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    André Glucksmann in His Voltairean Garden
    Nov20

    André Glucksmann in His Voltairean Garden

    How many of us remember that Europe is a new and unprecedented political creation born from the triple rejection of Nazism, Communism, and colonialism? How many continue to venerate the models of lucidity and courage, the examples of combativeness and greatness, that were the Vaclav Havels, the Sakharovs, the founders of Solidarnosc, the fiery...

    UN says killings, displacement on the rise in Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN says killings, displacement on the rise in Ukraine

    United Nations human rights investigators say the number of killings and people displaced by fighting in Ukraine continues to rise despite the Sept. 5 announcement of a cease-fire. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian-Made Oysters, Foie Gras? Not A Problem, Say Farmers In Sanctions-Hit Russia
    Nov20

    Russian-Made Oysters, Foie Gras? Not A Problem, Say Farmers In Sanctions-Hit Russia

    Initiatives are cropping up across Russia to replace Western food products banned by Moscow. But consumers are already feeling the sting of sanctions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine

    Thursday’s report cites allegations of serious human rights abuses by armed groups including torture, detention, executions, forced labor and sexual violence that “are of a systematic nature and may amount to crimes against humanity.” …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fire At OSCE Observers In Eastern Ukraine
    Nov20

    Ukrainian Soldiers Fire At OSCE Observers In Eastern Ukraine

    A Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) positioned in Ukraine by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) reported late on Wednesday that Ukrainian soldiers had fired at an international team of observers while they were travelling east from Kurakhovo, about 19 miles west of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine. According to the SMM...

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine with possible crimes against humanity
    Nov20

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine with possible crimes against humanity

    United Nations human rights investigators say the number of killings and people displaced by fighting in Ukraine continues to rise despite the Sept. 5 announcement of a cease-fire. …read more Source: FOX...

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine
    Nov20

    UN says killings, displacement rise in Ukraine

    GENEVA (AP) — United Nations human rights investigators say the number of killings and people displaced by fighting in Ukraine continues to rise despite the Sept. 5 announcement of a cease-fire…. …read more Source: Associated...

    International monitors shot at in east Ukraine: OSCE  
    Nov20

    International monitors shot at in east Ukraine: OSCE  

    Kiev (AFP) – A convoy of international monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) was shot at by “uniformed personnel” in east Ukraine, the organisation said Thursday. The OSCE said that a uniformed man on the back of a flat-bed cargo truck fired two shots in the direction of their vehicles as...

    Russia’s Lackluster Economy Means Putin Simply Can’t Afford a New Cold War
    Nov20

    Russia’s Lackluster Economy Means Putin Simply Can’t Afford a New Cold War

    One of the axioms of global geopolitics is that a country can project power only as far as its economic might allows. There is good reason why the United States, by far the world’s largest economy, has been the dominant force in all things political and military for the past 60 years. And we can see China now rising to superpower status on...

    Raffeisen Falls Into the Red
    Nov20

    Raffeisen Falls Into the Red

    Austrian bank Raffeisen swung to a net loss in the third quarter after making extra provisions for its exposure to Ukraine, warning that provisioning for potentially risky loans would be higher for the full year than previously expected. …read more Source: The Wall Street...