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    US President Obama vetoes $612 billion defense bill
    Oct23

    US President Obama vetoes $612 billion defense bill

    U.S. President Barack Obama has vetoed the $612 billion defense policy bill, citing sections impeding the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison and keeping sequestration caps on defense budget.Obama signed the veto document inside the Oval Office on Thursday where the media was invited to observe the ceremony. This was the first time the president did...

    Media watchdog fines PBK television for pro-Kremlin bias
    Oct23

    Media watchdog fines PBK television for pro-Kremlin bias

    The National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) has fined the Russian-language television channel Pirmais Baltijas kanals (PBK) for violations on their coverage of the Ukraine conflict, LETA reported Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east
    Oct23

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east

    Pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko faces a stern test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures and stuttering anti-corruption drive when Ukraine votes in local elections on Oct. 25 that exclude the pro-Russian separatist east. …read more Source: Hurriyet Daily...

    The 10 faces of Poland’s election
    Oct23

    The 10 faces of Poland’s election

    WARSAW — Poland’s parliamentary elections Sunday will once again be a contest between the ruling centrist Civic Platform party and the right-wing Law and Justice party — a bitter rivalry that has dominated Polish politics for the past decade. Polls suggest that Law and Justice, which has been in opposition since 2007, will win. A survey by...

    Obama vetoes spending bill that authorized lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Oct23

    Obama vetoes spending bill that authorized lethal weapons to Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama vetoed the $612 billion defense spending bill from the White House on Thursday afternoon. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine: Forget about corruption – invest!
    Oct23

    Ukraine: Forget about corruption – invest!

    Kyiv knows full well that Ukraine’s economic crisis cannot be overcome without investments from the West. At a Berlin conference, the country is courting investors, but back home, the reform process has been slow. …read more Source: Deutsche...

    Poroshenko’s Double-Cross
    Oct23

    Poroshenko’s Double-Cross

    The Ukrainian president is backing a candidate for mayor in Dnipropetrovsk whos beholden to the party of ousted president Viktor Yanukovych. The reason has to do with very oligarchic politics the Euromaidan Revolution was meant to destroy. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Obama vetoes $612 bn defence bill, aid for Ukraine,Syria
    Oct23

    Obama vetoes $612 bn defence bill, aid for Ukraine,Syria

    Obama has said the Congress approved bill impedes the closure of Guantanamo Bay prison and keeping sequestration caps on defense budget …read more Source: World...

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east
    Oct23

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east

    Pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko faces a stern test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures and stuttering anti-corruption drive when Ukraine votes in local elections Sunday that exclude the pro-Russian separatist east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict
    Oct23

    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict

    President Petro Poroshenko faces a test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures when Ukraine votes in local elections October 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...