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    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia
    Oct14

    Children’s bed shaped like missile that downed MH17 plane stirs unease in Russia

    The children’s bed, made by the company in St Petersburg, has angered many Russian consumers. A Russian firm has caused a stir after putting on sale a children’s bed in the shape of a Buk missile launcher of the kind that shot down a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014. International prosecutors said last month...

    [Ticker] No extra EU sanctions on Russia over Syria
    Oct14

    [Ticker] No extra EU sanctions on Russia over Syria

    EU foreign ministers will Monday call for additional names of Syrians responsible for the assault on Aleppo to be added to a blacklist later down the line. They will not discuss adding new Russian names to the visa ban and asset freeze list due to Syria, however, a senior EU source said. “We don’t want to sanction just for the sake of...

    Far-right Ukraine fighters create political party (AFP)
    Oct14

    Far-right Ukraine fighters create political party (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Members of a controversial Ukrainian far-right nationalist group that has battled pro-Russian rebels in the country’s east announced on Friday they were creating a political party. …read more Source: The West...

    Global court warns govt over killings
    Oct14

    Global court warns govt over killings

    PERFECT STATEMENT President Rodrigo Duterte graces the annual conference of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where he said his international critics would be humiliated when they begin a probe into alleged summary killings of drug suspects in the country.PHOTO BY LANZ MENDOZA THE chief prosecutor of the International Criminal...

    Ukrainians Mark Defenders’ Day As Thousands March In Kyiv
    Oct14

    Ukrainians Mark Defenders’ Day As Thousands March In Kyiv

    Thousands in Ukraine marched in support of their armed forces on the annual Defenders’ Day. An estimated 4,000 people joined the “March of Heroes” in central Kyiv, with banners proclaiming “Ukraine is united and Independent,” “Glory and honor to the defenders of Ukraine,” and “Freedom.”...

    Czechia, Ukraine inspect military activities in Belarus
    Oct14

    Czechia, Ukraine inspect military activities in Belarus

    In accordance with the Conventional Forces in Europe Treaty (CFE Treaty) an inspection team from Czechia visited Belarus on 11-13 October. The team also included one military inspector from Denmark, Spain, Netherlands, and the USA each. …read more Source:...

    Russian Patriarch’s visit to queen stirs some complaints
    Oct14

    Russian Patriarch’s visit to queen stirs some complaints

    LONDON (AP) — The head of Russia’s Orthodox Church begins a four-day visit to Britain Saturday that includes an audience with Queen Elizabeth II, but his visit has stirred some resistance because of his strong support of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Patriarch Kirill is set to be in London to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the...

    I study democracies, and what I’ve learned is this: they collapse without graceful losers
    Oct14

    I study democracies, and what I’ve learned is this: they collapse without graceful losers

    Sanders and Trump may be playing with fire. In every contested election there are winners and losers. While lots of attention, money, and power flows to the winners, it is really the losers who are key to keeping democracy healthy. More specifically, it is important that the people who lose elections recognize that they lost fair and square —...

    Ex-Trump Adviser Says America Shows ‘Complete Disregard for Russia’s Interests’
    Oct14

    Ex-Trump Adviser Says America Shows ‘Complete Disregard for Russia’s Interests’

    Carter Page, who Donald Trump once named as one of his foreign policy advisers before reports surfaced that U.S. intelligence officials were looking into his ties to the Kremlin, recently penned an op-ed for a Russian state-controlled media outlet arguing that the United States shows “complete disregard” for Moscow’s interests. The op-ed,...

    The Frontline Artist
    Oct14

    The Frontline Artist

    On October 13, Australian artist Guido van Helten completed a large-scale mural in Avdiyivka, an eastern Ukrainian town where fighting between Russia-backed separatists and government troops still takes place 2 1/2 years after the start of a conflict that has killed more than 9,600 people. RFE/RL’s Amos Chapple was granted exclusive access...