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    ​Chewbacca arrested at Ukrainian polling station
    Oct26

    ​Chewbacca arrested at Ukrainian polling station

    Police drag away man dressed as Star Wars character, while election officials refuse “Darth Vader” a chance to vote …read more Source:...

    Ukrainians fear Russian bombs in Syria are bad news for them
    Oct26

    Ukrainians fear Russian bombs in Syria are bad news for them

    War against Russian sympathizers in southeast Ukraine has reached a stalemateConcerns that Russian efforts in Syria will create goodwill with Europeans worried about refugeesUkraine’s military much improved, but nation can’t afford much more expansion … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    EU Court Overturns Asset Freeze On Ukraine Ex-President’s Aide
    Oct26

    EU Court Overturns Asset Freeze On Ukraine Ex-President’s Aide

    An EU court has ruled that the bloc had been wrong to freeze the assets of a former adviser to ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Man in Chewbacca costume arrested in Ukraine
    Oct26

    Man in Chewbacca costume arrested in Ukraine

    A man dressed in a Chewbacca was arrested in Ukraine over the weekend, because he was campaigning for none other than Darth Vader …read more Source:...

    Why a ‘Star Wars’ Emperor Won Office in Ukraine
    Oct26

    Why a ‘Star Wars’ Emperor Won Office in Ukraine

    In local elections, voters made clear their fatigue and dissatisfaction. …read more Source:...

    India Putting Down Roots in Contested Territory
    Oct26

    India Putting Down Roots in Contested Territory

    Over fifty years ago, India and China fought a war over Arunachal Pradesh, a remote northeastern state now administered by India, though China still lays claim to the territory. About 1.4 million people live in the Himalayan region, a population India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi hopes will grow substantially. According to Bloomberg, Modi...

    Russia reportedly just sent its version of Delta Force to Syria
    Oct26

    Russia reportedly just sent its version of Delta Force to Syria

    Russia has confirmed sending special forces troops to Syria over the past few weeks to support its mission backing the government of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal. “The special forces were pulled out of Ukraine and sent to Syria,“ a Russian Ministry of Defense official told the WSJ. The...

    Syria’s Transition: Rise of Putin as Leader in Global War on Terrorism
    Oct26

    Syria’s Transition: Rise of Putin as Leader in Global War on Terrorism

    Co-authored by William Witenberg a contemporary artist focused on abstract painting As the bloodshed and sorrow continue in Syria, Obama and Putin are unable to come up with a mutually acceptable way to resolve the problems, that are forcing mass migration out of Syria and into Europe, seemly endless senseless deaths, and the rise of the...

    Ukraine Election 2015 Update: Voting Results Show Division Between Eastern And Western Part Of The Country
    Oct26

    Ukraine Election 2015 Update: Voting Results Show Division Between Eastern And Western Part Of The Country

    Early results from Ukraine’s local elections held Sunday were beginning to pour in showing an East-West voting divide that has long separated the country of 45 million. The four polls released Monday showed President Petro Poroshenko retaining his support in the west and center of the country with the Opposition Bloc gaining in the south...

    Ukraine Election Update 2015: Chewbacca Arrested For Unlawfully Campaigning For Darth Vader
    Oct26

    Ukraine Election Update 2015: Chewbacca Arrested For Unlawfully Campaigning For Darth Vader

    Ukrainian police took down one agitated Wookiee in Odessa on Sunday after they say Chewbacca was caught unlawfully canvassing for Darth Vader on the country’s voting day for local elections. Footage released shows four officers struggling to arrest a costumed, unidentified man dressed as the “Star Wars” character after he was...