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    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids
    Nov11

    Ukraine says 1 solider killed, 5 wounded in separatist raids

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Ukraine says a soldier has been killed and five others wounded in separatist attacks in eastern Ukraine and that a rise in… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Military Jet Crashes During Training, Killing Pilot
    Nov11

    Ukraine Military Jet Crashes During Training, Killing Pilot

    A Soviet-designed Su-25 jet aircraft crashed in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday during a training exercise, killing its pilot, the Ukrainian military said. The incident took place at around 0800 GMT in the Zaporizhya region, about 450 kilometers (280 miles) from Kyiv, a defense ministry spokesman said, without specifying the cause of the crash....

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race
    Nov11

    Putin: Russia doesn’t want to enter arms race

    Speaking during Wednesday’s meeting with arms industries officials, Putin said that the ongoing military upgrade is a compensation for the years of insufficient funding that followed the Soviet collapse. The gathering was the third meeting on military issues in as many days, reflecting the close attention the Russian leader was paying to...

    Ukraine, separatists trade accusations of ceasefire violations, increased attacks
    Nov11

    Ukraine, separatists trade accusations of ceasefire violations, increased attacks

    Ukrainian military says separatist rebels violate ceasefire 21 times in past 24 hours, with one soldier killed …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukrainian Warplane Crashes During Training Flight
    Nov11

    Ukrainian Warplane Crashes During Training Flight

    Ukraine’s Defense Ministry says a Ukrainian Air Force Sukhoi Su-25 warplane crashed during a training flight near Zaporizhzhya on November 11, killing the 23-year-old pilot. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Dystopian Visit to the Dark Future of Splinterland: Where Nationalism Is King, and Humanity Is Truly Suffering
    Nov11

    A Dystopian Visit to the Dark Future of Splinterland: Where Nationalism Is King, and Humanity Is Truly Suffering

    The view from 2050. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.Let me start with a confession. I’m old-fashioned and I have an old-fashioned profession. I’m a geo-paleontologist. That means I dig around in archives to exhume the extinct: all the empires and...

    The Latest: GOP presidential candidates meet for 4th debate
    Nov11

    The Latest: GOP presidential candidates meet for 4th debate

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Republican presidential candidates are debating for the fourth time in the 2016 nomination contest, this time in Milwaukee, as they compete to narrow down the wide-open contest.Here are the latest developments (all times local):___9:48 p.m.Ohio Gov. John Kasich is trying to show his international chops by taking the debate...

    Ukraine Sets November 29 As Date For Mariupol Elections
    Nov11

    Ukraine Sets November 29 As Date For Mariupol Elections

    Ukraine’s federal parliament voted November 10 to set November 29 as the date for local elections in the eastern city of Mariupol and the nearby town of Krasnoarmiisk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar
    Nov11

    Robert Legvold on the New Cold War, Interview with Columbia University Professor and Leading Russia Scholar

    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...

    Ukraine Chooses Homophobia Over Europe
    Nov11

    Ukraine Chooses Homophobia Over Europe

    Ukrainians had a revolution to move closer to Europe. But they’re not ready to embrace European values. …read more Source: Foreign...