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    Ukrainian Hackers Release Emails Tying Top Russian Official to Uprising
    Oct27

    Ukrainian Hackers Release Emails Tying Top Russian Official to Uprising

    Documents released by the hackers, which appeared to be genuine, showed a direct Kremlin role in creating and directing the rebel uprising in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia
    Oct27

    Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia

    OTTAWA — Canadian troops will not face Russia alone when they begin to arrive in Latvia early next year. Four countries — Albania, Italy, Poland and Slovenia — have promised to contribute troops and equipment to a Canadian-led NATO force that is being organized in Latvia in response to recent Russian actions in Eastern Europe. Canada’s...

    Ukraine’s Women Are Kicking Ass and Taking Names
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s Women Are Kicking Ass and Taking Names

    From small towns to the halls of parliament, women are at the forefront of change. …read more Source: Foreign...

    “New local war is probable, which will end with Moscow’s “peacemaking” mediation again”
    Oct27

    “New local war is probable, which will end with Moscow’s “peacemaking” mediation again”

    Interview with Lilit Gevorgyan, Russia and CIS, Europe senior analyst at IHS Global Insight. Judging from the statements by mediators and the parties to the conflict, certain developments have been recorded in NK conflict settlement, on which societies of both countries are unaware. First and foremost, U.S. Secretary of State J.Kerry stated that...

    Putin Steals Trump’s Rhetoric on Election Rigging
    Oct27

    Putin Steals Trump’s Rhetoric on Election Rigging

    Vladimir Putin said Thursday that American news outlets are peddling fiction about Russia’s favoritism in the presidential election, echoing an argument made by Republican candidate Donald Trump that the media is rigging the contest in favor of his opponent. The Russian president was asked to comment on Moscow’s apparent favoritism...

    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center
    Oct27

    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center

    A Russian cultural center has been evicted by the local council in Lviv. The building is now to be handed over to groups involved in the Ukrainian army’s operation in eastern Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s battle group in Latvia will be joined by four nations
    Oct27

    Canada’s battle group in Latvia will be joined by four nations

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA — Canadian troops will not face Russia alone when they begin to arrive in Latvia early next year. NATO Secretary General Jens...

    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center
    Oct27

    Lviv regional authorities in Ukraine evict Russian cultural center

    A Russian cultural center has been evicted by the local council in Lviv. The building is now to be handed over to groups involved in the Ukrainian army’s operation in eastern Ukraine against pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Russia, Nato and the return to a cold war | Letters
    Oct27

    Russia, Nato and the return to a cold war | Letters

    With the demise of the communist-led countries of eastern Europe and the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact, the world breathed easier and we all felt that we would no longer stand permanently on the edge of a nuclear Armageddon. The post-cold war escalation of Nato activities and the encirclement of Russia threatens, once again, to take us back to...

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize
    Oct27

    Yazidi survivors of IS torture win EU’s Sakharov prize

    Two Yazidi women who survived a nightmare ordeal of kidnapping, rape and slavery at the hands of Islamic State jihadists won the European Parliament’s prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Thursday. Nadia Murad and Lamia Haji Bashar have become figureheads for the effort to protect the Yazidis, followers of an ancient religion with...