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    Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine

    The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Alarm Over Russia Draws Volunteers to Defend Estonia
    Oct03

    Alarm Over Russia Draws Volunteers to Defend Estonia

    Hundreds of edgy Estonians have flocked to a volunteer army called Kaitseliit in the months since neighboring Russia annexed part of Ukraine to the south. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    The War on ISIS is Improvised Without a Clear Roadmap
    Oct03

    The War on ISIS is Improvised Without a Clear Roadmap

    Everything we know and everything that is being said publicly and repeatedly indicates that this war could last for years. We do not know exactly what strategy President Barack Obama has in his war on ISIS. This terrorist group has succeeded in luring the US president into a war, effectively putting itself on the map, if not seized the map at its...

    Red Cross office hit by shells in Ukraine, 1 dead
    Oct03

    Red Cross office hit by shells in Ukraine, 1 dead

    A pro-Russian armored personal carrier passes through the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine advanced Wednesday on the government-h… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Donetsk Governor: Truce Not Implemented
    Oct03

    Donetsk Governor: Truce Not Implemented

    VOA’s Henry Ridgwell interviews the governor of Ukraine’s embattled Donetsk region, Serhiy Taruta, who has moved his whole office to Mariupol. Q1: What is the current security situation in the Donetsk region? Unfortunately, a real truce has not been accomplished. Of course the level of casualties that we had before has declined, the...

    Rebel Attacks Test Shaky Ukraine Truce in Key City of Mariupol
    Oct03

    Rebel Attacks Test Shaky Ukraine Truce in Key City of Mariupol

    There are growing fears that the ceasefire deal signed between pro-Russian rebels and the government in Ukraine may be falling apart. The separatists have launched several attacks on Donetsk airport. In the southeast, troops say rebel forces are launching daily attacks on their positions. Henry Ridgwell reports from the frontline city of...

    Red Cross Worker Killed In Donetsk
    Oct03

    Red Cross Worker Killed In Donetsk

    A Red Cross worker has been killed in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Most Americans Couldn’t Answer These Basic News Questions — Can You?
    Oct03

    Most Americans Couldn’t Answer These Basic News Questions — Can You?

    The Pew Research Center conducted a national current events survey of about 1,000 adults who are representative of the US population. The results are discouraging. (If you want to take the multiple-choice quiz yourself before seeing how other Americans answered, click over to Pew.) Most adult Americans who took the quiz couldn’t name the...

    World Briefing: Swiss Employee of Red Cross Killed in Ukraine
    Oct03

    World Briefing: Swiss Employee of Red Cross Killed in Ukraine

    The man was killed when several artillery shells hit the offices of the Red Cross in Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Muižnieks: Biggest Concern in Ukraine is Plight of Crimean Tatars
    Oct03

    Muižnieks: Biggest Concern in Ukraine is Plight of Crimean Tatars

    The Council of Europe’s commissioner for human rights has expressed deep concern over the conflict in Ukraine, in particular for the situation of Tatars in Crimea, which Russia annexed in March. Speaking Wednesday to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France, Nils Muižnieks said a “reign of...