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    Paintings Of Feminist Protestors Celebrate The Women Who Bare It All To Fight Back
    Oct17

    Paintings Of Feminist Protestors Celebrate The Women Who Bare It All To Fight Back

    What a cool month it’s been for women in America! First, a presidential candidate bragged about sexually assaulting women. Then, he denied, publicly shamed and threatened the (quickly growing) number of women who’ve accused him of sexual assault. Oh, yeah, and #Repealthe19th was trending on Twitter, so there’s that.But this is...

    Free calls from Beeline public pay phones to Beeline fixed network  can be made throughout Armenia
    Oct17

    Free calls from Beeline public pay phones to Beeline fixed network  can be made throughout Armenia

    ArmInfo. Beeline announces that all residents of Armenia can make free calls from Beeline public pay phones to Beeline fixed network throughout the country. It is possible to make calls with our without a card. The press-service of the company has told ArmInfo that in order to make a free call, one should press 9 before dialing the number;...

    Kiev screening of Polish film on WWII massacre postponed
    Oct17

    Kiev screening of Polish film on WWII massacre postponed

    The Polish Institute in Kiev has postponed a special screening of a new film set against the backdrop of WWII massacres after a “strong recommendation” from Ukraine’s foreign ministry. …read more Source: Polskie...

    Pro-Russia media star ‘Motorola’ killed by ‘Ukrainian Nazis,’ rebels claim
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia media star ‘Motorola’ killed by ‘Ukrainian Nazis,’ rebels claim

    MOSCOW — He bragged about being a cold-blooded killer, and videotaped battles with his helmet cam. And along the way, this former car wash worker became an unlikely, pro-Kremlin media star in rebel-held Ukraine – where he met his end late Sunday in a mysterious explosion that roared up the elevator shaft in his apartment […] …read more...

    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster  RT  Has British Bank Accounts Frozen
    Oct17

    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster RT Has British Bank Accounts Frozen

    The British bank accounts of RT, Russia’s state-run broadcaster formerly known as Russia Today, have been frozen by NatWest, according to the organization’s editor-in-chief. “They’ve closed our accounts in Britain. All our accounts. ‘The decision is not subject to review.’ Praise be to freedom of speech!,” editor Margarita...

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs
    Oct17

    Separatist Commander ‘Motorola’ Denied Executing Ukrainian POWs

    Russian media reports that a commander of Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine has been killed by an explosion in his apartment building in Donetsk. Arseny Pavlov, a Russian citizen who went by the nickname “Motorola,” led a separatist unit known as the Sparta battalion. Kyiv had accused him of war crimes for killing prisoners...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine killed in bomb blast
    Oct17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine killed in bomb blast

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Oct. 17 (UPI) — Arsen “Motorola” Pavlov, a pro-Russian rebel commander in eastern Ukraine, died in a bomb blast in his apartment building, both sides confirmed. …read more Source: United Press...

    Half of Russians Do Not Trust National Media: Poll
    Oct17

    Half of Russians Do Not Trust National Media: Poll

    Mistrust of the media is rising in Russia with half of all Russians believing that news reports do not objectively reflect the state of the country, news agency Interfax reported. A poll by state-founded pollster Obshtestvenoe Mnenie (Public Opinion) found that 51 percent of Russians view the country’s media, which is dominated by state-run...

    Prominent Russian separatist commander killed in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Prominent Russian separatist commander killed in eastern Ukraine

    A prominent Russian separatist commander was assassinated in eastern Ukraine on Sunday evening, his allies said on Monday, accusing Ukrainian government forces of murdering him to try to destabilize an already fragile ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Lithuania wants Gorbachev to testify in war crimes trial
    Oct17

    Lithuania wants Gorbachev to testify in war crimes trial

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A Lithuanian court has called former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to testify in a mass trial related to the 1991 crackdown on the country’s independence movement. Gorbachev and Russian authorities haven’t answered previous requests so it’s unlikely he would comply with Monday’s request from the...