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    The Latest: Clinton plans to campaign in Arizona
    Oct28

    The Latest: Clinton plans to campaign in Arizona

    The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT): 12:55 p.m. Hillary Clinton’s campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate will campaign in Arizona on Wednesday. Communications director Jen Palmieri says Clinton will urge voters in the traditionally Republican state to take advantage of early voting. She’ll also...

    Nazarbayev and Putin discussed situation in Ukraine and Syria
    Oct28

    Nazarbayev and Putin discussed situation in Ukraine and Syria

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has had a telephone conversation with President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, Akorda informs. …read more Source:...

    Is Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov Still in Moscow’s Favor?
    Oct28

    Is Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov Still in Moscow’s Favor?

    Ramzan Kadyrov, the man President Vladimir Putin picked more than a decade ago to rule the southern Russian republic of Chechnya, is a rare case of a low-level provincial official overshadowing Moscow-based politicians and celebrities. The Chechen ruler has become something of a media star in Russia: just in the past month, he has launched his...

    Ukraine mourns economist Bohdan Hawrylyshyn, 90
    Oct28

    Ukraine mourns economist Bohdan Hawrylyshyn, 90

    KYIV – Everything that Bohdan Hawrylyshyn did in life “started with a dream,” he liked to say. He always stayed true to his Ukrainian roots and followed a simple credo. “Learn. Dream. Work with joy. Love people. Love life,” he wrote on his eponymous charity foundation’s website that he founded in 2009 to send Ukrainians […] …read more...

    Russia sends naval destroyer Smetlivy to Syria: state newspaper
    Oct28

    Russia sends naval destroyer Smetlivy to Syria: state newspaper

    MOSCOW – Russia on Friday despatched the naval destroyer Smetlivy to Syria to join its battle group there for a few months, Russian government daily Rossiiskaya Gazeta reported. It said the heavily armed ship had left the Crimean port of… …read more Source:...

    Clinton: A Hawk In The Wings
    Oct28

    Clinton: A Hawk In The Wings

    When Barack Obama was running for office in 2008, he was determined to redirect U.S. military efforts away from the “bad war” in Iraq and toward the “good war” in Afghanistan. This commitment to extricate the U.S. military from the dismal aftermath of a botched exercise in regime change earned Obama the exaggerated designation of “peace...

    Ukraine scores diplomatic breakthrough: ‘Security first, elections next,’ the West concedes
    Oct28

    Ukraine scores diplomatic breakthrough: ‘Security first, elections next,’ the West concedes

    After long resisting Western pressure to implement the political points in the Minsk agreements, Ukraine scored a diplomatic victory last week when the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) passed two important resolutions. The first resolution officially defines the conflict in Ukraine as Russian aggression, countering those who...

    Finland walks a 1,300 kilometer fine-line with Russia
    Oct28

    Finland walks a 1,300 kilometer fine-line with Russia

    European leaders spend a lot of time fretting about Russia these days, but no EU nation has more direct experience in managing an uneasy relationship with Moscow than Finland, which shares a 1,300-kilometer border with Russia and spent the Cold War claiming fragile neutrality. Finland abandoned its political neutrality in 1995 when it joined the...

    Antarctica to hold the world’s largest marine reserve
    Oct28

    Antarctica to hold the world’s largest marine reserve

    After years of diplomatic talks, the European Union and 24 other nations agreed Friday to establish the world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica. The deal protects 600,000 square miles of ocean, which is more than twice the size of Texas, near the Ross Sea ice shelf, banning all fishing in nearly three-fourths of the reserve. Scientists...

    Dutch PM says he may agree to revoke support for EU-Ukraine treaty
    Oct28

    Dutch PM says he may agree to revoke support for EU-Ukraine treaty

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday said his government may submit a bill revoking his country’s support for the treaty establishing closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine. Rutte has said rejection of the association agreement would be a mistake and would weaken European unity, but that if efforts to find a compromise...