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    UN Warns Of Humanitarian Impact Of Increased Hostilities In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov08

    UN Warns Of Humanitarian Impact Of Increased Hostilities In Eastern Ukraine

    The United Nations has raised “extreme” concern that an escalation of fighting near water infrastructures in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk could lead to a deadly chlorine gas disaster. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US defence chief meets Nato to discuss IS, Afghanistan
    Nov08

    US defence chief meets Nato to discuss IS, Afghanistan

    BRUSSELS: With the Islamic State group crumbling in Iraq and Syria, North Korea defiant over its nuclear ambitions and Russia looming large, US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis has plenty of pressing issues as he begins talks with Nato allies on Wednesday. Nato defence ministers are meeting over two days at the alliance’s Brussels headquarters...

    Ukraine cancels arms agreement with Russia
    Nov08

    Ukraine cancels arms agreement with Russia

    Ukraine’s Cabinet adopted a decree on Wednesday, canceling an agreement with Russia for the supply of weapons and military equipment. The deal regarding the mutual supply of arms and military equipment,…Click To Continue …read more Source: Daily...

    Israel’s president cheers a united Spain. Or did he?
    Nov08

    Israel’s president cheers a united Spain. Or did he?

    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin meeting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy Brey of Spain, Nov. 6, 2017. (Haim Zach/Israeli Government Press Office) (JTA) — Israeli President Reuven Rivlin may court controversy back home, but in Madrid he is almost universally loved right now. That’s because during his visit to Spain this week, Rivlin – a Likud...

    Ukraine’s High-Profile Killings
    Nov08

    Ukraine’s High-Profile Killings

    For more than a year, Ukraine has been plagued by a wave of high-profile killings. Most of the cases remain unsolved. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service, Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN warns of chlorine gas disaster in Ukraine
    Nov08

    UN warns of chlorine gas disaster in Ukraine

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations on Wednesday raised alarm that an escalation of fighting in east Ukraine could lead to a deadly chlorine gas disaster. Fighting between pro-Russian separatist fighters and Ukrainian troops has intensified near water, electricity and gas stations, threatening supplies in the Donetsk region as winter approaches....

    Studying Stalin
    Nov08

    Studying Stalin

    Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941Stephen KotkinPenguin Press, 2017, 1184pp., $40 Richard Aldous: Hello, and welcome. My guest this week on The American Interest Podcast is Stephen Kotkin, professor of history at Princeton and author of a new book, Stalin: Waiting for Hitler, 1929-1941. Stephen, welcome to the show.Stephen Kotkin: Thank you...

    Serbian ambassador to Ukraine summoned for consultations
    Nov08

    Serbian ambassador to Ukraine summoned for consultations

    Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic late on Wednesday summoned for consultations the country’s ambassador to Ukraine, Rade Bulatovic. A statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said this was done “due to current issues in relations with Ukraine” – while stressing that Serbia has taken “a series of...

    Russian Revolution, 100 Years On: Who Benefited, Who Lost?
    Nov08

    Russian Revolution, 100 Years On: Who Benefited, Who Lost?

    Historians still argue about the legacy of the Russian Revolution; described as “The Event that Changed the World”. But how is the revolution perceived today in the region which was most affected by it? We asked people in the streets of 5 post-Soviet capitals: Moscow, Kyiv, Yerevan, Tbilisi and Bishkek. …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Lawmaker To Propose Cutting Diplomatic Ties With Russia
    Nov08

    Ukrainian Lawmaker To Propose Cutting Diplomatic Ties With Russia

    A lawmaker from Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s party has told RFE/RL he plans to propose legislation that would sever diplomatic relations with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...