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    Ukrainian president mocks Putin in front of United Nations
    Sep29

    Ukrainian president mocks Putin in front of United Nations

    UNITED NATIONS – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sought to return his country’s long-running conflict with Russia to center stage Tuesday, telling the United Nations General Assembly that Russia has been waging an aggressive war of occupation against Ukraine. The Russian delegation was not present in the General Assembly Hall for...

    While Iran Receives Billions From Lifted Sanctions, the U.S. Military Is Cut by Billions
    Sep29

    While Iran Receives Billions From Lifted Sanctions, the U.S. Military Is Cut by Billions

    There are many reasons to think that the Iran nuclear deal is an awful agreement. One of those being the $150 billion (or so) that Iran will receive as sanctions are lifted. While Iran is receiving $150 billion, the U.S. military is struggling under cuts that total over $180 billion over the last four years. In 2011, President Obama signed the...

    Int’l court prosecutor extends preliminary Ukraine probe
    Sep29

    Int’l court prosecutor extends preliminary Ukraine probe

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has broadened her preliminary probe in Ukraine to cover possible crimes committed in the country since early 2014 — a period that saw Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula and the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Poroshenko: Russia Uses UN Veto As ‘License To Kill’
    Sep29

    Poroshenko: Russia Uses UN Veto As ‘License To Kill’

    ​Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Russia is exploiting its veto power on the UN Security Council as a “license to kill” by obstructing international initiatives to punish Moscow for its “aggression” in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko blasts Russia
    Sep29

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko blasts Russia

    Poroshenko spoke a day after President Obama and Vladimir Putin sparred over Ukraine …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko attacks ‘double-tongued’ Putin in U.N. speech
    Sep29

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko attacks ‘double-tongued’ Putin in U.N. speech

    Gloves off, swinging. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pulled no punches against Russian President Vladimir Putin in his speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday. See also: Putin throws shade at Obama during U.N. speech as Ukrainians storm out Poroshenko called into question the sincerity of Putin’s attempt to paint...

    Obama Says Fight Against ISIS ‘Will Take Time’
    Sep29

    Obama Says Fight Against ISIS ‘Will Take Time’

    (UNITED NATIONS) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged all possible tools — military, intelligence and economic — to defeat the Islamic State group, but acknowledged the extremist group has taken root in Syria and Iraq, is resilient and continues to expand. Obama spoke as chairman of a U.N. gathering of world leaders working to expand the...

    Next Wave of Migrants Will Be from Ukraine
    Sep29

    Next Wave of Migrants Will Be from Ukraine

    Ukrainian street vendors sell Putin toilet paper. In chess, a player is in “zugzwang” when no move will rescue his situation. Russian President Vladimir Putin has put Ukraine in “zugzwang” and, as things now stand, the country is unable to move forward militarily, economically or diplomatically. Without relief, Europe may...

    Poland Moves to Take in Ethnic Poles from Former USSR
    Sep29

    Poland Moves to Take in Ethnic Poles from Former USSR

    Poland has earmarked funds to bring in tens of thousands of ethnic Poles now living in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and other former Soviet republics, its finance minister said Tuesday.The long-neglected issue was raised recently amid a heated debate over the European Union’s plan… …read more Source:...

    UN Envoy: ‘Great Mistake’ to Block Aid in East Ukraine
    Sep29

    UN Envoy: ‘Great Mistake’ to Block Aid in East Ukraine

    Efforts by Russia-backed separatist rebels to block “desperately needed” humanitarian aid from reaching people in conflict-ridden eastern Ukraine could amount to crimes against humanity, a top U.N. human rights official said Tuesday.Ivan Simonovic, the assistant U.N…. …read more Source:...