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    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle

    A Pro-Russian rebel prepares his sniper rifle for action near the airport, in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Oct. 3, 2014. Pro-Russian rebels are pressing to seize a key airport… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle
    Oct04

    Ukraine’s truce in trouble amid airport battle

    The barrage has intensified this week, with shells hitting apartment buildings, a school, a bus stop, and the Red Cross office. Negotiators representing Russia, Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe tried to consolidate the cease-fire with a follow-up agreement to create a buffer zone that...

    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...

    Fighting for key airport threatens to derail shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine
    Oct04

    Fighting for key airport threatens to derail shaky cease-fire in eastern Ukraine

    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: FOX...

    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...

    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...

    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...