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    Watch Protesters Tear Down A Massive Lenin Statue In Ukraine
    Sep29

    Watch Protesters Tear Down A Massive Lenin Statue In Ukraine

    Demonstrators in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv toppled one of the country’s largest statues of Vladimir Lenin on Sunday. Captured in a bevy of tweets and videos posted to social media, crowds of pro-Ukrainian protesters surrounded the Soviet idol as ropes wrenched the Lenin statue from its moorings and sent it hurtling to the...

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kharkiv
    Sep29

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kharkiv

    Demonstrators in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kharkiv have cut down a statue of Vladimir Lenin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Photos September 28, 2014: Top images from around the world
    Sep28

    Photos September 28, 2014: Top images from around the world

    Syrian Kurds sit on a hill looking down on clashes between jihadists of the Islamic State (IS) and Kurdish fighters,close to the Turkish-Syrian border in Sanlinurfa province, on September 28, 2014. Turkey has so far taken in over 160,000 refugees who fled the IS assault around the town of Ain al-Arab, but Erdogan said it would be better if they...

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatening World War III, But Thousands of Russians Protesting Ukraine Invasion
    Sep28

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatening World War III, But Thousands of Russians Protesting Ukraine Invasion

    Tens of thousands of Russians are displeased over president Vladimir Putin’s recent actions, including the fighting in Ukraine. Putin recently threatened European governments, claiming that Russia could invade many capitals–including Kiev, Warsaw, and Bucharest–in just two days, while Russia allegedly continues supporting pro-Russian...

    The Arrest Of A Russian Billionaire Does Not Bode Well For Russia’s Economy
    Sep28

    The Arrest Of A Russian Billionaire Does Not Bode Well For Russia’s Economy

    On September 16th 2014 Vladimir Yevtushenkov, the president and principal shareholder of AFK Sistema, was accused of money-laundering and placed under house arrest by a Moscow court. It is unlikely that the arrest is part of a co-ordinated strategy to revise the relationship between the state and business. Rather, the affair marks an...

    The Flawed Logic of Russian Sanctions (and Why They Might Be Useful Anyway)
    Sep28

    The Flawed Logic of Russian Sanctions (and Why They Might Be Useful Anyway)

    Western sanctions are harming the Russian economy, but that doesn’t mean they will achieve anything the West wants in Ukraine. The Minsk ceasefire agreement benefits Russia much more than Ukraine, forcing Kiev to make political concessions while giving Moscow free rein on Ukraine’s eastern borders and in Crimea. Russia has no...

    Ukraine, Separatists Exchange Prisoners
    Sep28

    Ukraine, Separatists Exchange Prisoners

    Ukrainian military officials and pro-Russian separatists have carried out a prisoner exchange in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lavrov Says Russia Has No Desire To Continue Sanctions War
    Sep28

    Lavrov Says Russia Has No Desire To Continue Sanctions War

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Moscow has no desire to continue a war of sanctions with the West. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian ship played key role in Canada’s Franklin expedition even as Harper denounced Russian government
    Sep28

    Russian ship played key role in Canada’s Franklin expedition even as Harper denounced Russian government

    A Russian-flagged vessel played a key role in Canada’s recent discovery of a sunken ship from the missing Franklin expedition, the Canadian Press reports. More from the Canadian Press report: Prime Minister Stephen Harper has billed the Franklin search as an expression of Canadian sovereignty in the North — particularly in light of the...

    Reporter’s Notebook: In Eastern Ukraine, A Bellicose Mood Prevails
    Sep28

    Reporter’s Notebook: In Eastern Ukraine, A Bellicose Mood Prevails

    On a return trip to eastern Ukraine, NPR’s Eleanor Beardsley found a ceasefire that feels shaky and separatists who are full of swagger and determined to press their fight for independence.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...