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    Ukraine’s Odessa region governor Saakashvili says decided to resign
    Nov07

    Ukraine’s Odessa region governor Saakashvili says decided to resign

    Mikheil Saakashvili, former Georgian President and the governor of the Ukrainian region of Odessa, has decided to resign. …read more Source:...

    Trump or Hillary? The new US govt’s relationship with China, Russia could affect India
    Nov07

    Trump or Hillary? The new US govt’s relationship with China, Russia could affect India

    As the world looks on, the United States is set to choose their leader for the next four years. Analysts are watching the election closely to understand what effect a Republican or Democratic win could have on the India. Of particular importance will be US’ relationship with Russia and China, two countries both the candidates have been...

    Donald Trump’s bromance with Vladimir Putin won’t pay off: There is absolutely nothing to admire about Russia’s economy under Putin
    Nov07

    Donald Trump’s bromance with Vladimir Putin won’t pay off: There is absolutely nothing to admire about Russia’s economy under Putin

    Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump (Credit: AP/Andrew Harnik/Nati Harnik/Photo montage by Salon) Tuesday, many Americans will head to the polls in a U.S. economy that is on much firmer footing than it was eight years ago amid one of the worst economic crises since the Great Depression. Despite the slow pace of post-recession recovery, by most measures...

    [Ticker] Dutch activists close in on Ceta referendum
    Nov07

    [Ticker] Dutch activists close in on Ceta referendum

    Activists in the Netherlands have gathered almost two-thirds of the signatures needed to initiate a referendum on Europe’s free trade deal with Canada, Ceta. Under Dutch law, 300,000 signatures are enough to trigger an advisory vote on any bill passed by parliament. On Monday morning, 190,000 people had signed the Ceta petition. A Dutch...

    Delo points to low media profile of Poroshenko visit
    Nov07

    Delo points to low media profile of Poroshenko visit

    The front-page commentary in Monday’s issue of Delo notes the low media profile of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s visit to Slovenia tomorrow, compared to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit in July. …read more Source:...

    “Human Rights and Healthcare” international conference kicks off in Armenia
    Nov07

    “Human Rights and Healthcare” international conference kicks off in Armenia

    Representatives from Georgia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Kirgizstan, Kazakhstan, Russia and Macedonia are taking part in the conference. …read more Source:...

    Countries that have already had female leaders before US
    Nov07

    Countries that have already had female leaders before US

    Hillary Clinton is one step closer to becoming the first woman to lead the United States. But there are 59 other countries that beat America to that milestone. Hillary Clinton made history this spring, as the first female presidential candidate of a major U.S. political party. While this is a historic moment for the US, more than 70 countries...

    Blow for Bulgarian PM in presidential poll
    Nov07

    Blow for Bulgarian PM in presidential poll

    Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov suffered an embarrassing setback in the first round of presidential elections Sunday, with projections suggesting his nominee was beaten by a left-leaning opposition candidate. Tsetska Tsacheva won 22.3 percent of the vote behind Rumen Radev on 24.9 percent, the candidate of the opposition Socialists seen as...

    Russia’s boom (farming) economy
    Nov07

    Russia’s boom (farming) economy

    The Kremlin claims it has won the sanctions war with the West — and points to the good news coming out of its agriculture sector. It is half right. When the West slapped sanctions on Russia in 2014 and Moscow retaliated with a trade embargo, the consensus was that Moscow was shooting itself in the foot by banning fresh produce from the EU. A...

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?
    Nov07

    Did this Tsarist Officer Invent Russia’s Lethal Hybrid Warfare Strategy?

    Michael Peck Security, Eurasia Russia’s government of former Soviet officials may have learned that strategy from an ex-Tsarist officer who hated Communism and fought for Hitler. Western nations have been flummoxed by “hybrid warfare,” that mix of conventional and unconventional operations that Russia has used to deadly effect in Ukraine....