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    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...

    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:...

    WATCH LIVE: 2015 U.N. General Assembly speeches
    Sep29

    WATCH LIVE: 2015 U.N. General Assembly speeches

    Watch heads of state speak at the 70th session of the U.N. General Assembly starting at 9 a.m. EDT each day this week. More than 150 world leaders are gathering at U.N. headquarters in New York this week with a migrant crisis, cyber warfare and raging Syrian conflict as the backdrop. The Syrian conflict, now in its fourth year, is straining...

    UN envoy: It’s ‘great mistake’ to block aid in east Ukraine
    Sep29

    UN envoy: It’s ‘great mistake’ to block aid in east Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) — A top U.N. human rights official says efforts by Russia-backed separatist rebels to block the flow of humanitarian aid to people in eastern Ukraine could amount to crimes against humanity. …read more Source: CNS...

    Did the Russians just ‘invade’ Syria?
    Sep29

    Did the Russians just ‘invade’ Syria?

    “No,” Assad-loyalists would rush to say when asked if the current Russian military build-up in Syria can be considered an “invasion” or indeed, a new foreign “occupation,” of Arab lands. To them, Assad is a “legitimate” leader and as such, he has the right to request outside intervention on behalf...

    Ukraine President Poroshenko Calls Out Russia For ‘Aggressive War’ During UN Address
    Sep29

    Ukraine President Poroshenko Calls Out Russia For ‘Aggressive War’ During UN Address

    Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said he spoke on behalf of a nation “suffering brutal violations” of the United Nation’s Charter by U.N. Security Council member Russia when he addressed the General Assembly Tuesday. Poroshenko used his speech to aggressively shift attention back to the conflict in Ukraine after Russian President...