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    Kiev Mayor Suggests Renaming Street Hosting Russian Embassy After Boris Nemtsov
    Oct01

    Kiev Mayor Suggests Renaming Street Hosting Russian Embassy After Boris Nemtsov

    The mayor of Kiev spoke with Nemtsov’s daughter about the idea. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Rebels Talking About “End of War”
    Sep30

    Ukraine Rebels Talking About “End of War”

    Russian-backed separatists are indicating that they might be willing to make the current ceasefire permanent, according to Reuters: A separatist representative to east Ukraine peace talks said on Wednesday an agreement signed with Kiev this week to withdraw more weapons could mean an end to the war with the Ukrainian government, separatist...

    The Geopolitics of Respect: U.S., China, Iran and Russia
    Sep30

    The Geopolitics of Respect: U.S., China, Iran and Russia

    When the Chinese Communist party took power in 1949, Mao Zedong declared to a party conference, “The Chinese people, comprising one quarter of humanity, have now stood up. The Chinese have always been a great, courageous and industrious nation; it is only in modern times that they have fallen behind. That was due entirely to oppression and...

    Amid Ukraine War, Russians Don’t Want Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics To Become Part Of Russia, Poll Finds
    Sep30

    Amid Ukraine War, Russians Don’t Want Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics To Become Part Of Russia, Poll Finds

    Only 16 percent of Russians said their government should admit the eastern Ukrainian separatist republics into the Russian Federation, according to a new poll released by Russian polling agency VTsOIM Wednesday. The survey found that over 70 percent of Russians want their government to continue sending humanitarian aid to eastern Ukraine, but...

    8 Important Takeaways From the 2016 Defense Authorization Act
    Sep30

    8 Important Takeaways From the 2016 Defense Authorization Act

    On Thursday the House (with the Senate shortly thereafter) will vote on the final version of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. That’s a long name for the annual defense policy bill passed by Congress for 53 years in a row. While many of the issues addressed by the bill are extremely technical or are just repeated...

    Why Abbas’ “Bombshell” Speech at the U.N. Was a Dud
    Sep30

    Why Abbas’ “Bombshell” Speech at the U.N. Was a Dud

    On Monday, President Obama delivered a speech at the United Nations that touched on world events like Syria and Ukraine—and made no mention of the Palestinians. Which may be all you need to know about the speech delivered on Wednesday by Mahmoud Abbas, the president of the Palestinian Authority, in which he appeared to blow to smithereens the...

    Putin’s Axis of Dictators May Save Assad
    Sep30

    Putin’s Axis of Dictators May Save Assad

    What ails our depressed, strife-torn world: not enough dictators. That’s what Vladimir Putin (oh, I mean DOCTOR) Putin prescribed to the UN…just take an Assad and a Rouhani and call him in the morning. This week’s UN General Assembly cavalcade of superstar dictators was a depressing juxtaposition coming on the heels of a...

    Money Laundering Scourge of the World
    Sep30

    Money Laundering Scourge of the World

    A recent report by Washington think tank Global Financial Integrity reveals the fatal flaw in the world’s globalized financial architecture: It has not been accompanied by a globalized governance and regulation system. This became alarmingly apparent in 2008 when the world’s financial system collapsed due to incompetence and...

    Ukraine rebel envoy says weapons pull-back could mean ‘end of war’
    Sep30

    Ukraine rebel envoy says weapons pull-back could mean ‘end of war’

    KIEV (Reuters) – A separatist representative to east Ukraine peace talks said on Wednesday an agreement signed with Kiev this week to withdraw… …read more Source:...

    AP Interview: Ukrainian president pins hopes on UN talks
    Sep30

    AP Interview: Ukrainian president pins hopes on UN talks

    NEW YORK (AP) — Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Monday’s planned meeting between President Barack Obama and Russia’s Vladimir Putin must lead to implementation of an accord aimed at halting war in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...