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Ukraine to screen a million civil servants for loyalty

Sep 17, 2014

Ukraine to screen a million civil servants for loyalty

A new law on "lustration" - meaning a purge of the ranks of power - was passed by parliament on Tuesday under grassroots pressure from lobby groups representing protesters who brought down Yanukovich in February after months of unrest. #White House #US #NewsTracker #Russia #European Union #Sanctions #Ukraine #Eastern Europe #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #MH17 #US-Russia relations #Western Democracy
Russia and West at odds over Syria at UN nuclear meeting

Sep 17, 2014

Russia and West at odds over Syria at UN nuclear meeting

Russia is pushing for the issue of Syria's alleged past nuclear activities to be removed from the agenda of the UN atomic agency's board, diplomats said. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Russia #nuclear #UN meeting #Western super powers
Nasa selects Boeing, SpaceX to ferry US astronauts to ISS

Sep 17, 2014

Nasa selects Boeing, SpaceX to ferry US astronauts to ISS

With a goal to end the US' sole reliance on the Russian Space Shuttle in 2017, Nasa selected two American firms to transport astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS). #World #Barack Obama #Russia #Nasa #SpaceX #International Space Station #Boeing Co

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Defence projects, n-plants: India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Jan 13, 2014

Defence projects, n-plants: India's new envoy to Russia has a huge task ahead

Indian officials believe Raghavan is an old Russia/Soviet Union hand and should be able to smoothen rough edges in the Indo-Russian defence relationship. #India #Russia #Ministry of External Affairs #Kudankulam #BrahMos #Moscow #IFS #Indo-Russian relations
Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Dec 01, 2013

Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

A bare reading of the two-page record shows that the controversy surrounding the freedom fighter's fate isn't limited to a bygone era and that it is not just about Jawaharlal Nehru, who has been painted with a black brush by many Netaji fans. #Pranab Mukherjee #Russia #FPExclusive #Subhash Chandra Bose #Independence Movement

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Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Sep 17, 2014

SEE IT: Russian biker takes on drivers who litter streets

This leather-clad vigilante is on a mission to keep Russia's roads clean. The unidentified biker has been taking those who drop trash on the streets to task...
Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Sep 16, 2014

Ukraine lawmakers approve EU pact, offer autonomy to rebel regions

Lawmakers in Ukraine endorsed an association agreement with the European Union on Tuesday, making a decisive turn in favor of closer relations with Western neighbors in spite of the 10-month-old conflict that shift in alliance has ignited with Russia...
Secret document raises questions about Subhash Chandra Bose's 'death'

Sep 16, 2014

Russia's ruble drops to all-time low amid fears over fallout from economic sanctions

Russia's currency has dropped to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar as it continues to suffer from the fallout of economic sanctions...