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    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict
    Oct23

    Ukraine Elections October 25 Come Amid Deep Recession, Conflict

    President Petro Poroshenko faces a test of his unpopular belt-tightening measures when Ukraine votes in local elections October 25. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Man City’s De Bruyne aims to steal Premier League derby spotlight
    Oct23

    Man City’s De Bruyne aims to steal Premier League derby spotlight

    London (AFP) – Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is relishing the chance to inspire his first derby victory against Manchester United when the Premier League leaders visit Old Trafford this weekend.De Bruyne will experience the hostility and passion of the Manchester derby for the first time following his £55 million ($84...

    Coast Guard deal reached between Arctic nations despite earlier roadblock against Russia by Harper government
    Oct23

    Coast Guard deal reached between Arctic nations despite earlier roadblock against Russia by Harper government

    All eight Arctic nations — including Canada and Russia — are to sign a historic deal next week for their coast guards to work together in the treacherous and increasingly accessible waters of the North, writes Bob Weber of the Canadian Press. Here is the rest of the Canadian Press article: Creating the Arctic Coast Guard Forum is considered a...

    Ukraine to receive U.S. radars by mid-November
    Oct22

    Ukraine to receive U.S. radars by mid-November

    Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) — The U.S. will supply Ukraine with long-range counter-battery radar stations by mid-November as the country continues to fight Russian-backed militants. …read more Source: United Press...

    Russian Troops in Syria Will ‘Stay Until the End’
    Oct22

    Russian Troops in Syria Will ‘Stay Until the End’

    The 58th Army is the branch of the Russian military that helped lead the 2008 incursion into Georgia, and which Ukraine claimed was sending high-ranking officials to wage war in the East as well. …read more Source: Foreign...

    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military
    Oct22

    What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military

    Special to WorldTribune.com by Dr. Jack Caravelli, Geostrategy-Direct The 2014 annexation of Crimea and the ongoing civil war in Syria, while major political crises, also are replete with insights about the current state of the Russian military. First, the Russian […] The post What Syria and Ukraine reveal about Putin and Russia’s military...

    Eight Arctic countries to sign historic coast guard deal in Connecticut
    Oct22

    Eight Arctic countries to sign historic coast guard deal in Connecticut

    All eight Arctic nations — including Canada and Russia — are to sign a historic deal next week for their coast guards to work together in the treacherous and increasingly accessible waters of the North.Creating the Arctic Coast Guard Forum is considered a significant step forward for international co-operation in the region and will flesh out...

    Critics Laugh At Latest Poll Showing Sky-High Support For Putin
    Oct22

    Critics Laugh At Latest Poll Showing Sky-High Support For Putin

    By Vladi Vovcuk Critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin are snickering at poll results claiming he has an approval rating of 90 percent. In a slew of sarcastic posts and memes, they’re slamming the findings as skewed and joking that by the end of the year, support for the president will soar into the triple digits. The poll findings...

    Interview With Estonian Foreign Minister, Marina Kaljurand
    Oct22

    Interview With Estonian Foreign Minister, Marina Kaljurand

    Marina Kaljurand is Estonia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Prior to becoming Foreign Minister in July 2015, she was a long-time Estonian diplomat, and an ambassador to the United States, Mexico, Canada, Russia, Kazakhstan and Israel. Her time as ambassador to Russia from 2005-2008 was particularly tumultuous, as she presided over a period...

    I Live Without Borders
    Oct22

    I Live Without Borders

    This speech was delivered at Wired 2015. There is the sad Russian joke about a Russian going through passport control and he gets asked by an officer: “Occupation?” “No,” replies the Russian. “Just visiting!” Every time I go through passport control somewhere, I am really lost when an officer at border control...