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    Ukraine debt is official, so Russia not taking part in restructuring talks – Russia Finance Minister (Reuters)
    Oct28

    Ukraine debt is official, so Russia not taking part in restructuring talks – Russia Finance Minister (Reuters)

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Money owed by Ukraine to Russia and due payable in December is official debt, and for that reason Russia is not taking part in restructuring talks Ukraine has held with private cred… …read more Source: The West...

    Dnepropetrovsk adopts resolution on Armenian Genocide recognition
    Oct28

    Dnepropetrovsk adopts resolution on Armenian Genocide recognition

    Even the Turkish Consul in Ukraine had arrived at the Municipality demanding not to adopt the resolution. …read more Source:...

    Peace process in Afghanistan
    Oct28

    Peace process in Afghanistan

    Can’t be Afghan-led, Afghan-owned I have always objected to the Pakistani foreign policy position that solution to Afghan situation should be Afghan-led and Afghan-owned. Even Afghan President and government reject this position when they repeatedly blame Pakistan for aiding and facilitating the Afghan Taliban thereby making it the party to...

    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,...

    Watch Ian Bremmer Discuss What the Future Holds for Russia
    Oct28

    Watch Ian Bremmer Discuss What the Future Holds for Russia

    Russia’s economy continues to buckle under the weight of low oil prices and international sanctions, but President Vladimir Putin has plenty of reasons to be cheerful. His domestic popularity ratings have never been higher, as Russia continues to launch air strikes in Syria under the rubric of helping President Bashar al-Assad fight ISIS...

    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...