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    Poll: Ukrainians Disappointed by Corruption, Incomplete Reforms
    Oct14

    Poll: Ukrainians Disappointed by Corruption, Incomplete Reforms

    Ukrainians are unhappy with their current government according to a recent poll, which found few are satisfied with the pace of legal reforms and efforts to end corruption. VOA’s Oleksandr Yanevskyy has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Ukraine rebel leader rejects MH17 report
    Oct14

    Ukraine rebel leader rejects MH17 report

    A senior Ukrainian rebel leader has rejected a Dutch report concluding that a Russian-made missile was responsible for downing a Malaysian passenger jet, killing all 298 people on board. read more …read more Source: Otago Daily...

    US defense chief: we will deter Russia’s ‘malign and destabilizing influence’
    Oct14

    US defense chief: we will deter Russia’s ‘malign and destabilizing influence’

    Ash Carter says US will not cooperate as long as Russia pursues a ‘misguided strategy’ in Syria but Moscow says it has been rebuffed in calls for consultationThe US defense chief has vowed to take “all necessary steps” against a resurgent Russia which is challenging a frustrated Washington in eastern Europe and the Middle East.Ash Carter,...

    Investigators: Russian-made missile downed Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine
    Oct14

    Investigators: Russian-made missile downed Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine

    Special to WorldTribune.com Dutch investigators on Oct. 13 said that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile that was fired from eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board the July 17, 2014 flight were killed. […] The post Investigators: Russian-made missile downed Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine appeared...

    Ukraine slams Russia as ‘state sponsor of terrorism’
    Oct14

    Ukraine slams Russia as ‘state sponsor of terrorism’

    Kyiv believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by pro-Russian separatists armed with a surface-to-air missile launcher, something that… …read more Source:...

    Carter: U.S. will take ‘all necessary steps’ to counter Russia
    Oct14

    Carter: U.S. will take ‘all necessary steps’ to counter Russia

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter delivered a sharp warning to Russia on Wednesday, calling its airstrikes in Syria a “misguided strategy” that will “inflame and prolong” the civil war and vowing that Washington would not stand idly by amid a series of destabilizing Russian military moves on several continents. Carter, who began his government career...

    Moscow fends off allegations that pro-Russian rebels shot down MH17
    Oct14

    Moscow fends off allegations that pro-Russian rebels shot down MH17

    Dalje English High-ranking Russian officials on Wednesday fended off allegations that pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine were responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last year. Federal Air Transport Agency deputy head Oleg Storchevoi said the Dutch-led investigation failed to disprove Russia’s evidence that the...

    Former head of Ukrainian defence factory faces six years for espionage
    Oct14

    Former head of Ukrainian defence factory faces six years for espionage

    Yury Soloshenko, 73, sentenced by Moscow city court to six years in strict penal colony for allegedly smuggling missile components out of RussiaA Russian court has sentenced an elderly Ukrainian citizen who once served as director of a defence factory to six years for espionage, a court spokesman said.The classified case against Yury Soloshenko,...

    Insiders: EU failing on migration
    Oct14

    Insiders: EU failing on migration

    A poor European response to an unprecedented influx of migrants is stirring an extremist backlash, according to participants in POLITICO’s Transatlantic Caucus, who urged EU leaders to take stronger, long-term measures to address the crisis at this week’s summit in Brussels. The continuing tide of new arrivals — 710,000 have been...

    Transatlantic Caucus participants: October 2015
    Oct14

    Transatlantic Caucus participants: October 2015

    Joaquín Almunia, Former Vice President and European Commissioner for Competition, European Commission, Brussels; Former Leader of the Opposition and Minister of Employment, Madrid Maria Asenius, Head of Cabinet, Office of Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, European Commission, Brussels Petras Aštrvičius, Vice Chair of Group of the Alliance of...