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    Fears over gas supply as Russia-Ukraine talks fail
    Oct22

    Fears over gas supply as Russia-Ukraine talks fail

    Russia and Ukraine failed to reach an accord on gas supplies for the coming winter. …read more Source:...

    Shelling Sends Donetsk Residents into Stalin-era Shelter
    Oct22

    Shelling Sends Donetsk Residents into Stalin-era Shelter

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has sent some residents fleeing to bomb shelters from previous wars. Despite a cease-fire reached in September, clashes between the government and pro-Russian separatists continue as the two sides fight for control of Donetsk airport. Some civilians are getting caught in the crossfire. Zlatica Hoke reports on how...

    Kerry To Meet Merkel In Berlin
    Oct22

    Kerry To Meet Merkel In Berlin

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is due to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on October 22, in a visit to mark next month’s 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    UN: Reports of cluster bombs in Ukraine ‘alarming’
    Oct22

    UN: Reports of cluster bombs in Ukraine ‘alarming’

    The United Nations, citing reports of cluster bombs being used by the Ukrainian government, calls the apparent use of such weapons “extremely alarming.” …read more Source:...

    I Was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine 20 Years Ago. Now I’m a War Reporter There. Here’s What’s Changed.
    Oct22

    I Was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine 20 Years Ago. Now I’m a War Reporter There. Here’s What’s Changed.

    KIEV, Ukraine—In the winter of 1994, President Bill Clinton arrived at Kiev’s Boryspil airport to seal the deal with a reluctant President Leonid Kravchuk to hand over Ukraine’s inherited stock of Soviet nuclear warheads in exchange for security guarantees from the U.S., Great Britain, and Russi …read more Source: The New...

    Ukraine says goodbye Lenin as communists face poll wipeout
    Oct22

    Ukraine says goodbye Lenin as communists face poll wipeout

    As Ukraine gears up to vote in a snap parliamentary election after a year of dramatic upheaval, the Communist Party is finding its power base has collapsed. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    EU Freedom of Thought Prize Awarded to Congolese Doctor
    Oct22

    EU Freedom of Thought Prize Awarded to Congolese Doctor

    BRUSSELS—The European Parliament announced Dr. Denis Mukwege from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as the winner of this year’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought. Martin Schulz, president of the European Parliament, said at the announcement on Tuesday that the vote for Mukwege was unanimous. Mukwege is a 59-year-old...

    Attacks on Politicians in Ukraine Add to Tension Before Parliamentary Elections
    Oct22

    Attacks on Politicians in Ukraine Add to Tension Before Parliamentary Elections

    Several politicians have been attacked in the days before parliamentary elections on Sunday, highlighting the tensions surrounding a vote that stands to complete the overhaul of the government. …read more Source: The New York...

    Europe Hoping for Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Next Week
    Oct22

    Europe Hoping for Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Next Week

    Russia and Ukraine failed to strike an interim gas deal in Brussels on Tuesday, with both sides holding out for guarantees on payment and price. European Union negotiators, however, are hoping for an agreement next week. After hours of talks, efforts to resolve a natural gas pricing dispute between the neighboring countries proved fruitless, but...

    Security of military personnel at home top of mind following hit-and-run (with video)
    Oct22

    Security of military personnel at home top of mind following hit-and-run (with video)

    Canadian Forces members are being told to “remain vigilant” after a 53-year-old soldier was killed in a hit-and-run near Montreal this week, highlighting fears military personnel could become targets here at home. But while some say security concerns and the need to introduce measures to protect Canadian military personnel represent the new...