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    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery
    Oct09

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery

    (JTA) — Authorities in Ukraine have identified several teenagers whom police said desecrated at least 20 Jewish graves in August. The teens, all males younger than 18, were detained last month in connection with vandalism in Svalyava, a city in Western Ukraine that is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Lviv, the news site reported last...

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says
    Oct09

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says

    (JTA) — In an unusual plea, the World Jewish Congress urged international bodies to oppose what it calls “brazen attempts” to whitewash Holocaust crimes in the European Union’s newest member, Croatia. The call came in a 4,000-word position paper published Monday in Tablet magazine by Menachem Rosensaft, the WJC’s general counsel. The...

    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv
    Oct09

    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held talks with his visiting Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine
    Oct09

    The Extraordinary Folly of Arming Ukraine

    Antony Blinken wants the Trump administration to arm Ukraine. He describes the argument of opponents of this proposal: That ban was heavily debated during the last administration. Its proponents argued that any military escalation favored Moscow, for whom the stakes were higher and the ability to quickly pour more lethal weapons into Ukraine much...

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying
    Oct09

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor has claimed that the killing of a former Russian lawmaker who was shot dead in Kyiv in March was ordered by a former partner of the victim’s wife, and suggested that the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) was behind it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin
    Oct09

    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin

    You don’t read much about Kyrgyzstan in the international press, but it’s a fascinating part of a fascinating region. A predominantly Muslim former Soviet state of 6 million that borders China along its eastern border, it contends with competing currents created by Russia, China, the United States, and the Muslim world. And it’s...

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying
    Oct09

    Ukraine Prosecutor Claims FSB, Ex-Partner Of Victim’s Wife Behind Kyiv Slaying

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor has claimed that the killing of a former Russian lawmaker who was shot dead in Kyiv in March was ordered by a former partner of the victim’s wife, and suggested that the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) was behind it. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin
    Oct09

    Q&A: Kyrgyzstan’s President on Democracy, Islam, and Being Friends with Putin

    You don’t read much about Kyrgyzstan in the international press, but it’s a fascinating part of a fascinating region. A predominantly Muslim former Soviet state of 6 million that borders China along its eastern border, it contends with competing currents created by Russia, China, the United States, and the Muslim world. And it’s...

    We don’t want a ‘new Cold War’ with Russia, says NATO chief

    A soldier of the Polish Army sits in a tank as a NATO flag flies behind during the NATO Noble Jump military exercises of the VJTF forces on June 18, 2015 in Zagan, Poland. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images) BUCHAREST, Romania – NATO’s chief said Monday the alliance does not want a “new Cold War” with Russia, despite members’ concerns about...

    Ukraine says Russian crime lord staged lawmaker’s killing
    Oct09

    Ukraine says Russian crime lord staged lawmaker’s killing

    Ukraine’s chief prosecutor says the killing in March of renegade Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov was staged by a Russian crime lord linked to Russia’s security agency. …read more Source: FOX...