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    The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Missing Hostage (Transcript)
    Oct02

    The Daily Vertical: Russia’s Missing Hostage (Transcript)

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    How to tame Putin
    Oct02

    How to tame Putin

    Vladimir Putin isn’t just undermining our democracy, he’s securing his own long-term power in Russia by destabilizing the West — a strategy that United States and Europe have been dangerously slow to understand and counteract. That was the unnerving takeaway from a high-level working group POLITICO convened on the sidelines of the...

    Goffin Defeats Ukraine’s Dolgopolov To Win Shenzhen Tennis Title
    Oct02

    Goffin Defeats Ukraine’s Dolgopolov To Win Shenzhen Tennis Title

    Belgian David Goffin defeated Ukraine’s Oleksandr Dolgopolov to win the Shenzhen Open tennis tournament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Ranks 38th On Competitiveness List; Kazakhstan 57th
    Oct01

    Russia Ranks 38th On Competitiveness List; Kazakhstan 57th

    Russia has led its partners in the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) with the highest ranking among the group in the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2017-18 Global Competitiveness Report. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Denies Ukrainian Allegations It Left Troops In Belarus
    Oct01

    Russia Denies Ukrainian Allegations It Left Troops In Belarus

    Russia has denied allegations from Ukraine that it left troops behind in Belarus after staging military exercises there, despite Moscow’s pledge not to do so. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland Keeps Election Promise, Lowers Retirement Age
    Oct01

    Poland Keeps Election Promise, Lowers Retirement Age

    Poland lowers its retirement age Sunday, a costly election promise by the ruling conservatives that goes against a European trend of gradually increasing the pension age as people live longer and stay more healthy. Lowering the age to 60 for women and 65 for men is popular in particular among supporters of the governing right-wing Law and Justice...

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’
    Oct01

    In Crimea, Russian Land Grab Feeds Cries of ‘Carpetbaggers!’

    SEVASTOPOL, Crimea — More than three years after Russia snatched Crimea from Ukraine, the peninsula is suffering through an extended season of discontent. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Brazilian-Born Marlos Gets Ukrainian Citizenship, Set To Join National Soccer Team
    Oct01

    Brazilian-Born Marlos Gets Ukrainian Citizenship, Set To Join National Soccer Team

    Brazilian-born midfielder Marlos has received his Ukrainian citizenship and is expected to join the national team on October 2 as it prepares for its final two World Cup qualifiers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Bondarenko Wins Tashkent WTA Tennis Title
    Oct01

    Ukraine’s Bondarenko Wins Tashkent WTA Tennis Title

    Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine defeated second-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary to win the title at Tashkent Open WTA tennis tournament. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    This week in science: pushback polls
    Oct01

    This week in science: pushback polls

    Republicans are back in the White House and the war on science is back on right where it left off in 2009. The usual suspects particularly dislike environmental science and climate research is at the top of that short shit list. But a new poll finds the public has become more skeptical of industry funded misinformation in the interim: More than...