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    End Of The Orange-Blue Divide: Ukraine Vote May Produce New Political Landscape
    Oct24

    End Of The Orange-Blue Divide: Ukraine Vote May Produce New Political Landscape

    As Ukrainians go to the polls on October 26, a new, pro-European consensus seems to be forming, as even ethnic-Russian Ukrainians look skeptically at Vladimir Putin’s Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN
    Oct24

    At least 824,000 displaced by Ukraine conflict: UN

    Geneva (AFP) – The conflict in Ukraine has driven more than 824,000 people from their homes, the UN refugee agency said on Friday, warning that it was having to scramble aid to offset the impact of winter.At least 430,000 people had been displaced within Ukraine as of Thursday, UNHCR said, 170,000 more than at the start of...

    Poland’s Tusk Denies Claim Putin Offered To Partition Ukraine
    Oct24

    Poland’s Tusk Denies Claim Putin Offered To Partition Ukraine

    Poland’s former prime minister, Donald Tusk, has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia and Poland carve up Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland’s former prime minister denies that Russia suggested partition of Ukraine with Poland
    Oct24

    Poland’s former prime minister denies that Russia suggested partition of Ukraine with Poland

    Poland’s former prime minister, Donald Tusk, has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia and Poland carve up Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Energy Oligarchs
    Oct24

    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Energy Oligarchs

    A short drive from Kyiv stand the twin palaces of two Yanukovych-era executives at Ukraine’s state energy company Naftohaz. Police have been investigating allegations of fraud at the company worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The two oligarchs, who have not explained the origin of their families’ spectacular wealth, are now...

    Poland’s Tusk denies claim on partition offer
    Oct24

    Poland’s Tusk denies claim on partition offer

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s former prime minister, Donald Tusk, has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia and Poland carve up Ukraine. Sikorski had said the offer was made in a one-on-one meeting between Tusk and Putin in Moscow in 2008. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    International Roles in Middle East Policies
    Oct24

    International Roles in Middle East Policies

    China has no strategy, but it has a policy. This is what Chinese experts have said in the course of explaining — or justifying — Chinese policy toward the countries of the Middle East. Russia is clinging to its policy because it is a state that understands strategy and what makes a strategy, from geography to natural resources....

    EU Agrees To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts
    Oct24

    EU Agrees To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts

    * Overall goal of 40-percent cut in emissions by 2030 * EU says sets example for rest of the world to follow * Environmentalists complain compromise fails to do enough (Adds link to text, industry views, energy security) By Barbara Lewis and Alastair Macdonald …read more Source: The Huffington...

    U.S. Urges Ukrainians To Vote
    Oct24

    U.S. Urges Ukrainians To Vote

    The United States is urging all Ukrainians, including those in rebel-controlled areas in the east as well as the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula, to vote in upcoming parliamentary elections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin emboldened by weak U.S. response to Russian aggression
    Oct24

    Vladimir Putin emboldened by weak U.S. response to Russian aggression

    Russian military provocations have increased so much over the seven months since Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine that Washington and its allies are scrambling defense assets on a nearly daily basis in response to air, sea and land incursions by Vladimir Putin’s forces. Not only is Moscow continuing to foment … …read more...