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    Why Russia Needs Syria by Amy Knight | NYR Daily
    Oct12

    Why Russia Needs Syria by Amy Knight | NYR Daily

    Top, AFP/Getty Images; bottom, AP Photo/Sergei Chirikov, Pool Top, Syrian President Hafez al-Assad and Soviet premier Leonid Brezhnev, 1980; bottom, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russian President Vladimir Putin, 2005 Russia’s entry into the Syrian conflict has fundamentally changed the dynamic of the four-and-a-half-year-old war...

    VIDEO: Why Odessa is crucial to Ukraine reform
    Oct12

    VIDEO: Why Odessa is crucial to Ukraine reform

    The BBC’s Tom Burridge reports on the importance of Ukraine’s largest port and how the region’s new governor hopes to kick-start the economy. …read more Source:...

    Odessa leads Ukraine’s battle to reform
    Oct12

    Odessa leads Ukraine’s battle to reform

    Odessa leads Ukraine’s struggle for economic and political reform …read more Source:...

    Belarusians Set To Give Lukashenko Fifth Presidential Term
    Oct12

    Belarusians Set To Give Lukashenko Fifth Presidential Term

    MINSK, Belarus— President Alexander Lukashenko was set to win a fifth term in Sunday’s election with ease, but he said anything less than 80 percent of the vote would be a sign that his support was slipping. Both the official exit polls and the chief election official later predicted he would get even more. The authoritarian leader faced no...

    Dutch report on Flight MH17 fires up Russian objections
    Oct12

    Dutch report on Flight MH17 fires up Russian objections

    The final official report is due out later today on the Malaysia Airlines B777 shot down over Ukraine. …read more Source: The National Business...

    Hitler rant from 1942 rant by Hitler against ‘flabby’ and ‘useless’ Nazi generals uncovered
    Oct12

    Hitler rant from 1942 rant by Hitler against ‘flabby’ and ‘useless’ Nazi generals uncovered

    A furious Hitler excoriated the leading lights of his war against the Soviet Union in at a headquarters in Vinnitsa, Ukraine. A record of the outburst was recently uncovered in Russian military archives. …read more Source: Daily...

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule
    Oct12

    Belarus votes as Lukashenko aims to extend 21-year rule

    MINSK — Belarussians began voting on Sunday in an election that is likely to see authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko claim a fifth term, with the EU possibly lifting sanctions against him if the polls take place without incident. Lukashenko, 61, a swaggering former collective farm director once called Europe’s last dictator by...

    The Putin adoration society
    Oct11

    The Putin adoration society

    RHODES, Greece — Every October, Kremlin sympathizers gather on this mythical Greek island. This year’s edition, coming amidst political ructions in Moscow and Russia’s surprise intervention in Syria, had an unusual flavor. The patron of the Dialogue of Civilizations forum, held annually here since 2003, is Vladimir Yakunin, until...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says vote needed in pro-Russia strongholds
    Oct11

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko says vote needed in pro-Russia strongholds

    Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko on Sunday stressed the need for legitimate elections in the country’s separatist regions in order to eventually …read more Source: The New...

    The Eighth MEDays International Forum to be Held in Tangier
    Oct11

    The Eighth MEDays International Forum to be Held in Tangier

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Yasyn Mouhir Rabat – The Amadeus Institute announced the Eighth MEDays International Forum from November 11 to 14, 2015 in Tangier. This year’s session will address the theme “Des chocs à la co-émergence” (“from shocks to co-emergence”). The MEDays Forum has emerged as a meeting place to...