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    Peter Singer: ‘We Need To Be More Cautious With Our Caution’
    Oct30

    Peter Singer: ‘We Need To Be More Cautious With Our Caution’

    Peter Singer is the world’s most prominent and controversial moral philosopher. He talked with Lars Mensel and Max Tholl about techno-skepticism, trash TV, and why our becoming less human might ultimately save humanity.The European: Mr. Singer, do we have a healthy relationship with technology? Singer: A question that broad really...

    Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote
    Oct30

    Central Europe, Britain oppose Ukraine rebel vote

    BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — The foreign ministers of four Central European countries and Britain have condemned a plan by pro-Russia insurgents in eastern Ukraine to hold local elections…. …read more Source: Associated...

    EU’s Barroso believes Russia/Ukraine gas deal struck
    Oct30

    EU’s Barroso believes Russia/Ukraine gas deal struck

    European Commission President Barroso said he believed the EU had brokered a deal on gas supplies between Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Homeless at risk in war-torn eastern Ukraine as winter sets in
    Oct30

    Homeless at risk in war-torn eastern Ukraine as winter sets in

    With temperatures below freezing, damage to critical infrastructure and lack of adequate shelter for the newly homeless could mean death for many. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Why Russia and China See Eye-To-Eye on Cybersecurity
    Oct30

    Why Russia and China See Eye-To-Eye on Cybersecurity

    This article first appeared in Kommersant and was translated into English by Worldcrunch.By Elena Chernenko, Vladislav Novyii and Ivan Safronov MOSCOW — During President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Beijing next month, he is expected to seal a bilateral agreement on cybersecurity between Russia and China, according to a source close to...

    NATO: Rebellion in the Ranks?
    Oct30

    NATO: Rebellion in the Ranks?

    Vladimir Putin, the wily strategist of Russian revanchism, is well on his way to reconstructing the Warsaw Pact. That, at least, is what the pundits of The Washington Post are making it out to seem. Last week, Jackson Diehl penned a column on how Putin has driven a wedge between NATO and its easternmost members. Anne Applebaum, meanwhile, pins...

    ‘Unusual’ Russian military flights over Europe leave NATO scrambling
    Oct30

    ‘Unusual’ Russian military flights over Europe leave NATO scrambling

    Tensions have been running high between NATO and Russia since Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula from Ukraine …read more Source: Toronto...

    NATO Chief Says Russian Air Force Increases Flights on Ukraine Border
    Oct30

    NATO Chief Says Russian Air Force Increases Flights on Ukraine Border

    ATHENS, Greece—NATO’s new chief says the alliance is increasing its readiness and air policing following a spike in Russian air force activity in Eastern Europe. Jens Stoltenberg says while NATO is not back on Cold War terms with its former arch-enemy, recent Russian behavior has severely undermined the trust built up over decades. Tensions...

    The Bizarre Story Behind Today’s Sudden Ruble Rally
    Oct30

    The Bizarre Story Behind Today’s Sudden Ruble Rally

    On Thursday, the Russian ruble reversed its recent trend of breaking record lows against the dollar and the euro and came surging back. Rumors quickly circulated about the cause of the unexpected rally. Here’s what we know so far: After falling to yet another record low in early trading, the ruble suddenly began regaining lost ground from...

    Brutal Winter Set To Hit War-Torn East Ukraine
    Oct30

    Brutal Winter Set To Hit War-Torn East Ukraine

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Dark tunnels in the basement of a bombed-out hospital in the eastern city of Donetsk lead to a makeshift shelter. Opening the door hardly alleviates the gloom, for the only lighting inside is the flicker of handmade oil lamps. The inhabitants move around like shadows, eyes dull and faces weary with hardship, dressed in...