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    World Briefing: 2 Accused of Being Russian Soldiers Appear in Court in Ukraine
    Nov11

    World Briefing: 2 Accused of Being Russian Soldiers Appear in Court in Ukraine

    The men, who confessed to being members of Russia’s military while recovering from wounds in captivity, told a Ukrainian court that they were unemployed, not soldiers. …read more Source: The New York...

    Fighting erupts as Ukraine tells troops to prepare for war
    Nov10

    Fighting erupts as Ukraine tells troops to prepare for war

    Ukraine’s fragile ceasefire was in danger of collapsing last night after a series of assaults on government positions by Russian-backed… …read more Source: The...

    Putin: Russia is going to develop weapons to pierce missile defence shield
    Nov10

    Putin: Russia is going to develop weapons to pierce missile defence shield

    Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defence program by deploying new weapons capable of piercing the shield, warned Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to the Associated Press news service. Putin made the remarks Tuesday. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Putin told defence officials that by developing...

    Russian Media Veers Into Conspiracies on Egypt Plane Crash
    Nov10

    Russian Media Veers Into Conspiracies on Egypt Plane Crash

    A sculpture of a double-headed eagle, a national symbol of Russia, in front of a Russian national flag in St. Petersburg, Russia. ReutersThe crash of Metrojet Flight 9268 in Egypt on October 31, which killed all 224 people on board, was more than the worst aviation disaster in the country’s history. Once it became clear that the cause of...

    Glucksmann: The consummate contemporary
    Nov10

    Glucksmann: The consummate contemporary

    PARIS — Swirling around my head since this morning are the many André Glucksmanns that I have known. Caroming, they send me into zones of memory that I had not expected to revisit so soon. There is the handsome young man haranguing a group of 10 or so workers and students in an apartment on the Rue du Bourg-Tibourg in Paris in 1969 or 1970. The...

    Russia to Deploy New Weapons to Counter US Missile Shield
    Nov10

    Russia to Deploy New Weapons to Counter US Missile Shield

    MOSCOW–Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday. Putin told defense officials that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to “neutralize” Russia’s strategic nuclear deterrent and gain a...

    News24.com | Artist uses destruction of Lenin statues to put focus on Ukraine
    Nov10

    News24.com | Artist uses destruction of Lenin statues to put focus on Ukraine

    Sawn up, toppled, demolished: this has been the fate of monuments to Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin across Ukraine. Now a German-based artist wants to use that destruction to make others more aware of the simmering crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Pahor to visit Ukraine on Saturday
    Nov10

    Pahor to visit Ukraine on Saturday

    President Borut Pahor will travel to Ukraine on Saturday for a working visit with his counterpart Petro Poroshenko. The pair will meet in Lviv ahead of a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match between the countries’ teams, which they will attend together. …read more Source:...

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield
    Nov10

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday. Putin told defense officials that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to “neutralize” Russia’s strategic nuclear...

    New Platform Provides Grassroots Organizing Opportunities for Ukraine’s Urbanites
    Nov10

    New Platform Provides Grassroots Organizing Opportunities for Ukraine’s Urbanites

    View from roof into the yard of a highrise building in Kyiv, Ukraine. Image from torange.us, CC-By 4.0. In most urban high-rises with dozens of apartments, communication between neighbors usually amounts to “good morning” grunts in the elevator or occasional passive-aggressive notes about trash or parking taped to the entrance door. To improve...