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    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Nov06

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning! Here’s what you need to know for Thursday. 1. Leaked documents show that Luxembourg allegedly helped more than 300 of the world’s largest corporations save millions in tax. 2. New malware called WireLurker is targeting iPhones and iPads on an unprecedented scale, a security firm told The New York Times, with Chinese...

    Artillery Fire Kills Teens in Donetsk as Ukraine’s Ceasefire Breaks Down
    Nov06

    Artillery Fire Kills Teens in Donetsk as Ukraine’s Ceasefire Breaks Down

    Two teens were killed and four others wounded when an artillery shell hit a school in Ukraine’s war-torn Donetsk region on Wednesday as a two-month truce between Kiev and pro-Russian militants appeared to be in collapse. The BBC reports that the shell struck a school sports field where children were playing soccer, near Donetsk airport. The...

    Australian prime minister remains determined to meet Russian president over MH17 disaster
    Nov06

    Australian prime minister remains determined to meet Russian president over MH17 disaster

    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he is determined to secure a one-on-one meeting soon with Russian President Vladimir Putin to demand full cooperation in the investigation into the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poland Prepares For Russian ‘Confrontation’ In New Defense Strategy
    Nov06

    Poland Prepares For Russian ‘Confrontation’ In New Defense Strategy

    Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed into law a new national defense strategy that addresses an “intensifying policy of confrontation” by Russia and threats to regional security from the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian purchase of French-built Mistral-class warships on the table?
    Nov06

    Canadian purchase of French-built Mistral-class warships on the table?

    By David Pugliese Defence Watch The Canadian military has emerged as a potential destination for the controversial French-built Mistral-class helicopter carrier ships, built for Russia, the International Business Times is reporting. The possibility of a Canadian solution appeared in French media after French President François Hollande visited...

    Russia Plans to Boycott 2016 Nuclear Meeting Hosted by Obama
    Nov06

    Russia Plans to Boycott 2016 Nuclear Meeting Hosted by Obama

    The plan to bypass the event is the latest sign of the deteriorating relationship with the United States over Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine to Freeze Payments in Separatist Areas
    Nov06

    Ukraine to Freeze Payments in Separatist Areas

    The prime minister said payments totaling $2.6 billion, mostly for public sector wages and pensions, would be withheld, putting a burden on Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia’s Putin, EU’s Barroso burnt on British bonfires
    Nov06

    Russia’s Putin, EU’s Barroso burnt on British bonfires

    Lewes (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin in nothing but green underwear and European leader Jose Manuel Barroso are among those being paraded and burned during traditional British bonfire celebrations this week.Effigies of the two leaders were unveiled as part of Guy Fawkes Night, a nationwide celebration on November...

    Ukraine peace plan in tatters, conflict takes shape
    Nov06

    Ukraine peace plan in tatters, conflict takes shape

    Kiev said on Wednesday it would halt payment of state funds in areas controlled by pro-Moscow rebels, as both sides hardened positions. …read more Source:...

    Few Changes Predicted in US-Russia Relations After US Elections
    Nov06

    Few Changes Predicted in US-Russia Relations After US Elections

    The crisis in Ukraine has damaged relations between Washington and Moscow, with some experts believing they are at their lowest point in decades. Now that the Republican Party controls both houses of Congress, will that have an effect on U.S.-Russia relations? John Parker, a Russia expert at the National Defense University in Washington, said,...