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    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...

    Saakashvili Calls On Supporters To October Rally In Kyiv
    Sep30

    Saakashvili Calls On Supporters To October Rally In Kyiv

    Former Georgian President and ex-Governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region Mikheil Saakashvili has called on supporters to rally in Kyiv on October 17 to “defeat evil.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    World Weightlifting Body Suspends Nine Countries For Doping Violations
    Sep30

    World Weightlifting Body Suspends Nine Countries For Doping Violations

    The International Weightlifting Federation has suspended nine countries — including Russia and China — from competition for one year in a bid to combat rampant doping in the sport. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Reportedly To Be Transferred To Russian Far North Prison
    Sep30

    Ukrainian Filmmaker Sentsov Reportedly To Be Transferred To Russian Far North Prison

    Ukrainian filmmaker Oleh Sentsov, who is serving a 20-year prison term in Russia, has said he believes he will be transferred to Russia’s northernmost prison camp near the village of Kharp in the Yamalo-Nenetsk Autonomous Region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...