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    Ukraine Goes To The Polls Amid Right-Wing Threat Of A Second Revolution
    Oct24

    Ukraine Goes To The Polls Amid Right-Wing Threat Of A Second Revolution

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine is set to vote on a historical parliamentary election on Sunday, the first after a bloody revolution that ousted pro-Russian president Viktor Yanukovych in February. President Petro Poroshenko’s pro-Western party is leading comfortably in the polls, but it may still fall short of an absolute majority in the...

    French court rules in favor of extraditing Kazakh dissident banker to either Russia or Ukraine
    Oct24

    French court rules in favor of extraditing Kazakh dissident banker to either Russia or Ukraine

    A French appeals court has authorized the extradition to Russia or Ukraine of a Kazakh dissident banker whose legal case is tangled up in at least five countries. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Russians Aren’t Marching, The Russians Aren’t Marching!
    Oct24

    The Russians Aren’t Marching, The Russians Aren’t Marching!

    The municipal authorities in Moscow this week denied the right to free assembly to a group of Russian ultranationalists who organize the annual (deep) soul-searching extravaganza known as “The Russian March.” “Senseless and merciless,” the Russian March usually covers multiple cities, delivering the greatest spectacle of...

    How NSA Spying, Google and Chlorinated Chickens Are Pitting Germans Against Americans — And What to Do About It
    Oct24

    How NSA Spying, Google and Chlorinated Chickens Are Pitting Germans Against Americans — And What to Do About It

    These remarks are adapted from a talk at the Center for European Studies at Harvard on October 23. I see an increased nervousness in my country about America. Even though both our countries have an eagle on their coat of arms, people currently are focused on a different bird: the chicken. And not just any old chicken, but the...

    French Court Approves Kazakh Banker’s Extradition to Face Charges
    Oct24

    French Court Approves Kazakh Banker’s Extradition to Face Charges

    A French court approved the extradition of Mukhtar Ablyazov, a fugitive Kazakh banker, to face fraud-related charges in Russia or Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin Just Gave One Of The Most Anti-American Speeches Of His Career
    Oct24

    Putin Just Gave One Of The Most Anti-American Speeches Of His Career

    Russian President Vladimir Putin just gave one of the most stridently anti-Western speeches of his career, a 40-minute “diatribe … that was reminiscent of the Cold War,” according to Reuters. Putin was speaking before an “informal group of experts” at a mountain resort outside the former Olympic city of Sochi that...

    “Darth Vader” Campaigns for Ukrainian Parliament
    Oct24

    “Darth Vader” Campaigns for Ukrainian Parliament

    Darth Vader is back… and says he wants to rule Ukraine. …read more Source: The Boston...

    Not All Voters Inspired by Ukraine Election
    Oct24

    Not All Voters Inspired by Ukraine Election

    Ukraine’s government is heralding Sunday’s election as a chance to usher in a more trustworthy, Western-oriented legislature. But some voters feel less than inspired, seeing the same old faces and political rot. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    French Court Authorizes Extradition Of Fugitive Kazakh Banker
    Oct24

    French Court Authorizes Extradition Of Fugitive Kazakh Banker

    An appellate court in the French city of Lyon has authorized the extradition of fugitive Kazakh banker Mukhtar Ablyazov …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Putin blames U.S. for destabilizing world order
    Oct24

    Russia’s Putin blames U.S. for destabilizing world order

    MOSCOW–Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the United States of endangering the international order by trying to “remake the whole world” for its own, exclusive interests Friday, and predicted that Ukraine would not be the last conflict the major powers would clash over. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...