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    Ukraine elections fail to inspire as war, economy dampen mood
    Oct24

    Ukraine elections fail to inspire as war, economy dampen mood

    Parliamentary elections on Sunday promise to usher in a fresh class of politicians, but for millions of Ukrainians change is no promise of improvement. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Putin Accuses US of Undermining Global Stability
    Oct24

    Putin Accuses US of Undermining Global Stability

    MOSCOW— Russian President Vladimir Putin has accused the U.S. of destabilizing the world by trying to enforce its will on other countries. In a speech to political experts in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi Friday, Putin cited the wars in Iraq, Libya and Syria, to back up his claim. Speaking with strong emotion, he said Washington has...

    France OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker
    Oct24

    France OKs extradition of dissident Kazakh banker

    PARIS (AP) — A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Displaced Ukrainians Face Harsh Winter
    Oct24

    Displaced Ukrainians Face Harsh Winter

    The U.N. refugee agency is warning of a growing displacement crisis in Ukraine as winter looms, and that urgent action is needed to help protect the hundreds of thousands of people already dislocated by fighting. The agency says scant preparations have been made to provide the warmth, shelter and clothing needed to get hundreds of thousands of...

    EU Parliament Approves New EU Commission
    Oct24

    EU Parliament Approves New EU Commission

    BRUSSELS—The European Parliament voted on Wednesday to approve a new set of European Commissioners. The 28-strong EU body changes every five years, and is responsible for proposing laws and making sure they are properly carried out. The new commissioners are assigned a “portfolio” or a specific area of the government, such as the economy, energy,...

    Ukraine Goes To The Polls Amid Right-Wing Threat Of A Second Revolution
    Oct24

    Ukraine Goes To The Polls Amid Right-Wing Threat Of A Second Revolution

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine is set to vote on a historical parliamentary election on Sunday, the first after a bloody revolution that ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych in February. President Petro Poroshenko’s pro-Western party is leading comfortably in the polls, but it may still fall short of an absolute majority in the...

    French court rules in favor of extraditing Kazakh dissident banker to either Russia or Ukraine
    Oct24

    French court rules in favor of extraditing Kazakh dissident banker to either Russia or Ukraine

    A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Russians Aren’t Marching, The Russians Aren’t Marching!
    Oct24

    The Russians Aren’t Marching, The Russians Aren’t Marching!

    The municipal authorities in Moscow this week denied the right to free assembly to a group of Russian ultranationalists who organize the annual (deep) soul-searching extravaganza known as “The Russian March.” “Senseless and merciless,” the Russian March usually covers multiple cities, delivering the greatest spectacle of...

    How NSA Spying, Google and Chlorinated Chickens Are Pitting Germans Against Americans — And What to Do About It
    Oct24

    How NSA Spying, Google and Chlorinated Chickens Are Pitting Germans Against Americans — And What to Do About It

    These remarks are adapted from a talk at the Center for European Studies at Harvard on October 23. I see an increased nervousness in my country about America. Even though both our countries have an eagle on their coat of arms, people currently are focused on a different bird: the chicken. And not just any old chicken, but the...

    French Court Approves Kazakh Banker’s Extradition to Face Charges
    Oct24

    French Court Approves Kazakh Banker’s Extradition to Face Charges

    A French court approved the extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive Kazakh banker, to face fraud-related charges in Russia or Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...