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    Ukraine Military Suicides Leading Cause Of Non-Battle Deaths, Country’s Ministry Says
    Oct08

    Ukraine Military Suicides Leading Cause Of Non-Battle Deaths, Country’s Ministry Says

    Suicide was the leading cause of deaths outside of battle during the last two years for Ukraine’s military, the country’s Defense Ministry said Wednesday, local media reported. There were 171 cases of suicide followed by 137 cases of accidents as the leading causes of non-battle deaths, according to the ministry. The Ukrainian...

    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich wins Nobel Literature Prize

    Stockholm (AFP) – Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honoured for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.The Swedish Academy hailed the 67-year-old for writings that were “a monument to suffering and courage in our time” —...

    Russia in Syria – Opportunism or Opportunity?
    Oct08

    Russia in Syria – Opportunism or Opportunity?

    Facing Factions Nearly five years of civil war in Syria has produced more than 300,000 war victims, and unleashed an exodus of Biblical proportions, with four million refugees converging on Europe and neighboring Middle Eastern countries and almost eight million displaced internally. Meanwhile, large swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq have...

    ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom’ Comes to Netflix
    Oct08

    ‘Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom’ Comes to Netflix

    “No one was expecting to have kids beaten at 4 o’clock in the morning. No one was expecting people to be kidnapped or killed. It was just unfolding,” explains Evgeny Afineevsky, director of the film Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom, which documents the 93 day uprising that led to the downfall of president Viktor...

    Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for works that the prize judges called “a monument to suffering and courage.”Alexievich, 67, used the skills of a journalist to create literature chronicling the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its 1991 collapse: World War II,...

    Russian Man Sentenced For Spying For Ukraine
    Oct08

    Russian Man Sentenced For Spying For Ukraine

    Russia has found another person guilty of espionage by providing confidential information to Ukrainian officials. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Saving the West
    Oct08

    Saving the West

    In an April 2001 letter to the editor of the Washington Post, Senator Jesse Helms, the then-firebrand conservative from North Carolina—irked by what he saw as an uppity and naive European Union—wrote that he was “heartened by the news that EU is willing to step in and fill the security void left by the United States on the Korean peninsula.” But...

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize In Literature
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich Wins 2015 Nobel Prize In Literature

    Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday.The 67-year-old Belarusian author, whose work has been published in 19 countries, was honored “for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time,” the Swedish Academy said.Born in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine and currently living in Belarus,...

    The Nobel Prize and a ‘Monument to Suffering and Courage’
    Oct08

    The Nobel Prize and a ‘Monument to Suffering and Courage’

    Sergei Grits / APThe Belarusian author Svetlana Alexievich has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize in Literature for her “polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” Alexievich, 67, is perhaps best known for Voices from Chernobyl, which told the consequences of the nuclear disaster, and Boys In Zink, which...

    Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize
    Oct08

    Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel literature prize

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for works that the prize judges called “a monument to suffering and courage.” Alexievich, 67, used the skills of a journalist to create literature chronicling the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its 1991 collapse: World War II, the Soviet...