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    Thomas Blatt, survivor of escape from Sobibor, dies at 88
    Nov02

    Thomas Blatt, survivor of escape from Sobibor, dies at 88

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish-born Blatt, who lost both parents and a younger brother in the gas chambers of Sobibor, died Saturday morning at his home in Santa Barbara, California, a Warsaw-based friend, Alan Heath, told The Associated Press. Heath remembered Blatt as a “quiet and modest person” who suffered nightmares and depression until the...

    Erdogan Divides and Rules
    Nov02

    Erdogan Divides and Rules

    The politics of division and fear win a big victory in Turkey. Reuters reports: With 99 percent of votes counted, the AKP was on 49.4 percent, according to state-run broadcaster TRT, giving it 316 of parliament’s 550 seats. The main opposition CHP was at 25.4 percent.[..]The pro-Kurdish HDP, which scaled back its election campaign after its...

    [Ticker] Ukraine president boosts own wealth
    Nov02

    [Ticker] Ukraine president boosts own wealth

    Ukrainian president Poroshenko is the only one of the country’s top 10 richest men to increase his personal wealth over the past year, according to Novoye Vremya, an authoritative weekly. The confectionary tycoon is said to be worth $0.98bn, compared to $0.82 last year, moving from ninth to sixth position. …read more Source:...

    Flowers Laid At Russian Embassies
    Nov02

    Flowers Laid At Russian Embassies

    Flowers, soft toys, and candles were laid at Russian embassies across the former Soviet Union in the wake of the air crash in Egypt that killed 224 people — nearly all of them Russians. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    LITPOLUKRBRIG to hold first joint military training exercises in February 2016  – The Baltic Times
    Nov02

    LITPOLUKRBRIG to hold first joint military training exercises in February 2016 – The Baltic Times

    The joint Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian military brigade, LITPOLUKRBRIG, will hold its first training operation in February 2016……. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Launch of a new Network for Investigative Journalism in Berlin
    Nov02

    Launch of a new Network for Investigative Journalism in Berlin

    Five journalism networks launched a new network for investigative journalism in Berlin. Initiated by n-ost, n-vestigate involves NGOs from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine and includes journalists and experts from seven Eastern European countries. …read more Source:...

    Police raids Crimean Tatar TV channel, journalist homes
    Nov02

    Police raids Crimean Tatar TV channel, journalist homes

    Raids target those linked to Crimean Tatar businessman, public figure Lenur Islyamov, who recently organized economic blockade of Russia-occupied Crimea …read more Source: World...

    Breathing space lets Ukraine focus on second war
    Nov02

    Breathing space lets Ukraine focus on second war

    A year ago, the only topic of conversation in Ukraine’s capital was the war. Did Russia want to take half the country, or just a part of that? Would there be a full-scale invasion and, if so, when would it start? Kiev today doesn’t feel like a city at war. Local elections were underway when I was there last month, and the city was...

    Russian Official Say Metrojet Broke up in Mid Air over Egypt
    Nov02

    Russian Official Say Metrojet Broke up in Mid Air over Egypt

    Aviation officials are still unclear about what caused the Metrojet plane crash MOSCOW – Viktor Sorochenko, an official with the Interstate Aviation Committee, said the Russian plane that crashed in Egypt over the weekend broke up in midair, a senior Russian aviation official said after visiting the crash site in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday....

    Belarus, Ukraine may be invited to partake in investigation of Airbus A321 crash
    Nov02

    Belarus, Ukraine may be invited to partake in investigation of Airbus A321 crash

    The operator of the aircraft (Russia), the country of registration (Ireland) and the manufacturer (France) take part in the investigation. Besides, the countries which citizens were on board (Belarus and Ukraine) can be involved in the investigation. …read more Source:...