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    Putin: Europe Can’t Stop Buying Russian Gas
    Oct24

    Putin: Europe Can’t Stop Buying Russian Gas

    As the crisis in Ukraine continues to grind along and casualties continue to mount, despite the existence of a ceasefire, Russia holds a trump card. Winter is coming and Europe will have little option but to turn to Putin for its gas purchases. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he did not expect European countries to stop buying...

    Darth Vader Is Running for Prime Minister of Ukraine, Vowing to Take On Putin
    Oct24

    Darth Vader Is Running for Prime Minister of Ukraine, Vowing to Take On Putin

    As Ukraine continues to struggle with Russian influence in its political affairs, Darth Vader, leader of the Galactic Empire has thrown his hat in the ring of the country’s complex powerplay. Ukraine’s so-called Internet Party has put forward the Star Wars villain as its prime ministerial candidate in Sunday’s nationwide...

    Vladimir Putin accuses U.S. of damaging world order
    Oct24

    Vladimir Putin accuses U.S. of damaging world order

    Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States on Friday of endangering global security by imposing a “unilateral diktat” on the rest of the world and shifted blame for the Ukraine crisis onto the West. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Putin blasts US in speech, blaming West for conflict in Ukraine
    Oct24

    Putin blasts US in speech, blaming West for conflict in Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin blasted the U.S. in a speech Friday, blaming the West for the conflict in Ukraine and weakening global and regional security. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says
    Oct24

    Russia still has troops in Ukraine, NATO says

    Russia still has troops in eastern Ukraine and retains a very capable force on the border despite a partial withdrawal, NATO’s military commander said on Friday. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    German consumer confidence stops falling: survey
    Oct24

    German consumer confidence stops falling: survey

    Frankfurt (AFP) – Consumer confidence in Germany has stopped falling, as consumers appear to be no longer fazed by economic fallout from geopolitical crises, a new poll found on Friday. Following the recent declines, “consumer sentiment rose again somewhat in October, halting the downward trend,” market research company GfK said...

    Ukraine’s Key Election Fails to Spark Enthusiasm
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Key Election Fails to Spark Enthusiasm

    KIEV, Ukraine— Gazing across the Maidan square, Evelina Martirosyan recalls how euphoric she was as she joined protests that changed Ukraine’s history. Since the revolution this year that toppled a despised president, her dreams of a better future have been blunted by war and near economic collapse. Parliamentary elections on Sunday promise...

    Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
    Oct24

    Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

    In a speech to political experts in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi Friday, Putin cited the wars in Iraq, Libya and Syria, to back up his claim. Putin has accused the U.S. of trying to cast Russia as a danger to the rest of the world and forcing its allies to impose sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian crisis. …read more...

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Drives Up Price Of…Illegal Vote Buying
    Oct24

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Drives Up Price Of…Illegal Vote Buying

    Some Ukrainians are still prepared to sell their votes — even in the wake of the Euromaidan uprising against corruption and sleaze. But the price tag has spiked significantly amid a state crackdown on the practice. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls
    Oct24

    Darth Vader hopes force with him in Ukraine polls

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — One candidate in Ukraine’s parliamentary elections hopes to bring voters to the dark side: Darth Alekseyevich Vader. …read more Source: The Bismarck...