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    Ukraine, pro-Russia fighters trade blame over aid worker’s death
    Oct03

    Ukraine, pro-Russia fighters trade blame over aid worker’s death

    Fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russia gunmen raged around Donetsk’s international airport Friday, a day after the artillery battle spilled into the nearby city and killed a Swiss aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Lavrov Tells Kerry Ukraine Cease-Fire Must Be Maintained
    Oct03

    Lavrov Tells Kerry Ukraine Cease-Fire Must Be Maintained

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has spoken to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about the need to maintain a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Weekend Roundup: Confucius vs. The Umbrella Revolution
    Oct03

    Weekend Roundup: Confucius vs. The Umbrella Revolution

    In the streets of Hong Kong today, China’s future is meeting its past. It’s 17 year-old rebellious student Joshua Wong, who is leading the Umbrella Revolution protests, versus Confucius, the sage of order and “social harmony,” whose 2565th birthday was just emphatically celebrated by Xi Jinping in Beijing last week. To put...

    India will launch Canadian satellite amid tension with Russia
    Oct03

    India will launch Canadian satellite amid tension with Russia

    The launch of a Canadian satellite, postponed amid tensions in the Ukraine, is finally scheduled for liftoff — one year behind schedule. …read more Source:...

    The Americans Who Inspired Hong Kong’s Protesters
    Oct03

    The Americans Who Inspired Hong Kong’s Protesters

    Last week at the United Nations, after condemning Russia’s aggression in Ukraine and ISIS’s barbarism in the Middle East, Barack Obama acknowledged what, for non-Americans, is usually the elephant in the room: the morality of American behavior itself. “I realize that America’s critics will be quick to point out that at times we...

    Kyiv, Separatists Blame Each Other for Aid Worker’s Death
    Oct03

    Kyiv, Separatists Blame Each Other for Aid Worker’s Death

    Fighting between Ukrainian government troops and separatists continued in Donetsk Friday, after the two sides blamed each other for the shelling that killed a Red Cross worker a day earlier. Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said the battle for control of Donetsk airport, which the rebels are attempting to retake, was ongoing. He also...

    Pro-Russian rebels press attack on key Ukraine airport
    Oct03

    Pro-Russian rebels press attack on key Ukraine airport

    Pro-Russian rebels pressed Friday to seize a key airport in eastern Ukraine despite fierce resistance by government forces. …read more Source: CTV...

    Latvia Wary of its Ethnic Russians as Tensions with Moscow Rise
    Oct03

    Latvia Wary of its Ethnic Russians as Tensions with Moscow Rise

    For a woman Latvian intelligence services have named as a potential anti-state organizer, 29-year-old Margarita Dragile seems more worried about dinner than being a menace to society as she arrives at a Riga café for an interview with TIME this week. Devouring her salmon and potato pancakes, Dragile wonders when she would have had time to plot...

    Bosnia concerned over arrival of Russian Cossacks
    Oct03

    Bosnia concerned over arrival of Russian Cossacks

    BANJA LUKA — Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The arrival of a group of Russian Cossacks in Bosnia ahead of elections there has stirred controversy in the Balkan nation. […] Bosnian media has aired footage showing Djakonov commanding over a paramilitary unit in Crimea that helped the region secede from Ukraine. …read more Source: San...

    Don’t believe the Putin lie, Canada
    Oct03

    Don’t believe the Putin lie, Canada

    It’s frightening that some Canadians support President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine rather than Canada’s values of national sovereignty and territorial integrity, be it in the media or in public demonstrations like the one planned for Parliament Hill on Saturday. Russia’s war of terror — Crimea annexation, ethnic...