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    Tatars Block Land Route Into Crimea From Ukraine
    Sep22

    Tatars Block Land Route Into Crimea From Ukraine

    A Tatar leader said no trucks had been allowed in since Sunday, and Germany warned Ukraine and Russia to avert elections planned by separatists. …read more Source: The New York...

    Another sign that things are going horribly wrong in 3 of the world’s largest economies
    Sep21

    Another sign that things are going horribly wrong in 3 of the world’s largest economies

    UK construction machinery firm JCB has said that it will cut 400 jobs around the world, mostly due to a massive slow down in business in Russia, China and Brazil. This is a horrible sign for three of the biggest economies in the world. “In the first six months of the year, the market in Russia has dropped by 70%, Brazil by 36% and China by...

    Russia claims Syria embassy shelled as Putin meets Netanyahu
    Sep21

    Russia claims Syria embassy shelled as Putin meets Netanyahu

    Moscow (AFP) – Russia on Monday demanded “concrete action” after a shell landed in its embassy compound in Damascus, as President Vladimir Putin tried to reassure Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu over an alleged military buildup in the war-torn country. Moscow said a mortar fell on the embassy compound in the Syrian capital on...

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 21, 2015
    Sep21

    Democracy Lab Weekly Brief, September 21, 2015

    To keep up with Democracy Lab in real time, follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Christian Caryl remembers a Europe that tore down its walls — and laments that it is now putting them back up. Ilya Lozovsky profiles a new Ukrainian political movement that’s leading the struggle for clean government. Frank Brown takes stock … …read...

    7 Issues That Pope Francis Has Prioritized During His Papacy
    Sep21

    7 Issues That Pope Francis Has Prioritized During His Papacy

    (RNS) Pope Francis is widely viewed as the “pope of change.” But just how is he changing the Catholic Church — and today’s world? What are his top issues? Here’s a look at seven main planks of his pontificate:1. Walking the walkEvery pope is first and foremost a teacher of the faith. And for Francis, as for his predecessors, a firm...

    Christians say Syrian refugee crisis could affect how they vote in federal election
    Sep21

    Christians say Syrian refugee crisis could affect how they vote in federal election

    TORONTO — The Conservative party’s about-face on the Syrian refugee crisis may not be enough to ease the minds of Christian voters disenchanted with the government’s erstwhile reluctance to make Canada more welcoming to people in need. Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s oft-repeated pledge to allow 10,000 refugees into the country...

    NATO Chief: Russia Must Withdraw Heavy Weapons From Ukraine
    Sep21

    NATO Chief: Russia Must Withdraw Heavy Weapons From Ukraine

    NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has called on Russia to withdraw heavy weapons from eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO chief begins first visit to Ukraine, opens joint emergency response exercise
    Sep21

    NATO chief begins first visit to Ukraine, opens joint emergency response exercise

    NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg began his first visit to Ukraine Monday, meeting with President Petro Poroshenko and helping inaugurate a joint disaster response drill that Poroshenko hailed as more evidence of “enhancement of our special partnership with NATO.” NATO has expressed firm support for Ukraine in its conflict with...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg Begins First Visit to Ukraine
    Sep21

    NATO’s Stoltenberg Begins First Visit to Ukraine

    NATO chief begins first visit to Ukraine, opens joint emergency response exercise …read more Source: ABC...

    NATO’s Stoltenberg begins first visit to Ukraine
    Sep21

    NATO’s Stoltenberg begins first visit to Ukraine

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — NATO secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg began his first visit to Ukraine Monday, meeting with President Petro Poroshenko and… …read more Source:...