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    Bulgarian President Gets Scolded for Being ‘too Hawkish’ on Russia
    Oct03

    Bulgarian President Gets Scolded for Being ‘too Hawkish’ on Russia

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov has said President Rosen Plevneliev made a mistake by “playing the hawk” on Russia and straining Sofia-Moscow relations. Borisov has told reporters, quoted by the government’s press service, that the current cabinet has managed to normalize ties.”His mistake was that, by playing the...

    The week that will decide the US election
    Oct03

    The week that will decide the US election

    If there’s one thing we’ve learned about the 2016 electorate after many dozens of polls, it’s this: The Republicans could have nominated a mile-high mound of flaming medical waste and between 38 and 43 percent of the American electorate would have voted for it over Hillary Rodham Clinton. No one is suggesting Donald Trump is...

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist on ‘espionage’ charges
    Oct03

    Russia detains Ukrainian journalist on ‘espionage’ charges

    Roman Sushchenko, a journalist working for the Ukrinform state news agency in Ukraine, has been detained by Russia on charges of espionage. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Welcome to Stalin World – the theme park made of old Soviet statues
    Oct03

    Welcome to Stalin World – the theme park made of old Soviet statues

    Grutas Park, in Lithuania, is one of the world’s strangest tourist attractions. But it also forces us to ask: how should we commemorate genicide? The moment we arrive at the theme park and are greeted by an old Soviet train carriage, I know things are going to be strange. I’m near Druskininkai, a spa town in southern Lithuania close...

    Want to be a ‘foreign agent’? Serve in US Congress first
    Oct03

    Want to be a ‘foreign agent’? Serve in US Congress first

    Saudi Arabia’s long-standing reservoir of goodwill on Capitol Hill had already been dwindling for years when Congress voted to allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue the kingdom over its alleged involvement in the terrorist attacks. But Saudi Arabia still has lots of allies among retired members of Congress — the ones it pays, at least....

    Hungary sends EU a pointed pro-Orbán message
    Oct03

    Hungary sends EU a pointed pro-Orbán message

    The Brussels establishment may view Hungary’s outspoken prime minister, Viktor Orbán, as a xenophobic outcast, but his own country stands behind him — something many other EU leaders can’t take for granted these days. For Europe, this was the loudest message from Hungarian voters in their referendum Sunday, in which more than 98...

    New gulag?
    Oct03

    New gulag?

    Human rights activists in eastern Ukraine say there is evidence that 10,000 prisoners are being used as slave labour in camps reminiscent of the Soviet gulags. …read more Source:...

    Buk at bedtime: Russian firm launches missile-launcher child’s bed
    Oct02

    Buk at bedtime: Russian firm launches missile-launcher child’s bed

    CaroBus ‘future defenders of the motherland’ range salutes Buk of the kind used to shoot down Malaysia airlines flight A Russian company has had to defend itself for producing a children’s bed shaped like a Buk missile launcher.Days after a Dutch-led international investigation found that Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 had been shot...

    Buk missile cot design raises eyebrows in Russia
    Oct02

    Buk missile cot design raises eyebrows in Russia

    A children’s cot in the form of a Buk missile – the weapon that downed an airliner over Ukraine in 2014 – goes on sale in Russia, raising eyebrows on social media. …read more Source:...

    People ‘responsible’ for MH17 crash ‘could be named soon’
    Oct02

    People ‘responsible’ for MH17 crash ‘could be named soon’

    Those names of those deemed “responsible” for the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine might be confirmed by the end of the year. …read more Source:...

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