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    Ukraine’s Azov Battalion
    Oct16

    Ukraine’s Azov Battalion

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    Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling
    Oct16

    Putin accuses Obama of hostility, meddling

    Moscow (AFP) – President Vladimir Putin accused US counterpart Barack Obama of a hostile attitude towards Russia, warning against “attempts to blackmail” Moscow.Speaking ahead of his visit to EU aspirant Serbia on Thursday and key talks with EU leaders on Friday, Putin minced no words, demanding that Washington take...

    UN Members to Elect 5 Countries to Security Council
    Oct16

    UN Members to Elect 5 Countries to Security Council

    The U.N. General Assembly will elect five new members to the Security Council on Thursday, each for a two-year term. The outcome is mostly pre-determined before the ballots are cast. Regional groups decide which country to put up as their candidate, eliminating competition. This year, the African Group has chosen Angola, the Latin American and...

    Obama Cancels Campaign Trips Amid Ebola Crisis
    Oct16

    Obama Cancels Campaign Trips Amid Ebola Crisis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s best-laid plans to go all out for Democrats in the final weeks of the midterms are running smack into a widening Ebola crisis, as Americans anxiously turn to the government and their president for answers. Hours after unveiling an ambitious itinerary to boost Democratic candidates for governor,...

    Obama, Ukrainian Leader Discuss Border Security
    Oct16

    Obama, Ukrainian Leader Discuss Border Security

    U.S. President Barack Obama and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko have discussed ways to better control the uneasy border between Russia and eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The State Of Monetary Policy In Every Major Economy In The World
    Oct16

    The State Of Monetary Policy In Every Major Economy In The World

    The US Federal Reserve has been stimulating the US economy with extraordinarily easy monetary policy. But it is preparing to tighten. The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, however, appear to be on the verge of easing further. Meanwhile, central bankers in Russia and Ukraine are all about tighter monetary policy. To help everyone keep...

    Putin: Standoff Over Ukraine Threatens ‘Strategic Stability’
    Oct16

    Putin: Standoff Over Ukraine Threatens ‘Strategic Stability’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says tensions between Moscow and Washington over the Ukraine crisis threaten “strategic stability,” and that his country will not be “blackmailed” by Western sanctions. Putin’s comments, released Wednesday in Moscow, appear in the Serbian daily Politika ahead of a brief Putin visit to...

    Femen activist fined in France for stabbing Putin waxwork
    Oct16

    Femen activist fined in France for stabbing Putin waxwork

    A Ukrainian member of the Femen movement is slapped with over 6,000 euros ($7,300) in fines for impaling a wax statue of Russian President Vladimir Putin with a stake, while bare-breasted, in a Paris museum. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Putin, Poroshenko to Discuss Gas Deal, Peace Moves in Italy
    Oct16

    Putin, Poroshenko to Discuss Gas Deal, Peace Moves in Italy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian leader Petro Poroshenko will look for ways to settle a dispute over natural gas supplies and end months of conflict in east Ukraine at talks in Italy this week. The meeting in Milan on Friday, is an encouraging sign for Moscow, Kyiv and Brussels, which fears Russia’s decision to cut supplies to...

    Clashes in Kyiv: Anti-government riot 1st since last winter’s unrest
    Oct15

    Clashes in Kyiv: Anti-government riot 1st since last winter’s unrest

    Violent clashes between police and masked protesters broke out during a controversial session of parliament on Tuesday, raising concern about the Oct. 26 election pro-Western leaders hope will push the country towards the European mainstream. …read more Source:...