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    REPORT: Putin Offered Poland’s Prime Minister The Chance To Join Forces And Partition Ukraine
    Oct21

    REPORT: Putin Offered Poland’s Prime Minister The Chance To Join Forces And Partition Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin allegedly tried to tempt Poland into invading Ukraine with the goal of partitioning the country in 2013, former Polish Foreign Minister Radek Sikorski told Ben Judah in an article in Politico. According to Sikorski, who was Poland’s foreign minister from 2007 until this past September and is now a member of...

    War Heroes, Activists to Shape New-look Ukraine Parliament
    Oct21

    War Heroes, Activists to Shape New-look Ukraine Parliament

    Out will go the bodyguards and mistresses, in are likely to come the street activists and war veterans: Ukraine’s next parliament will be pro-Western and strongly nationalist, and it won’t be to Russia’s liking. Candidate lists for the October 26 elections show how personal favorites backed by old school powerbrokers in the...

    Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs
    Oct21

    Ukraine denies rights group report it uses cluster bombs

    Ukrainian armed forces have never used prohibited weapons such as cluster bombs in their fight against pro-Russia separatists, a military spokesman insisted Tuesday after a rights group reported it had documented a dozen instances when the indiscriminate weapons were used in populated areas. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Ukraine asks for $2.5 billion additional loan from EU to deal with crisis
    Oct21

    Ukraine asks for $2.5 billion additional loan from EU to deal with crisis

    Ukraine has asked the European Union for an additional loan of $ 2.5 billion as it struggles to cope with the implications of its standoff with Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Poland’s parliamentary speaker under fire over Putin remarks magazine interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s parliamentary speaker under fire over Putin remarks magazine interview

    A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Russian Submarine in Swedish Waters Isn’t the Only Unwelcome Visitor in the Baltic Sea
    Oct21

    The Russian Submarine in Swedish Waters Isn’t the Only Unwelcome Visitor in the Baltic Sea

    Last week Sweden received a decidedly unwelcome visitor. Following a -Russian-language phone call between the Stockholm archipelago and the Russian city of Kaliningrad, intercepted by Sweden’s FRA signals intelligence agency, the Swedish military discovered what it believes was a Russian submarine just outside Stockholm. Though Russia...

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview
    Oct21

    Poland’s Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia’s president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Russia, Ukraine meeting over energy dispute as ruble plummets
    Oct21

    Russia, Ukraine meeting over energy dispute as ruble plummets

    Sanctions imposed on Russia by the United States and the European Union is causing the value of the ruble to plummet, leaving Moscow officials scrambling to aid its economy by resolving a natural gas dispute with Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine fired cluster bombs: Reports
    Oct21

    Ukraine fired cluster bombs: Reports

    Sites where rockets fell on Donetsk showed clear signs that cluster munitions had been fired from the direction of army-held territory. …read more Source: Toronto...