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    Ukraine’s Turmoil Is a Gift For the Last Dictator of Europe
    Oct16

    Ukraine’s Turmoil Is a Gift For the Last Dictator of Europe

    The wily president of Belarus is secure at home and newly prominent abroad. Here’s how he exploited Ukraine’s revolution. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Photos:  Kiev’s New Police Force Echoes the Ideals of a Revolution
    Oct16

    Photos: Kiev’s New Police Force Echoes the Ideals of a Revolution

    Photojournalist Misha Friedman documents Ukraine’s new police force. …read more Source: ABC...

    The Citizen Journalists Challenging Assad And Putin’s Story Of War
    Oct16

    The Citizen Journalists Challenging Assad And Putin’s Story Of War

    Every week, The WorldPost asks an expert to shed light on a topic driving headlines around the world. Today, we speak with Eliot Higgins, founder of citizen investigative journalism website Bellingcat. Since Russia launched airstrikes inside Syria in late September, the Kremlin’s claim to be bombing Islamic State militants and other unnamed...

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker
    Oct16

    Russia’s parliament allows arrest of opposition lawmaker

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea last year. …read more Source: CNS...

    Crown wants 4-5 years prison for man found guilty in deadly scaffolding collapse
    Oct16

    Crown wants 4-5 years prison for man found guilty in deadly scaffolding collapse

    TORONTO – A Crown prosecutor is recommending up to five years in prison for a project manager who oversaw a Toronto construction crew involved in a deadly scaffolding collapse in 2009.Vadim Kazenelson was found guilty in June on four counts of criminal negligence causing death and one count of criminal negligence causing bodily harm.Crown...

    Addition of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine to UN Security Council is boost for U.S.
    Oct16

    Addition of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine to UN Security Council is boost for U.S.

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In its annual selection process, the full General Assembly has picked five countries to serve as non-permanent members on the UN Security Council. Importantly, Egypt, Japan and Ukraine as well […] The post Addition of Japan, Egypt, Ukraine to UN Security Council is boost for U.S....

    Russia’s Parliament Allows Arrest of Opposition Lawmaker
    Oct16

    Russia’s Parliament Allows Arrest of Opposition Lawmaker

    The Russian parliament has voted to sanction an arrest in absentia of the sole lawmaker who voted against the annexation of Crimea last year.The State Duma voted Friday to let law enforcement officials arrest Ilya Ponomarev, who is suspected of embezzlement related to his… …read more Source:...

    Can Containment Work Against Modern Russia?
    Oct16

    Can Containment Work Against Modern Russia?

    Graffiti depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin extending a hand to the Ukrainian people on a wall in the Crimean city of Simferopol Shamil Zhumatov / ReutersThe signs of the times are everywhere. Estonia is erecting a 2.5-meter-high metal mesh fence reinforced with barbed wire along much of its border with Russia—and backing it up with...

    Putin’s Challenge
    Oct16

    Putin’s Challenge

    President Obama challenged the media to explain how Russia is challenging U.S. leadership in the world, so we did. Last week, a peevish POTUS asked 60 Minutes reporter Steve Kroft to explain “in what way” Russia’s aggression was intended as defiance against the West. The Obama administration has long asserted that Russia’s military...

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay Join UN Security Council
    Oct16

    Egypt, Japan, Senegal, Ukraine and Uruguay Join UN Security Council

    Ukraine will now face Russian delegation at council votes, but warns there will be no “conciliatory” treatment …read more Source:...