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    Director of Ukrainian library detained in Moscow
    Oct29

    Director of Ukrainian library detained in Moscow

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators say the police have detained the director of a Ukrainian library in Moscow on suspicion of inciting ethnic hatred. The Russian investigative committee said in a statement on Thursday that it has asked a court to arrest 58-year old Natalya Sharina after the investigators found books in the library that allegedly...

    Ex-Georgian president’s Ukraine ambitions suffer blow
    Oct29

    Ex-Georgian president’s Ukraine ambitions suffer blow

    Saakashvili’s approval ratings in the war-scarred nation soared thanks to his local anti-corruption drive and history of being able to transform Georgia’s notorious bribe-taking police into a transparent force that won the public’s trust. …read more Source: World...

    Humanitarian crisis looms in eastern Ukraine as winter approaches
    Oct29

    Humanitarian crisis looms in eastern Ukraine as winter approaches

    POPASNA, Ukraine — On a bench in the center of this war-wrecked town, Galina and Sergei, two elderly pensioners, soak up the warmth of the sun on an otherwise chilly autumn day as they tell stories of the hardships they’ve endured over the past 18 months. Around them are buildings with shattered windows and blown-apart rooftops, painful...

    Chernobyl’s babushkas – the women who refused to leave the exclusion zone
    Oct29

    Chernobyl’s babushkas – the women who refused to leave the exclusion zone

    A new documentary follows the unlikely rebel grandmothers who returned to their radioactive homes after the nuclear disasterOn 26 April 1986 the Chernobyl nuclear power plant’s reactor No 4 blew up after a cooling test. The resulting nuclear fire lasted 10 days, spewing 400 times as much radiation as the bomb dropped on Hiroshima. Today...

    8 Lies, Distortions and Misrepresentations From the Third GOP Debate
    Oct29

    8 Lies, Distortions and Misrepresentations From the Third GOP Debate

    The debates took place in an alternate reality, where facts are made up on the spot. On Wednesday night, there were two rounds of GOP presidential debates. First, candidates polling at around one percent nationally had a shorter debate, followed by the frontrunners in a second debate. Both debates took place in an alternate reality, where facts...

    As Obama weighed patrol to counter China, Pentagon urged faster action
    Oct29

    As Obama weighed patrol to counter China, Pentagon urged faster action

    The US naval challenge to China’s territorial assertiveness in the South China Sea this week came after months of frustration within the Pentagon at what some defence officials saw as unnecessary delays by the White House and State Department in approving the mission. As early as mid-May, the Pentagon was considering sending military...

    The Czech Donald Trump
    Oct29

    The Czech Donald Trump

    PRAGUE — Andrej Babiš is what Donald Trump wants to be: The most powerful man in his country. He isn’t even the president or prime minister of the Czech Republic. He’s a billionaire, media mogul, chairman of his own political party, deputy prime minister and finance minister. He’s also popular, trusted by 64 percent of people in...

    Russian security chief warns of growing security threat to CIS
    Oct29

    Russian security chief warns of growing security threat to CIS

    BISHKEK (TCA) — Speaking at a conference in Moscow on October 28, Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Aleksandr Bortnikov said that Russia initiated its campaign of air strikes in Syria primarily to prevent militants fighting with Islamic State (IS) from returning to their home countries in the former Soviet Union, RFE/RL...

    South China Sea dispute: As Obama weighed patrol to counter China, Pentagon urged faster action
    Oct29

    South China Sea dispute: As Obama weighed patrol to counter China, Pentagon urged faster action

    South China Sea islands. The U.S. naval challenge to China’s territorial assertiveness in the South China Sea this week came after months of frustration within the Pentagon at what some defense officials saw as unnecessary delays by the White House and State Department in approving the mission. As early as mid-May, the Pentagon was...

    NATO threatens to send 4,000 troops to Russian borders amid fears it could INFURIATE Putin
    Oct29

    NATO threatens to send 4,000 troops to Russian borders amid fears it could INFURIATE Putin

    NATO allies are set to infuriate Vladimir Putin by sending thousands of troops to countries bordering Russia. …read more Source:...