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20 October 2019
OSCE SMM spot SAM 9K33 Osa near Zhitenko village in Donetsk region
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American spy agencies, the officials said, had learned that China and Russia were eavesdropping on the president's cellphone calls from human sources inside foreign governments and intercepting communications between foreign officials.
Military personnel in Plesetsk just began fueling of a Soyuz-2 rocket for a liftoff with a classified payload in a few hours, for the first time since SoyuzMS10 accident.
12 month ago
CEO of Nordea Bank describes Bill Browder criminal money laundering complaint about $404m of illicit funds going through Nordea as a 'Witch Hunt'.
The fourth bus with migrants from Bihach has just arrived in the center of Uzhivka, more buses are expected
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Police of Azerbaijan has detained the opposition activist Djeikhun Nabi. His father, also a Human Rights Defender is convinced he is persecuted for criticizing authorities.
Hungary offers to strike minority protection treaty with Ukraine
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Russian President Putin warned Wednesday that if the United States deploys intermediate-range missiles in Europe, Russia will have to target the nations that would host them.
1 killed in flooding in Tuapse district of Krasnodar Krai, 7 settlements flooded
Migrants decided to spend another night on the border between Bosnia and Croatia Fight broke out between two groups that caoused Police to intervene in order to calm down the tensions.
OSCE SMM Report 23 Oct: The SMM facilitated and monitored the recovery of the bodies of a man and a woman (both in their forties) from a location near the neighbourhood of Vilnyi
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Collapse of arms control treaties would lead to new "arms race", Putin says
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Iran, Turkey and Russia have agreed on two-thirds of a new constitution for Syria; hope to complete final draft soon- Officials.
Road accident with APC in Voronezh
President of the Popular Party of Spain: Fernando Albán was thrown through a window from the SEBIN after being tortured
12 month ago
Russia proposes Argentina to conduct joint anti-drug operations - ambassador
12 month ago
The Cabinet of Ministers of the Russian Federation is considering the introduction of refinery licenses for the export of petroleum products
Croatian Police erected a crowd control barriers on their side of the border, determined to not allow migrants to pass into Croatia.
Infographic on Russian arms deals12 month ago
Infographic on Russian arms deals
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Former Yugoslav Army chief of staff Nebojsa Pavkovic, who is currently serving a prison sentence for war crimes in Kosovo, has had a book published by the Serbian Defence Ministry. And it was promoted at the Belgrade Book Fair.
12 month ago
DPRK official meets with Russian senator amid summit speculation
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Turkey will not allow Greece to interfere in its activities in the eastern Mediterranean, the country's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said earlier today
Ukrainian border guards detained Belorussian businessman Dmytro Dashuk on red notice from Belarus authorities
On border crossing Maljevac things have calmed down after one of the migrants tried to harm himself with a knife. Migrants around 200 of them still located on the bridge between Bosnia and Croatia
In TridentJuncture participants will split into South forces and North forces, taking turns to play the role of a fictitious aggressor against Norway and the NATO defending forces.12 month ago
In TridentJuncture participants will split into "South forces" and "North forces", taking turns to play the role of a fictitious aggressor against Norway and the NATO defending forces.
European Parliament just passed legislation to ban single-use plastics
Not re-elected as PM. Next attempt after one week: The Armenian parliament is one step closer to being disbanded as it voted down Nikol Pashinyan's candidacy as a formality12 month ago
Not re-elected as PM. Next attempt after one week: The Armenian parliament is one step closer to being disbanded as it voted down Nikol Pashinyan's candidacy as a formality
President Ilham Aliyev received Russian Minister of Internal Affairs12 month ago
President Ilham Aliyev received Russian Minister of Internal Affairs
U.S. National Security Advisor @AmbJohnBolton: I had the opportunity today to meet with the Foreign Minister @AzerbaijanMFA and then with @presidentaz for extensive discussions about major issues in the region12 month ago
U.S. National Security Advisor @AmbJohnBolton: "I had the opportunity today to meet with the Foreign Minister @AzerbaijanMFA and then with @presidentaz for extensive discussions about major issues in the region"
12 month ago
Khamenei: Had a group of people not made that sacrifice then, today the glory of the love for ImamHussain would not sweep the world in such a manner. Today you can see people from various nations- including Persian, Azeri, Urdu and Europeans and Americans join the ArbaeenWalk.
12 month ago
[email protected]: For those who want and advocate for illegal immigration, just take a good look at what has happened to Europe over the last 5 years. A total mess. They only wish they had that decision to make over again.
Vessel under the Moldovan flag caught with 1.4 tonnes of cocaine and detained in Spain12 month ago
Vessel under the Moldovan flag caught with 1.4 tonnes of cocaine and detained in Spain
Vessel under the Moldovan flag caught with 1.4 tonnes of cocaine and detained in Spain
12 month ago
Kosovo is Serbia's "biggest and only EU problem" - Vucic
[email protected] met with his Hungarian counterpart Peter Siarto at the Warsaw Security Forum.
MP Chubarov personally interrupted the meeting of the Ukrainian-Russian Commission on the Sea of ​​Azov12 month ago
MP Chubarov personally interrupted the meeting of the Ukrainian-Russian Commission on the Sea of ​​Azov
12 month ago
British Prime Minister says she will contact Saudi King Salman today
12 month ago
A former Bosnian Serb policeman told a Belgrade court that he saw a truck loaded with dead bodies in the village of Kravice, where Bosniaks from Srebrenica were massacred in 1995.
Antwerp: A large 7-storey scaffold collapses. At least one dead and one wounded.
Newly elected MP of the @sdpbih in FBiH points to ongoing evidence of elxn fraud in BiH: according to Central Elxns Commission she received zero (.) votes at her own polling station. Apparently, neither she nor her own mother voted for her.
Italian Prime Minister Conte to  Putin: I would like you to visit Italy in the very near future. You have not been in Italy for too long, and I really would not want the Italian people to get the impression that you are not paying proper attention to them.12 month ago
Italian Prime Minister Conte to Putin: I would like you to visit Italy in the very near future. You have not been in Italy for too long, and I really would not want the Italian people to get the impression that you are not paying proper attention to them.
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg: "I don't foresee that Allies will station more nuclear weapons in Europe as a response to the new Russian missile" and Russia's violation of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear forces Treaty that the Trump administration has pledged to quit
An EP resolution supported by the main political groups and set to be adopted tomorrow urges EU Member States to make it clear that the "targeted sanctions against Russia will be reinforced in case of further escalation of the conflict in the Azov Sea."
The first group of 30 migrants arrived in Usivak
The Elysee: France will not take any urgent decision on the future of its strategic relationship with Saudi Arabia
Turkish seismographic research/survey vessel Barbaros Hayreddin Pasha which was harassed by a Greek frigate while carrying out previously announced exploration in the Mediterranean last week, is under protection of Turkish Navy warships.12 month ago
Turkish seismographic research/survey vessel Barbaros Hayreddin Pasha which was harassed by a Greek frigate while carrying out previously announced exploration in the Mediterranean last week, is under protection of Turkish Navy warships.
12 month ago
Russia fails to sell 10B rubles in bond auction: only 4.19B sold
Bromley fire next door to Tesco . Homesdale Road12 month ago
Bromley fire next door to Tesco . Homesdale Road
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Naftogaz requests the NSDC to consider the complete cessation of gas transit through Ukraine. This may happen, because Russia refuses to sign a new transit agreement and builds "North Stream 2"
Fire in Bickley12 month ago
Fire in Bickley
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Peskov says Putin is ready to visit U.S.
NATO Secretary General @jensstoltenberg stresses the importance of the INFTreaty, but says: "We cannot have a Treaty between two parties that is only respected by one of them Russia needs to come into compliance in a transparent and verifiable way."
An unknown aircraft appears to have caught fire and burned at Krasnodar Airport (KRR, URKK), Russia. But it turned out to be a planned exercise to train local firefighters and rescuers.
12 month ago
Russian Defense Minister Shoigu in Minsk says that NATO shows huge activity at "our western borders", claims that Russian huge military activity is a myth
Linas Linkevicius at #WSF2018: our values do not carry weight if we don't defend them, our task is to help to defend the sovereign choices made by our Eastern neighbors
Meanwhile border crossing Maljevac between Bosnia and Croatia is closed after group of migrants broke trough Police cordon from Bosnian side of the border. The group has been camping the whole night at the crossing.
The day after announcement from Ministry of Interior of Una-Sana Canton, this morning Police is not allowing new migrants to disembark from train that arrived from Sarajevo.
12 month ago
Residents of Ingushetia began to massively file complaints to Roskomnadzor about the disconnection of the mobile Internet
12 month ago
A 3.4 magnitude earthquake shook the northwestern area of the Peloponnese in Greece in the early hours of Wednesday
In the Vladimir region there was a breakthrough of the main gas pipeline
Near Hoptivka border checkpoint in Kharkiv region man threatens to blown up his car on religious motives12 month ago
Near Hoptivka border checkpoint in Kharkiv region man threatens to blown up his car "on religious motives"
12 month ago
Russian Defense minister arrived in Minsk for joint meeting of Belarus and Russian Ministries of Defense
Bulgarian government survives no-confidence vote in parliament
12 month ago
Security Council Secretary demands tightening gun control after Kerch tragedy
Spanish ambassador to Iraq , Hamdi Escobar says that Spain has 600 soldiers in Iraq to help a give a training to Iraqi security forces.
12 month ago
LX-N90459 - NATO Boeing E-3A Sentry AWACS
4 Ukrainian citizens were hospitalized as result of incident at metro station in Rome with Moscow CSKA fans12 month ago
4 Ukrainian citizens were hospitalized as result of incident at metro station in Rome with Moscow CSKA fans
The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine: We must jointly protect our region from Russia
Patrushev noted the increase in the level of terrorist activity in Siberia
12 month ago
Joint Forces Operation Press Center: yesterday Russian forces opened fire 9 times. 1 Ukrainian soldier KIA
During a 39-minute session in the Oval Office with reporters present, @POTUS said "we may" meet with Russia President Putin in Paris, saying his advisers overseas were working that out. "I think something good could come out of that," he added.
SDF started digging a tunnel in Raqqa countryside to be a French military base .
President Trump calls Middle East a "nasty part of the world," says Saudi Arabia is a "very good ally of ours." "I will tell you: Russia and China would love to have that military order."
MFA Pavlo Klimkin: actions of the aggressor-state that it attempts to call "sanctions" are no more, but continuing aggression
Russian Navy Admiral Gorshkov frigate test fired Poliment - Redut surface-to-air missile system, naval version of S-350E Vityaz.12 month ago
Russian Navy "Admiral Gorshkov" frigate test fired "Poliment - Redut" surface-to-air missile system, naval version of S-350E Vityaz.
An escalator failed at Repubblica station of metro in Rome12 month ago
An escalator failed at Repubblica station of metro in Rome
12 month ago
At least 20 Russian football fans were injured when a metro escalator in a busy Rome metro station collapsed on Tuesday night, local media reported.
Large group of migrants at the Bosnia side of the border camping and hoping to cross into Croatia.
Escalator at Rome metro station malfunctions, several injuries reported12 month ago
Escalator at Rome metro station malfunctions, several injuries reported
Serious incident in Rome metro station after that allegedly CSKA Moscow fans jumping on escalator provoked collapse. 20 fans injured, 10 in serious condition, 1 had foot amputated.12 month ago
Serious incident in Rome metro station after that allegedly CSKA Moscow fans jumping on escalator provoked collapse. 20 fans injured, 10 in serious condition, 1 had foot amputated.
12 month ago
A Russian fan has been stabbed and two bruised in clashes between Cska and Rome hooligans near Ponte Duca D'Aosta in Rome. Police used water cannon
Kremlin: Meeting with Assistant to the US President for National Security Affairs John Bolton12 month ago
Kremlin: Meeting with Assistant to the US President for National Security Affairs John Bolton
12 month ago
It's estimated one third to one half of China ballistic missiles would violate INF if they were a party to the treaty, adds @AmbJohnBolton.
12 month ago
"This is not a subject that arose yesterday," says @AmbJohnBolton about Russia violations of INF treaty.
"A militarisation of the Azov Sea is in no-one's interest [..] we will continue to push for the respect of international law and conventions, and to support Ukraine in these challenging circumstances" @FedericaMog
12 month ago
During talks in Moscow @AmbJohnBolton says he had discussions about continuing concerns of Russia meddling in US elections, as well as arms control.
In Moscow @AmbJohnBolton says @POTUS looks forward to talking with Russia President Putin in Paris.12 month ago
In Moscow @AmbJohnBolton says @POTUS looks forward to talking with Russia President Putin in Paris.
12 month ago
Bolton confirms that Putin and Trump will meet in Paris on November 11 - "We will make the precise arrangements on that, but it will happen on the 100th year celebration of the armistice."
"If you also believe that your political system will not succeed without a high degree of ubiquitous surveillance than you have a high degree of interest in AI" per former IARPA director Jason Matheny re Russia China
"If you have very little face in your own human capital to exercise your own political willthen you're very interested in autonomy" of AI systems, per Matheny tells @CFR_org
12 month ago
Putin: "As far as I can remember, the US seal depicts an eagle on one side holding 13 arrows, and on the other side an olive branch with 13 olives. Here's the question: Did your eagle already eat all the olives and only the arrows are left"
Bolton-Putin meeting has begun at the Kremlin.  US side looks to be same as for Bolton visit in June: Amb. Huntsman and NSC's Fiona Hill + Joe Wang.12 month ago
Bolton-Putin meeting has begun at the Kremlin. US side looks to be same as for Bolton visit in June: Amb. Huntsman and NSC's Fiona Hill + Joe Wang.
12 month ago
Ukraine launched an online bidding procedure for mining and oil and gas exploration projects using the ProZorro e-procurement system. The government expects to reduce corruption by using transparent online bidding
12 month ago
Yesterday, for the first time, US Air Force aircraft RC-135V carried out reconnaissance flight along the coast of Georgia's breakaway region of Abkhazia. It flew for about 15 minutes from Russian border to Sukhumi.
Russian PM Medvedev: sanctions against Ukraine will hit hundreds of persons and entities, including famous people12 month ago
Russian PM Medvedev: sanctions against Ukraine will hit hundreds of persons and entities, including famous people
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