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    In Ukraine, Not Even the Top Banker Trusts the Banks
    Nov02

    In Ukraine, Not Even the Top Banker Trusts the Banks

    A new law in Ukraine required lawmakers and officials to declare their assets, and the results did not inspire confidence in the country’s economic and banking institutions. …read more Source: The New York...

    Poll Shows More Ukrainians Support NATO, Dislike Russia
    Nov01

    Poll Shows More Ukrainians Support NATO, Dislike Russia

    The number of Ukrainians who support their country becoming a member of NATO has increased while their feelings toward Russia are “cold,” according to a new opinion poll. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Report: Russia Revives Soviet-Built Military Bases in Crimea
    Nov01

    Report: Russia Revives Soviet-Built Military Bases in Crimea

    Russia is working to resurrect a number of Soviet-built military facilities in Crimea that were used during the Cold War as a defense against naval attacks, Reuters reported Tuesday. A resident from Crimea’s southern coast who was employed at a base last year said Moscow has begun stationing soldiers in the formerly abandoned bunkers and...

    Warning of spectre of war
    Nov01

    Warning of spectre of war

    Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union and recipient of the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize, has appealed to world leaders to reduce the dangerous tensions which today threaten to plunge human civilisation and the biosphere into a nuclear war. “I think the world has reached a dangerous point, I don’t want to give any concrete...

    Ukrainians Shocked by Politicians Wealth
    Nov01

    Ukrainians Shocked by Politicians Wealth

    The anti-corruption reform requiring high-ranking Ukrainian officials to declare their financial assets on the Internet brought to the surface the huge gap between the wealth of politicians and those whom they represent, reported Reuters. Some declared millions of USD in cash. Others confessed that they own huge collections of luxury cars,...

    A European Nation Rediscovers the Value of an Armed Citizenry
    Nov01

    A European Nation Rediscovers the Value of an Armed Citizenry

    I’m talking about Estonia, the tiny nation on Russia’s doorstep. The New York Times features a fascinating piece discussing Estonia’s efforts to mobilize its people in the face of Russian aggression. The story begins with the popularity of “military sports” in the country, including contests like a “patrol...

    The Guardian view on Russia: neither a partner nor an enemy | Editorial
    Nov01

    The Guardian view on Russia: neither a partner nor an enemy | Editorial

    Russia’s behaviour on the international stage is unsettling. But the western response should be neither aggressive nor complacent – and it should be based on transatlantic unityRecent warnings about Russia’s behaviour have become as numerous as they have been, at times, alarmist. Which isn’t to say they are unfounded. The...

    FBI investigations into Trump-Russia ties yield little
    Nov01

    FBI investigations into Trump-Russia ties yield little

    Washington (CNN)The FBI has been conducting multiple investigations of alleged connections between Russia and Donald Trump, his presidential campaign or its backers. But none so far has yielded proof of criminal connections between the parties.The view of US law enforcement and intelligence officials investigating various hacks of Democratic...

    Estonia Reports Sixth Airspace Violation By Russian Air Force This Year
    Nov01

    Estonia Reports Sixth Airspace Violation By Russian Air Force This Year

    Estonia has accused Russia’s border guard of violating its airspace in what it is claiming is the sixth such violation this year. The Estonian Ministry of Defense announced via Twitter on Tuesday evening that a Russian An-148 border patrol aircraft had violated Estonian space for the sixth time in 2016. The incident took place Tuesday...

    U.K. Spy Chief Warns of ‘Increasingly Aggressive’ Russian Threat
    Nov01

    U.K. Spy Chief Warns of ‘Increasingly Aggressive’ Russian Threat

    British spy agency MI5 has hired hundreds of additional agents to prepare the United Kingdom amid a growing threat from Russia, the service’s head told the Guardian in an interview published Tuesday. MI5 Director General Andrew Parker said while government officials have largely focused on the threat of jihadist terrorist attacks, Russia is...