All posts tagged Russia

October 20, 2014, by VOANews

Sweden’s military is searching its waters near Stockholm after detecting “foreign underwater activity,” possibly a Russian submarine in distress. The non-aligned Nordic country has deployed more than 200 men, stealth […]

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French, UK human rights organisations speak out against bid to extradite Koblyakov from Bulgaria to Russia

October 19, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

Four international human rights organisations in France and UK-based Fair Trials International have issued public appeals against French-Russian anti- ...

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Russia, Ukraine, EU leaders end summit with no breakthrough

October 18, 2014, by VOANews

A high-stakes meeting between the presidents of Ukraine and Russia ended Friday with few outward signs of progress in ending a months-long pro-Russian ...


Russian, Israeli, UK and Turkish military ‘squeeze’ into Cyprus EEZ

October 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Russian, Israeli, British and Turkish military forces will all be “squeezed” into the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone(EEZ) in the next few days, w ...

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    Russian Navy to have exercises in the Cypriot EEZ
    October 16, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Russian navy will conduct exercises with rocket launching inside Cyprus’ EEZ, opposite Barbaros. According to an announcement by the Russian Navy, the exercises will begin on Monday, October 20, […]

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    Serbia salutes Putin with pompous parade
    October 16, 2014, by VOANews

    Russian president Vladimir Putin is in Serbia as the guest of honor at a military parade in Belgrade marking 70 years since the city’s liberation by the Red Army from […]

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    Putin, Poroshenko to meet in Milan in bid to find peace
    October 15, 2014, by The Kyiv Post

    At the Asia-Europe summit in Milan on October 16 and 17, Ukrainian President Perto Poroshenko and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are expected to discuss enforcing the September 5 Minsk cease-fire agreement, […]