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    Kyiv, Separatists Blame Each Other for Aid Worker’s Death
    Oct03

    Kyiv, Separatists Blame Each Other for Aid Worker’s Death

    Fighting between Ukrainian government troops and separatists continued in Donetsk Friday, after the two sides blamed each other for the shelling that killed a Red Cross worker a day earlier. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said the battle for control of Donetsk airport, which the rebels are attempting to retake, was ongoing. He also...

    The Americans Who Inspired Hong Kong’s Protesters
    Oct03

    The Americans Who Inspired Hong Kong’s Protesters

    Last week at the United Nations, after condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and ISIS’s barbarism in the Middle East, Barack Obama acknowledged what, for non-Americans, is usually the elephant in the room: the morality of American behavior itself. “I realize that America’s critics will be quick to point out that at times we...

    Pro-Russian rebels press attack on key Ukraine airport
    Oct03

    Pro-Russian rebels press attack on key Ukraine airport

    Pro-Russian rebels pressed Friday to seize a key airport in eastern Ukraine despite fierce resistance by government forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    Latvia Wary of its Ethnic Russians as Tensions with Moscow Rise
    Oct03

    Latvia Wary of its Ethnic Russians as Tensions with Moscow Rise

    For a woman Latvian intelligence services have named as a potential anti-state organizer, 29-year-old Margarita Dragile seems more worried about dinner than being a menace to society as she arrives at a Riga café for an interview with TIME this week. Devouring her salmon and potato pancakes, Dragile wonders when she would have had time to plot...

    Bosnia concerned over arrival of Russian Cossacks
    Oct03

    Bosnia concerned over arrival of Russian Cossacks

    BANJA LUKA — Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The arrival of a group of Russian Cossacks in Bosnia ahead of elections there has stirred controversy in the Balkan nation. [...] Bosnian media has aired footage showing Djakonov commanding over a paramilitary unit in Crimea that helped the region secede from Ukraine. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Don’t believe the Putin lie, Canada
    Oct03

    Don’t believe the Putin lie, Canada

    It’s frightening that some Canadians support President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine rather than Canada’s values of national sovereignty and territorial integrity, be it in the media or in public demonstrations like the one planned for Parliament Hill on Saturday. Russia’s war of terror — Crimea annexation, ethnic...

    Russian Inflation Hits Its Highest Level For 3 Years Amid First Signs Of Food Shortages
    Oct03

    Russian Inflation Hits Its Highest Level For 3 Years Amid First Signs Of Food Shortages

    Vladimir Putin’s tit-for-tat sanctions against food imports from the West have driven consumer price inflation in Russia to 8% in September — its highest point for three years and way above the Russian central bank’s target of 5-6%. The figures will be a headache for policymakers faced with a sluggish economy on the one hand,...

    Canadian satellite finally launched by India
    Oct03

    Canadian satellite finally launched by India

    Canadian satellite delayed by political dispute with Russia to be launched by India …read more Source:...

    Fighting Rages Around Airport in Eastern Ukraine
    Oct03

    Fighting Rages Around Airport in Eastern Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine— Pro-Russian rebels are pressing to seize a key airport in eastern Ukraine despite fierce resistance by government forces. An AP reporter on Friday saw three rebel tanks firing at the main terminal of Donetsk airport, where government forces have holed up. Sniper shots rang around the area. Ukraine’s National Security and...

    Fighting Rages Around Donetsk Airport In East Ukraine
    Oct03

    Fighting Rages Around Donetsk Airport In East Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russian rebels pressed Friday to seize a key airport in eastern Ukraine despite fierce resistance by government forces. An AP reporter on Friday saw three rebel tanks firing their cannons at the main terminal of Donetsk airport, where government forces have holed up. Sniper shots rang around the area. Rebels have made...