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    Kyiv Condemns Moscow’s Support For Separatist Elections
    Oct28

    Kyiv Condemns Moscow’s Support For Separatist Elections

    Ukraine has condemned as “destructive and provocative” Russia’s support for elections organized by pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine, saying Moscow’s stance could wreck chances for peace. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s new-look parliament promises to keep true to its trademark rowdiness
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s new-look parliament promises to keep true to its trademark rowdiness

    Anti-corruption crusaders, paramilitary commanders, radical ultranationalists, remnants of the disgraced former president’s entourage. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s parliament to remain a rowdy place
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s parliament to remain a rowdy place

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Anti-corruption crusaders, paramilitary commanders, radical ultranationalists, remnants of the disgraced former president’s entourage…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine’s parliament to remain a rowdy place
    Oct28

    Ukraine’s parliament to remain a rowdy place

    Sunday’s elections produced a new-look legislature packed with pro-Western parties, giving them a mandate to enact a program of reform. Combating corruption has been a recurring theme in Ukrainian politics in recent months, but some worry whether rhetoric about cleaning up the justice system and police forces will be followed by action. THE...

    Russia’s Gazprom Neft Challenges EU Sanctions In EU Court
    Oct28

    Russia’s Gazprom Neft Challenges EU Sanctions In EU Court

    Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russia’s state-controlled natural gas monopoly Gazprom, said on October 28 that it has challenged European Union sanctions against the firm in the EU’s Court of Justice. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    List of the World’s Richest Countries and America’s Special Role in It
    Oct28

    List of the World’s Richest Countries and America’s Special Role in It

    The world’s richest countries are the ones where the median wealth per person is the highest. This system ranks nations truly according to the most-representative person in each given nation — the person who is in the exact middle of that nation’s population in terms of per-person wealth. Consequently, for example, if a Bill...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Investigators Now Believe That Military Aircraft Involved In Downing Over Ukraine
    Oct28

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Investigators Now Believe That Military Aircraft Involved In Downing Over Ukraine

    Three and half months after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in the Donetsk region of Ukraine, Dutch prosecutors investigating the tragedy now believe the aircraft may have been shot down by another aircraft, according to a senior prosecutor in a German media interview. …read more Source: International Business...

    Nordic, Baltic States Face ‘New Normal’ of Russian Military Threat
    Oct28

    Nordic, Baltic States Face ‘New Normal’ of Russian Military Threat

    Fears of Russia re-asserting its Cold War dominance in the Baltic Sea are forcing countries there to re-think their defenses, prioritizing military spending at home and reducing participation in far-flung U.N. or U.S.-led missions. Sweden’s fruitless search for a submarine – dubbed by locals “The Hunt for Reds in October” – and...

    Europe Strives to Overcome Its Reliance on Russian Gas
    Oct28

    Europe Strives to Overcome Its Reliance on Russian Gas

    Much of Eastern Europe is vulnerable to cutoffs of gas, oil or coal by Moscow, a situation that has become more urgent with the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    In photos: 70th anniversary of Ukraine's liberation from Nazi rule
    Oct28

    In photos: 70th anniversary of Ukraine's liberation from Nazi rule

    On Oct. 28 President Petro Poroshenko, cadets and other officials took part in a flower- and wreath-laying ceremony in Kyiv to commemorate the 70th anniversary of when Soviet Ukraine was freed from Nazi Germany’s rule. …read more Source: The Globe and...