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    The Daily Vertical: Banks, Not Tanks
    Oct30

    The Daily Vertical: Banks, Not Tanks

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Deadly Depot Fire Might Be Terrorist Act
    Oct30

    Ukraine: Deadly Depot Fire Might Be Terrorist Act

    Ukrainian officials says a fire that caused multiple explosions at an ammunition depot that killed two people is being investigated as a “terrorist act.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Rights Leaders Seek to Counter State Oppression at Solidarity Conference
    Oct30

    Rights Leaders Seek to Counter State Oppression at Solidarity Conference

    WARSAW—Many of them, like Oles Shevchenko, former leader of the Ukrainian Republican Party and signatory of the Declaration of Independence of Ukraine, did hard time in Soviet-era gulags for daring to speak up for human rights at a time when trampling them was policy for communist hardliners at the seat of power. Some, like David Kilgour, former...

    US, EU Suspend Some Sanctions Against Belarus
    Oct30

    US, EU Suspend Some Sanctions Against Belarus

    The United States and the European Union are temporarily lifting some sanctions against Belarus, which freed the last of its political prisoners in August. U.S. State Department spokesman John Kirby on Thursday called the move a “limited reprieve … that opens the door to expanded commercial ties for the Belarusian economy.” But...

    Video: Huge Explosion in Ukraine’s Lugansk as Ammunition Warehouses Catch Fire
    Oct30

    Video: Huge Explosion in Ukraine’s Lugansk as Ammunition Warehouses Catch Fire

    Several huge blasts were reported in Ukraine’s Lugansk, sometimes spelled as Luhansk, region on Thursday night, according to media reports. At least one person was killed. Video footage of one of the explosions was recorded and uploaded to YouTube. More than 3,500 tons of munitions are located at the ammo depot, controlled by the Ukrainian...

    Fall of Government Heightens Turmoil in Moldova
    Oct30

    Fall of Government Heightens Turmoil in Moldova

    Moldova’s parliament must form a new government after it backed a motion of no-confidence in the ruling pro-European coalition on Thursday, increasing political turmoil following the fraudulent disappearance of $1 billion from the banking system. The vote signaled an end to the short-lived government of Prime Minister Valeriu Strelet, who...

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead
    Oct29

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead

    Ukrainian news reports say a large fire in a military arsenal in an eastern town is setting off explosions and at least person is believed to have been killed. …read more Source: FOX...

    Head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Library Arrested, Could Face Four Years in Prison
    Oct29

    Head of Moscow’s Ukrainian Library Arrested, Could Face Four Years in Prison

    The librarian was charged with “inciting national hatred” after a search of the library. …read more Source:...

    Fire Hits Ukraine Arsenal, 1 Believed Dead
    Oct29

    Fire Hits Ukraine Arsenal, 1 Believed Dead

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, setting off explosions; 1 reported dead …read more Source: ABC...

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead
    Oct29

    Fire hits Ukraine arsenal, 1 believed dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian news reports say a large fire in a military arsenal in an eastern town is setting off explosions and at least person is believed to have been killed. The fire began Thursday evening in Svatove, which is under government control although near areas controlled by Russia-backed separatist rebels. The deputy head of the...