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    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon
    Nov12

    Kremlin-controlled TV airs ‘secret’ plans for nuclear weapon

    Putin has held four meetings on defense issues in as many days this week, reflecting the close attention he is paying to military modernization at a time of heightened tensions with the United States and Europe over the crisis in Ukraine. At Monday’s meeting, he said Russia’s military modernization program had been successfully...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Recognizes 1944 ‘Genocide’ Of Crimean Tatars
    Nov12

    Ukraine’s Parliament Recognizes 1944 ‘Genocide’ Of Crimean Tatars

    Ukraine’s parliament has approved a resolution recognizing the mass deportations of Crimean Tatars in 1944 as genocide. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Parliament Passes Antidiscrimination Rules For LGBT Community
    Nov12

    Ukraine’s Parliament Passes Antidiscrimination Rules For LGBT Community

    Ukraine’s parliament has voted for changes to the country’s labor code that include protection against discrimination for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Wesley Clark: Obama Should Exploit Putin’s Distraction Over Plane Crash, Anti-ISIS War
    Nov12

    Wesley Clark: Obama Should Exploit Putin’s Distraction Over Plane Crash, Anti-ISIS War

    The former supreme allied commander says Obama should capitalize on the Russian leader’s distraction by stoking the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: U.S....

    Canada ready to re-engage with Russia, Iran, despite differences, Dion says
    Nov12

    Canada ready to re-engage with Russia, Iran, despite differences, Dion says

    Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion says Canada will be more constructive in its diplomatic dealings with Iran and Russia, but that caution and assertiveness will remain central to its approach. In an interview with the Citizen on Wednesday, Dion said the new Liberal government also won’t shy away from criticizing either Israel or the...

    Robert Legvold on Russian Foreign Policy Decision-Making, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Expert Part II
    Nov12

    Robert Legvold on Russian Foreign Policy Decision-Making, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Expert Part II

    Robert Legvold is a Marshall D Shulman Professor Emeritus at the Columbia University political science department. He is one of the world’s leading experts on the foreign policy of post-Soviet states, and a book reviewer for Foreign Affairs magazine. Previously, he served as the director of Soviet studies on the Council of Foreign Relations...

    One Killed and Five Wounded As Fighting Breaks Out in Eastern Ukraine
    Nov12

    One Killed and Five Wounded As Fighting Breaks Out in Eastern Ukraine

    The violence is the most significant outbreak since both sides agreed to pull back heavy weapons in September …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Says Situation In Eastern Ukraine Worsening
    Nov11

    Poroshenko Says Situation In Eastern Ukraine Worsening

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says the situation in eastern Ukraine has recently worsened and the country’s security and territorial integrity are being threatened. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    El Nino may stir grain markets more than Black Sea drought
    Nov11

    El Nino may stir grain markets more than Black Sea drought

    By Gus Trompiz GENEVA (Reuters) – El Nino could have a bigger impact on grain and oilseed markets than drought in Russia and Ukraine, which… …read more Source:...

    Oligarchs on the Airwaves
    Nov11

    Oligarchs on the Airwaves

    Ukraine’s top TV channels are controlled by powerful business interests — and they aren’t shy about making sure the coverage goes their way. …read more Source: Foreign...