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    Glucksmann: The consummate contemporary
    Nov10

    Glucksmann: The consummate contemporary

    PARIS — Swirling around my head since this morning are the many André Glucksmanns that I have known. Caroming, they send me into zones of memory that I had not expected to revisit so soon. There is the handsome young man haranguing a group of 10 or so workers and students in an apartment on the Rue du Bourg-Tibourg in Paris in 1969 or 1970. The...

    Russia to Deploy New Weapons to Counter US Missile Shield
    Nov10

    Russia to Deploy New Weapons to Counter US Missile Shield

    MOSCOW–Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday. Putin told defense officials that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to “neutralize” Russia’s strategic nuclear deterrent and gain a...

    News24.com | Artist uses destruction of Lenin statues to put focus on Ukraine
    Nov10

    News24.com | Artist uses destruction of Lenin statues to put focus on Ukraine

    Sawn up, toppled, demolished: this has been the fate of monuments to Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin across Ukraine. Now a German-based artist wants to use that destruction to make others more aware of the simmering crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Pahor to visit Ukraine on Saturday
    Nov10

    Pahor to visit Ukraine on Saturday

    President Borut Pahor will travel to Ukraine on Saturday for a working visit with his counterpart Petro Poroshenko. The pair will meet in Lviv ahead of a UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying match between the countries’ teams, which they will attend together. …read more Source:...

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield
    Nov10

    Russia to deploy new weapons to counter US missile shield

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia will counter NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program by deploying new strike weapons capable of piercing the shield, President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday. Putin told defense officials that by developing defenses against ballistic missiles Washington aims to “neutralize” Russia’s strategic nuclear...

    New Platform Provides Grassroots Organizing Opportunities for Ukraine’s Urbanites
    Nov10

    New Platform Provides Grassroots Organizing Opportunities for Ukraine’s Urbanites

    View from roof into the yard of a highrise building in Kyiv, Ukraine. Image from torange.us, CC-By 4.0. In most urban high-rises with dozens of apartments, communication between neighbors usually amounts to “good morning” grunts in the elevator or occasional passive-aggressive notes about trash or parking taped to the entrance door. To improve...

    If you win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore
    Nov10

    If you win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore

    Photo by Benoit Aubry But the hardest thing I’ll ask you, if you will only try Is take your children by their hands and look into their eyes And there you’ll see the answer you should have seen before 
If you’ll win the wars at home, there’ll be no fighting anymore 
- final verse of Phil Ochs’ “What Are You Fighting...

    Congress Passes Bill Giving Lethal Aid to Ukraine
    Nov10

    Congress Passes Bill Giving Lethal Aid to Ukraine

    Congress has passed a defense policy bill that authorizes up to $50 million in lethal military aid for Ukraine and mandates a White House response if Russia is deemed to be violating a key arms control treaty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    FEAM 2015 participants suggest creating common information space in EEU
    Nov10

    FEAM 2015 participants suggest creating common information space in EEU

    Bishkek, November 10 / Kabar/. Participants of the 8th European and Asian Media Forum (FEAM 2015) consider it necessary to create a common information space in the Eurasian Economic Union, BelTA reports. The EEU member states need to have a single set of categories and tools in the EEU information space, said Tatiana Moskalkova, the Vice...

    Russia Says Ban on Flights to Egypt Will Last for Months
    Nov10

    Russia Says Ban on Flights to Egypt Will Last for Months

    (MOSCOW) — Moscow’s ban on all flights to Egypt in the wake of a Russian plane crash will last for at least several months, the Kremlin chief of staff said Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Egypt’s struggling tourism industry. President Vladimir Putin’s chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov, said on a visit to Finland that it would be...