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    Ukraine honors nationalist leader blamed for Jewish pogroms
    Oct17

    Ukraine honors nationalist leader blamed for Jewish pogroms

    (JTA) — Ukraine unveiled a statue for a nationalist leader who guided a regime that killed tens of thousands of Jews in pogroms during the Russian Revolution. The memorial for Symon Petliura was unveiled Saturday in Vinnitsa, a city in the western part of the nation, on Defender of Ukraine Day, a national holiday, the RT news site reported. It is...

    Ukraine’s Security Service Warns Of Potential Violence; Saakashvili Pledges Peaceful Protest
    Oct17

    Ukraine’s Security Service Warns Of Potential Violence; Saakashvili Pledges Peaceful Protest

    Ukraine’s main security agency has claimed it averted potential violence planned during a protest in front of the country’s parliament, an action organized by controversial firebrand politician Mikheil Saakashvili. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saakshvili Calls For ‘Calm And Peaceful’ Protest In Kyiv
    Oct17

    Saakshvili Calls For ‘Calm And Peaceful’ Protest In Kyiv

    Former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region Mikheil Saakashvili says the current generation of Ukrainian leaders needs to be replaced, accusing them of having a condescending attitude toward their citizens. In an interview with RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service in Kyiv on October 16, he called on demonstrators to turn...

    Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine
    Oct17

    Separatist fault line stretches from Spain to Ukraine

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — A dangerous and potentially riveting political fault line stretches from Spain across Europe to Ukraine as smoldering separatist movements have gained new strength and standing. From Catalonia in Spain to the eastern regions of Ukraine with Corsica in between, the nationalist rift...

    Pakistan wins seat on UN rights council
    Oct17

    Pakistan wins seat on UN rights council

    UNITED NATIONS (Dunya News) – Pakistan was elected to the UN Human Rights Council on Monday. Pakistan will serve on the 47-member council from January 2018 through the end of 2020.Pakistan was among the 15 countries who won seats on the council during a vote at the UN General Assembly. They will serve on the 47-member council from January...

    Saakashvili on why he’s challenging Poroshenko’s leadership of Ukraine
    Oct16

    Saakashvili on why he’s challenging Poroshenko’s leadership of Ukraine

    Ahead of an opposition protest in Kyiv, former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili tells DW why he would unseat Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko.  …read more Source: Deutsche...

    This Is the Scandalous Love Affair That Started World War I
    Oct16

    This Is the Scandalous Love Affair That Started World War I

    Franz-Stefan Gady Security, General Franz Conrad von Hoetzendorf’s romantic obsessions may have fueled the flames of war. After the first five months of World War I, the Austro-Hungarian forces, under the leadership, if that is the right word, of General Conrad von Hoetzendorf, suffered stupefying losses–189,000 dead, 490,000 wounded,...

    Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine
    Oct16

    Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine

    Hungary says it will “block and boycott” all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kiev changes a new education law that rolls back options for … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine
    Oct16

    Hungary threatens to boycott EU actions on Ukraine

    Hungary says it will “block and boycott” all attempts to draw Ukraine more deeply into the European Union unless Kiev changes a new education law that rolls back options for … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    How to Break Up a Country Without Creating Havoc
    Oct16

    How to Break Up a Country Without Creating Havoc

    Earlier this month, voters in the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia overwhelmingly approved a controversial referendum to secede from the country, though the consequence of the vote remains unclear. In an address to the Catalan Parliament, the region’s president and separatist leader, Carles Puigdemont, simultaneously declared...