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    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid Path to EU
    Nov03

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid Path to EU

    A new law in Ukraine forcing senior officials to declare their wealth has revealed the scale of riches held by those in power. Analysts say the revelations show how far Ukraine still has to go to eradicate corruption, as Henry Ridgwell reports. …read more Source: Voice of...

    The strange career of Günther Oettinger
    Nov03

    The strange career of Günther Oettinger

    Günther Oettinger has never been one to bite his tongue. There was that time back in 2000 when he broke into the banned “Deutschland,-Deutschland-über-Alles” verse at a celebration of his German nationalist fraternity. Or the time as Baden-Württemberg premier he lamented that Germany was surrounded by friendly neighbors: “The unfortunate thing...

    Kyrgyz authorities deny reports about President Atambayev’s phone conversation with Petro Poroshenko
    Nov03

    Kyrgyz authorities deny reports about President Atambayev’s phone conversation with Petro Poroshenko

    …read more Source: AKIpress News Agency

    Boxing: Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer
    Nov03

    Boxing: Joshua-Klitschko spring showdown major step nearer

    LONDON (AFP) – A mouthwatering world heavyweight title showdown early next year between Britains Anthony Joshua and former champion Wladimir Klitschko took a major step closer on Wednesday after the WBA sanctioned it.The exciting Joshua, 27, who won the IBF title in April after it was voluntarily vacated by troubled compatriot Tyson Fury,...

    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart
    Nov03

    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart

    Bernd Kaussler, Glenn Hastedt Security, Middle East It is time for the United States to adopt a foreign policy toward the region that is more consistent with realist principles. While lies are almost uniformly held to be unacceptable in the context of a liberal democracy, this is not entirely the case in foreign policy where realists often value...

    Organizations invest in Ukrainian Jewry as more make Israel their home
    Nov03

    Organizations invest in Ukrainian Jewry as more make Israel their home

    The Joint Distribution Committee inaugurates its new Jewish community center in Kiev. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Eastern Europe Arms Itself Against Russian Military Aggression
    Nov03

    Eastern Europe Arms Itself Against Russian Military Aggression

    KYIV, Ukraine—Countries across Eastern Europe are militarizing to defend themselves from Russia, underscoring how Kremlin brinkmanship could spark a regional conflict. “If you’re in Estonia, or Latvia, and Russia’s sitting there on your border, it’s scary,” Jill Russell, teaching fellow in the Defense Studies Department at...

    Moldovan Presidential Candidate Calls Pro-Moscow Rival’s Crimea Remarks ‘High Treason’
    Nov02

    Moldovan Presidential Candidate Calls Pro-Moscow Rival’s Crimea Remarks ‘High Treason’

    Moldovan presidential candidate Maia Sandu has suggested her opponent, Igor Dodon, made treasonous comments in saying that Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula is now effectively part of Russia, two years after being annexed by Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebuilds navy, with US help, to counter Russia’s Crimea build-up
    Nov02

    Ukraine rebuilds navy, with US help, to counter Russia’s Crimea build-up

    Ukraine is refitting and expanding its naval fleet, including repairing its flagship, the frigate Hetman Sahaydachnyy, to counter a Russian military build-up in the annexed territory of Crimea, the commander of the Ukrainian navy says. The upgrade will be helped by $30mn worth of US aid, part of a $500mn package from Washington for the Ukrainian...

    City stuns Barca, Ozil lifts Arsenal
    Nov02

    City stuns Barca, Ozil lifts Arsenal

    PARIS — Manchester City got its revenge on Barcelona as Ilkay Gundogan scored twice in a 3-1 win in the Champions League Tuesday, while Arsenal was one of four sides to secure progress to the last 16. Pep Guardiola’s side had lost 4-0 away in Barcelona two weeks ago but it showed tremendous character to come from a goal down and beat the...