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    Painting by Kazimir Malevich could bring up to $45M at sale
    Sep18

    Painting by Kazimir Malevich could bring up to $45M at sale

    NEW YORK (AP) — An auction will feature a painting by Kazimir Malevich (MAL’-ih-vihch) that was returned to the artist’s heirs after a half-century in an Amsterdam museum.Sotheby’s says “Mystic Suprematism (Black Cross on Red Oval)” could sell for as much as $45 million on Nov.5.The 1920-22 work is the last of a...

    Putin, Berlusconi investigated over drinking 240-year-old wine
    Sep18

    Putin, Berlusconi investigated over drinking 240-year-old wine

    Ukrainian prosecutors are preparing charges against the director of a winery in Russian-occupied Crimea for allegedly uncorking a 240-year-old bottle for Russian President Vladimir Putin and former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Vote shopping: 16 ’boutiques’ where Canada’s parties are selling their wares
    Sep18

    Vote shopping: 16 ’boutiques’ where Canada’s parties are selling their wares

    Author Susan Delacourt argues that Canadian politics has been transformed during the past 15 years by modern scientific marketing, led by the Conservatives and with the other two major parties now following suit. Delacourt’s 2013 book, Shopping for Votes, was prescient: indeed, surveying the landscape of Election 2015 so far, it can be a...

    Greece’s century-long subjugation
    Sep18

    Greece’s century-long subjugation

    With the next round of national elections coming up Sunday, Greek voters are casting around for a new champion to defend them against European bankers following the left-wing Syriza coalition’s abrupt concessions last spring. But the Greeks have been without an effective champion for far longer than most people realize. Many critics trace...

    U.S. and Russian Defense Chiefs Talk for the First Time in Over a Year, Discussed Syrian Military Buildup
    Sep18

    U.S. and Russian Defense Chiefs Talk for the First Time in Over a Year, Discussed Syrian Military Buildup

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter called his Russian counterpart Friday, the first step in direct military talks proposed by Russia about Moscow’s military buildup to support the Syrian government against the Islamic State group. The 50-minute conversation marked the first time that American and Russian defense chiefs have...

    Derelict hospital becomes metaphor in NYC art installation
    Sep18

    Derelict hospital becomes metaphor in NYC art installation

    NEW YORK (AP) — A derelict Naval hospital that treated soldiers from the Civil War through World War II is the site of an art installation that deals with the wounds of war and the human power of healing.Conceptual artist Bettina WitteVeen said it took five years to secure the Brooklyn Navy Yard site for her “When We Were Soldiers . once...

    What’s happening this week 21/09/15
    Sep18

    What’s happening this week 21/09/15

    MONDAY UKRAINE – NATO Lviv • NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg begins his first visit to Ukraine. USA – CHINA Seattle • Chinese… …read more Source:...

    Exclusive: Hedge fund Aurelius holds Ukraine debt, asking better terms – source (Reuters)
    Sep18

    Exclusive: Hedge fund Aurelius holds Ukraine debt, asking better terms – source (Reuters)

    By Sujata Rao and Chris Spink LONDON (Reuters/IFR) – A hedge fund that has for years used courts to secure better debt repayment terms from Argentina has accumulated Ukraine sovereign b… …read more Source: The West...

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realization that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand....

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up
    Sep18

    Syrian army reversals spook Kremlin into hasty military build-up

    For Vladimir Putin, Russia’s military build-up in Syria is a potential diplomatic trump card and a handy way of diverting attention from Ukraine’s frozen conflict. But it was a panicky realisation that the Syrian government was being turned over on the battlefield that tipped the Kremlin’s hand. …read more Source: Channel...