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    FP’s Situation Report: GOP win could bolster Obama’s economic foreign policy; Big setback for U.S. strategy in Iraq; Continued fallout from U.S.-Israel rift; Eastern Ukraine builds ties to Russia; and much more.
    Nov03
    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainian separatists’ election

    Russia gave its backing Monday to a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West. …read more Source: CTV...

    Crime And Crimea: Criminals As Allies And Agents
    Nov03

    Crime And Crimea: Criminals As Allies And Agents

    What the Crimean annexation has demonstrated in especially stark form is the connection between crime and the Russian state — both how the Kremlin uses criminals as instruments of state policy and also how the underworld and upperworld have become inextricably entwined as a consequence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    “Russian” Troops Surge Into Ukraine As Donetsk And Luhansk Elections Reveal Winners
    Nov03

    “Russian” Troops Surge Into Ukraine As Donetsk And Luhansk Elections Reveal Winners

    As pro-Russian winners were announced Sunday after an election in Donetsk and Luhansk, concerns intensify over a major military movement of troops and equipment from Russia into Ukraine. The movements, which began Sunday and were witnessed by a number of Western journalists, included up to 40 trucks of military equipment and troops. …read...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    Russia has backed a contentious election despite criticism from the EU and the U.S. …read more Source: USA...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    Russia gave its backing Monday to a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West. …read more Source: FOX...

    Eastern Ukraine Rebels Elect Leader
    Nov03

    Eastern Ukraine Rebels Elect Leader

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine say the acting prime minister of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic has won an election that Kyiv and the West have made clear they will not recognize. Election officials said Monday that Alexander Zakharchenko received about 79 percent of Sunday’s vote as part of the elections for...

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell
    Nov03

    10 Things You Need To Know Before The Opening Bell

    Good morning! Here are 10 of the biggest stories you need to know before US markets open. Angela Merkel Hit Out At David Cameron. The German chancellor has signaled to the British prime minister that renegotiation of the European Union’s freedom of movement is not on the table. The Eurozone’s Manufacturers Reported Weak Growth. The...

    Study analyzing ethnicity of Russia’s wealthiest condemned for singling out Jews
    Nov03

    Study analyzing ethnicity of Russia’s wealthiest condemned for singling out Jews

    (JTA) — A member of Russia’s Human Rights Council condemned a news website that said that nearly a quarter of Russia’s top billionaires are Jews. Nikolai Svanidze of the council – a Kremlin-affiliated body with no executive powers –- made the condemnation last week against Lenta.ru, which analyzed according to faith and ethnicity the...

    Pro-Russian Leader Wins Ukrainian Separatist Election, as Kiev Dubs It a ‘Farce’
    Nov03

    Pro-Russian Leader Wins Ukrainian Separatist Election, as Kiev Dubs It a ‘Farce’

    Pro-Russian separatist Alexander Zakharchenko has easily won an election for leadership of a breakaway republic in eastern Ukraine, the vote’s organisers said on Monday. Sunday’s vote, the climax of a six-month separatist rebellion in Ukraine’s industrialised east, took place in defiance of Kiev’s pro-Western authorities...