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    Putin and Obama may meet for an informal talk next week
    Nov07

    Putin and Obama may meet for an informal talk next week

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Barack Obama may hold informal discussions when they travel to the Asia-Pacific region next week for international summits, officials said Friday. The two leaders last met in June, when they exchanged a few words during a ceremony in France marking the D-Day invasion anniversary See also: LGBT...

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of Sending Tanks and Troops Across Border
    Nov07

    Ukraine Accuses Russia of Sending Tanks and Troops Across Border

    A Ukrainian military spokesman said a military convoy crossed into the Luhansk region from Russia, but offered no clear evidence to support the claim. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks
    Nov07

    Ukraine accuses Russia of sending dozens of tanks

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) – Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of sending dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into rebel-controlled eastern regions and said five servicemen were killed in clashes…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Putin Is Reverting To The Cold War Era, And It’s Incredibly Troubling
    Nov07

    Putin Is Reverting To The Cold War Era, And It’s Incredibly Troubling

    When the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago, it meant Russia wouldn’t be able to dominate eastern Europe as it had. The historic fall on Nov. 9, 1989 also meant European democracies would no longer have to worry about a hostile superpower looming over their neighborhood. That held until this year, when Russia reverted to many of its Cold War-era...

    Why Gorbachev Feels Betrayed By The Post-Cold War West
    Nov07

    Why Gorbachev Feels Betrayed By The Post-Cold War West

    On the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, remains a hero in the West. But the West is no longer in favor with Gorbachev. Already in 2005 when I sat down with him in Moscow to discuss the 20th anniversary of his reforms that ultimately led to the dissolution of the USSR, Gorbachev expressed...

    Kyiv: Russian Weapons, Troops Are in East Ukraine
    Nov07

    Kyiv: Russian Weapons, Troops Are in East Ukraine

    Ukraine says Russia has sent dozens of tanks, heavy weapons, ammunitions and soldiers into Kremlin-backed eastern Ukraine. Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, said in a televised briefing Friday that at least 32 tanks, 16 howitzer artillery systems and 30 trucks loaded with ammunition and fighters from...

    Toll soars as Ukraine-Russia fight resumes; more MH-17 remains found
    Nov07

    Toll soars as Ukraine-Russia fight resumes; more MH-17 remains found

    Ukrainian authorities claimed Friday that government forces killed as many as 200 pro-Russia gunmen in the previous 24 hours and that Moscow had sent in an armored column including 32 tanks and 30 truckloads of fighters. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    This Funny World Map Shows What Every Country Leads The World In
    Nov07

    This Funny World Map Shows What Every Country Leads The World In

    A wonderful map created by William Samari, Ray Yamartino, and Rafaan Anvari of DogHouseDiares illustrates what every country does better than every other country. They collected the information from various sources and sprinkled in some quirkier rankings since many countries led the world in multiple things. “Myanmar leads the world in...

    World War 3: Russia Deployed Dozens of Tanks in Rebel Areas, Ukraine says
    Nov07

    World War 3: Russia Deployed Dozens of Tanks in Rebel Areas, Ukraine says

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Friday accused Russia of sending dozens of tanks and other heavy weapons into its rebel-controlled eastern regions and said five servicemen were killed in clashes with the rebels. Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council spokesman Andriy Lysenko said at least 32 tanks, 16 artillery systems and 30 trucks...

    Lviv mayor: France’s anti-Semitism problem bigger than Ukraine’s
    Nov07

    Lviv mayor: France’s anti-Semitism problem bigger than Ukraine’s

    Andriy Sadovyi (Wikimedia Commons) (JTA) — The mayor of the Ukrainian city of Lviv told participants at a Jewish learning conference that France has a bigger anti-Semitism problem than his country. Mayor Andriy Sadovyi, who recently emerged as one of Ukraine’s most popular politicians, made the assertion Thursday in Lviv, at the opening of...