks with Russia over Syria

    The U.S. is suspending Syria cease-fire talks with Russia, citing Moscow’s and Damascus’ continued military attacks against civilian targets. “This is not a decision that was taken lightly,” U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement. Though Washington “spared no effort” in trying to...

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct03

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US

    President Vladimir Putin has suspended a deal with the United States on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, once a symbol of U.S.-Russian rapprochement that has fallen apart amid tensions over Ukraine, Syria and other disputes …read more Source: ABC...

    Kosovo hoping to be surprise package of World Cup qualifiers
    Oct03

    Kosovo hoping to be surprise package of World Cup qualifiers

    PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Football’s newest country is hoping to be the surprise package of the World Cup qualifiers, just a few months after gaining FIFA membership. Kosovo became a UEFA member in May, joined FIFA a week later and was fast-tracked into 2018 World Cup qualifying. It earned a credible 1-1 draw in Finland last month in its...

    Vladimir Putin Calls On U.S. to Compensate Sanctions Losses or Risk Plutonium Deal
    Oct03

    Vladimir Putin Calls On U.S. to Compensate Sanctions Losses or Risk Plutonium Deal

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has asked the U.S. to suspend sanctions on his country and compensate for the losses, or face the end of their agreement to dispose of weapons-grade plutonium. The Kremlin issued a decree Monday to suspend the 2010 agreement under which Russia and the U.S. committed to destroy tonnes of weapons-grade material,...

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US
    Oct03

    Putin Suspends Weapons-Grade Plutonium Deal With US

    MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin on Monday suspended a Russia-U.S. deal on the disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, a move that comes amid escalating tensions over Syria between Moscow and Washington. Putin’s decree released by the Kremlin cited Washington’s “unfriendly actions” and the United States’ inability to fulfill its...

    Justice for the Victims of Flight MH17
    Oct03

    Justice for the Victims of Flight MH17

    Just over two years ago, in the middle of one of the hottest summers in recent memory, the shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 changed the direction of the war in Ukraine. The European political class, though horrified by Russia’s bold and unrepentant aggression, was up to that point eager to avoid direct confrontation with the...