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MOSCOW, October 30 (RIA Novosti) - Russia's gold and foreign currency reserves dropped by $31 billion, to $484.7 billion, in the week of October 17 - October 24, the Central Bank of Russia said Thursday.
Iran, Major Powers 'Close' To Agreement On Nuclear Accord Document - Source
According to Western and Iranian officials familiar with the negotiations, Iran and the P5+1 nations are close to agreeing on a 2 or 3 page accord on Iran’s nuclear ambitions. The agreement would contain specific details which could lead to a long-term deal, though details have not yet been released.
Pentagon Cracks Down on Top Security Clearances After Snowden
Today, 3.9 million US Department of Defense employees have security clearances. That may seem like a lot, but it’s actually a 15% decrease from 2013. Budget cuts remain one explanation for that drop, but it’s hard to ignore the possibility that those numbers have something to do with the whistleblowing of Edward Snowden.
US Special Forces to Swarm Southwest for Massive Military Drills
The US military is preparing to launch a massive military drill in towns scattered across the American Southwest. But many locals fear the training mission, which involves elite soldiers operating undetected among the populace, may be too realistic.
Russia’s Soyuz Spacecraft Automatically Docks With ISS
US Air Force Awards $485Mln Contract for Precision Weapons Guidance Pods
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Russia, US Aim to Create New Space Station After 2024 - Roscosmos Chief
Obama Refuses to Meet With NATO Secretary General in Washington
Pentagon Declassifies Documents Confirming Israel Has Nukes
Russia's New Military Transport Plane Set to Make Its Maiden Flight in 2017
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Lithuania Awaits Territorial Claims From Moscow, Prepares for War
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