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    Election 2016 And The Growing Global Nuclear Threat
    Nov06

    Election 2016 And The Growing Global Nuclear Threat

    Playing a Game of Chicken with Nuclear StrategyCross-posted with TomDispatch.comOnce upon a time, when choosing a new president, a factor for many voters was the perennial question: “Whose finger do you want on the nuclear button?” Of all the responsibilities of America’s top executive, none may be more momentous than deciding whether, and...

    What Vladimir Putin Wants From America’s Elections
    Nov06

    What Vladimir Putin Wants From America’s Elections

    From summer’s hack of Democratic National Committee emails to warnings about the possibility of Russian-backed cyberattacks on U.S. voting systems, Russia has taken on an outsized role in the American presidential election. But what does Russian President Vladimir Putin really want, and what should America do about it? Peter Pomerantsev and...

    The Latest: Trump aide claims Clinton planted protestor
    Nov06

    The Latest: Trump aide claims Clinton planted protestor

    WASHINGTON — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times EST): 10:20 a.m. Donald Trump’s campaign manager is saying without evidence that a Trump protester involved in a disturbance at a rally in Reno, Nevada, was “a Democratic plant or operative.” Trump was speaking to supporters when chaos broke out in the crowd, and...

    Trump’s trailblazers: Billionaires who turned to politics
    Nov06

    Trump’s trailblazers: Billionaires who turned to politics

    Americans have elected presidents with business experience before — among them, George W. Bush, who ran an oil company, and Herbert Hoover, a mining executive. Trump would be the first American president to never have held elected office, or other high-level government or military post. The real estate magnate has long promoted his business...

    Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties
    Nov06

    Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties

    Bulgarians began voting on Sunday to choose the country’s next president in a highly contested election that could trigger political instability in the Black Sea state and push it towards closer ties with Russia. Opinion polls show Tsetska Tsacheva, 58, the centre-right GERB ruling party candidate, is likely to narrowly win the ballot but...

    Test for PM as Bulgarians elect president
    Nov06

    Test for PM as Bulgarians elect president

    Experts have said if Tsetska Tsacheva fails to win Bulgaria presidential election, Borisov might call early elections. Bulgarians voted Sunday in a first round of presidential elections, a key test of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov’s popularity in the EU’s poorest country.If his candidate and protegee Tsetska Tsacheva fails to win the...

    Kazakh-Ukrainian duo stunned in ITF tournament final in Egypt
    Nov06

    Kazakh-Ukrainian duo stunned in ITF tournament final in Egypt

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Denis Yevseyev of Kazakhstan and Yurii Dzhavakian of Ukraine lost in the final of the men’s doubles event at the ITF tournament in Egypt, Kazinform has learnt from itftennis.com. …read more Source:...

    The Main Suspect in the Assassination of Ukrainian-Separatist Leaders Appears to Be Their Big Buddy
    Nov06

    The Main Suspect in the Assassination of Ukrainian-Separatist Leaders Appears to Be Their Big Buddy

    Image: Flag of the separatist Donetsk People’s Republic Three weeks ago a Russian who had led a motley group of Ukrainian separatists and their Russian sympathizers was blown to bits in the elevator of his apartment in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk. Speculation immediately began about who had killed Motorola, a 33-year-old who had...

    Ukrainian blacksmiths reproduce medieval works
    Nov06

    Ukrainian blacksmiths reproduce medieval works

    Over one hundred blacksmiths from all over Ukraine have gathered in Kiev to showcase their products. …read more Source:...

    Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties
    Nov06

    Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties

    Tsetska Tsacheva (left), presidential candidate of the Bulgaria’s ruling centre-right GERB party, waves next to vice-presidential candidate Plamen Manushev during an election rally in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on November 4, 2016. Photo: Reuters SOFIA: Bulgarians vote in a closely fought presidential election on Sunday that could plunge the Black...