Russia may send peacekeepers to Iraq

MOSCOW, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Russian Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov said Thursday Russia could send a peacekeeping contingent to Iraq under United Nations control.

Russian sub hatch open when it sank

MOSCOW, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Russian Navy's northern fleet is holding a day of mourning Sunday for nine nuclear submarine crew members believed lost in the Barents Sea.

Russian helicopter vanishes

MOSCOW, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- The Russian air search for a passenger helicopter that disappeared on the Kamchatka Peninsula Wednesday has been suspended.

SARS count continues to increase in China

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- China continued to report significant increases in severe acute respiratory syndrome cases and deaths Friday as Russian authorities, wary after seeing their fir
STEVE MITCHELL, UPI Medical Correspondent

Bush lobbies Russians on Iraq

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- President George W. Bush lobbied his Russian counterpart Friday to support a strong U.N. resolution compelling Iraq to disarm its weapons of mass destruction and adhere to other U.N. mandates, the White House said. The conversation with President Vladi

Bush, Ivanov meet amid nuke flap

WASHINGTON, March 12 (UPI) -- President Bush brought up the controversial new Defense Department review that suggests targeting Russia with U.S. nuclear weapons in a meeting with the Russian
NICHOLAS M. HORROCK, UPI Chief White House Correspondent

Analysis: Russian Roulette -- The Military

SKOPJE, Macedonia, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Putin is not in control of the machinery that brought him to the pinnacle of power, under-qualified as he was. This penumbral apparatus revolves around two pivots: the increasingly fractured and warlord-controlled military and, ever more importantly, the
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Business Correspondent

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