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    Merkel: EU sanctions against Russia tied to implementation of Minsk agreement
    Oct24

    Merkel: EU sanctions against Russia tied to implementation of Minsk agreement

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says EU sanctions against Russia will remain in place if the implementation of the Minsk agreement is delayed. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s International Strategy
    Oct24

    Russia’s International Strategy

    Is Russia waging a lukewarm war on the West? An article in the Huffington Post of October 6, entitled “Nuclear Smugglers Shopped Radioactive Materials To ISIS And Other Terrorists” got me thinking. This ‘little’ incident is arguably part of a much bigger picture, which is extremely disturbing and potentially very...

    How Ukraine Is Forgetting Its Most Desperate Citizens
    Oct24

    How Ukraine Is Forgetting Its Most Desperate Citizens

    Life was already hard enough for those Ukrainians fleeing war in the East. But now they’re even being deprived of the right to vote. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Cabinet-making: Who’s on Trudeau’s shortlist
    Oct24

    Cabinet-making: Who’s on Trudeau’s shortlist

    Building a cabinet may be relatively easy for a skilled carpenter, but it’s a significant undertaking for any prime minister. The task will be even harder for Justin Trudeau. Trudeau has promised an equal number of men and women around his cabinet table. This is in addition to the usual considerations: a range of expertise, a balance...

    Lost Chances for Peace in Syria
    Oct24

    Lost Chances for Peace in Syria

    Seeking to disrupt the lethal cycle of foreign intervention and military escalation in Syria, a group of 55 House Democrats recently sent a letter to President Barack Obama, calling for a change in U.S. policy. “[I]t is time to devote ourselves to a negotiated peace, and work with allies, including surrounding Arab states that have a vested...

    Does Ukraine Still Believe in Reform?
    Oct24

    Does Ukraine Still Believe in Reform?

    As the country votes in local elections, Ukrainians will weigh in on whether they still believe in the promise of a less corrupt tomorrow. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukrainians Head to the Polls
    Oct24

    Ukrainians Head to the Polls

    Ukrainian elections are this weekend, and they look like they will bring bad news for President Petro Poroshenko. Poroshenko isn’t on the ballot himself, as the elections are local, but any hopes he may have had of consolidating power look dim. AFP: The public’s frustration at the West’s refusal to arm Ukrainian forces and only...

    Ukraine: Darth Vader runs for mayor
    Oct24

    Ukraine: Darth Vader runs for mayor

    Darth Vader is among the candidates vying for the post of Mayor in the Ukrainian port city of Odessa. He joins Peking Duck and a man calling himself… …read more Source:...

    Saudi Arabia, US, Russia and Turkey hold frosty Syria talks
    Oct23

    Saudi Arabia, US, Russia and Turkey hold frosty Syria talks

    VIENNA // Top diplomats from Russia, the United States, Saudi Arabia and Turkey held talks in a frosty atmosphere on Friday on how to end the Syrian conflict, with the sides sharply at odds on the future of Bashar Al Assad.The Vienna meeting took place three weeks after Moscow thrust itself into the heart of the crisis by launching a bombing...

    Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument in Ukraine – video
    Oct23

    Darth Vader statue replaces Lenin monument in Ukraine – video

    People dressed as Chewbacca and Stormtroopers from Star Wars attend the unveiling of the Darth Vader monument in Odessa on Friday. The monument, built around a bronze Lenin statue, is part of Ukraine’s de-communisation legislation which was introduced earlier this year. The Darth Vader character attending the event says that he is happy to...