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    Kiev puts forward conditions for elections in east Ukraine
    Oct08

    Kiev puts forward conditions for elections in east Ukraine

    As parties in eastern Ukraine continue withdrawing their light weapons from frontlines, Kiev is busy outlining a plan to integrate those conflict areas back into the country. …read more Source:...

    NATO weighs Russian air strike in Syria
    Oct08

    NATO weighs Russian air strike in Syria

    Russia’s growing military involvement in the Syria conflict is expected to be high on the agenda as NATO defence ministers meet in Brussels. It comes after NATO member Turkey complained that Russian jets had repeatedly violated its airspace. Ministers are also expected to review a range of measures introduced in the wake of the Ukraine...

    Russian President Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars
    Oct08

    Russian President Putin spends his birthday playing hockey with NHL stars

    Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in an ice hockey match between former NHL stars and officials at the Shayba Arena in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015. Russian President Vladimir Putin spent his 63rd birthday on the ice, playing hockey with NHL stars against Russian officials and tycoons. (Alexei...

    Ukraine pledges special fund for post-conflict recovery in eastern regions
    Oct08

    Ukraine pledges special fund for post-conflict recovery in eastern regions

    Authorities of Ukraine will allocate about 118 million US dollars for the post-conflict recovery in the government-controlled areas in eastern regions, a senior parliamentary official announced here Wednesday. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine rules out blanket amnesty for rebels
    Oct08

    Ukraine rules out blanket amnesty for rebels

    Ukrainian Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin on Wednesday ruled out granting a total amnesty to all pro-independence insurgents. …read more Source: Global...

    Putin’s Pivot in Ukraine and the Ukrainian Battle Against Its Corrupt Elites
    Oct08

    Putin’s Pivot in Ukraine and the Ukrainian Battle Against Its Corrupt Elites

    Victor Yanukovych looted Ukraine of billions and his lavish estate outside Kyiv, as big as Monaco, is a testament to why anti-corruption efforts must be a priorityUkraine’s two-front war Putin is pivoting and wants to withdraw from the Donbas but keep Crimea, according to Iegor Soboliev, the head of the Ukrainian parliament’s...

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine – Poroshenko
    Oct08

    ‘Real truce’ has begun in Ukraine – Poroshenko

    President Petro Poroshenko says a “real truce” had begun in Ukraine but a long-lasting peace with pro-Russian insurgents would still take some time. …read more Source:...

    Russia Complicates US Pivot to Asia
    Oct08

    Russia Complicates US Pivot to Asia

    With Monday’s signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership [TPP], the United States reached a milestone in its push for rebalancing toward the Asia Pacific region. A new hurdle may be emerging, however, and this time it is not China. In the last few months, Russia has been steadily increasing its military presence in the Western Pacific region,...

    Will Angela Merkel Win The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize?
    Oct08

    Will Angela Merkel Win The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize?

    Nelson Mandela. Malala Yousafzai. Martin Luther King Jr. Another leader will join that prestigious group when the winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize is chosen early Friday.Kristian Berg Harpviken, director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo, has been drawing up short lists of potential winners for over a decade, and several of those...

    Merkel, Hollande offer rhetoric, not reality
    Oct07

    Merkel, Hollande offer rhetoric, not reality

    The first joint appearance by the leaders of France and Germany at the European Parliament since the fall of the Berlin Wall was meant to offer the beleaguered union a new vision. Instead, Angela Merkel and François Hollande unwittingly presented a stark reminder of why the EU, in the words of European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker,...