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Russia's President Putin tells his people to prepare for nuclear war; US President Obama threatens a "massive cyber attack" on the Kremlin. Half the world hangs between.
Russia is joining Egypt in a military drill this month, with future plans that seem to be a clear warning aimed at terrorists in Northern Sinai.
The White House has been watching helplessly as Putin suspended the treaty with Washington on cleaning up weapons-grade plutonium.
On the eve of the Jewish new year, a man shoots and critically wounds a security guard at a famed Moscow synagogue.
Three months ago, a similar program was held in Moscow, and many more such events are anticipated worldwide in the coming months.
A Russian Foreign Ministry official told Tass on Thursday that Russia is "responding to the appeals of the Palestinians and Israelis."
"President Putin offered to meet in Moscow on September 9," Abbas said. "I agreed. I was to fly to Moscow from here (Warsaw) to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu."
Netanyahu said he was reviewing the Russian President's proposal and the timing of a possible meeting with Abbas.
The US has been chasing after Mironov since May for the illegal transfer of US military technology to an unnamed foreign country.
The Kremlin denies there are any specific plans to hold a summit between Israeli and Palestinian Authority leaders this fall.
When Netanyahu and Putin spoke on the phone last week, the summit idea was part of their discussion.
Once again the Palestinian Authority turns down a chance to negotiate directly for its own state, this time in Moscow.
US-Turkey relations have so deteriorated after the coup that Washington no longer trusts Ankara with the nuclear weapons.
It isn't clear who is panicking more at the moment—Jerusalem or Washington—over the possibility that Turkey, a NATO member, would switch sides and coalesce with Russia and Iran.
The former chief of the KGB bequeaths evidence about Raoul Wallenberg for future generations, in papers found in a suitcase.
The annual Arab League summit's agenda includes combating terrorism and the ongoing civil wars in Libya and Syria.
"The tunes that were heard we remember from childhood," Prime Minister Netanyahu's staff wrote with nostalgia about the ceremony in Moscow for the Unknown Soldier.
The Russians are supplying Iran with advanced S-300 long range surface-to-air missile systems, and are in the process of selling the Iranians many more weapons.