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    Russian Aircraft Intercepted by NATO Forces After Entering Airspace
    Oct22

    Russian Aircraft Intercepted by NATO Forces After Entering Airspace

    Swedish jets have intercepted a Russian aircraft that briefly entered North Atlantic Treaty Organization airspace Tuesday. NATO and Swedish forces reportedly noticed the plane, identified as a Russian intelligence jet, traveling near NATO airspace in the Baltic Sea, Reuters reports. The plane later crossed into Estonian airspace for about a...

    Ukraine’s Vote, Russia’s Fate
    Oct22

    Ukraine’s Vote, Russia’s Fate

    STOCKHOLM — When Ukraine’s voters go to the polls on Oct. 26, not only the fate of their country will be at stake; so will the future of a significant part of Europe. To put it simply: the future of Ukraine will decide the future of Russia, and the future of Russia will have a substantial impact on the future of Europe. When the...

    Ukrainians Vote Sunday in Key Election
    Oct22

    Ukrainians Vote Sunday in Key Election

    Ukrainian voters go to the polls Sunday to elect a new parliament, the last political step in the revolution that started nearly a year ago. The vote is expected to move the country closer to badly-needed reforms, but won’t solve all of its problems. When Ukrainians took to the streets last winter for protests that led to the ouster of...

    Swedish Hunt for ‘Russian’ Sub Recalls the Cold War
    Oct22

    Swedish Hunt for ‘Russian’ Sub Recalls the Cold War

    For the last six days, Sweden’s Navy has been in full Hunt for Red October-mode. Ever since a mysterious, unidentified vessel was spotted south of Stockholm, Swedish ships and helicopters have been searching the area for what media reports says is a damaged Russian submarine that has surreptitiously made its way into the Nordic...

    NATO, Swedish Fighters Scrambled to Intercept Russian Plane
    Oct22

    NATO, Swedish Fighters Scrambled to Intercept Russian Plane

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – NATO and Swedish fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a Russian intelligence-gathering plane that briefly entered Estonian airspace on Tuesday, the alliance said on Wednesday. The Estonian Foreign Ministry called the Russian ambassador to the ministry and gave him a protest note over the incursion, the Estonian...

    Poll: Ukraine Leader’s Bloc Holds Election Lead, Tymoshenko Threatened
    Oct22

    Poll: Ukraine Leader’s Bloc Holds Election Lead, Tymoshenko Threatened

    President Petro Poroshenko’s bloc holds a big lead ahead of Ukraine’s election on Sunday while a rising populist party looks set to take second place, an opinion poll showed on Wednesday. A surge in support for the Radical Party of populist Oleh Lyashko, the champion of government troops and scourge of super-wealthy oligarchs,...

    Here Is The Major Ukrainian City Destroyed During A Supposed Ceasefire
    Oct22

    Here Is The Major Ukrainian City Destroyed During A Supposed Ceasefire

    A ceasefire has technically been in place in eastern Ukraine since negotiations began in Minsk between the Ukrainian and Russian governments on September 5. But this attempted cessation in hostilities has failed to take effect on the ground. Large parts of Donetsk have been destroyed as a result of the fighting, which has included large-scale and...

    World War 3? Fears of Russian Invasion Increase as ‘Provocations’ in Countries Outside Ukraine Grow
    Oct22

    World War 3? Fears of Russian Invasion Increase as ‘Provocations’ in Countries Outside Ukraine Grow

    Fears of Russia invading countries outside of Ukraine are growing as the “provocations”–including incursions into the sea and air–increase. The latest is a Russian submarine reportedly detected just outside Stockholm in Sweden, prompting a swift response from Swedish military. The Swedes learned from experience–last year six Russian military...

    Peugeot says sales edge ahead in long haul out of crisis
    Oct22

    Peugeot says sales edge ahead in long haul out of crisis

    Paris (AFP) – Peugeot Citroen said Wednesday strong quarterly sales in China and by its car-parts subsidiary has kept its drive away from crisis on track, despite an overall lacklustre performance. Europe’s second-largest carmaker is pinning much of its recovery strategy on a tie-up agreed this year with Chinese group Dongfeng and on...

    Why I’m Not a ‘Patriotic’ Ukrainian
    Oct22

    Why I’m Not a ‘Patriotic’ Ukrainian

    I remember the beginning of the 2014 Orange Revolution in Ukraine. I was a university student and was energized by the revolution. I left my native town in the western part of Ukraine to go to Kiev and actively participate in the revolution. Why? Because I, along with all Ukrainians, longed for a better future. After years of disappointment, new...