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    Ukraine Swaps Prisoners With Pro-Russian Separatists
    Sep19

    Ukraine Swaps Prisoners With Pro-Russian Separatists

    Ukraine and pro-Russia separatists have swapped prisoners who were captured during their ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. On September 17, two pro-Ukraine detainees were swapped at a checkpoint in the city of Shchastya for four pro-Russia separatists held by Ukrainian government forces. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV) …read more...

    Latvian forces simulate hostage-taking at Israeli embassy
    Sep19

    Latvian forces simulate hostage-taking at Israeli embassy

    Following similar drills in Ukraine and Romania, the Latvian special anti-terrorism police simulated the takeover of the Israeli embassy in Riga by terrorists. …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Ex-Kremlin Bodyguard Becomes Governor in Landslide Victory
    Sep19

    Ex-Kremlin Bodyguard Becomes Governor in Landslide Victory

    A former Kremlin security agent has won a seat as governor in a landslide at Russia’s nationwide elections on Sunday, Russian independent news agency Interfax reports. The vote, which included elections to Russia’s lower house of parliament, as well as gubernatorial and local positions, gave ruling United Russia party a bigger...

    Study in Japan Reveals Over 40% of Single Men and Women Aged 18-34 Still Virgins
    Sep19

    Study in Japan Reveals Over 40% of Single Men and Women Aged 18-34 Still Virgins

    The institute said the increase in singles was particularly sharp for people in their late 20s . . TOKYO – According to a new study that highlights concerns about demographic challenges in Japan, people aged 18 to 34 found 42% of men and 44.2% of women have never had sex. The institute said the increase in singles was particularly sharp for...

    Bulgaria-Romania Gas Link ‘Hopefully Ready’ by End of Year
    Sep19

    Bulgaria-Romania Gas Link ‘Hopefully Ready’ by End of Year

    Bulgarian Energy Minister Temenuzhka Petkova has voiced her hope that the construction of an interconnector with Romania will be complete by the end of 2016, becoming the country’s first gas link with a neighboring state. At an energy conference dedicated to energy security in Southeast Europe, Petkova has underlined that the government...

    Freedom in Armenia and Nagorno Karabagh in 2016
    Sep19

    Freedom in Armenia and Nagorno Karabagh in 2016

    Freedom House has published the “Freedom in the World 2016” report which introduces the political rights and civil liberties situation in 195 countries and 15 disputed areas of the world from January 1 of 2015 to December 31 of 2015. The report divides the countries and disputed areas into three groups: free, partly free and not free. This report...

    America’s relationships are on the line — no matter who wins
    Sep19

    America’s relationships are on the line — no matter who wins

    NEW YORK — All politics is geopolitical in this year’s presidential race — and top Democrats and Republicans fear that will reshape America’s relationships around the world no matter who wins. This week, the uncertain state of those relationships will be on full display in New York as the United Nations General Assembly gathers and...

    Why Europe could be ready to go soft on Russia
    Sep19

    Why Europe could be ready to go soft on Russia

    The European Union is likely to change its approach to handling Russia as the peace process between Russia and Ukraine is not working. …read more Source:...

    Young Kazakh boxers win gold at Klitschko Brothers Youth Tournament
    Sep19

    Young Kazakh boxers win gold at Klitschko Brothers Youth Tournament

    ASTANA. KAZINFORM – Young Kazakhstani boxers have hauled two gold medals at the 18th Klitschko Brothers Youth Tournament in Berdychiv, Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The Morning Vertical, September 19, 2016
    Sep19

    The Morning Vertical, September 19, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...