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    Ukraine’s Combat Veterans Dig in for the War Against Corruption
    Oct18

    Ukraine’s Combat Veterans Dig in for the War Against Corruption

    KYIV, Ukraine—Thousands of protesters massed in front of Ukraine’s parliament building Tuesday, underscoring a simmering level of frustration among Ukrainians—particularly the country’s war veterans—with the slow pace of anti-corruption reforms that has persisted since the 2014 revolution. According to initial estimates,...

    WJC Urges City of Vinnitsa to Pull Monument to Anti-Semitic Leader as ‘Defender of Ukraine’
    Oct18

    WJC Urges City of Vinnitsa to Pull Monument to Anti-Semitic Leader as ‘Defender of Ukraine’

    “Petilura was anything but an honest man. He was a cruel barbarian, indisputably responsible for pogroms in which 35,000-40,000 Jews were murdered.” …read more Source: The Jewish...

    WJC Urges City of Vinnitsa to Pull Monument to Anti-Semitic Leader as ‘Defender of Ukraine’
    Oct18

    WJC Urges City of Vinnitsa to Pull Monument to Anti-Semitic Leader as ‘Defender of Ukraine’

    “Petilura was anything but an honest man. He was a cruel barbarian, indisputably responsible for pogroms in which 35,000-40,000 Jews were murdered.” …read more Source: The Jewish...

    This Video Shows What Happens if Washington, D.C. Is Attacked with Nuclear Weapons
    Oct17

    This Video Shows What Happens if Washington, D.C. Is Attacked with Nuclear Weapons

    Harry J. Kazianis Security, It would be hell. While we all can certainly debate what is or isn’t a modern-day existential threat in its present form, we can all certainly agree terrorists and also lesser capable nation-states (consider impoverished North Korea, who has an economy smaller than Ethiopia, for example) are able to develop...

    Protesters Clash With Police In Kyiv
    Oct17

    Protesters Clash With Police In Kyiv

    Protesters scuffled with police near Ukraine’s parliament building in Kyiv during an antigovernment demonstration. Police used tear gas to try to disperse the crowd of some 4,500 people, who were calling for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to enact anticorruption reforms or step down. Injuries were reported by both security officers...

    Protesters In Kyiv Demand Electoral Reforms
    Oct17

    Protesters In Kyiv Demand Electoral Reforms

    Thousands of opposition protesters demonstrated in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, to demand reforms to the electoral system and new anticorruption measures. Minor scuffles were reported in front of the parliament building during the mainly peaceful protest. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed In East
    Oct17

    Ukraine Says Two Soldiers Killed In East

    Ukraine’s military says that two of its soldiers were killed amid multiple cease-fire violations by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine on October 16. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Daily Vertical: Farewell, Russian World
    Oct17

    The Daily Vertical: Farewell, Russian World

    The views expressed in this commentary do not necessarily reflect the views of RFE/RL. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development
    Oct17

    UN Report: Inequality, Denial of Reproductive Rights Threaten Development

    A U.N. report warns gender inequality and the denial of reproductive rights and family planning threatens development goals, weakens national economies and will undermine efforts to eliminate poverty by 2030. In its annual State of World Population report, the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) describes the poorest women in most developing countries...

    Austria Swings Right
    Oct17

    Austria Swings Right

    In a year of surprise elections in Europe and the United States, Austria’s vote on Sunday did not disappoint. But the surprises didn’t come in the form of upsets. Overall, the polls leading up to the election proved to be accurate. As predicted, the center-right People’s Party (ÖVP) led by the baby-faced foreign minister...