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    Ukraine War: Rebel Military Leader Arsen Pavlov Killed In Donetsk Bombing, But Did Russia Or Ukraine Arrange His Death?
    Oct17

    Ukraine War: Rebel Military Leader Arsen Pavlov Killed In Donetsk Bombing, But Did Russia Or Ukraine Arrange His Death?

    Pro-Russian rebels have accused a Ukrainian neo-Nazi group of assassinating one of their commanders in eastern Ukraine, BBC News reported Monday. Russian-born commander Arsen Pavlov, known as “Motorola,” was killed Sunday by a bomb explosion in his apartment building’s elevator in the rebel-held city of Donetsk. Soon after, heavy military...

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row
    Oct17

    Kremlin-backed TV channel cries censorship in UK banking row

    Russia accused Britain of political censorship today after a British state-owned bank withdrew its services from Kremlin-backed Russian broadcaster RT. RT said NatWest, owned by Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS), which is majority-controlled by the British government, had not explained why it was withdrawing its banking services in Britain and...

    News24.com | Notorious warlord killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    News24.com | Notorious warlord killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine

    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say a notorious warlord has been killed in a bombing in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s nuclear brinksmanship alarms national security experts
    Oct17

    Russia’s nuclear brinksmanship alarms national security experts

    Over the course of the last century, the United States and Russia have often had a contentious and problematic relationship. In particular, the global superpowers have waged a more or less constant struggle over their global spheres of influence since the end of World War II. However, since the dawn of the nuclear age, the two powers have...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 17, 2016
    Oct17

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, October 17, 2016

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Ian Bateson reports on the hard lessons Mikheil Saakashvili has learned since becoming governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region. Tom Ginsburg lays out the advantages of constitutional monarchy as exemplified by Thailand’s recently deceased king — and points out...

    Ukraine rebels mourn Russian commander assassinated in Donetsk
    Oct17

    Ukraine rebels mourn Russian commander assassinated in Donetsk

    Arseny Pavlov was blown up in his apartment building with his bodyguard on Sunday. He was wanted for war crimes. …read more Source:...

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Pro-Russia commander killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine

    A top commander of pro-Russia forces has been killed in a bombing in eastern Ukraine, local authorities say, accusing the Kiev government over his death. …read more Source: Iran...

    Kremlin-Funded RT Claims Its U.K. Bank Accounts Have Been Frozen
    Oct17

    Kremlin-Funded RT Claims Its U.K. Bank Accounts Have Been Frozen

    The Russian state-run news channel RT has had all of its U.K. bank accounts frozen, its editor-in-chief announced Monday on Twitter. “They’ve closed our accounts in Britain. All accounts. ‘The decision is not subject to review.’ Praise be to freedom of speech,” Margarita Simonyan, head of RT tweeted. A press officer at RT confirmed to...

    ‘Appalled’ EU calls for new talks on Syria
    Oct17

    ‘Appalled’ EU calls for new talks on Syria

    LUXEMBOURG — The European Union on Monday called on Russia to stop all bombing in Syria, and said that working with the United Nations it would redouble efforts to push humanitarian aid into the devastated city of Aleppo. Clearly dismayed by the ongoing violence, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said she planned to begin talks about a...

    Belarusian Potash Company expands presence in Ukraine
    Oct17

    Belarusian Potash Company expands presence in Ukraine

    The Belarusian Potash Company press service explained that the decision to set up the enterprise in Ukraine had been prompted by current market trends. The new enterprise will be tasked with occupying the Ukrainian potash market as much as possible in addition to bringing Belarusian Potash Company closer to end consumers. …read more Source:...