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    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...

    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...

    Russia to recognize separatist elections in Ukraine’s Luhansk and Donetsk
    Oct28

    Russia to recognize separatist elections in Ukraine’s Luhansk and Donetsk

    JC FinleyMOSCOW, Oct. 28 (UPI) — Russia will recognize separatist elections in Ukraine’s restive eastern region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Tuesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    France to Decide on Russian Warship Deal in November
    Oct28

    France to Decide on Russian Warship Deal in November

    France will wait until next month to decide whether to deliver the first of two Mistral helicopter carriers to Russia, French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday. French President Francois Hollande had for months resisted pressure from Washington and other allies to scrap the 1.2 billion euro ($1.58 billion) contract before...

    Russia Will Recognize Separatist Polls Organized By Rebels In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct28

    Russia Will Recognize Separatist Polls Organized By Rebels In Eastern Ukraine

    Russia announced Tuesday that it will recognize the results of elections that separatist rebels have planned to hold in eastern Ukraine on Nov. 2. The latest announcement by the Russian government comes as Ukraine’s pro-Western leaders have reportedly negotiated for the formation of a coalition government. …read more Source:...