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    Russian pranksters claim Putin hoax call to Elton John
    Sep16

    Russian pranksters claim Putin hoax call to Elton John

    MOSCOW (AP) — Two Russian pranksters say they fooled Elton John into believing that Russian President Vladimir Putin had given him a call.The British star on Tuesday posted a message on Instagram, thanking Putin for calling him to discuss gay rights in Russia and inviting him for a meeting in Moscow. Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov denied...

    Ukraine’s Failed Tech Revolution
    Sep16

    Ukraine’s Failed Tech Revolution

    Snapchat’s acquisition of a local startup is another reminder of what could have been. …read more Source:...

    Fighting eases in east Ukraine as Russia backs off support for separatists
    Sep16

    Fighting eases in east Ukraine as Russia backs off support for separatists

    A long-sought cease-fire is holding in Ukraine for the first time since a February truce. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Seeks To Blunt Russia’s UN Veto Power
    Sep16

    Ukraine Seeks To Blunt Russia’s UN Veto Power

    Ukraine has stepped up its effort to restrict Russia’s use of its veto in the UN Security Council, which Kyiv says has enabled the Kremlin to block international action to punish Moscow for “aggression.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Separatists Plan Elections On Different Dates Than Rest Of Ukraine
    Sep16

    Separatists Plan Elections On Different Dates Than Rest Of Ukraine

    The self-proclaimed leader of Ukraine’s breakaway Donetsk region, Aleksandr Zakharchenko, has signed a decree that schedules elections for local self-government bodies on October 18. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    These are the countries that are going to get hit hardest if the Fed hikes rates tomorrow
    Sep16

    These are the countries that are going to get hit hardest if the Fed hikes rates tomorrow

    The Federal Reserve makes a momentous decision on Thursday, and it may finally raise US interest rates for the first time since the financial crisis. That’s not just big news for the United States. It’s big news for economies around the world, and the dollar has more influence than any other currency globally. Some emerging markets...

    This interactive map shows you all the cool Instagram posts that are popping up around you
    Sep16

    This interactive map shows you all the cool Instagram posts that are popping up around you

    Instagram’s location feature is useful for highlighting exactly where your friends are hanging out without you so you can be jealous. But it doesn’t quite let you visualize what type of pictures are being posted around your home — or those nearby the place you’re visiting. But thankfully Rulan Tarakanov, a Ukrainian web...

    Ukraine scraps nuclear reactor deal with Russia
    Sep16

    Ukraine scraps nuclear reactor deal with Russia

    Ed AdamczykKIEV, Ukraine, Sept. 16 (UPI) — The Ukrainian Parliament voted Wednesday to cancel plans for two nuclear reactors to be built jointly with Russia. …read more Source: United Press...

    International monitors: Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holds
    Sep16

    International monitors: Cease-fire in eastern Ukraine holds

    MOSCOW (AP) — International observers in eastern Ukraine say that a cease-fire there has been holding for two weeks now. …read more Source: CNS...

    The Spirit of Lviv
    Sep16

    The Spirit of Lviv

    How Ukraine’s most European city forged a popular movement against corruption and bad governance. …read more Source: Foreign...