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    Trump on Putin: ‘I don’t love, I don’t hate’
    Oct05

    Trump on Putin: ‘I don’t love, I don’t hate’

    Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Tim Kaine’s accusation that he loves Russian President Vladimir Putin, telling a rally in Nevada that “I don’t love, I don’t hate” him. During the Tuesday night vice presidential showdown, Kaine repeatedly attacked Trump and Mike Pence for the Republican nominee’s warm words for Putin, even...

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States
    Oct05

    Russia suspends nuclear agreement, ends uranium research pact with United States

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it was suspending its nuclear and energy research agreement with the United States as a countermeasure against Washington for imposing sanctions on Russia over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official
    Oct05

    Moscow is bankrolling Ukraine rebels: ex-separatist official

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A former senior official from breakaway eastern Ukraine said Russia directly finances pensions and public sector salaries in the two pro-Russian regions there. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source:...

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain
    Oct05

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain

    Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew as far south as northern Spain on 22 September, forcing four Nato states to scramble fighter jets, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday. Norway, the UK, France and Spain all sent aircraft to intercept the bombers, the French said. Since the Ukraine conflict, Russia has resumed Cold War-type aerial...

    ‘September’: A New Platform for Leftists Across the Former Soviet Union
    Oct05

    ‘September’: A New Platform for Leftists Across the Former Soviet Union

    Source: tetedelacourse, Flickr. CC 2.0 On Friday, a group of activists and academics from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan launched “September,” a website they hope will be a platform for leftist discourse across the former Soviet Union. The project, which grew out of “Commons” in Ukraine, “Pravsvet” in Belarus, and other...

    Georgia gets green light for EU visa-free travel
    Oct05

    Georgia gets green light for EU visa-free travel

    EU states have agreed to grant visa-free travel, likely by the end of the year, to Georgian nationals, leaving Kosovo, Turkey and Ukraine in the queue. …read more Source:...

    Pence breaks with Trump on Putin, attacking Assad
    Oct05

    Pence breaks with Trump on Putin, attacking Assad

    Mike Pence broke sharply with his own running mate on Tuesday, calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “small and bullying leader” and saying the U.S. should consider striking the Syrian regime of Bashar Assad. On multiple occasions during his vice presidential debate with Democrat Tim Kaine, Pence took positions at odds with Donald Trump, who...

    Gay Polish mayor becomes opposition icon
    Oct05

    Gay Polish mayor becomes opposition icon

    SŁUPSK, Poland — Poland’s right-wing government has put it on the fringes of Europe on issues that include abortion, migration and democracy. But a charismatic 40-year-old mayor is leading a counter-cultural charge from the Baltic coast city of Słupsk. Robert Biedroń, the country’s only openly gay mayor, has become one of the leading...

    John Kerry’s rallying cry to Europe: It’s time for ‘pushback’
    Oct04

    John Kerry’s rallying cry to Europe: It’s time for ‘pushback’

    From a pitch to rescue an imperiled EU-U.S. trade pact, to an impassioned reaffirmation of NATO’s common defense doctrine, to a pep talk on how to combat nationalism and xenophobia, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry extolled the merits of the Euro-Atlantic alliance Tuesday, declaring: “The need for our unity is as great as ever.” In a...

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