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    Jeb Bush: Russia Should Face Consequences Over Syria
    Oct14

    Jeb Bush: Russia Should Face Consequences Over Syria

    By Steve HollandPETERBOROUGH, N.H., Oct 13 (Reuters) – Republican Jeb Bush vowed on Tuesday to take a more aggressive approach to countering Russia if he is elected president next year, calling Vladimir Putin an “agile adversary” who is exploiting a vacuum of U.S. leadership in Syria and elsewhere.In an interview with Reuters,...

    Poll: Ukrainians Unhappy About Corruption, Incomplete Reforms
    Oct14

    Poll: Ukrainians Unhappy About Corruption, Incomplete Reforms

    Ukrainians are unhappy with their current government. In a recent poll conducted in Ukraine, only 7 percent of the respondents said they felt the fight against corruption was yielding any results, and only 6 percent saw successful reforms in the legal and law enforcement spheres. Forty percent of the respondents admitted having bribed someone in...

    Liberal momentum has Trudeau’s spending promises under scrutiny
    Oct14

    Liberal momentum has Trudeau’s spending promises under scrutiny

    Conservative Leader Stephen Harper looks on as Nicole Ropp throws money on the counter as they illustrate how Liberal tax hikes will affect Canadians during a Conservative campaign event at an apple farm in Waterloo, Ont., Monday, Oct. 12, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward TORONTO — With the keys to 24 Sussex Drive now thought to be...

    Report: Malaysia plane was hit by missile from rebel territory
    Oct14

    Report: Malaysia plane was hit by missile from rebel territory

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands — A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in...

    Investigation: MH17 was brought down by Russian missile
    Oct14

    Investigation: MH17 was brought down by Russian missile

    Dutch investigators announced Tuesday that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was hit by a missile manufactured by Russia while flying over a war-torn part of Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine
    Oct14

    Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine

    GILZE-RIJEN AIR BASE, Netherlands (AP) — The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up,… …read more Source:...

    New animation shows how MH17 was shot down by missile
    Oct14

    New animation shows how MH17 was shot down by missile

    Ukrainian authorities had “sufficient reason” to close the airspace over conflict-stricken eastern Ukraine before the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, according to the findings of a Dutch investigation into the crash. The Boeing 777 was heading from Amsterdam to Malaysia when it was shot down on July 17, 2014, over Ukrainian territory...

    How the Malaysia Airlines shootdown report is being spun in Russia
    Oct14

    How the Malaysia Airlines shootdown report is being spun in Russia

    An official investigation by Dutch authorities has concluded that Malaysia Airlines flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last year by a Russian-made missile. But it didn’t determine who fired it. That hasn’t stopped the story being spun in Russia. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Malaysia Airlines flight 17: Why wasn’t the airspace closed?
    Oct14

    Malaysia Airlines flight 17: Why wasn’t the airspace closed?

    An official investigation by Dutch authorities has concluded that Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine last year by a Russian-made missile. But it also concluded that Ukraine should have closed its airspace. …read more Source: Public Radio...

    Russia a Rare Destination for Syrians Seeking Refuge
    Oct14

    Russia a Rare Destination for Syrians Seeking Refuge

    While tens of thousands of Syrian refugees continue to flee civil war by traveling to neighboring countries and Europe, Russia is a rare destination despite its Soviet and Cold War ties to Damascus. According to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, there were 238,836 refugees and asylum-seekers in Russia as of January. But almost all of them,...