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    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle
    Nov06

    Ukrainian Parliamentarian Accused Of Striking Female Lawmaker With Bottle

    Never bring a bottle to a Ukrainian parliament fight. Yulia Tymoshenko’s Fatherland party and a group of women lawmakers are calling for a male deputy to give up his seat amid accusations he struck a female parliamentarian with a bottle during an argument. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other
    Nov06

    U.S. and Russia Sending Weapons to Syria Best-Suited for Shooting at Each Other

    Those heartbreaking stories of a youngster killed by a parent’s wayward gun can lead one to wonder: what the heck was Dad thinking? Yet something similar seems to be happening as Russia and the U.S. deploy forces to fight in Syria. While they’re battling different rebel groups inside that wartorn land—the U.S. is going after the...

    Lavrov In Berlin For Ukraine Talks
    Nov06

    Lavrov In Berlin For Ukraine Talks

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in Berlin on November 6 for talks with his counterparts from Germany, France, and Ukraine on the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry
    Nov06

    Rebels accuse Ukrainian government of using heavy weaponry

    MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday accused government forces of shelling residential areas under their control with heavy artillery, while Ukrainian forces also accused the rebels of violating the ongoing cease-fire. …read more Source: CNS...

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv
    Nov06

    Canada’s World War I internment operations remembered with historical marker in Kyiv

    KYIV – The first-ever bilingual historical marker recalling Canada’s national internment operations of 1914-1920 was unveiled at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ on October 28 and blessed by Patriarch Sviatoslav. On a previous visit to Canada, Patriarch Sviatoslav agreed it would be appropriate to display a...

    Podcast: Talking Security In Warsaw
    Nov06

    Podcast: Talking Security In Warsaw

    The Power Vertical Podcast visits the Warsaw Security Forum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Is in Danger of Becoming a Failed State
    Nov06

    Ukraine Is in Danger of Becoming a Failed State

    Corruption and political turmoil have squandered revolution’s potential. …read more Source:...

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested
    Nov06

    Kolomoisky ally Korban is arrested

    KYIV – Ukrainian authorities on October 31 arrested and detained Hennadiy Korban, a longtime business associate and political confidante of Igor Kolomoisky, Ukraine’s second-biggest oligarch. Arrested at his home in Dnipropetrovsk, Mr. Korban was charged with stealing from the private Country Defense Fund, as well as organizing the...

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections
    Nov06

    The sine qua non safeguards for Donetsk-Luhansk elections

    On October 27 in the Minsk Contact Group, the Ukrainian delegation presented a concept document to serve as a basis for the “law on local elections in the temporarily occupied areas” of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts (see article on page 3 of this issue). President Petro Poroshenko has personally authorized this concept and mandated...

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans
    Nov06

    Minsk process refloats Donetsk-Luhansk election plans

    Recasting Russia’s armed proxies as democratic mandate-holders – and tutoring them to look like that on an election’s schedule – is an innovation of the Minsk armistice and ensuing negotiations on the status of the occupied territories in Ukraine’s east. Russia had never seriously attempted to sell this approach to Western...