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    Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister
    Oct13

    Ukraine president names national guard chief as defense minister

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Monday named the fourth defense minister to the head of the nation’s beleaguered military in eight months and warned troops to expect to spend the winter on the front lines battling Russia-backed separatists. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    World War 3? Vladimir Putin May Try to Freeze Ukraine Out This Winter as Russia FM Makes Claim About West’s ‘Deterrence’
    Oct13

    World War 3? Vladimir Putin May Try to Freeze Ukraine Out This Winter as Russia FM Makes Claim About West’s ‘Deterrence’

    Russian president Vladimir Putin may try to freeze Ukraine out this winter as the bigger country controls much of Ukraine’s gas flow. Putin has moved to slash gas exports to countries supplying fuel to Ukraine, which experts say indicates that he’s ready to let some Ukrainians freeze this winter in order to maintain his agenda....

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as ties cool
    Oct13

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as ties cool

    BERLIN (AP) — An annual meeting meant to foster dialogue between Germany and Russia has been postponed indefinitely amid tension between the two countries over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Moscow Court Delays Hearing Ukrainian Pilot’s Appeal
    Oct13

    Moscow Court Delays Hearing Ukrainian Pilot’s Appeal

    A Moscow district court has postponed hearings on a captured Ukrainian Air Force pilot’s appeal against a decision to put her in a mental clinic for psychiatric evaluation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish Nobel Peace Laureate: We Need Missiles to Aim at Russia
    Oct13

    Polish Nobel Peace Laureate: We Need Missiles to Aim at Russia

    GDANSK — Lech Walesa likes provocations. If you ask him, for example, what politics in the 21st century needs, he’ll smile beneath his famous mustache and tell you all that is needed is “a microchip.” A microchip? “Absolutely. Everyone in politics must agree to be implanted with a microchip that records everything...

    Does America Have a Foreign Policy?
    Oct13

    Does America Have a Foreign Policy?

    Sadly, the answer is ‘no.’ We have not had one since Barack Obama entered the Oval Office six years ago. That does not mean that his actions have been worse than his Bush predecessor’s or that he has made more mistakes. That depends in good part on one’s preferences and angle of vision. What it does mean is that the United...

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as relations cool over Ukraine conflict
    Oct13

    Annual Germany-Russia forum canceled as relations cool over Ukraine conflict

    An annual meeting meant to foster dialogue between Germany and Russia has been postponed indefinitely amid tension between the two countries over the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Defense Minister: Kyiv’s Least Secure Job
    Oct13

    Defense Minister: Kyiv’s Least Secure Job

    For the third time in six months a Ukrainian defense minister has been forced out. Why is Kyiv repeatedly replacing its top military official in the midst of a war? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian court delays hearings on captured Ukrainian military officer’s appeal
    Oct13

    Russian court delays hearings on captured Ukrainian military officer’s appeal

    A court in Moscow has delayed hearings on a captured Ukrainian military officer’s appeal against the authorities’ decision to put her in a mental clinic for checks. …read more Source: FOX...

    Dutch Experts Help Recover MH17 Crash Items Despite Nearby Clashes
    Oct13

    Dutch Experts Help Recover MH17 Crash Items Despite Nearby Clashes

    HRABOVE Ukraine (Reuters) – Four Dutch experts visited the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in east Ukraine on Monday to help recover personal belongings of victims despite fighting between government troops and separatist rebels nearby. The experts said they were on hand to advise a local Emergencies Ministry team combing the...