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    Ukrainian PM Warns Of Russian Destabilization In Elections
    Oct23

    Ukrainian PM Warns Of Russian Destabilization In Elections

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is warning that Russia could attempt to disrupt his country’s parliamentary elections on October 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament
    Oct23

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

    A man walks past election posters of candidates for parliament elections in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. Ukraine’s parliament elections are scheduled for Sun… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Live Roundtable: This Weekend’s Ukrainian Elections
    Oct23

    Live Roundtable: This Weekend’s Ukrainian Elections

    RFE/RL invited close observers of Ukraine to join us for a live discussion of how this weekend’s national vote might affect the many security, economic, and political challenges facing Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will Ukraine elections be a fresh start for war-torn country?
    Oct23

    Will Ukraine elections be a fresh start for war-torn country?

    This weekend’s ballot is the culmination of a process sparked by February’s ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych in a frenzy of public revolt. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine pins hopes for prosperous future on clearing out its brawling parliament
    Oct23

    Ukraine pins hopes for prosperous future on clearing out its brawling parliament

    Ukraine’s parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. …read more Source: FOX...

    Reflections on a violent day in Ottawa
    Oct23

    Reflections on a violent day in Ottawa

    Photo from Public Domain I often find it hard to feel empathy for Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But when I saw the grim picture of him talking on the phone following the end of his confinement in the locked down House of Commons yesterday, I sensed in him a vulnerability he rarely exhibits. Harper, like his fellow MPs, Parliamentary staff,...

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament
    Oct23

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

    The collective disgust at the violence and the scale of the disgraced leader’s venality, which became apparent as Ukrainians discovered his comically pharaonic private residence, fostered a mood of national unity. Belying his tame appearance, Arseniy Yatsenyuk — the bespectacled prime minister and Popular Front party leader — has become the...

    AP Interview: Russia’s Navalny vows to fight Putin
    Oct23

    AP Interview: Russia’s Navalny vows to fight Putin

    MOSCOW (AP) — Alexei Navalny is in bare feet, dressed in blue jeans and a checkered shirt, as he opens the door to his apartment in a drab Soviet-era block. […] he wears a monitoring bracelet on his ankle and is not allowed to step over the threshold of his own home — under house arrest in the small apartment he shares with his wife and two...

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament
    Oct23

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. Optimists believe Sunday’s elections will change all that…. …read more Source: Associated...

    US Falls To Its Lowest Spot In 16 Months In The New FIFA Rankings
    Oct23

    US Falls To Its Lowest Spot In 16 Months In The New FIFA Rankings

    The U.S. men’s national team is ranked 23rd in the October FIFA Rankings, its lowest position since June of 2013. It’s a six-spot drop from September. It’s not a huge deal. FIFA’s rankings are horribly flawed and don’t take into account meaningful metrics like margin of victory. In addition, the U.S. has spent its...