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    Why the Legacy of Tibet’s Cold War Freedom Fighters Still Matters
    Oct29

    Why the Legacy of Tibet’s Cold War Freedom Fighters Still Matters

    DHARAMSHALA, India—When Sonam Dorjee was a Buddhist monk at the Debung Monastery in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa, he would not kill an insect. After all, that annoying fly buzzing in your ear could be the reincarnation of a beloved family member. But when Chinese soldiers opened fire on the Tibetan refugees with whom Dorjee was fleeing across the...

    Ukraine referendum set for April 6, Dutch nationals only can vote
    Oct29

    Ukraine referendum set for April 6, Dutch nationals only can vote

    The Netherlands will hold an advisory referendum on a key treaty between the European Union and Ukraine on April 6,… …read more Source:...

    Turkmenistan ready to up fuel supplies to Ukraine
    Oct29

    Turkmenistan ready to up fuel supplies to Ukraine

    Turkmenistan is ready to increase supplies of the domestic fuel and energy sector products to Ukraine, implement joint cooperation projects in this area, the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhammadov said after talks with his Ukrainian counterpart Petro Poroshenko Oct.29, said the message of the government. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian, Turkmen Leaders Vow Increased Ties
    Oct29

    Ukrainian, Turkmen Leaders Vow Increased Ties

    Visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko and his Turkmen counterpart Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov have vowed to boost bilateral cooperation in various sectors, including energy ties. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Director of Ukrainian library in Moscow detained for ‘extremism’
    Oct29

    Director of Ukrainian library in Moscow detained for ‘extremism’

    The 58-year-old library head faces jail for storing books written by a Ukrainian nationalist writer, in a case denounced as political persecution …read more Source: The...

    Russia Detains Head of Ukrainian Library for Stocking “Extremist” Books
    Oct29

    Russia Detains Head of Ukrainian Library for Stocking “Extremist” Books

    …read more Source: The Jakarta...

    Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence
    Oct29

    Ukrainian Official Dismissed for Using Russian Email Service for Official Correspondence

    Ukrainian authorities believe that using Russian email services could potentially “jeopardize the country’s information security.” Images mixed by Tetyana Lokot. A government official in Lviv region in western Ukraine has reportedly been sacked for using a Russian email service to conduct official correspondence related to his government...

    Ukraine to Be Able to Do Without Russian Gas in 2016
    Oct29

    Ukraine to Be Able to Do Without Russian Gas in 2016

    Next year Ukraine may be able to do without Russian gas purchases, while focusing on reverse-flow gas imports from Europe, Naftogaz chief Andriy Kobolev said at the annual Conductors of Change Forum in Kyiv today, October 29. …read more Source:...

    Russian Militants Reach Ukraine Via Belarus
    Oct29

    Russian Militants Reach Ukraine Via Belarus

    According to the Ukrainian security services, members of illegal military formations often have weapons and explosives with them. …read more Source:...

    ‘Emperor Palpatine’ wins Ukraine city council election
    Oct29

    ‘Emperor Palpatine’ wins Ukraine city council election

    A 25-year-old man who works as ‘emperor’ for ‘LLC Palpatine Finance Group’ won a local government seat during a race that saw many Star Wars-themed names in the runningThe PR campaign for Star Wars: The Force Awakens saw an unexpected and unintended boost this week after a candidate known as Emperor Palpatine won a seat during a...