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Washington will have to put up with North Korea's nuclear status — PyongyangWorld October 20, 15:21
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Russian diplomat says temporary checkpoints may appear on border with BelarusWorld October 20, 15:14
Russia mines unique 34.17-carat yellow diamondBusiness & Economy October 20, 14:44
Russia, US continue dialogue on Iran and North Korea, diplomat saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 20, 14:16
The flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic is waving on the Zhdanivka city council. Protesters stated that city authorities “are on their side.” A city council in Makiivka, Mariupol mayor’s office, a city council in Kramatorsk, an executive council in Khartsyzk and a police station in Horlivka, a city council and a police department in Yenakiieve remain under their control.
Police stations and the Ukrainian Security Service departments are occupied in the city of Sloviansk. Activists also placed seven checkpoints in the city.