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    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east
    Oct23

    Poroshenko faces judgement day as Ukraine votes without rebel east

    Pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko faces a stern test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures and stuttering anti-corruption drive when Ukraine votes in local elections Sunday that exclude the pro-Russian separatist east …read more Source: The Daily...

    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict
    Oct23

    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict

    President Petro Poroshenko faces a test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures when Ukraine votes in local elections October 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fear and family values in Putin’s Russia
    Oct23

    Fear and family values in Putin’s Russia

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Vitaly Milonov, the architect of Russia’s infamous anti-gay “propaganda” law, fears for Europe’s future. “Europe is sick with political correctness and liberal tolerance,” Milonov, 41, tells me, as he reclines on a sofa in his spacious offices at St Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly, where he is head of...

    Overseas students become important revenue source for Ukraine: official
    Oct23

    Overseas students become important revenue source for Ukraine: official

    Overseas students are becoming an important source of revenues to the budget of cash-strapped Ukraine, contributing about 500 million US dollars to the country’s economy per year, a senior education official said Thursday. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine guns fall silent but conflict remains
    Oct23

    Ukraine guns fall silent but conflict remains

    Ukraine conflict far from over despite truce …read more Source:...

    Man City’s De Bruyne aims to steal Premier League derby spotlight
    Oct23

    Man City’s De Bruyne aims to steal Premier League derby spotlight

    London (AFP) – Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is relishing the chance to inspire his first derby victory against Manchester United when the Premier League leaders visit Old Trafford this weekend.De Bruyne will experience the hostility and passion of the Manchester derby for the first time following his £55 million ($84...

    Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy
    Oct23

    Russia shows military might in Syria, also pushes diplomacy

    A ground crew member reports to pilots that their jet is ready for a combat mission at Hemeimeem airbase, Syria, on Thursday. (AP/Vladimir Isachenkov)As Russia unleashed waves of warplanes Thursday from this air base in western Syria to pound militant targets, President Vladimir Putin pushed diplomatic efforts with the West, stressing the need...

    Coast Guard deal reached between Arctic nations despite earlier roadblock against Russia by Harper government
    Oct23

    Coast Guard deal reached between Arctic nations despite earlier roadblock against Russia by Harper government

    All eight Arctic nations — including Canada and Russia — are to sign a historic deal next week for their coast guards to work together in the treacherous and increasingly accessible waters of the North, writes Bob Weber of the Canadian Press. Here is the rest of the Canadian Press article: Creating the Arctic Coast Guard Forum is considered a...

    Ukraine sees signs that truce can endure
    Oct23

    Ukraine sees signs that truce can endure

    As Vladimir Putin’s bombing campaign in Syria enters a fourth week, Ukrainian officials are increasingly hopeful the country’s cease-fire with pro-Russian separatists will lead to a lasting peace. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russian Troops in Syria Will ‘Stay Until the End’
    Oct22

    Russian Troops in Syria Will ‘Stay Until the End’

    The 58th Army is the branch of the Russian military that helped lead the 2008 incursion into Georgia, and which Ukraine claimed was sending high-ranking officials to wage war in the East as well. …read more Source: Foreign...