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    The 8 Most Important Quotes From The Vice Presidential Debate
    Oct05

    The 8 Most Important Quotes From The Vice Presidential Debate

    On America’s choice”There is a choice for the American electorate: Do you want a ‘You’re hired’ president in Hillary Clinton or a ‘You’re fired’ president in Donald Trump?” Tim KaineOn Pence and Trump “Six times tonight I have said to Governor Pence, I cannot imagine how you would defend...

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine warns citizens against traveling to Russia

    KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine warned its citizens on Wednesday against traveling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source:...

    Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences
    Oct05

    Putin calls to boost Russia’s defences

    President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called for a boost of Russia’s defences to keep the nation “strong” as he opened the new parliament session amid a fresh upsurge in tensions with the United States. Putin addressed the State Duma after a crushing victory for ruling party United Russia at elections last month that could help smooth the...

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain
    Oct05

    [Ticker] Nato jets intercepted Russian bombers off Spain

    Two Russian nuclear-capable bombers flew as far south as northern Spain on 22 September, forcing four Nato states to scramble fighter jets, the French defence ministry said on Wednesday. Norway, the UK, France and Spain all sent aircraft to intercept the bombers, the French said. Since the Ukraine conflict, Russia has resumed Cold War-type aerial...

    Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria
    Oct05

    Germany says no proposals for sanctions against Russia over Syria

    BERLIN (Reuters) – There are no international proposals to impose sanctions on Russia over its role in Syria, a spokesman for Germany’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday, shortly before officials from a group of Western countries meet in Berlin to discuss the crisis. …read more Source: The...

    ‘September’: A New Platform for Leftists Across the Former Soviet Union
    Oct05

    ‘September’: A New Platform for Leftists Across the Former Soviet Union

    Source: tetedelacourse, Flickr. CC 2.0 On Friday, a group of activists and academics from Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan launched “September,” a website they hope will be a platform for leftist discourse across the former Soviet Union. The project, which grew out of “Commons” in Ukraine, “Pravsvet” in Belarus, and other...

    Ukraine warns citizens against travelling to Russia
    Oct05

    Ukraine warns citizens against travelling to Russia

    Ukraine warned its citizens Wednesday against travelling to Russia, saying they were at risk following an increase in harassment and detentions of Ukrainians by Russian security services. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Turkey faces Ukraine test on road to World Cup
    Oct05

    Turkey faces Ukraine test on road to World Cup

    The Turkish international football team hosts Ukraine in the Central Anatolian province of Konya on Oct. 6 in its bid to advance to the 2018 World Cup in qualification Group I. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    EU states back visa-free travel for Georgia, but wait for safeguards
    Oct05

    EU states back visa-free travel for Georgia, but wait for safeguards

    European Union states agreed in principle on Wednesday to give Georgia visa-free travel, but delayed rolling out the programme until they could agree on stronger safeguards against any sudden influx of migrants. The decision underlined increased caution in the bloc about immigration since the arrival of about 1.3 million refugees and migrants...

    About Germany
    Oct05

    About Germany

    Impromptus today is a continuation of my “Baltic Journal”: Part III. I touch on many issues, some of which deserve to be more than touched on. For instance, Germany.I’ll tell you how it comes up. NATO has decided to send battalions to the Baltic states next year. This is one of the steps that the alliance has taken in response to Vladimir...