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Israeli arrested for selling fireworks to East Jerusalem man for use against police

A 70-year-old Jewish Israeli business owner was arrested for selling 20,700 fireworks to a man in East Jerusalem in an alleged plot against Israeli security forces. A business owner from Kiryat Ono, a town just outside Tel-Aviv, was arrested after selling $ 28,400 worth of fireworks to the client. The vendor was accused of being aware that 690 packs of ...

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300 Russian ‘Spartans’ get government support in conquering the Far East

More than 300 Russian trailblazers who have claimed free land in the country’s Far East are getting government support to survive the hardships of settling uninhabited areas. The overall aid for the 314 settlers reached about $ 500,000 for various needs in farming, like the purchase of agricultural machinery, buying cattle or fodder, the government of Sakhalin Region said. The ...

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‘WMD free zone:’ Russia & UAE agree to join forces on Middle East non-proliferation

Moscow and Abu Dhabi have said they would take “active” efforts to turn Middle East into a zone free from any weapons of mass destruction. The ambitious goal was stated in a newly signed strategic partnership declaration. “Turning Middle East into a zone free from weapons of mass destruction” was listed as one of the major aims in a declaration ...

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Russian search party unearths WWII-era warplane in Far East wilderness (PHOTOS)

A party of volunteers in the Russian Far East has discovered the wreck of a Soviet World War II-era warplane after braving a 500km trek through the mountainous, wildfire-stricken wilderness. Explorers from the Far Eastern branch of the Russia-wide Search Movement, which is dedicated to immortalizing those who died defending the country, set out from Vladivostok and traveled 500km by ...

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France recognizes Russia's new role in international relations, including in Middle East – Macron

Published time: 24 May, 2018 18:21 Edited time: 24 May, 2018 18:58 France recognizes Russia’s new role in international relations, including in the Middle East, said President Emmanuel Macron at a joint media conference with Russia’s Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg. Macron’s visit coincides with Russia’s largest business forum, the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), which is held annually ...

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Russia's Far East attracts nearly third of all national investments

The special economic zone and preferences in the Far East have warmed foreign investor interest in the region, which accounts for 30 percent of all investments in Russia, Deputy Prime Minister Yury Trutnev said at SPIEF. “We started with changes in the investment climate… At the moment, a Far East resident gets six times more investment than the average across ...

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Russian security chief urges allies to stop terrorists returning from Middle East

The head of Russia’s Security Council has told counterparts from the CSTO bloc that the issue of terrorists returning from Syria and other Middle East countries is of vital importance and asked them to focus on border control. “We are especially concerned with the issue of fighters returning from areas of actual armed conflicts,” Nikolai Patrushev told a meeting of ...

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Russia considers building world's longest bridge connecting Sakhalin to mainland in Far East

The Russian government is looking at ways of connecting Sakhalin Island in the Far East to the mainland. One of the options is building a railroad bridge on a monumental scale. “Experts, consultants, and designers have considered all options, including the construction of a tunnel, but at the moment, the preference is given to a bridge both economically and from ...

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US Congress wants troops to learn Russian, mistakenly calls it ‘East Asian language’

The US Congress has directed the Pentagon to improve the military’s knowledge of Russian but mistakenly listed the language as “East Asian” – along with Chinese and Korean. The House Armed Services committee demanded that the Pentagon chief James Mattis take charge of improving the troops’ command of Chinese, Korean and Russian, as it unveiled a proposal for a new ...

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Israel 'only state in Middle East that actually has nukes’: Analysts denounce Bibi’s Iran WMD claim

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu is the wrong person to accuse Iran of seeking nuclear weapons as his country has repeatedly refused to join any non-proliferation treaties which equates it to North Korea, Middle East experts told RT. Israel and its PM “are in no position to accuse Iran of anything, they’re not part of the nuclear deal, they’re not even ...

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