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    Past Jewish year sees sharp rise in olim numbers
    Sep11

    Past Jewish year sees sharp rise in olim numbers

    About 13% more people chose to immigrate to Israel in the previous Jewish year than the one before it. The largest numbers came from France (7,350), Ukraine (6,868), and Russia (5,900). …read more Source: Yedioth...

    Russia constructing large military base near Ukrainian border
    Sep11

    Russia constructing large military base near Ukrainian border

    According to Reuters, Russia is setting up a large military base near the Ukrainian-Russian border, which could indicate that Russia is preparing for a long drawn-out conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war (AFP)
    Sep11

    Ukraine’s pro-Russia rebels target media in propaganda war (AFP)

    Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) – Yana Agafonova, a media official in the pro-Russian rebel government in eastern Ukraine, says critical publications are not welcome in the separatist region, which is locked in a vicious propaganda war with Kiev. …read more Source: The West...

    Ukraine, Slovakia PMs blast Nord Stream capacity expansion
    Sep11

    Ukraine, Slovakia PMs blast Nord Stream capacity expansion

    Visiting Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and his Slovak counterpart Robert Fico on Thursday blasted the announced expanding of transport capacity of the Nord Stream gas pipeline as an “anti-Ukrainian” and “anti-European” project. …read more Source: Global...

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Release Estonian, Ukrainian Prisoners
    Sep11

    European Parliament Calls On Russia To Release Estonian, Ukrainian Prisoners

    STRASBOURG, France ndash; EU lawmakers have urged Russia to immediately release the Estonian police officer Eston Kohver, Ukrainian film-maker Oleg Sentsov, and civil activist Olexandr Kolchenko. In a …read more Source: Big News...

    This story made a bunch of Google families cry during its 3rd annual Take Your Parents to Work Day
    Sep11

    This story made a bunch of Google families cry during its 3rd annual Take Your Parents to Work Day

    On Thursday afternoon, about 3,000 Googlers and 4,700 of their parents packed into a giant amphitheater in Mountain View, California usually reserved for the likes of Tim McGraw or Dave Matthews concerts. Hailing from all over the United States — including Montana, West Virginia, and Mississippi — and all over the world — including Ukraine,...

    UN Approves Debt Restructuring Measure Helpful To Ukraine
    Sep11

    UN Approves Debt Restructuring Measure Helpful To Ukraine

    The United Nations voted overwhelmingly September 10 for a new global framework for sovereign debt restructuring aimed at avoiding cases like Argentina’s grinding legal battle with “vulture” creditors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Children in east Ukraine suffer conflict-related stress: OSCE
    Sep11

    Children in east Ukraine suffer conflict-related stress: OSCE

    The violent conflict in eastern Ukraine, which has been raging for 17 months, has inflicted heavy trauma on children living in restive areas, a senior official from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said here Thursday. …read more Source:...

    What does Moscow get from offering Assad military support?
    Sep11

    What does Moscow get from offering Assad military support?

    GWEN IFILL: So, what are the Russians up to in Syria, and what’s the impact on the ground? For some answers, we turn to Pavel Baev, a Russian military scholar and the research director at the Peace Research Institute in Oslo, and Steven Simon, a visiting lecturer at Dartmouth College. He served on the National Security Council staff during...

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 11
    Sep11

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 11

    The United Nations envoy for Yemen says the warring parties in Yemen have agreed to take part in peace talks in the region next week. Special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed welcomed the commitment of the government, Shiite Houthi rebels and the General People’s Congress to attend the talks. After the central government rejected efforts by...