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    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — A month-long cease-fire in Donetsk looks like this: nine civilians killed on Wednesday, a Red Cross staffer killed Thursday, scores killed and wounded since the fighting was supposed to stop…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia Mulls Special Day To Recognize Its ‘Polite People’
    Oct04

    Russia Mulls Special Day To Recognize Its ‘Polite People’

    Russia is preparing to dedicate a special calendar day to commemorate the “little green men” who helped seize the Crimean peninsula. The proposed date — October 7 — also just happens to be President Vladimir Putin’s birthday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian politicians learn to roll with the punches — even when cake is thrown at them
    Oct04

    Ukrainian politicians learn to roll with the punches — even when cake is thrown at them

    While reports indicate that the conflict in Ukraine has settled into a calmer, albeit still violent, pace, public discontent surrounding policy decisions this summer rose to heated levels against Ukrainian politicians. Thursday’s event, in which Oleh Makhnitsky, an aide to Ukrainian Prime Minister Petro Poroshenko, hid behind a conference...

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis
    Oct04

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Latvians are choosing a new Parliament in an election overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis and worries over how to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Latvians Vote Amid Fears Over A Resurgent Russia
    Oct04

    Latvians Vote Amid Fears Over A Resurgent Russia

    Latvia on October 4 holds parliamentary elections dominated by concerns over a resurgent Russia and a Kremlin-allied party popular with the country’s large Russian minority. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Latvia elects new Parliament in election overshadowed by Ukraine crisis, Russia
    Oct04

    Latvia elects new Parliament in election overshadowed by Ukraine crisis, Russia

    Latvians are choosing a new Parliament in an election overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis and worries over how to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis
    Oct04

    Latvians hold election in shadow of Ukraine crisis

    The center-right coalition government, which welcomed the buildup of NATO forces in the region as protection against Russia, is pitted against the opposition Harmony party, a left-leaning group — supported mainly by the country’s Russian-speaking minority — which favors balancing Latvia’s Western orientation with stronger links to...

    Cossacks In Bosnia-Herzegovina: Troupe Celebrating Russian Ties Led By Crimea Takeover Veteran
    Oct04

    Cossacks In Bosnia-Herzegovina: Troupe Celebrating Russian Ties Led By Crimea Takeover Veteran

    The appearance in Bosnia-Herzegovina of a Russian militia leader who helped Moscow annex Crimea has the tiny Balkan nation worried. Nikolai Djakonov, who earlier this year commanded an armed Cossack unit in Russia’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean territory, has arrived in the Serbian autonomous area of Bosnia known as Republika Srpska,...

    Former Oil Tycoon Vows to Give Voice to ‘European-Oriented’ Russians
    Oct04

    Former Oil Tycoon Vows to Give Voice to ‘European-Oriented’ Russians

    Mikhail Khodorkovsky has been many things: a Communist Party youth group leader who became one of post-Soviet Russia’s first billionaires, thanks to a controversial, corruption-riddled privatization process; a philanthropist who, in 2001, established Open Russia, a foundation dedicated to building and strengthening civil society in Russia....

    White House condemns death of Red Cross worker in Ukraine
    Oct03

    White House condemns death of Red Cross worker in Ukraine

    The White House on Friday condemned the death of an International Committee of the Red Cross worker in Ukraine after the organization’s facility in Donetsk was caught in the crossfire of fighting between the Ukrainian military and insurgent forces. Laurent DuPasquier, 38, was just one casualty in a bloody day … …read more...