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    Contact group on Ukraine agree to exchange captives
    Oct28

    Contact group on Ukraine agree to exchange captives

    The Ukrainian side plans to release 11 persons, while the self-proclaimed republics will free nine prisoners. …read more Source:...

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov to Seek First Victory Against Nadal in Basel
    Oct28

    Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov to Seek First Victory Against Nadal in Basel

    Bulgaria’s top ranking male tennis player, Grigor Dimitrov, will be seeking to record his first victory against Rafael Nadal at the Swiss Indoors tournament, which is taking place in Basel. In the first round played on Tuesday, Dimitrov defeated the Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky with 6:3, 6:4, proceeding to the second round, which will take...

    Kazakhstan plays leading role in ensuring security in CA – Yao Peisheng
    Oct28

    Kazakhstan plays leading role in ensuring security in CA – Yao Peisheng

    BEIJING-SHANGHAI. KAZINFORM Kazakhstan is the brightest example of preservation of harmony and stability on the CIS space and plays a leading role in regional security ensuring. Yao Peisheng, former Ambassador of China to Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine told at the 4th Forum “China and Central Asian Countries” in Shanghai....

    "Eurasianet": Kyrgyzstan’s Colossal Dordoi Bazaar: A Time of Opportunity and Change
    Oct28

    "Eurasianet": Kyrgyzstan’s Colossal Dordoi Bazaar: A Time of Opportunity and Change

    In August, Kyrgyzstan became the fifth member of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), joining Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Armenia. In the months leading up to the event, traders at the Dordoi bazaar located just outside Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, waited anxiously to see if changes to trade and tariff policies would jeopardize their businesses. Their...

    Erdoğan’s boomerang
    Oct28

    Erdoğan’s boomerang

    ANKARA — With Turkey approaching its second election in five months, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan once again emerged from his gargantuan palace to campaign for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). Although the constitution designates the presidency as a nonpartisan office, that didn’t stop Erdoğan from pushing during...

    Global Internet Freedoms Decline Fifth Year in a Row
    Oct28

    Global Internet Freedoms Decline Fifth Year in a Row

    When it comes to protecting freedom of expression online, the news is not good. For the fifth straight year in a row, the World Wide Web became less free for millions of people, as governments around the world continued restricting online expression, censoring websites and cracking down on a variety of tools designed to protect user privacy....

    Roger Federer easily beats Mikhail Kukushkin in Swiss Indoors
    Oct28

    Roger Federer easily beats Mikhail Kukushkin in Swiss Indoors

    Roger Federer bounced back to form with a quick-fire win over Mikhail Kukushkin of Kazakhstan on Tuesday as he began his bid for a seventh title at his hometown tournament in Basel. The Swiss maestro had been dumped out by Spain’s unheralded Albert Ramos-Vinolas in his opening match at the Shanghai Masters last time out but recovered his...

    Emperor Palpatine takes City Council seat in Ukraine’s Odessa — RT News
    Oct28

    Emperor Palpatine takes City Council seat in Ukraine’s Odessa — RT News

    This is neither a joke nor a Star Wars sequel: The series’ villain, Emperor Palpatine, is set to continue his political career in Ukraine. Following Sunday’s nationwide elections, Darth Sidious secured a seat on Odessa City Council. This is according to Odessa mayoral candidate Aleksandr Borovik, who shared the news, as well as his...

    Lugansk Separatists Lift Ban On UN Humanitarian Agencies
    Oct28

    Lugansk Separatists Lift Ban On UN Humanitarian Agencies

    One of eastern Ukraine’s separatist regions has agreed to lift a ban on humanitarian aid deliveries by UN agencies, an official with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said October 27. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is War About to Break Out in the Balkans?
    Oct28

    Is War About to Break Out in the Balkans?

    Lost in the cacophony of international news about Russian airstrikes against U.S.-backed anti-Assad rebels in Syria and refugees flooding through the Balkans on their way to Western Europe, a crisis is brewing in Bosnia-Herzegovina on the European Union’s southeast flank. And here, too, Moscow has a hand in the mischief-making. Nov. 21...