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    Refugee Passports Could End Border Delays in the Balkans
    Oct23

    Refugee Passports Could End Border Delays in the Balkans

    Katy Long, Stanford University Migrants warm up by a fire as they wait to cross into Croatia, October 19 2015. Marko Djurica/REUTERSThe latest hellish chapter in the Syrian refugee crisis is currently unfolding at Croatia’s borders. Thousands of refugees were forced to wait in knee-deep mud, as Croatia and Slovenia refuse to allow more than...

    Doctors Without Borders Says It’s Been Banned From Donetsk by Rebels
    Oct23

    Doctors Without Borders Says It’s Been Banned From Donetsk by Rebels

    Nearly 8,000 people have been killed since last year in the violence in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Cartoon: Obama’s Politcally Motivated Veto
    Oct23

    Cartoon: Obama’s Politcally Motivated Veto

    Justin Johnson wrote earlier this week on President Obama’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act: Instead of dealing with the bill on its merits, Obama is using the defense bill for political leverage. This is the wrong way to handle our national security. Many Americans rightfully find Washington’s way of doing things...

    News24.com | Russia accused of hacking MH17 inquiry
    Oct23

    News24.com | Russia accused of hacking MH17 inquiry

    Russian spies likely tried to hack into the Dutch Safety Board’s computer systems to access a sensitive final report into the shooting down of flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    The $117-a-Barrel Alliance
    Oct23

    The $117-a-Barrel Alliance

    Russia and Iran have been teaming up to give the U.S. fits in the Middle East, but can this alliance last? A good piece in the WSJ examines the question: For Moscow, the Syrian war fits into its global strategy of creating a “multipolar” world in which Russia would re-emerge as one of the key powers alongside a declining America. The Kremlin is...

    Russians: The new hippies?
    Oct23

    Russians: The new hippies?

    The number of real hippies seeking experiences in India is dwindling, but could Russians be their successors? Government representatives of the tourist industry in Kerala, Goa, and Uttarakhand recently visited Russia. The goal was to attract more Russian tourists. Goa and Kerala are two gems on the Indian west coast. Lush, beautiful, hospitable,...

    Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader
    Oct23

    Ukrainians transform famed Lenin statue into Darth Vader

    ODESSA (UKRAINE) – Just in time for the release of the latest “Star Wars” blockbuster, Ukrainians have transformed a statue of Lenin into one of Darth Vader, an oddly prominent figure in local politics. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    EPL 2015: Chelsea may not be over the blues, says Jose Mourinho
    Oct23

    EPL 2015: Chelsea may not be over the blues, says Jose Mourinho

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is unsure if the Premier League champions are over the worst following their poor start to the season, but he said on Friday that a win and two clean sheets in the last week had lifted everyone at the club. Chelsea made their worst start to a domestic season for 37 years, recording only two wins in their opening...

    Welcome to the camp that trained 7-year-olds to be defenders of the Russian homeland
    Oct23

    Welcome to the camp that trained 7-year-olds to be defenders of the Russian homeland

    There was once a military training camp for the young in Europe, known as the Crimea Sich, that took place every year in August for two weeks. It was located in Crimea, a peninsula right below Ukraine and Russia. The Cossacks — an ethnic minority of East Slavic people who in 2014 helped Russia annex Crimea from Ukraine — would send kids as young...

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east (AFP)
    Oct23

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – 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 West...