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The Russian parliament on Sept.30 unanimously granted President Vladimir Putin the right to deploy the country's military in Syria, a move a top Kremlin aide said related only to the air force.
SIMFEROPOL – Anadolu Agency
Turkey is set to fully finance the construction of Crimea’s largest mosque, Crimea’s grand mufti said Sept. 28
DONETSK, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
Yana Agafonova, a media official in the pro-Russian rebel government in eastern Ukraine, says critical publications are not welcome in the separatist region, which is locked in a vicious propaganda war with Kyiv
YAVORIV – Agence France-Presse
Russia is still sending weapons to separatist rebels battling the Ukrainian government despite a fresh truce in the war-torn east of the country, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Sept. 22
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
A Russian nuclear official pleaded guilty Sept. 1 to a US charge of conspiracy to commit money laundering in a case involving $2.1 million in bribes for contracts with a Moscow-controlled company
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Russia on Sept.14 launched its largest military exercises of the year, Centre-2015, involving some 95,000 soldiers including ground troops, navy and airforce units.
KYIV - Reuters
Ukraine's parliament voted on Aug. 31 for constitutional changes to give separatist-minded eastern regions a special status - but divisions in the pro-Western camp and violent street protests suggested the changes would face a rougher ride to become law
KYIV - Agence France-Presse
Veteran British rockstar Elton John on Sept. 12 said Ukraine still had "a long way to go" in its treatment of the gay, bisexual and transgender community at a conference in Kyiv
KIEV - Agence France-Presse
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Aug. 24 accused Russia of sending major military backup to pro-Moscow rebels, speaking just ahead of talks on the conflict with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko told an international conference Sept. 11 that Russia remained a threat to the "entire democratic world" but that he held out hope a new truce with pro-Moscow insurgents would hold
Fighting flared between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists in two separate parts of eastern Ukraine overnight with several civilians killed by shelling, Ukrainian police and separatist sources said on Aug. 17
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