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    Ukraine wary of fragile peace as patriotism surges
    Oct02

    Ukraine wary of fragile peace as patriotism surges

    BOYARKA, Ukraine (AP) — Since Ukraine’s conflict with Russia erupted, Oleksandr Federenko has gone from village kid to army cadet, trading computer games for knife-throwing classes and morning marches. Army ads dominate TV stations, war heroes are at the top of every party’s list for this month’s parliamentary election and...

    Ukraine wary of fragile peace as patriotism surges
    Oct02

    Ukraine wary of fragile peace as patriotism surges

    BOYARKA, Ukraine (AP) — Since Ukraine’s conflict with Russia erupted, Oleksandr Federenko has gone from village kid to army cadet, trading computer games for knife-throwing classes and morning marches. He is only 13…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukraine Rebels Break Truce To Make Push For Donetsk Airport
    Oct02

    Ukraine Rebels Break Truce To Make Push For Donetsk Airport

    Kiev’s forces and pro-Russia separatists have resumed fighting over the government-held airport.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    ‘Darth Vaders’ To Vie For Ukraine Parliamentary Seats
    Oct02

    ‘Darth Vaders’ To Vie For Ukraine Parliamentary Seats

    Sixteen Darth Vaders have made an imperial march onto the ballot in Ukraine’s upcoming parliamentary elections, the latest and most expansive appearance of the “Star Wars” villain’s name and likeness in the country’s political life. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Says He Hopes Election Will Bring Ukraine Stability
    Oct02

    Putin Says He Hopes Election Will Bring Ukraine Stability

    President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he hoped Ukraine’s parliamentary poll, scheduled for October 26, would help restore stability in the country, saying that such a development would also be welcomed by Russia. Relations between Moscow and Kyiv have been teetering on the brink since Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula in...

    George Clooney, South Sudan and How the World’s Newest Nation Imploded
    Oct02

    George Clooney, South Sudan and How the World’s Newest Nation Imploded

    March 2012, A Bar on the Nile It was mid-morning and the staff were still wiping down the bar and clearing away the empties when George Clooney ambled over to my table. Clooney had a couple of hours before he headed north to the fighting and we’d agreed to meet by the Nile, at the aid worker hotel where he stayed. The river was something to...

    Tatarstan’s Outspoken Activist Gets One-Year-In-Prison Suspended Sentence
    Oct02

    Tatarstan’s Outspoken Activist Gets One-Year-In-Prison Suspended Sentence

    A well-known Tatar writer, activist and the leader of the self-proclaimed pan-Tatar Milli Mejlis (National Assembly), Fauziya Bayramova (eds: a woman), received a suspended one-year jail sentence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Barack Obama and the Will to Fight
    Oct02

    Barack Obama and the Will to Fight

    The Obama administration has admitted that it misjudged the extremists who set up the Islamic State in chunks of territory torn from Iraq and Syria. The director of national intelligence, James Clapper, confessed that his analysts underestimated the “will to fight” of the jihadists. He also linked it to intelligence failures of the...

    Putin: state will support sanctions-hit sectors
    Oct02

    Putin: state will support sanctions-hit sectors

    Putin said Thursday the sanctions, imposed by the United States, the European Union and others over Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict, violate basic principles of the World Trade Organization and obstruct international economics. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    U.S. Green Card Lottery Scam Group Nabbed In Ukraine
    Oct02

    U.S. Green Card Lottery Scam Group Nabbed In Ukraine

    Ukrainian investigators in cooperation with American authorities have nabbed a group involved in the U.S. Green Card Lottery scam. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...