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    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay elected to UN Security Council (AFP)
    Oct15

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay elected to UN Security Council (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay were elected on Thursday to the UN Security Council during an uncontested vote. …read more Source: The West...

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win U.N. council seats
    Oct15

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine, Uruguay win U.N. council seats

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay were elected unopposed on Thursday to the United Nations Security Council for a two-year term starting Jan. 1, 2016. …read more Source:...

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: $3B Debt Paves Path For ‘Legal War’
    Oct15

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: $3B Debt Paves Path For ‘Legal War’

    In the latest economic battle between Russia and Ukraine, Ukrainian government officials said Thursday the country was prepared to go to court over a $3 billion bond note owed to Russia, Bloomberg reported. Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko negotiated a 20 percent writedown on $18 billion worth of bonds in August, but Russia refused to participate...

    Russia-NATO Cyber War: Battlefield Tensions In Ukraine And Syria Are Contributing To Increased High-Tech Fighting
    Oct15

    Russia-NATO Cyber War: Battlefield Tensions In Ukraine And Syria Are Contributing To Increased High-Tech Fighting

    While NATO forces and the Russian military reluctantly operate side-by-side in Syria — adding to the tensions built over Moscow’s involvement in the east Ukraine war — a far quieter battle between the two rivals has been unfolding over the Internet. While Russian hackers have long been a problem for the U.S. …read more...

    Putin Begins Propaganda Blitz to Sell his Syrian Bombing Campaign
    Oct15

    Putin Begins Propaganda Blitz to Sell his Syrian Bombing Campaign

    The Russian government has launched an all-out media campaign to sell its involvement in Syria to the Russian people. On all official television channels (which are pretty much the only ones in Russia that count) viewers have been subjected to a non-stop barrage of the Russian bombing campaign over the past two weeks. Bombers are seen flying...

    Pre-aliyah conversion project launched in Ukraine
    Oct15

    Pre-aliyah conversion project launched in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A program to help prospective immigrants begin converting to Judaism before they immigrate to Israel was launched in Ukraine. The program, titled “Maslul,” Hebrew for path or course, was launched Thursday at the Galitska Synagogue in Kiev with funding from the Harry A. Triguboff Foundation. Among those attending the launch was the...

    Muddling through
    Oct15

    Muddling through

    In Crimea, Russia has mucked it up SOME find it relaxing to be covered head to toe in black, smelly mud. Others become a bit gloomy, particularly when the spa is half-empty and is in disputed territory. The job of Lieutenant Doctor Igor Aleksandrovich Dovgan, director of the gracelessly named Saki Military Clinical Sanatorium N.I. Pirogov, is to...

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring
    Oct15

    Ukraine gives Russia 2 weeks to agree to debt restructuring

    Ukraine on Thursday gave Russia two weeks to accept to write off part of its loans to the country, as other international creditors have agreed to do, opening a new front in the show-down between the countries. …read more Source: The Times of...

    VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia build a house in  Tavush region
    Oct15

    VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia build a house in Tavush region

    VivaCell-MTS and Fuller Center for Housing Armenia have built a house in Nerkin Karmiraghbyur village of Tavush region, the press office of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo.Nerkin Karmiraghbyur village is located only 1.5 km from the state border. The position of the village makes it vulnerable to constant fire of the enemy. But the villagers are...

    The TTIP of the spear
    Oct15

    The TTIP of the spear

    IT IS becoming hard to remember a time when Europe was not in crisis. The European Union doused the Greek fire (though the embers still glow) only to be confronted with flows of refugees it could not manage. Relations with Russia, already gravely wounded by the invasion of Ukraine, are now further complicated by the Kremlin’s deployment in...