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    U.S. commerce secretary visits her Jewish roots in Ukraine
    Oct28

    U.S. commerce secretary visits her Jewish roots in Ukraine

    (JTA) – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited the Ukrainian village where her Jewish ancestors lived in the 19th century. Marina Poroshenko, the wife of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, accompanied Pritzker on her visit Tuesday to Bolshi Prytsky, 55 miles southeast of Kiev, the news agency Regnum reported. During her working...

    Ukraine Elections Reflect Political Diversity, Reform Disillusion
    Oct28

    Ukraine Elections Reflect Political Diversity, Reform Disillusion

    Preliminary results from Sunday’s local elections in Ukraine indicate growing political diversity, say analysts, as no clear winners emerged. Opinion polls before the elections projected that Solidarity, the ruling bloc of President Petro Poroshenko, would suffer big defeats. Poroshenko’s confidence rating had dropped to 32 percent,...

    How the West Propped Up Putin
    Oct28

    How the West Propped Up Putin

    Russian matryoshka dolls featuring Barack Obama, Dmitry Medvedev, and Vladimir Putin Denis Sinyakov / ReutersFive years after Vladimir Putin became president of Russia for the first time and began to rebuild the Soviet police state, I experienced a rebirth of my own. In 2005, I retired from 20 years on top of the professional chess world to join...

    A New Cold War Deep Under the Sea?
    Oct28

    A New Cold War Deep Under the Sea?

    Virtually all of the world’s information moves deep under the sea. Well over 95 percent of everything moving on the global Internet passes through 200 or so highly active cables, some as deep under water as Mount Everest is tall. On a normal day, that information is safe and sound, humming along the protected fiber optic strands upon which...

    RSK MiG to End Bulgarian Aircraft Maintenance over Poland Overhaul
    Oct28

    RSK MiG to End Bulgarian Aircraft Maintenance over Poland Overhaul

    Russian aircraft corporation RSK MiG has warned it would stop abiding by its maintenance obligations with regard to the MiG-29 jets in service with the Bulgarian Air Force. In a letter from RSK, which the Russian Embassy in Sofia forwarded to Focus News Agency, the company cites the move to send the aircraft engines to Poland, under an agreement...

    In the loop October 28: Polish vote, EU-Ukraine sanctions, revolving door
    Oct28

    In the loop October 28: Polish vote, EU-Ukraine sanctions, revolving door

    This week POLITICO’s lobbying reporter James Panichi chats with Jan Cienski, news editor, about the outcome of the Polish parliamentary election on October 25. What is the impact on Europe now that the Polish right returns to power? Nicholas Hirst, antitrust & competition reporter, joins to discuss European sanctions against a Ukrainian...

    Measures in place to prevent queues in Minsk National Airport
    Oct28

    Measures in place to prevent queues in Minsk National Airport

    The airport division of the Belarusian customs service stated on 27 October that they were getting ready to meet the increased number of transit passengers in flights between Belarus and Ukraine and between Belarus and Russia. …read more Source:...

    “Neither EU nor Russia decide about referendums in Serbia”
    Oct28

    “Neither EU nor Russia decide about referendums in Serbia”

    Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic stated Wednesday that Serbia, not Russia or Brussels, decides whether to hold a referendum on its EU accession.During their recent visit to Crimea, the leadership of the opposition Democratic Party of Serbia (DSS) asked for Russia’s support in order for a referendum on refusal of EU accession to be held....

    Poroshenko and Merkel discuss elections in Ukraine and situation in Donbas
    Oct28

    Poroshenko and Merkel discuss elections in Ukraine and situation in Donbas

    President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko had a phone conversation with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel during which the parties discussed local self-government elections in Ukraine and situation in Donbas. …read more Source:...

    [Feature] Ukraine far from normal, despite EU-brokered ceasefire
    Oct28

    [Feature] Ukraine far from normal, despite EU-brokered ceasefire

    With Ukraine fading from the headlines amid Russia’s intervention in Syria, EUobserver visited the war-torn country to see the reality behind the EU-brokered ceasefire. …read more Source:...