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    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying
    Oct14

    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying

    MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow has sentenced a former defense factory chief from Ukraine to six years in prison on espionage charges, a verdict that comes amid continuing tensions in Russia-Ukraine ties. The Moscow City Court on Wednesday found Yuri Soloshenko, the 73-year-old former head of the Znamya electronics plant in Poltava, guilty of...

    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying
    Oct14

    Ukrainian man gets 6-year prison term in Russia for spying

    MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Moscow has sentenced a former defense factory chief from Ukraine to six years in prison on espionage charges, a verdict… …read more Source:...

    Poll: Ukrainians Disappointed by Corruption, Incomplete Reforms
    Oct14

    Poll: Ukrainians Disappointed by Corruption, Incomplete Reforms

    Ukrainians are unhappy with their current government according to a recent poll, which found few are satisfied with the pace of legal reforms and efforts to end corruption. VOA’s Oleksandr Yanevskyy has more. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Investigators: Russian-made missile downed Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine
    Oct14

    Investigators: Russian-made missile downed Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine

    Special to WorldTribune.com Dutch investigators on Oct. 13 said that Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile that was fired from eastern Ukraine. All 298 people on board the July 17, 2014 flight were killed. […] The post Investigators: Russian-made missile downed Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine appeared...

    Inadvisable—Even by His Own Advisors?
    Oct14

    Inadvisable—Even by His Own Advisors?

    President Obama responds with contempt to advice from outside experts, Eliot Cohen wrote in his column on Tuesday, an unattractive and self-sabotaging habit. The same day, Politico came out with an exposé confirming the President’s unwillingness to listen on the issue of Syria—not only to outsiders, but also to those within his...

    Russia Requests UN Open New MH17 Probe
    Oct14

    Russia Requests UN Open New MH17 Probe

    Russia has asked the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations agency, to open a new investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 last year over eastern Ukraine. Speaking Wednesday in Moscow, deputy head of the Russian Federal Aviation Agency, Rosaviatsiya, Oleg Storchevoy categorically disputed the...

    Inside the fight of Stephen Harper’s life
    Oct14

    Inside the fight of Stephen Harper’s life

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper and wife, Laureen, on Aug. 2, 2015 — back when it all began. (Justin Tang, The Canadian Press) As the last week of what must surely be his final election campaign began, Stephen Harper was in Etobicoke, at the west end of Toronto, trying to hold down a seat the Conservatives risk losing. Etobicoke–Lakeshore has...

    Where Are All the Women in World Politics?
    Oct14

    Where Are All the Women in World Politics?

    A popular photoshop job from Elle UK removing the men from images of global politics as part of their #morewomen campaign is making headlines this week. The images depict German Chancellor Angela Merkel standing alone in a room after her male colleagues have been removed, while Hilary Clinton sits by herself in a boardroom that was once filled...

    U.S. Report: Nonstate Actors Inflict ‘Significant Damage’ On Global Religious Freedoms
    Oct14

    U.S. Report: Nonstate Actors Inflict ‘Significant Damage’ On Global Religious Freedoms

    The United States says rebel and terrorist organizations like the Islamic State (IS) extremist group caused “significant damage” to religious freedoms and committed “by far some of the most egregious human rights abuses” across the globe in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    1 Ukraine Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded by Rebel Fire
    Oct14

    1 Ukraine Soldier Killed, 2 Wounded by Rebel Fire

    One Ukrainian soldier has been killed and two injured by rebel fire in violation of a cease-fire deal between Ukraine’s government and separatist forces in eastern Ukraine. In a televised statement Wednesday, a Ukrainian Defense Ministry spokesman, Leonid Matyukhin, announced the casualties south of Avdiivka, near the rebel stronghold of...