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    Kyiv Rethinks Strategy In East After Rebel Vote
    Nov03

    Kyiv Rethinks Strategy In East After Rebel Vote

    President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine will “reexamine” its commitments to a truce after pro-Russian rebels’ “gross violation” of a September cease-fire deal through their disputed elections in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The body collector from Ukraine
    Nov03

    The body collector from Ukraine

    MARINOVKA, Ukraine — In eastern Ukraine, he is known as ‘The Body Collector.’Every few days, he drives out to the front lines with a motley crew of Ukrainian men to collect the corpses of the fallen — a sometimes macabre but always essential task, and one he does voluntarily without pay. See also: Welcome to the Bizarre World of the...

    ‘Finlandization’ Abandons Ukraine
    Nov03

    ‘Finlandization’ Abandons Ukraine

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    Russian Backs Ukrainian Separatist Vote
    Nov03

    Russian Backs Ukrainian Separatist Vote

    KIEV, Ukraine—Moscow offered warm support Monday for rebel-organized elections in eastern Ukraine — an endorsement that could only serve to keep the West’s sanctions against Russia in place. Pro-Russian separatist authorities said Sunday’s vote, which saw two rebel leaders easily reconfirmed in their roles, gives them a powerful...

    Still Paying World War I Debt, 100 Years Later
    Nov03

    Still Paying World War I Debt, 100 Years Later

    It has been 100 years since the start of the First World War, which was fought for four years and claimed the lives of more than 6,000 soldiers a day. Countries in Europe began marking the centenary earlier this year, and the Tower of London is awash in ceramic poppies in beautiful tribute to the men who died. The scale of World War I was...

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election
    Nov03

    Russia backs Ukrainians separatists’ election

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russia gave its backing Monday to a contentious election held by separatists in eastern Ukraine, setting the stage for renewed diplomatic tensions with the West. The Foreign Ministry in Moscow said Sunday’s vote in Donetsk and Luhansk gave elected representatives the authority to restore stability in …...

    Canadian Parliament was ‘defiled’ by last month s attack, says French president
    Nov03

    Canadian Parliament was ‘defiled’ by last month s attack, says French president

    OTTAWA — Canada’s Parliament was “defiled” last month when a gunman killed a soldier at the National War Memorial and stormed the Centre Block, says French President Francois Hollande. But he suggested the air campaign in Iraq and Syria to degrade the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, or ISIL, won’t be enough. “It won’t be...

    Ukraine rebels hold elections as violence continues
    Nov03

    Ukraine rebels hold elections as violence continues

    Rebels held elections in eastern Ukraine despite the condemnation of Western powers, even as violence continues in other parts of the country. Justin Mitchell reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...

    Russia Falls Behind In Prosperity, Personal-Freedom Rankings
    Nov03

    Russia Falls Behind In Prosperity, Personal-Freedom Rankings

    For the sixth year running, Norway leads the London-based Legatum Institute’s Prosperity Index, followed by Switzerland, New Zealand, Denmark, and Canada. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is rebel Ukraine vote a setback?
    Nov03

    Is rebel Ukraine vote a setback?

    Pro-Russian rebels have elected a separatist leadership in eastern Ukraine. President Petro Poroshenko called the vote “a farce” but could it have an impact? Sonia Legg reports Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...