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    Their Fears Are Coming True: People Are Disappearing in Crimea Now That Russia’s in Charge
    Oct17

    Their Fears Are Coming True: People Are Disappearing in Crimea Now That Russia’s in Charge

    The rules of Crimean Tatar hospitality decree that a host serve a guest coffee, then tea, while discussing the news. Abdureshit Dzheparov is too steeped in the ways of his people to do otherwis …read more Source: The New...

    Open Source: Navalny’s Comments on Crimea Ignite Russian Twittersphere
    Oct17

    Open Source: Navalny’s Comments on Crimea Ignite Russian Twittersphere

    Aleksei A. Navalny, an anticorruption blogger, antagonized some of his fellow liberals by appearing to rule out the possibility of simply returning Crimea to Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Putin, Merkel Meet in Milan
    Oct17

    Putin, Merkel Meet in Milan

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin met on sidelines of an Asia-Europe summit in an opportunity to discuss the Ukraine conflict. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin Keeps Merkel Waiting in Milan
    Oct17

    Putin Keeps Merkel Waiting in Milan

    MILAN—Russian President Vladimir Putin’s diplomatic blitz on Ukraine got off to a rocky start Thursday when he kept German Chancellor Angela Merkel waiting for a meeting then showed up in the middle of a dinner with European and Asian leaders. Putin is looking to get relief from Western economic sanctions imposed since Russia’s...

    Putin keeps Merkel waiting in Milan
    Oct17

    Putin keeps Merkel waiting in Milan

    MILAN (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin’s diplomatic blitz on Ukraine got off to a rocky start Thursday when he kept German Chancellor Angela Merkel waiting for a meeting then showed up … …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Joe Biden’s Son Hunter Was Kicked Out Of The Navy For Cocaine Use
    Oct17

    Joe Biden’s Son Hunter Was Kicked Out Of The Navy For Cocaine Use

    Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter was kicked out of the Navy Reserve this year after he tested positive for cocaine, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. A Yale-educated lawyer, the 44-year-old Hunter Biden was commissioned as a Navy ensign May 7, 2013 and assigned as a public affairs officer at a reserve unit in Norfolk, Va., the...

    Putin: Russia may reduce gas to Europe
    Oct17

    Putin: Russia may reduce gas to Europe

    If Ukraine takes gas from pipeline, Putin says Russia will reduce gas supplies to Europe. …read more Source: CNBC

    Venezuela, New Zealand win UN seats but Turkey rebuffed
    Oct17

    Venezuela, New Zealand win UN seats but Turkey rebuffed

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Angola, Malaysia, New Zealand, Spain and Venezuela won coveted seats on the UN Security Council Thursday, but Turkey suffered a humbling defeat in its bid to join the world’s “top table.”The five countries garnered the required two-thirds support from the 193-country UN General...

    Why the Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Still Aren’t Home
    Oct17

    Why the Girls Kidnapped by Boko Haram Still Aren’t Home

    A lot has happened since April 14th. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down in Ukraine; the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) seized vast swathes of Iraq; and Ebola has killed thousands in Africa, and spread to at least two other continents. In our hyper-speedy news cycle, six months passes in a blink of an eye. But for the...

    Low Oil Prices Raise the Risk of Recession in Russia
    Oct16

    Low Oil Prices Raise the Risk of Recession in Russia

    This post originally appeared on OilPrice.com. Falling oil prices are inflicting deeper economic pain on Russia’s economy, which is already reeling from EU and U.S. sanctions. Russia is currently considering its budget for 2015-2017, and based on the numbers, the Kremlin is planning for leaner times. With oil revenue accounting for around...