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    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire

    The separatist leader in eastern Ukraine has announced a unilateral cease-fire starting at midnight Wednesday. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire
    Sep13

    Ukrainian rebel leader announces unilateral cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) — The separatist leader in eastern Ukraine has announced a unilateral cease-fire starting at midnight Wednesday.The conflict between… …read more Source:...

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Volatile East
    Sep13

    Three Ukrainian Soldiers Killed In Volatile East

    Ukraine says three government troops have been killed and 15 wounded in fighting with pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Donald Meets Hillary
    Sep13

    When Donald Meets Hillary

    The most famous story about modern presidential campaigning now has a quaint old-world tone. It’s about the showdown between Richard Nixon and John F. Kennedy in the first debate of their 1960 campaign, which was also the very first nationally televised general-election debate in the United States. The story is that Kennedy looked great,...

    The Morning Vertical, September 13, 2016
    Sep13

    The Morning Vertical, September 13, 2016

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kiev vows to avoid Russian gas pressures
    Sep13

    Kiev vows to avoid Russian gas pressures

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 13 (UPI) — Past contractual pressures from Russia won’t resurface as Ukraine becomes energy independent in the next five years, the prime minister said. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russia and China Launch Navy Drill in South China Sea
    Sep13

    Russia and China Launch Navy Drill in South China Sea

    China and Russia have launched a mass joint drill in the South China Sea in a bid to strengthen Sino-Russian naval cooperation, Russian state news agency Itar-Tass reported Tuesday. Moscow and Beijing have sought to display a tightening of ties as Russia’s annexation of Crimea and China’s expanded claims to South China Sea waters have...

    Malaysia’s incredible Paralympic performance at Rio continues with third gold
    Sep13

    Malaysia’s incredible Paralympic performance at Rio continues with third gold

    It’s a third gold for Malaysia at the Rio Paralympics, as long jumper Abdul Latif Romly broke the world record multiple times at the finals on Sunday. Latif, who was competing in the men’s long jump T20 (intellectual disability), broke the previous world record of 7.35 metres and set the new mark at 7.60 metres. SEE ALSO: 7 badass...

    The Myth of American Retreat
    Sep13

    The Myth of American Retreat

    The United States has been pursuing a grand strategy of primacy since at least the end of the Cold War. This hegemonic approach has sought, through active, deep engagement in the world, to preserve and extend the U.S.’s global dominance that followed the Soviet Union’s collapse. In other words, it has aimed to turn the unipolar moment...

    SS-21 Scarab: Russia’s Forgotten (But Deadly) Ballistic Missile
    Sep13

    SS-21 Scarab: Russia’s Forgotten (But Deadly) Ballistic Missile

    Sebastien Roblin Security, Eurasia While the world worries over other weapons platforms created by Moscow, this one is inflicting some serious battlefield losses. While NATO may preoccupied with the capabilities of Russia’s Iskander missile, the far more primitive Tochka, codenamed the SS-21 Scarab by NATO, has been responsible for hundreds...