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    China, Russia Sign Landmark Energy, Finance, Tech Deals
    Oct15

    China, Russia Sign Landmark Energy, Finance, Tech Deals

    Chinese leaders are in Moscow forming a range of deals and collaborations with Russian companies. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang personally attended meetings that saw signings more than 40 agreements across many sectors and industries. The deals cover energy, finance and technology. They also extend credit lines from Chinese banks and arrange for...

    Kerry, Lavrov Meet, Discuss Ukraine
    Oct15

    Kerry, Lavrov Meet, Discuss Ukraine

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has called for the withdrawal of all “foreign forces” from eastern Ukraine, after meeting Tuesday in Paris with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Kerry called for a halt to fighting between Ukrainian government forces and Russia-backed separatists around eastern Ukraine’s Donetsk airport....

    Isight: Russian Hackers Target NATO, Ukraine and Others
    Oct14

    Isight: Russian Hackers Target NATO, Ukraine and Others

    Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners. ISight said it did not know what data had been found by the hackers, though it suspected they were...

    Violent Clashes Mark Day of Ukrainian Cossacks in Kyiv – October 14, 2014
    Oct14

    Violent Clashes Mark Day of Ukrainian Cossacks in Kyiv – October 14, 2014

    Radical protesters, demanding the release of political prisoners in Ukraine, clashed on Tuesday with Interior Ministry and law enforcement members during a rally for Day of Ukrainian Cossacks near the parliament building in Kyiv, Oct. 14, 2014. The day is marked by activists and supporters of the All-Ukrainian Union Svoboda (Freedom) Party and...

    Ukraine Parliament Approves New Defense Chief
    Oct14

    Ukraine Parliament Approves New Defense Chief

    Ukraine’s parliament has approved a new defense minister – the fourth change in leadership since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March. The head of Ukraine’s National Guard, Stepan Poltorak, will take over for Valeriy Heletey, who resigned amid heavy criticism for the crushing defeat of Ukrainian forces east of Donetsk in...

    Dutch Experts, Investigators Return to MH17 Crash Site
    Oct14

    Dutch Experts, Investigators Return to MH17 Crash Site

    Dutch officials returned to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine on Monday in a new bid to recover the human remains and personal belongings of the nearly 300 people killed aboard the downed plane. Four observers from the Netherlands joined representatives from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe...

    Kerry, Fabius Discuss Global Threats, Regional Issues
    Oct13

    Kerry, Fabius Discuss Global Threats, Regional Issues

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius met in Paris Monday night discussing what a senior State Department official described as a full range of issues the two countries work on together as close and longstanding allies. According the official, during their 90-minute meeting, Kerry and Fabius discussed the...

    Australia’s PM to Confront Putin on MH17 Downing
    Oct13

    Australia’s PM to Confront Putin on MH17 Downing

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has said that he plans to confront Russian President Vladimir Putin on the downing in July of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 during a summit in Brisbane next month. “Look, I’m going to shirtfront Mr. Putin — you bet I am,” Abbott told reporters Monday using a term used to describe aggressive...

    Putin Orders Russian Troops Away From Ukrainian Border
    Oct12

    Putin Orders Russian Troops Away From Ukrainian Border

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered more than 17,000 troops to withdraw from an area near the Ukrainian border as he prepares to meet with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko. A Kremlin spokesman said the Russian troops spent the past few months training in the Rostov region, which is located across the border from the areas in...

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Bid to End Crisis
    Oct12

    Ukraine, Russian Presidents to Meet in Bid to End Crisis

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko says he will meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin next week in Italy for talks on a peace plan for eastern Ukraine and an ongoing natural gas dispute. Poroshenko, speaking Saturday, said the talks will take place on the sidelines of an Asia-Europe summit in Milan, and are likely to include the...

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