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    Ukraine’s separatist rebels to hold election in face of broad international criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine’s separatist rebels to hold election in face of broad international criticism

    Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine are preparing to elect a parliament and leader in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    UN Says 4,000 Killed In Ukraine Conflict
    Nov01

    UN Says 4,000 Killed In Ukraine Conflict

    The United Nations says that more than 4,000 people have been killed in clashes in eastern Ukraine between the government forces and pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada’s new human rights museum shares oral histories
    Nov01

    Canada’s new human rights museum shares oral histories

    Winnipeg (Canada) (AFP) – A new museum in Canada’s western prairies has amassed a unique collection of personal stories from genocide survivors, human rights defenders and others, and wants to share them.Dedicated to the 60-year-old notion of human rights, a singular but intricate ideal, the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in...

    Ukrainians in the Battered East Scramble in Darkness as Winter Nears
    Nov01

    Ukrainians in the Battered East Scramble in Darkness as Winter Nears

    They are picking up the war-torn pieces in the rebel-held region, hoping someone — whether from Kiev or Moscow — can get essential services running again. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia and Ukraine Sign a $4.6 B Gas Deal in Time for Winter
    Nov01

    Russia and Ukraine Sign a $4.6 B Gas Deal in Time for Winter

    BRUSSELS—In the early hours of Oct. 30 Russia and Ukraine finally signed a gas agreement in Brussels, that has been a sticking point between the two countries since June this year. President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, welcomed the long, drawn out agreement, which coincidentally was signed on his last day in office. “There...

    With Political Rift Still Deep, Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Is Widely Seen as a Patch
    Nov01

    With Political Rift Still Deep, Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Is Widely Seen as a Patch

    The agreement was reached after both sides accepted the financial realities, in the face of an approaching winter. …read more Source: The New York...

    Pentagon: Russian Military Flights in Europe Unhelpful to Security
    Nov01

    Pentagon: Russian Military Flights in Europe Unhelpful to Security

    The Pentagon says increased Russian flights over parts of Europe are unhelpful to the security situation there and risks an escalation of tensions. NATO has been tracking Russian fighter jets, long-range bombers and tankers across the Baltics, North Sea, and Atlantic Ocean. Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said Friday the flights could...

    Russia, Ukraine Reach Gas Deal to Secure Winter Supplies
    Nov01

    Russia, Ukraine Reach Gas Deal to Secure Winter Supplies

    Russia and Ukraine have signed an agreement to end their dispute over gas supplies. Analysts say the deal – brokered by the European Union – will relieve Kyiv’s fears that it might not have enough gas in storage to get through the coming winter. Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA from London. …read more Source: Voice of...

    A Brief But Stunning Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century
    Nov01

    A Brief But Stunning Visual History Of Ballet In The 20th Century

    As holiday season approaches, visions of sugar-plum fairies inevitably begin dancing in our heads. ‘Tis the time of “The Nutcracker,” and other classic ballet performances that countdown to a whole new season of dance across the world. In honor of the possibilities of the 2014-2015 season, we dug into the photographic archives...