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    The End of an Epoch
    Oct16

    The End of an Epoch

    Shock and confusion have been the leitmotif of Western responses to Vladimir Putin’s military moves in Syria. This certainly isn’t the first time the West has been flummoxed. Western political thought on Russia over the past two decades presents a cavalcade of failures of analysis and prediction. The most pathetic was the failure to...

    CIS Leaders Sign Military Cooperation Pact
    Oct16

    CIS Leaders Sign Military Cooperation Pact

    The leaders of the countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have signed 17 agreements, including a statement on combating international terrorism and an agreement on military cooperation through 2020. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Buk Manufacturer Sues EU For Costs Of MH17 Test Explosion
    Oct16

    Buk Manufacturer Sues EU For Costs Of MH17 Test Explosion

    The Russian state-owned manufacturer of the Buk surface-to-air missile system is suing the European Union for losses sustained by sanctions imposed against the firm following the downing of the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Anger in Ukraine Over Geography Textbook That Shows Crimea as Part of Russia
    Oct16

    Anger in Ukraine Over Geography Textbook That Shows Crimea as Part of Russia

    The Ukrainian embassy has condemned Oxford University Press for publishing a book that shows Crimea no longer belonging to the country. …read more Source:...

    As Cold War II Looms, Washington Courts Nationalist, Rightwing, Catholic, Xenophobic Poland
    Oct16

    As Cold War II Looms, Washington Courts Nationalist, Rightwing, Catholic, Xenophobic Poland

    From Syria to Ukraine, a pesky and newly reinvigorated Vladimir Putin is testing the west. In this new geopolitical face-off, Poland has assumed key strategic importance and will no doubt play a hugely significant diplomatic and even military role. Already, NATO has taken steps to shore up its eastern European flank by dispatching troops and...

    For Ukraine, the EU remains an inspiration
    Oct16

    For Ukraine, the EU remains an inspiration

    The challenges facing our European neighbors seem like minor disturbances to an otherwise hugely successful economic project. …read more Source:...

    Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17
    Oct16

    Few Russians Believe Separatists Shot Down MH17

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. The Dutch Safety Board released the results of its year-long investigation into the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight...

    Russian Pollster: Kremlin Nurtures Rising Anti-Americanism
    Oct16

    Russian Pollster: Kremlin Nurtures Rising Anti-Americanism

    Russians continue to characterize their country’s relations with the United States negatively. The latest survey by Russia’s biggest remaining independent polling organization, the Levada Center, found that a majority of the population believes U.S.-Russia relations are either “tense” (45%) or “hostile” (29%)....

    US religious freedom report: Anti-Semitism ‘major problem’ around globe
    Oct16

    US religious freedom report: Anti-Semitism ‘major problem’ around globe

    (JTA) — Anti-Semitism “continued to be a major problem around the globe,” the U.S. State Department’s annual International Religious Freedom Report for 2014 found. The 17th annual report, which was released Wednesday, noted that anti-Semitic incidents rose significantly in Western Europe during the 2014 Gaza War between Israel and Hamas as...

    Poll: Ukrainians Express High Interest in Upcoming Election but Few Approve of Parliament
    Oct16

    Poll: Ukrainians Express High Interest in Upcoming Election but Few Approve of Parliament

    The president has a high disapproval rate. …read more Source:...