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    Ukraine’s high-profile ambassador heading home
    Nov01

    Ukraine’s high-profile ambassador heading home

    Ukrainian Ambassador Vadym Prystaiko, the media-savvy envoy who helmed his country’s mission through a radical change in government, is set to head back to Kyiv at the request of Ukraine’s president, Petro Poroshenko. read more …read more Source:...

    Ballots or Bullets: Democracy and World Power
    Nov01

    Ballots or Bullets: Democracy and World Power

    Photo by Pete Souza Introduction The principal reason why Washington engages in military wars, sanctions and clandestine operations to secure power abroad is because its chosen clients cannot and do not win free and open elections. A brief survey of recent election outcomes testify to the electoral unattractiveness of Washington backed clients....

    Ukraine civil war: ‘Welcome to hell, Daddy!’
    Nov01

    Ukraine civil war: ‘Welcome to hell, Daddy!’

    The story of how a civilian bus driver was conscripted — in mid-shift — into Ukraine’s civil war. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Russia Holds Military Drills
    Nov01

    Russia Holds Military Drills

    The Russian military conducts drills simulating conflict situations near the shared border with Ukraine. These scenes were filmed on Friday. They’ve been holding exercises there since April at the beginning of the conflict in eastern Ukraine between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. NATO members in the west of the country have...

    Russia's top radio station slapped by government
    Nov01

    Russia's top radio station slapped by government

    MOSCOW — The Russian government’s communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine.Roskomnadzor’s warning to Ekho Moskvy related to this week’s program, in which two journalists exchanged first-hand accounts of fighting between pro-Russia rebels and government forces in...

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism
    Nov01

    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia.Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Voting For A Frozen Conflict In The Donbas
    Nov01

    Voting For A Frozen Conflict In The Donbas

    The separatist regions of eastern Ukraine will hold widely unrecognized elections on November 2 in a move analysts says threatens to undermine the September Minsk agreement on regulating the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s top radio station warned over platform for Kremlin critics
    Nov01

    Russia’s top radio station warned over platform for Kremlin critics

    MOSCOW — The Russian government’s communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine. Roskomadzor’s warning to Ekho Moskvy related to this week’s program, in which two journalists exchanged first-hand accounts of fighting between pro-Russia rebels and government forces in...

    Ukraine rebels to hold election: ‘We are legitimizing our government’
    Nov01

    Ukraine rebels to hold election: ‘We are legitimizing our government’

    DONETSK, Ukraine — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia. Work at some polling stations in the largest separatist-controlled city of Donetsk was disrupted by a sudden intensification of …...

    Russia’s top radio station slapped by government
    Nov01

    Russia’s top radio station slapped by government

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government’s communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over a program about Ukraine. …read more Source: The Bismarck...