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    Nationalist Svoboda Party Supporters Clash With Police In Ukrainian Capital Of Kiev
    Oct14

    Nationalist Svoboda Party Supporters Clash With Police In Ukrainian Capital Of Kiev

    Supporters of Ukraine’s nationalist Svoboda party and security forces clashed near the country’s parliament in Kiev on Tuesday, Associated Press, or AP, reported. The protesters reportedly demanded that the government honor the Ukrainian Insurgent Army, which fought for Ukraine during the World War II, as national heroes. …read...

    Demonstrators Clash With Police Outside Ukraine Parliament
    Oct14

    Demonstrators Clash With Police Outside Ukraine Parliament

    KIEV, Ukraine—Clashes have broken out in front of Ukraine’s parliament between unruly demonstrators and lines of police guarding the building. Passions ran high outside the building Tuesday as deputies repeatedly voted down proposals to officially recognize a contentious World War II-era Ukrainian partisan group as national heroes....

    Ukraine on agenda at U.S., Russian diplomats’ meeting in Paris
    Oct14

    Ukraine on agenda at U.S., Russian diplomats’ meeting in Paris

    The top U.S. and Russian diplomats are hoping to find a way to begin reversing a yearlong spike in tensions stemming from Ukraine’s revolution and civil war when they meet Tuesday. …read more Source: CTV...

    Russian Hackers Used Bug in Microsoft Windows for Spying, Report Says
    Oct14

    Russian Hackers Used Bug in Microsoft Windows for Spying, Report Says

    The targets were often linked to the standoff in Ukraine, said iSight Partners, the computer security firm that released the report. …read more Source: The New York...

    War-Weary Ukrainian Troops Protest In Kyiv
    Oct14

    War-Weary Ukrainian Troops Protest In Kyiv

    Hundreds of Ukrainian National Guard conscripts protested in front of the presidential administration building in Kyiv to demand demobilization on October 13. As evening fell, they were confronted by injured war veterans telling them to continue the fight against pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Despite a cease fire since September 5,...

    Two Young Crimean Tatars Reported Missing
    Oct14

    Two Young Crimean Tatars Reported Missing

    Two young Crimean Tatars have been reported missing in the capital of the annexed region, Simferopol. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Parliament Approves New Defense Chief
    Oct14

    Ukraine Parliament Approves New Defense Chief

    Ukraine’s parliament has approved a new defense minister – the fourth change in leadership since Russia’s annexation of Crimea in March. The head of Ukraine’s National Guard, Stepan Poltorak, will take over for Valeriy Heletey, who resigned amid heavy criticism for the crushing defeat of Ukrainian forces east of Donetsk in...

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister
    Oct14

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament has approved a new defense minister as the country remains bogged down in daily clashes with pro-Russian separatist forces in its industrial eastern regions. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now
    Oct14

    The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

    Good morning. Here’s what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. The EU’s top court will begin a potentially explosive legal review of the European Central Bank’s bond-buying plan. The European Court of Justice may ultimately decide the program’s fate, according to the FT. 2. Obama is trying to get Turkey and the Saudis on the...

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister
    Oct14

    Ukraine appoints new defense minister

    Critics of Poltorak’s new appointment noted that he had served as head of Interior Ministry troops for a time under deposed President Viktor Yanukovych, when anti-government protests were met with tough responses from anti-riot personnel. …read more Source: San Francisco...