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    Gov’t forces, rebels in eastern Ukraine report fighting
    Nov03

    Gov’t forces, rebels in eastern Ukraine report fighting

    MOSCOW (AP) — Government and separatist forces in eastern Ukraine are both reporting renewed fighting.The press office of the Ukrainian government… …read more Source:...

    Date Set For Kyiv Trial Of Alleged Russian Soldiers
    Nov03

    Date Set For Kyiv Trial Of Alleged Russian Soldiers

    A court in Kyiv has set the date for the trial of two alleged Russian soldiers detained in Ukraine’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Meet the world’s deadliest female sniper who terrorized Hitler’s Nazi army
    Nov03

    Meet the world’s deadliest female sniper who terrorized Hitler’s Nazi army

    In early 1941, Lyudmila Pavlichenko was studying history at Kiev University, but within a year, she had become one of the best snipers of all time, credited with 309 confirmed kills, 36 of which were German snipers. Pavlichenko was born in 1916 in a small town in Ukraine. She was described as an independent, opinionated tomboy who was...

    Mourinho faces judgement day in Champions League clash against Kiev
    Nov03

    Mourinho faces judgement day in Champions League clash against Kiev

    London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho admits Chelsea have no margin for error as the pressure mounts on the beleaguered Blues boss ahead of Wednesday’s crucial Champions League clash against Dynamo Kiev.Mourinho faces one of the most significant moments in his long and illustrious career when Kiev visit Stamford Bridge for a match he cannot...

    Conflicting claims fuel confusion over Metrojet disaster cause
    Nov03

    Conflicting claims fuel confusion over Metrojet disaster cause

    GWEN IFILL: Officials from at least five countries are investigating why a Russian jetliner broke up in midair and crashed in Egypt this weekend. There are many questions tonight, but little agreement so far that may have explained what happened. Wreckage lay strewn across miles of desert after Saturday’s crash, leaving a giant mangled...

    What we know so far about the Metrojet mystery
    Nov03

    What we know so far about the Metrojet mystery

    GWEN IFILL: So, what do we know so far? For more, I’m joined by Alan Diehl, a former investigator for the National Transportation Safety Board, and the author of “Air Safety Investigators: Using Science to Save Lives.” Alan Diehl, I want to walk you through some of the theories we have heard so far today and which we heard just now in that...

    World Briefing: Russia: Librarian Is Accused of Allowing Access to Banned Ukrainian Books
    Nov03

    World Briefing: Russia: Librarian Is Accused of Allowing Access to Banned Ukrainian Books

    The director of the library, Natalia Sharina, was placed under house arrest and could face as much as five years in prison. …read more Source: The New York...

    Hard Talks: Moving Forward From Vienna
    Nov03

    Hard Talks: Moving Forward From Vienna

    What Secretary of State John Kerry described as the ‘most promising opportunity’ for a political solution to the Syrian war, was an opportunity that could only be realized through compromise. Frustrated by Iranian positioning in the Vienna talks, the U.S. has stepped up the military side of their Syria strategy by committing special...

    Ukrainian Jewish politician arrested on embezzlement charges
    Nov02

    Ukrainian Jewish politician arrested on embezzlement charges

    (JTA) — A Ukrainian Jewish politician has been arrested on suspicion of embezzlement and participating in organized crime. Hennadiy Korban, head of the UKROP party that he founded in June, was arrested Saturday in Dnepropetrovsk, a city in eastern Ukraine. He is accused of stealing $1.7 million intended to fund Ukrainian troops fighting the...

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated
    Nov02

    UN group says Malaysia Anwar’s jailing politically motivated

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Imprisoned Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was prosecuted for political reasons and should be released, a U.N. body concluded after reviewing the case widely seen as politically motivated. The government rejected the findings and called for the legal process to be respected. Anwar began serving a five-year...