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    Moldovans vote, torn between pull of EU, Russia
    Nov30

    Moldovans vote, torn between pull of EU, Russia

    CHISINAU, Moldova — Moldovans voted Sunday in elections where they chose between parties that want to move closer to Europe and those that want to move back into Russia’s sphere of influence.The parliamentary election has taken on wider significance with the unrest in neighboring Ukraine. Moldova, like Ukraine, has a pro-Russia separatist...

    Putin Flexes His Muscles
    Nov30

    Putin Flexes His Muscles

    Vladimir Putin was snubbed at the G-20 meeting in Australia by virtually every leader over his repeated violations of Ukraine’s territorial integrity. This would have caused a less-pugnacious Russian president to reflect on his long-demonstrated contempt for international covenants intended to build a more peaceful and prosperous world....

    Watch Drone Footage Explore Chernobyl From Above for the First Time
    Nov30

    Watch Drone Footage Explore Chernobyl From Above for the First Time

    Areas affected by the Chernobyl disaster of 1986 are still frozen in time, as haunting drone footage of the empty city of Pripyat reveals. The scenes of rusted ferris wheels and abandoned buildings, shot by British filmmaker Danny Cooke for a CBS 60 Minutes segment that aired last week, mark the first time Chernobyl has been seen by air, The...

    Our Common Real World: Some Reflections on Greece and Turkey
    Nov30

    Our Common Real World: Some Reflections on Greece and Turkey

    Imagine no possessions I wonder if you can No need for greed or hunger a brotherhood of man Imagine all the people sharing the world. John Lennon, my generation’s hero, tried in his own way to spread the message of brotherhood and peace. Not surprisingly, some suspected him of subversion. I guess that even today the lyrics to...

    A Drone in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone
    Nov30

    A Drone in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    If you’d like to get a glimpse of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone but don’t feel like sneaking in illegally, check out this video from Danny Cooke, a photographer who gathered footage from the nuclear disaster site both in person and via drone: Cooke put that film together while working on a recent 60 Minutes report on Chernobyl. For a...

    Paul Wells in conversation with John McCain
    Nov30

    Paul Wells in conversation with John McCain

    John McCain lost to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, but the Arizona Republican Senator endures as Obama’s foreign-policy Cassandra, forever bemoaning what he regards as his rival’s inability to see trouble spots before they become disaster zones. Here McCain, in an interview at the Halifax International Security Forum,...

    Unauthorized convoy enters east Ukraine from Russia: Ukrainian military
    Nov30

    Unauthorized convoy enters east Ukraine from Russia: Ukrainian military

    Ukraine said on Sunday that a convoy of 106 vehicles had entered its eastern territory from Russia without Kiev’s permission. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Ukraine’s Military Claims A Large Convoy Has Entered From Russia
    Nov30

    Ukraine’s Military Claims A Large Convoy Has Entered From Russia

    KIEV, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Sunday that a convoy of 106 vehicles had entered its eastern territory from Russia without Kiev’s permission and accused Moscow of once again using humanitarian aid shipments to send weapons and ammunition to separatist rebels. In the separatist-held city of Donetsk, fighting intensified at the...

    Large, unauthorized convoy enters east Ukraine from Russia
    Nov30

    Large, unauthorized convoy enters east Ukraine from Russia

    Fighting intensified at the local airport in Donetsk …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Thousands rally in Moscow against health care cuts
    Nov30

    Thousands rally in Moscow against health care cuts

    Doctors, patients and other protesters braved the freezing cold to voice their opposition to an ongoing Moscow health care reform that could remove up to 10,000 doctors from their jobs and close 28 hospital and clinics by early next year. The pressure on the country’s budget has intensified as the economy is taking a hit from low oil...