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    Animals abound at Chernobyl
    Oct07

    Animals abound at Chernobyl

    Nearly 30 years after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in Ukraine, elk, deer, boar and wolves abound in the exclusion zone deserted by humans, researchers say in an international study. …read more Source:...

    Showdown in Syria
    Oct07

    Showdown in Syria

    As Vladimir Putin takes increasingly provocative actions against U.S. interests in Syria, President Barack Obama is tuning out calls from Republicans and foreign policy heavyweights to punish the Russian president through military or economic measures. They include a call from Jimmy Carter’s former national security adviser to “disarm”...

    Russian Billionaire Fridman Eyes Buying Eon’s North Sea Assets
    Oct07

    Russian Billionaire Fridman Eyes Buying Eon’s North Sea Assets

    Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman has emerged as the front-runner to acquire German utility E.ON’s Norwegian North Sea assets, industry sources said on October 6. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Moscow welcomes postponement of local polls in eastern Ukraine
    Oct07

    Moscow welcomes postponement of local polls in eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian forces in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk have agreed to postpone local elections until next year. They have demanded Kiev’s full compliance with the Minsk ceasefire agreement. …read more Source:...

    Chernobyl Teems With Wildlife 30 Years After Disaster
    Oct07

    Chernobyl Teems With Wildlife 30 Years After Disaster

    Some 30 years after the world’s worst nuclear accident, Chernobyl has evolved from a disaster zone into a nature reserve teeming with elk, deer and wolves, a scientific study has found. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections
    Oct07

    Ukraine rebels to delay elections

    MOSCOW (AP) — Officials of the eastern Ukraine regions under the control of Russia-backed separatists say they will postpone local elections that were to be held in the next several weeks, an issue that had impeded progress toward a firm resolution of the conflict. …read more Source: CNS...

    Street artists give Kiev colourful makeover
    Oct07

    Street artists give Kiev colourful makeover

    KIEV – In a mural splashed across a four-story building in central Kiev, a small boy nonchalantly throws paper planes.The peaceful image is just one example of the colourful street art springing up across the Ukrainian capital, reflecting a new mood of optimism in a city once criss-crossed by barricades.The artist, 28-year-old Oleksandr...

    The forgotten ally
    Oct07

    The forgotten ally

    Vasil Kuljanishvili, 22, was doing his job when he was killed during a foot patrol in Afghanistan last week. Far from home, he put himself on the line for a broader, international effort. Private Kuljanishvili is the 31st Georgian soldier to be killed in action during our joint military deployment with NATO. Yet more than a decade after becoming...

    The European fallout of Putin’s Syria gambit
    Oct07

    The European fallout of Putin’s Syria gambit

    PARIS — If one of his goals in sending Russian airplanes to Syria was to divide the Europeans, Vladimir Putin may have misfired. Russia’s assertiveness, its bombing of the CIA-trained opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and its not-so-subtle hints that it may send ground troops to the country, has had the effect of hardening EU...

    US welcomes elections delay in eastern Ukraine
    Oct07

    US welcomes elections delay in eastern Ukraine

    The US State Department on Tuesday hailed the decision of Ukraine’s independence-seeking insurgents to postpone their local elections. …read more Source: Global...