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    Ukraine arrests 3 alleged terrorists accused of targeting Jews in Uman
    Oct07

    Ukraine arrests 3 alleged terrorists accused of targeting Jews in Uman

    (JTA) — Ukrainian police arrested three men they said were terrorists who, in their efforts to pit ethnic groups against one another, also targeted Jews in the central city of Uman. The men were arrested earlier this month at a border crossing while carrying explosives, according to the KP news site. Citing unnamed officials from the regional...

    Home Match: a young Ukrainian woman torn between football and family
    Oct07

    Home Match: a young Ukrainian woman torn between football and family

    One crucial year in the life of Alina Shilova, a young Ukrainian woman born and raised in the poor suburbs of Kiev, who is torn between playing football and looking after her family.Alina’s life has always been based around playing football and she was considered for the Ukrainian football team. Her coach knows she is talented but Alina is...

    Amid Scuffles And Smoke, Bills On East Ukraine Conflict Advance In Parliament

    Ukrainian parliament debate on legislation addressing the conflict in the country’s east was interrupted by scuffles and a smoke grenade that was tossed into the auditorium. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dalic into Croatian hot seat after Cacic sacked
    Oct07

    Dalic into Croatian hot seat after Cacic sacked

    Zlatko Dalic was named new Croatia coach on Saturday after Ante Cacic was sacked following the team’s 1-1 draw with Finland in a World Cup qualifier. Friday’s draw left Croatia second in Group I of European qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia, on 17 points alongside Ukraine, with Iceland in pole on 19. Dalic, who...

    Schooled in Scandal: What Makes Ukraine a Hotbed of Intrigue
    Oct07

    Schooled in Scandal: What Makes Ukraine a Hotbed of Intrigue

    Russian hacking, secret payments to Paul Manafort, suspicions of missile technology smuggled to North Korea — seemingly all illicit roads lead back to one country. …read more Source: The New York...

    Blockbuster Or Flop? Russia’s Flick About Crimea Takeover Gets Lackluster Reception
    Oct07

    Blockbuster Or Flop? Russia’s Flick About Crimea Takeover Gets Lackluster Reception

    Russia’s opposition claims officials are offering free showings of a new movie about the Kremlin’s 2014 annexation of Crimea in order to lure would-be protesters away from antigovernment rallies on October 7, President Vladimir Putin’s birthday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian climbers scale Mt Manaslu in alpine style
    Oct07

    Russian climbers scale Mt Manaslu in alpine style

    Mt Manaslu. File photo KATHMANDU: At least 21 climbers successfully climbed the world’s eighth highest peak in an alpine style this autumn, according to the expedition organiser. Managing Director Chatur Kumar Tamang at Makalu Extreme Treks & Expedition informed that 25 expedition members along with 7 climbing Sherpas stood atop Mt...

    The Donald and Kim Road Show
    Oct07

    The Donald and Kim Road Show

    Many call it Cold War while some call it World War III in the making. And there are a growing number of people – experts – who believe that it is a case of two self-centered leaders with bloated egos. One of them –Donald J. Trump – is the president of the mightiest and wealthiest country in the world. The other one is Kim Jong-un, the sociopathic...

    Poroshenko Signs Bill Extending Special Status of Donbass for 1 Year
    Oct07

    Poroshenko Signs Bill Extending Special Status of Donbass for 1 Year

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko signed a bill extending the special status of Donbass region in eastern Ukraine for a year, the presidential press service said in a statement Saturday. “President Petro Poroshenko signed the bill on the creation of the necessary conditions for the peaceful settlement of the situation in the...

    ForMin Melescanu: After Crimea’s illegal annexation, we have seen an accumulation of forces at the Black Sea
    Oct07

    ForMin Melescanu: After Crimea’s illegal annexation, we have seen an accumulation of forces at the Black Sea

    Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu on Saturday, at the 63rd annual session of NATO’s Parliamentary Assembly, said that after “the illegal annexation” of Crimea an accumulation of Russian forces and armament that changed the previous balance of forces could be noticed. …read more Source:...