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    ‘Hope Is Not Enough’: Ukrainian University Students Prepare for War
    Oct29

    ‘Hope Is Not Enough’: Ukrainian University Students Prepare for War

    KYIV, Ukraine—The young man never told anyone he was going to war. The 20-year-old student at Kyiv’s Taras Shevchenko National University slipped away in June 2014 to join a civilian paramilitary group fighting in eastern Ukraine. The young man, whose name was Sviatoslav Horbenko, was a star pupil at the university’s Institute of...

    Top Vladimir Putin Aide Hacked
    Oct29

    Top Vladimir Putin Aide Hacked

    A Ukrainian group claims it hacked the email account of one of Vladimir Putin’s top aides, releasing more than 1 gigabyte of emails. A trove of emails from Vladislav Surkov show that Russia was likely involved in the separatist movement in Ukraine, leading to the Russian takeover of the Crimea region in 2014. “This is a serious hack,” said...

    EU allows Gazprom more access to Opal gas pipeline through Germany
    Oct28

    EU allows Gazprom more access to Opal gas pipeline through Germany

    The EU has lifted a cap on the Russian gas company’s access to the Opal pipeline in Germany. The agreement paves the way for Moscow to expand its Nord Stream pipeline and bypass Ukraine when supplying gas to Europe. …read more Source:...

    Belarusian Court Orders House Arrest For Blogger Critical Of Russia
    Oct28

    Belarusian Court Orders House Arrest For Blogger Critical Of Russia

    A Minsk court has sentenced a Belarusian blogger to nearly two years of house arrest after finding him guilty of “inciting hatred” on his blog, which was critical of Russian policy toward Belarus and Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ICC’s toughest trial: Africa vs ‘Infamous Caucasian Court’
    Oct28

    ICC’s toughest trial: Africa vs ‘Infamous Caucasian Court’

    South Africa and Burundi’s decision to quit the International Criminal Court (ICC) and an attack by Gambia against its supposed “Caucasian” justice are likely to embolden other African states to leave the world’s only permanent war crimes tribunal. Although criticising the Hague-based institution for perceived anti-African bias has...

    EU allows Gazprom more access to Opal gas pipeline through Germany
    Oct28

    EU allows Gazprom more access to Opal gas pipeline through Germany

    The EU has lifted a cap on the Russian gas company’s access to the Opal pipeline in Germany. The agreement paves the way for Moscow to expand its Nord Stream pipeline and bypass Ukraine when supplying gas to Europe. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Ex-Putin aide’s death ruled accidental in US
    Oct28

    Ex-Putin aide’s death ruled accidental in US

    US prosecutors yesterday said the sudden death of a former aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin in a Washington hotel was an accident, and occurred after days of heavy drinking and successive falls. Mikhail Lesin, 57, a former press minister accused of curtailing media freedoms in Putin’s Russia, was found dead at the Dupont Circle...

    6 people, including 3 civilians, killed in east Ukraine clashes
    Oct28

    6 people, including 3 civilians, killed in east Ukraine clashes

    Pro-Russian sources said shelling by the Ukrainian military killed three civilians. …read more Source:...

    EU grants Russian gas giant go-ahead to expand in Europe, politics aside
    Oct28

    EU grants Russian gas giant go-ahead to expand in Europe, politics aside

    Despite deepening strain between Moscow and the West, the European Commission has given approval to a Russian gas giant to carry more gas along a pipeline in Germany — drawing the ire of Ukraine and Poland. The Commission’s Friday night green light comes in response to a years-long debate over whether Russia’s state-owned Gazprom...

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone
    Oct28

    Ukrainian man renames himself iPhone 7 to win the phone

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) ” A Ukrainian man has officially changed his name to iPhone 7 after an electronics store offered the latest Apple product to the first five people who do that.The 20-year old iPhone Sim (Seven) got the coveted… …read more Source: The New Zealand...