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    Russia flaunts military might in Crimea drills (AFP)
    Sep09

    Russia flaunts military might in Crimea drills (AFP)

    Opuk (AFP) – Under a blazing sun, Sukhoi jets zoomed across the sky and dropped explosives, as Russian warships sailed right up to the shore. …read more Source: The West...

    Flat-Earthers Have a Wild New Theory About Forests
    Sep09

    Flat-Earthers Have a Wild New Theory About Forests

    Something tremendous is happening; over the last few weeks, without too many of its globe-headed detractors noticing, a surprisingly vast community on the tattered fringes of intellectual orthodoxy is in turmoil. A bizarre new theory has turned the flat earth upside down. The flat earth is still flat, but now it’s dotted with tiny...

    Crepes in Hiroshima and Architecture in Homs: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Sep09

    Crepes in Hiroshima and Architecture in Homs: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    War Can Change What We Eat. Just Ask Hiroshima. Julie Makinen | Los Angeles Times “Before the war, the savory crepes—whose lineage can be traced to Chinese pancakes known as jianbing—were sold as kids’ snacks throughout Hiroshima. Then, after 1945, war widows anxious to make ends meet started opening okonomiyaki stalls and some converted...

    Why Donald Trump Can’t Stop Praising Vladimir Putin
    Sep09

    Why Donald Trump Can’t Stop Praising Vladimir Putin

    Donald Trump has long shown admiration and respect for Vladimir Putin, saying that the authoritarian Russian president is “doing a great job” in “rebuilding Russia,” and “I think I’d get along very well with Vladimir Putin.” After Putin called Trump a “talented person” last year, he returned the favor: “It is always a great honor to be so...

    Russia flaunts military might in Crimea drills
    Sep09

    Russia flaunts military might in Crimea drills

    Under a blazing sun, Sukhoi jets zoomed across the sky and dropped explosives, as Russian warships sailed right up to the shore. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Trump Doubts Russia is Trying to Manipulate US Elections
    Sep09

    Trump Doubts Russia is Trying to Manipulate US Elections

    U.S. Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, in an interview on a Russian controlled television channel, expressed doubt about the contention that Moscow is trying to manipulate the November general election with cyber attacks. The interview, broadcast Thursday on RT America, occurred one day after Trump praised Russian President Vladimir...

    New Ukraine truce jeopardised by first combat death (AFP)
    Sep09

    New Ukraine truce jeopardised by first combat death (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine on Friday reported its first combat death since a new ceasefire with pro-Russian rebels went into effect on September 1 before the new school year. …read more Source: The West...

    U.S. Experience In Iraq Can Teach NATO How To Hunt Russia’s “Little Green Men”
    Sep09

    U.S. Experience In Iraq Can Teach NATO How To Hunt Russia’s “Little Green Men”

    Dan Goure Hybrid War, Eurasia The answer is with another network, one made up of intelligence analysts, police, civil affairs officers, Special Forces, militias and national guards and conventional military forces. Much has been made over the past three years in Western policy statements, intelligence assessments, military plans and think tank...

    Trump in hot water over Putin embrace
    Sep09

    Trump in hot water over Putin embrace

    Donald Trump’s extraordinary embrace of Russian President Vladimir Putin has put his campaign on the defensive for a second straight day, coming after the Republican nominee praised the Kremlin strongman and appeared in an interview on a TV network backed by Moscow. Trump’s warm words for Putin have raised the hackles of fellow...

    Ukrainian Activists Call For Removal Of Yanukovych-Appointed Judges
    Sep09

    Ukrainian Activists Call For Removal Of Yanukovych-Appointed Judges

    Activists in Kyiv called on parliament to dismiss some 700 judges appointed by the ousted pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych. Some wore ghost costumes implying that these judges, who are finishing their initial five-year contracts, were now eligible to keep their jobs and salaries until they die. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...