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    Donetsk’s Commander says they control airport
    Oct20

    Donetsk’s Commander says they control airport

    USA Today’s Oren Dorell talks with Cmdr. Mikhael “Givi” Sergeyevich Tolstikh who says his forces will “hold the line” against Ukrainian forces whom he claimed were preparing an assault to retake the facility. …read more Source: USA...

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city as fighters ignore cease-fire
    Oct20

    Powerful explosion rocks rebel-held Ukrainian city as fighters ignore cease-fire

    A powerful explosion has shaken the largest rebel-controlled city in eastern Ukraine as daily battles continue in the region despite a nominal cease-fire being in place. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Reforms Reveal Deep Divisions
    Oct20

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Reforms Reveal Deep Divisions

    With eastern Ukraine crippled by conflict between government forces and pro-Russia separatists, many democratic activists in Kyiv paint the struggle as having given birth to a new unified state. They identify the call to resist what is widely perceived to be Russia’s aggression as having brought together a disparate mix of Ukrainian- and...

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today
    Oct20

    Here’s A 10-Second Guide To What Traders Are Talking About Today

    Dave Lutz of Jones Trading has the top topics about which traders are talking about today: Good Morning! US Futures are mixed, and coming off the best levels of the overnight as IBM comes in light – Russell continues to lag, giving back some of last week’s outperformance – as the bears hope this is a “Red Flag” – It could also be the...

    Russian Activist Bogatenkova Released From Custody
    Oct20

    Russian Activist Bogatenkova Released From Custody

    Seventy-three-year-old Russian human rights activist Lyudmila Bogatenkova has been released from detention after two nights in jail in southern Russia, according to her lawyer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Neo-Nazi Beauty Pageant – Nefarious Glorification of Anti-Semitism at its Worst
    Oct20

    A Neo-Nazi Beauty Pageant – Nefarious Glorification of Anti-Semitism at its Worst

    One of the most insidious, and perhaps ultimately one of the most dangerous, manifestations of neo-Nazi resurgence may well be its steady subversive infiltration of contemporary popular and consumer culture. Rabidly bigoted – anti-Semitic, anti-Roma, generally xenophobic – modern day neo-Nazi parties and movements such as Jobbik in...

    Who’s Afraid of a Russian Gas Cut?
    Oct20

    Who’s Afraid of a Russian Gas Cut?

    How scared Should the EU be of a disruption to gas supplies via Ukraine this winter? That depends on how much they are willing to sacrifice for one another and unify in response. …read more Source:...

    After Detention And Torture, Donetsk Artist’s Work Turns Grim
    Oct20

    After Detention And Torture, Donetsk Artist’s Work Turns Grim

    The Donetsk street artist best known for his satirical depiction of a suicidal separatist commander is now working on a more serious comic book based on his time as a captive of pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukraine Silence
    Oct20

    Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukraine Silence

    Russia’s human rights ombudsperson has sharply criticized the European Union for “ignoring human suffering” in eastern Ukraine. Ella Pamfilova said in an interview published by “Rossiiskaya gazeta” on October 20 that although Europe is “an icon in the style of human rights, democracy, and freedom of...

    Moscow Activists To Protest Savchenko Treatment
    Oct20

    Moscow Activists To Protest Savchenko Treatment

    By RFE/RL A group of Russian human rights activists plans to protest against the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured in eastern Ukraine and was brought to Russia to face charges of participating in the killing of two Russian journalists. The protest on October 20, which will take the form of a series of one-person...