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    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Energy Oligarchs
    Oct24

    Revealed – The Palaces Of Ukraine’s Energy Oligarchs

    A short drive from Kyiv stand the twin palaces of two Yanukovych-era executives at Ukraine’s state energy company Naftohaz. Police have been investigating allegations of fraud at the company worth hundreds of millions of dollars. The two oligarchs, who have not explained the origin of their families’ spectacular wealth, are now...

    Poland’s Tusk denies claim on partition offer
    Oct24

    Poland’s Tusk denies claim on partition offer

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s former prime minister, Donald Tusk, has denied that Russian President Vladimir Putin suggested that Russia and Poland carve up Ukraine. Sikorski had said the offer was made in a one-on-one meeting between Tusk and Putin in Moscow in 2008. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    International Roles in Middle East Policies
    Oct24

    International Roles in Middle East Policies

    China has no strategy, but it has a policy. This is what Chinese experts have said in the course of explaining — or justifying — Chinese policy toward the countries of the Middle East. Russia is clinging to its policy because it is a state that understands strategy and what makes a strategy, from geography to natural resources....

    EU Agrees To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts
    Oct24

    EU Agrees To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cuts

    * Overall goal of 40-percent cut in emissions by 2030 * EU says sets example for rest of the world to follow * Environmentalists complain compromise fails to do enough (Adds link to text, industry views, energy security) By Barbara Lewis and Alastair Macdonald …read more Source: The Huffington...

    U.S. Urges Ukrainians To Vote
    Oct24

    U.S. Urges Ukrainians To Vote

    The United States is urging all Ukrainians, including those in rebel-controlled areas in the east as well as the illegally annexed Crimean peninsula, to vote in upcoming parliamentary elections. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin emboldened by weak U.S. response to Russian aggression
    Oct24

    Vladimir Putin emboldened by weak U.S. response to Russian aggression

    Russian military provocations have increased so much over the seven months since Moscow annexed Crimea from Ukraine that Washington and its allies are scrambling defense assets on a nearly daily basis in response to air, sea and land incursions by Vladimir Putin’s forces. Not only is Moscow continuing to foment … …read more...

    Ukrainians head to the polls amidst continuing turmoil
    Oct24

    Ukrainians head to the polls amidst continuing turmoil

    Ukraine’s snap general election on October 26 is seen as a key test for the war-torn nation as voters replace lawmakers allied to Kremlin-backed former president Viktor Yanukovych, who was ousted in February. Duration: 02:10 Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Creepy Crimea-annexing Vladimir Putin figure will haunt your nightmares
    Oct24

    Creepy Crimea-annexing Vladimir Putin figure will haunt your nightmares

    An extremely creepy automated figure of Russian President Vladimir Putin signing the treaty annexing Crimea into the Russian Federation is expected to fetch thousands when it’s auctioned off next month. Jen Markham explains. Video provided by Buzz60 …read more Source: USA...

    EU agrees landmark climate change deal: Van Rompuy
    Oct24

    EU agrees landmark climate change deal: Van Rompuy

    Brussels (AFP) – European Union leaders agreed Friday a landmark climate change deal, including a headline commitment to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40 percent by 2030, EU head Herman Van Rompuy said.”Deal! At least 40% emissions cut by 2030. World’s most ambitious, cost-effective, fair climate energy policy agreed,”...

    10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos
    Oct24

    10 Things to See: A week of top AP photos

    AP10ThingsToSee – People sit near an entrance to a bomb shelter as they hide from shelling not far from Donetsk airport in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. (AP Phot… …read more Source: The Bismarck...