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    Russian-Backed Rebels Launch Assault on Donetsk Airport
    Oct27

    Russian-Backed Rebels Launch Assault on Donetsk Airport

    The ceasefire between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels in the country’s east has all but collapsed as the separatists continue to launch attacks on the crucial Donetsk airport, according to reports. The Russian-backed separatists are reportedly firing artillery at the airport grounds that are controlled by Ukrainian government...

    Death Rate 10 a Day in East Ukraine Despite Ceasefire
    Oct27

    Death Rate 10 a Day in East Ukraine Despite Ceasefire

    By Robert Evans GENEVA (Reuters) – The conflict in eastern Ukraine is still claiming about 10 lives a day among government troops, pro-Russian separatists and civilians despite a ceasefire agreed in early September, the United Nations said on Tuesday. Over 3,660 people have died and 8,766 been wounded in eastern Ukraine since fighting broke out...

    ‘Once a Spy, Always a Spy’
    Oct27

    ‘Once a Spy, Always a Spy’

    It was January of 1990, and a middle-aged, overweight Vladimir Putin was depressed. Working as a paper-pushing KGB intelligence officer in Dresden, Germany, Putin spent most of his time attempting to recruit undercover foreign agents and writing reports. News from back home in the Soviet Union caused great concern. Mikhail Gorbachev had ascended...

    Biden: World Is ‘Literally Fraying At The Seams’
    Oct27

    Biden: World Is ‘Literally Fraying At The Seams’

    Vice President Joe Biden said the world is “literally fraying at the seams” during a speech to students at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government on Thursday. Biden chronicled recent international crises including unrest in Ukraine and the Middle East and the potential Ebola epidemic. He underscored America’s commitment to combatting...

    Museum unveils rich story of Jewish life in Poland
    Oct27

    Museum unveils rich story of Jewish life in Poland

    In this photo taken Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, a reconstruction of a wooden 17th century synagogue once located in Gwozdziec, a formerly Polish town in Ukraine, at the POLIN Museum of the History… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down
    Oct27

    Malaysia Airlines Update: Flight 17 Prosecutor Open to Idea Airplane Shot it Down

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 could have been shot down by another aircraft, according to a report, and Dutch prosecutors have said Monday they’re open to the idea. However, the Dutch officials think the plane was most likely shot down by a ground-to-air missile in Ukraine. “Based on the information available, a shooting-down by a...

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe
    Oct27

    Ukraine Looks to Reform With an Eye on Europe

    KIEV, Ukraine— As Ukraine’s most ardently pro-European parties pocketed a resounding collective election triumph Monday, thoughts turned to a reform agenda that promises pain and progress in equal doses. Although the outcome of Sunday’s vote is in part fruit of a surge in anti-Russian sentiment, Moscow says it will recognize the...

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections
    Oct27

    U.S., NATO applaud Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections

    JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 27 (UPI) — The U.S. and NATO congratulated Ukraine for holding successful parliamentary elections on Sunday. …read more Source: United Press...

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume
    Oct27

    ‘Darth Vader,’ a Ukrainian parliamentary candidate, barred from voting in costume

    The power of the Dark Side is no match for the forces of Ukrainian bureaucracy. …read more Source: New York Daily...

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate
    Oct27

    Ukraine residents welcome Poroshenko’s pro-West mandate

    Pro-Western parties are set to dominate Ukraine’s parliament, handing President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to steer the country further out of Russia’s orbit and into Europe’s mainstream. Jillian Kitchener reports. Video provided by Reuters …read more Source: USA...