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    Judo Athlete Wins First Gold For Georgia
    Sep11

    Judo Athlete Wins First Gold For Georgia

    Zviad Gogotchuri has won gold in the judo competition in Rio, giving Georgia its first-ever gold at the Paralympics. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha
    Sep11

    Why Afghanistan Is Worried About The Meaty Feasts Of Eid Al-Adha

    The way animals are transported and slaughtered for the major Muslim holiday has health officials concerned about the threat of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks
    Sep11

    Canada’s credibility problem keeps doors closed during Ukraine talks

    When the U.S., France, Germany, Britain and Italy talked with Ukraine about the meltdown in security there in 2014, the door was closed on Stephen Harper. That was news. …read more Source: National...

    Igor Boki clinches second champion title at 2016 Paralympics
    Sep11

    Igor Boki clinches second champion title at 2016 Paralympics

    The Belarusian claimed the victory in S13 200m medley in 2:04.02 seconds, setting a new Paralympic record. Second was Ukraine’s Yaroslav Denisenko (2:08.76). Danila Chufarov of Ukraine touched in third (2:11.12). …read more Source:...

    Russia’s Putin inaugurates $2 billion Moscow railway project
    Sep11

    Russia’s Putin inaugurates $2 billion Moscow railway project

    Russian President Vladimir Putin (Right) and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin sit in a railway coach as they attend the opening of the Central Ring line in Moscow, Russia, on September 10, 2016. Photo: Sputnik via Reuters Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday inaugurated a $2 billion Moscow railway ring project that is opening for passengers...

    With Putin secure, Kremlin looks to clean up elections
    Sep11

    With Putin secure, Kremlin looks to clean up elections

    Russia is gearing up for parliamentary elections on September 18, with parties loyal to President Vladimir Putin set to dominate despite the Kremlin making a show of cleaning up the vote after mass protests last time around. Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers his annual state of the nation address at the Kremlin in Moscow on December 3,...

    5 Lethal Russian Weapons of War Ukraine Should Fear
    Sep11

    5 Lethal Russian Weapons of War Ukraine Should Fear

    Robert Farley Security, Eurasia Russia holds all the cards when it comes to the never-ending not-so-frozen conflict with Ukraine. The smoldering conflict in Ukraine’s eastern provinces has now gone on for more than two years. Although an uneasy status quo has settled on the region, skirmishes continue, and tension periodically run high....

    Pence criticizes Putin, but says he’s still stronger than Obama
    Sep10

    Pence criticizes Putin, but says he’s still stronger than Obama

    PARIS, Va. — Russian President Vladimir Putin is “small and bullying,” but that doesn’t mean he is not stronger than President Barack Obama, Mike Pence said on Saturday. Days after saying it is “inarguable” that Putin is stronger than Obama, Pence sought to counter criticism that the Republican presidential ticket is too praiseworthy of the...

    Russia Holds Biggest Drills Yet in Annexed Crimea
    Sep10

    Russia Holds Biggest Drills Yet in Annexed Crimea

    Russia has staged one its largest ever military drills in the annexed Crimea peninsula but denies it is being provocative. …read more Source:...

    Armenia & the Diaspora after the Sasna Tsrer: Armenian Renaissance Holds Conference in Toronto
    Sep10

    Armenia & the Diaspora after the Sasna Tsrer: Armenian Renaissance Holds Conference in Toronto

    The Canadian chapter of Armenian Renaissance opposition group organized a conference in Toronto on September 10th, 2016, to discuss the situation and potential developments after the Sasna Tsrer action in Yerevan. The conference hosted around a hundred participants from the Armenian community of Toronto, Canada. Speakers of the conference were...