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    Russian-U.S. rivalry spreads to former Soviet states in Central Asia
    Oct31

    Russian-U.S. rivalry spreads to former Soviet states in Central Asia

    After Ukraine and Syria, the ex-Soviet republics of Central Asia could become the latest venue for geopolitical rivalry between Moscow and Washington, driven by the Kremlin’s worries about Islamists and by U.S. suspicion about Russia’s true intentions. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is set to tour all five states in Central Asia,...

    Russia Blasts ‘Politicized’ Rule Change IMF Mulling For Ukraine
    Oct31

    Russia Blasts ‘Politicized’ Rule Change IMF Mulling For Ukraine

    Russia’s finance minister expressed concern about a possible rule change by the International Monetary Fund that would enable it to keep lending to Ukraine even if Kyiv defaults on its debt to Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Denies Stalin’s Killer Famine
    Oct31

    Russia Denies Stalin’s Killer Famine

    Russias international propaganda outlet just recycled an old, debunked claim that Stalins terror-famine in Ukraine was a Western hoax. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine soldier killed by rebel fire at Donetsk airport
    Oct31

    Ukraine soldier killed by rebel fire at Donetsk airport

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    Ukraine soldier killed by rebel fire at Donetsk airport
    Oct31

    Ukraine soldier killed by rebel fire at Donetsk airport

    KIEV (AFP) – A Ukraine soldier died Friday during in fighting with insurgents near the shelled-out remains of the airport in Donetsk, a stronghold of the pro-Russian separatists, the army announced.One soldier was killed and another injured a military statement said.Earlier in the day the army reported rebel fire against its positions in...

    Ukraine soldier killed by rebel fire at Donetsk airport (AFP)
    Oct31

    Ukraine soldier killed by rebel fire at Donetsk airport (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – A Ukraine soldier died Friday during fighting with insurgents near the shelled-out remains of the airport in Donetsk, a stronghold of the pro-Russian separatists, the army announced. …read more Source: The West...

    Russia holds drills involving missile launches
    Oct30

    Russia holds drills involving missile launches

    Russia says its military forces have conducted exercises, including long-range missile launches, across the country. According to the reports, the Russian Defense Ministry announced on Friday that the military exercises included ballistic and cruise missile launches from various ground sites. The sea and air maneuvers are said to be one of the...

    Local Elections in Ukraine Bring Mixed Results
    Oct30

    Local Elections in Ukraine Bring Mixed Results

    On October 25, 26.7 million Ukrainian voters were called to elect their 168,450 local and regional representatives in the first local elections since the Maidan. With a relatively low turnout of 46.62 percent, the elections represented a genuine test of popularity for the government as well as a barometer of popular discontent over the course of...

    Week in Pictures
    Oct30

    Week in Pictures

    Presenting the most compelling images from the last seven days, as selected by the Maclean’s photo department: 1 of 15 …read more Source:...

    Russia Forces US Military Intelligence Refocus With Actions In Syria And Ukraine, US Official Says
    Oct30

    Russia Forces US Military Intelligence Refocus With Actions In Syria And Ukraine, US Official Says

    With Russian involvement in both Syria and Ukraine, the U.S. needs to reorient its outlook to see Russia as an adversary as opposed to an ally and increase its intelligence capabilities, an American military official said Friday. The U.S. has lacked the capability to “see into Russia” due to its posture toward the Kremlin in recent years, said...