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    Moscow dispatches humanitarian convoy to Ukraine’s east
    Oct22

    Moscow dispatches humanitarian convoy to Ukraine’s east

    Russia has sent a humanitarian aid convoy to the residents of Ukraine’s crisis-hit east, where a relatively stable ceasefire is holding following months of fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia forces. A ministry spokesperson told Russia’s TASS news agency early on Thursday “At 04.00 a.m. Moscow time, the Russian...

    Ousted pres. Yanukovych sues Ukraine in ECtHR
    Oct22

    Ousted pres. Yanukovych sues Ukraine in ECtHR

    Ukraine’s ousted president Viktor Yanukovych has filed a lawsuit against Kiev over alleged violation of human rights. …read more Source:...

    The Mystery of Primo Levi by Tim Parks
    Oct22

    The Mystery of Primo Levi by Tim Parks

    The Complete Works of Primo Levi edited by Ann Goldstein, with an introduction by Toni Morrison Liveright, three volumes, 2,910 pp., $100.00 Sergio del Grande/Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images Primo Levi in his studio, Turin, 1981 Primo Levi was born in 1919 on the fourth floor of an “undistinguished” apartment block in Turin and aside from...

    Netanyahu says Palestinian gave Hitler idea for the Holocaust
    Oct21

    Netanyahu says Palestinian gave Hitler idea for the Holocaust

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the press before an official meeting with U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at Netanyahu’s office in Jerusalem on Oct. 20. (Atef Safadi/EPA) JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech to the World Zionist Congress on Tuesday. His subject was “the 10 big...

    Assad flies to Moscow in surprise visit to thank Putin for air strikes (Updated)
    Oct21

    Assad flies to Moscow in surprise visit to thank Putin for air strikes (Updated)

    By Andrew Osborn Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flew to Moscow on Tuesday evening to personally thank Russia’s Vladimir Putin for his military support, in a surprise visit that underlined how Russia has become a major player in the Middle East. It was Assad’s first foreign trip since the outbreak of the Syrian crisis in 2011, and...

    Light arms withdrawal starts in Donetsk as truce sticks in east Ukraine
    Oct21

    Light arms withdrawal starts in Donetsk as truce sticks in east Ukraine

    The Ukrainian army and pro-Russia militias have begun withdrawing small weapons from the front line in the eastern Donetsk region. …read more Source:...

    Cold War Redux? NATO Flexes Muscle In Largest ‘War Games’ In Decade | Common Dreams
    Oct21

    Cold War Redux? NATO Flexes Muscle In Largest ‘War Games’ In Decade | Common Dreams

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Monday began its largest military exercise in more than a decade, deploying over 36,000 troops from more than 30 countries to the central Mediterranean in a massive show of force that analysts say revives Cold War posturing towards Russia. According to NATO, the “Trident Juncture” war...

    Champions League: Late Arsenal strikes stun Bayern
    Oct21

    Champions League: Late Arsenal strikes stun Bayern

    Giroud, Ozil on the scoresheet for Arsenal; Barcelona seal easy win despite Messi’s absence; Chelsea held by D Kiev. …read more Source: AL...

    S.Ossetia eyes Crimea-style vote on joining Russia
    Oct20

    S.Ossetia eyes Crimea-style vote on joining Russia

    MOSCOW: Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia has said it plans to hold a referendum on joining Russia but the Kremlin appeared to pour cold water on the idea on Tuesday. Announced by the leader of the breakaway statelet, the plan drew an angry reaction from Georgia, which called it part of “Russia’s creeping annexation.” The...

    The Solution to Jewish Status of Ukrainian Olim?
    Oct20

    The Solution to Jewish Status of Ukrainian Olim?

    New ‘Maslul’ program launches to have olim start conversion process and clarify Jewish status well before reaching the Holy Land. …read more Source: Arutz...

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