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    Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar
    Sep22

    Russia wants to keep Ukraine off UN radar

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders gather at the U.N. this week, the U.S. and its European allies are consumed by efforts to blunt the savage advance of the Islamic State group, to end the raging Ebola epidemic and to make progress in nuclear negotiations with Iran. That’s likely just fine with Vladimir Putin, since these issues...

    Thousands march in Moscow to protest violence in Ukraine
    Sep22

    Thousands march in Moscow to protest violence in Ukraine

    Tens of thousands of people marched through Moscow Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s complicity in the conflict. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Thousands of Russians March for Peace in Ukraine
    Sep22

    Thousands of Russians March for Peace in Ukraine

    Thousands of people staged a peace march in Moscow on Sunday to protest against the Russian government’s involvement in the Ukraine conflict. People of all ages joined the rally and many waved Ukrainian flags, chanting songs and holding banners that read “Hands off Ukraine!” and “No to war,” the Guardian reports. “This march is to show the...

    Thousands in Moscow protest Ukraine conflict
    Sep22

    Thousands in Moscow protest Ukraine conflict

    MOSCOW — Tens of thousands of people marched through central Moscow on Sunday to demonstrate against the fighting in Ukraine and Russia’s alleged complicity in the conflict. The Ukraine conflict has boosted nationalist sentiment among Russians, many of who regard eastern Ukraine as rightfully a part of Russia, and coverage of the crisis on...

    Protests erupt in Moscow over Ukraine crisis
    Sep22

    Protests erupt in Moscow over Ukraine crisis

    Several thousand people in Moscow took to the streets Sunday to protest the war in Ukraine and how the Russian government has handled the crisis there, CNN has learned. …read more Source:...

    Russians Protest Putin’s Stance on Ukraine
    Sep22

    Russians Protest Putin’s Stance on Ukraine

    Thousands of Russians marched through Moscow on Sunday in an antigovernment demonstration criticizing President Vladimir V. Putin for what they saw as his warmongering in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Confronting ISIS: Is Rule of Law and Democracy Part of Coalition?
    Sep22

    Confronting ISIS: Is Rule of Law and Democracy Part of Coalition?

    The fight against ISIS necessitates both a battlefield plan and one that eliminates its appeal. The failure to decisively support a more democratic opposition or to refer Syria, particularly the despotic Assad Regime, to the International Criminal Court has nurtured ISIS and its cynical dogma. Beating ISIS on the battleground could prove...

    Westgate One Year Later: A Perspective on Courage
    Sep22

    Westgate One Year Later: A Perspective on Courage

    Courage. The word swirls round my head today, a year after the horrific terror attacks on Westgate mall in Nairobi that left 67 dead and scores injured. Courage because so many individuals ran into the mall during the shootouts to try and save innocents. Courage because Acumen’s board had planned a trip just a few days after the attacks;...

    Soldiers’ Graves Bear Witness to Russia’s Role in Ukraine
    Sep22

    Soldiers’ Graves Bear Witness to Russia’s Role in Ukraine

    Even as the Kremlin tries to deny its involvement and families are pressured to keep quiet, the deaths of soldiers sent to fight in Ukraine are impossible to ignore. …read more Source: The New York...

    The World’s Leaders Are Failing To Curb Corruption. Here’s Why.
    Sep22

    The World’s Leaders Are Failing To Curb Corruption. Here’s Why.

    Rogue current and former dictators and global bribe-paying giant corporations are enjoying levels of impunity, placing them seemingly above the law, which only encourage international corruption and money laundering. The Group of 20 — the forum of the leaders of the world’s most powerful economies — meets at summit level in...