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    Russia falls back in love with Ivan the Terrible
    Oct31

    Russia falls back in love with Ivan the Terrible

    ORYOL, Russia — In 1947, Josef Stalin summoned film director Sergei Eisenstein to the Kremlin to discuss his movie, “Ivan the Terrible.” While Stalin had enjoyed the first installment of the masterpiece, released three years earlier, he intensely disliked the sequel, then in production, which depicted the czar’s descent into paranoia and...

    Champions League: City await Barca as big guns eye next
    Oct31

    Champions League: City await Barca as big guns eye next

    Mesut Ozil scored his first professional hat-trick in Arsenal's 6-0 whitewash of Ludogorets last time out. AFP Sports looks ahead to Tuesday’s Champions League action as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City host Barcelona with a number of sides, including the Spanish champions, looking to seal a place in the next round (all kick-offs...

    Would you change your name to get a free product?
    Oct31

    Would you change your name to get a free product?

    A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 in order to receive an Apple product. Take a look at some other bizarre things people have done to get free stuff. …read more Source: ABC...

    Did Moscow Botch a Coup in Montenegro?
    Oct31

    Did Moscow Botch a Coup in Montenegro?

    On the day of Montenegro’s Parliamentary elections on October 16, a remarkable story emerged: Montenegrin security services had arrested some 20 Serbian nationals who were alleged to be preparing an attack on various state institutions that very evening, as the results were rolling in. Among those arrested was a retired Serbian general who...

    Pro-Russia candidate ahead in Moldova election
    Oct31

    Pro-Russia candidate ahead in Moldova election

    CHISINAU: A pro-Russia candidate came out top in Moldova’s presidential election, according to incomplete results issued early Monday which left it unclear whether he could beat his pro-EU rival in the first round. Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls Sunday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war...

    Manchester City to take on Barcelona in Champions League clash tonight
    Oct31

    Manchester City to take on Barcelona in Champions League clash tonight

    PARIS (AFP) – AFP Sports looks ahead to Tuesdays Champions League action as Pep Guardiolas Manchester City host Barcelona with a number of sides, including the Spanish champions, looking to seal a place in the next round (all kick-offs 1945 GMT unless stated):Group ALudogorets Razgrad (BUL) v Arsenal (ENG)At Sofia, BulgariaMesut Ozil scored...

    Children forget native Ukrainian language
    Oct31

    Children forget native Ukrainian language

    Valeriya Turbay says she’s forgetting how to speak Ukraine’s official language as schoolchildren in the bastion of the pro-Russian rebels get fewer lessons after two years of onslaught of Kremlin-inspired instruction. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Moldova in tug-of-war vote between Russia, EU
    Oct30

    Moldova in tug-of-war vote between Russia, EU

    Ex-Soviet Moldova went to the polls yesterday in its first popular presidential election since the 1990s, seen as a tug-of-war between supporters of closer relations with Russia and those seeking EU integration. The crisis-hit country of 3.5mn wedged between Ukraine and Romania is the poorest in Europe and has struggled with a string of...

    Georgia’s governing party seeks constitutional majority
    Oct30

    Georgia’s governing party seeks constitutional majority

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The governing party in the former Soviet republic of Georgia aimed to win a constitutional majority of parliament seats in the second round of national voting Sunday, which was marked by low turnout. Only 37.5 percent of eligible voters took part in the runoffs, which will choose a third of the country’s parliament...

    What Will Ukraine Do Without Uncle Joe?
    Oct30

    What Will Ukraine Do Without Uncle Joe?

    Vice President Joe Biden led the administration’s support of Ukraine. But Kiev worries whether the next White House will have its back as Putin looks to ramp up pressure. …read more Source: Foreign...