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    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir
    Nov05

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir

    MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unveiled a giant statue by the Kremlin of his namesake Vladimir the Great, a revered leader and Orthodox saint, that has faced criticism from locals and conservationists. The 17-metre monument of Vladimir, the prince who converted modern Russia’s precursor state Kievan Rus to...

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir by Kremlin
    Nov05

    Putin unveils controversial statue of Saint Vladimir by Kremlin

    The 17-metre monument of Vladimir, has sparked controversy over fears it could blot Moscow’s historic centre © AFP / Natalia KolesnikovaMOSCOW, Russian Federation, Nov 4 – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday unveiled a giant statue by the Kremlin of his namesake Vladimir the Great, a revered leader and Orthodox saint, that has faced...

    Russia’s Putin unveils provocative statue
    Nov05

    Russia’s Putin unveils provocative statue

    There is controversy over a vast new statue in Moscow honouring the 10th Century prince who founded the forerunner to the Russian state, but who is claimed by Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russia is preying on Bulgaria’s next president
    Nov05

    Russia is preying on Bulgaria’s next president

    Russia is the dominant topic as Bulgarians prepare to go to the polls to pick a new president. The two favorites to come out on top in Sunday’s presidential election are lobbying for the lifting of EU sanctions on Russia, while the sitting president warns of Moscow’s growing influence in the country. Tsetska Tsacheva, the candidate of...

    Ukraine, Albania adopt visa-free policy
    Nov05

    Ukraine, Albania adopt visa-free policy

    Ukraine and Albania on Friday adopted a mutual visa-free policy to boost their economic cooperation and tourism, Ukrainian authorities said. …read more Source: China Internet Information...

    American Democracy’s Downside Parallels China’s ‘Bad Emperor’ Problem
    Nov05

    American Democracy’s Downside Parallels China’s ‘Bad Emperor’ Problem

    Donald Trump, a xenophobe and liar with no governing experience, could become the leader of the world’s most powerful nation after next week’s American election. That prospect scares the living daylights out of people around the planet, as these comments from HuffPost’s international editions indicate. That the vile campaign...

    Bushati receives Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin
    Nov05

    Bushati receives Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin

    TIRANA, Nov 4 /ATA/ – Minister of Foreign Affairs Ditmir Bushati received his Ukrainian counterpart Pavlo Klimkin on Friday to discuss bilateral cooperation and ways to further boost the existing good relations between the two countries. Bushati and the Foreign Minister of Ukraine, on a working visit to Albania, exchanged views on matters of...

    Why Are U.S. Nuclear Missiles Still On High-Alert?
    Nov05

    Why Are U.S. Nuclear Missiles Still On High-Alert?

    Both former Secretary of Defense William Perry and former National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski have spoken about middle of the night phone calls they received in response to purported incoming nuclear strikes. Though the alerts were quickly determined to be false alarms, what if they had happened during a time of crisis, like the Cuban...

    Why Russia Is Interfering In The U.S. Presidential Elections
    Nov05

    Why Russia Is Interfering In The U.S. Presidential Elections

    On October 7, 2016, the United States government accused Russia of illegally attempting to influence the results of the US presidential election. The Obama administration’s condemnation of Russia’s interference in the US electoral process followed widespread speculation about Russian collusion with WikiLeaks and allegations of Kremlin...

    The Frightening Failure Of U.S. Television Media
    Nov05

    The Frightening Failure Of U.S. Television Media

    Truth is often to be found in contrasts. I was fortunate enough to attend the Democratic convention in Philadelphia in July. Aside from all the normal bunting and hoopla, the event was genuinely interesting: well-organised and informative. There was plenty of opportunity for a wide range of speakers to contribute. Some of the speeches were...