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    Putin’s ‘Last and Best Weapon’ Against Europe: Gas
    Sep24

    Putin’s ‘Last and Best Weapon’ Against Europe: Gas

    In the cornfields of the Donbass, the war between the Ukrainian army and Moscow-backed rebels has sputtered to an uneasy stalemate. But as winter approaches, a new battle­front in Moscow’s proxy struggle with the West is opening up – and though it will not be as bloody, it could be no less politically dramatic than the recent shooting war....

    Russia May Get Cold Shoulder From Europe in Looming Gas Wars
    Sep24

    Russia May Get Cold Shoulder From Europe in Looming Gas Wars

    In the cornfields of Donbass, Ukraine, the war between the Ukrainian army and Moscow-backed rebels has sputtered to an uneasy stalemate. But as winter approaches, a new battlefront in Moscow’s proxy struggle with the West is opening up—and though it will not be as bloody, it could be no less politically dramatic than the recent shooting...

    Uman fines Jewish community for pilgrims’ unlicensed tent city
    Sep24

    Uman fines Jewish community for pilgrims’ unlicensed tent city

    (JTA) — Representatives of the Jewish community of Uman paid the city approximately $15,000 in fines for erecting an unlicensed tent city for holiday pilgrims. The payment is part of a compromise reached last week between city officials, the Rabbi Nachman International Charitable Foundation and quality-of-government activists who lobbied to have...

    Poland hosts major defense exercise with EU allies at time of armed conflict in Ukraine
    Sep24

    Poland hosts major defense exercise with EU allies at time of armed conflict in Ukraine

    Poland’s defense minister has launched a major international military exercise that is to test readiness to react to security threats at a time of armed conflict in neighboring Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Polish Miners Block Russian Coal Imports at Border
    Sep24

    Polish Miners Block Russian Coal Imports at Border

    More than 200 Polish miners blocked trains carrying Russian coal at a border passage in northern Poland to protest against the cheaper Russian coal being brought in at a time when local mines are struggling, mining union leaders said on Wednesday. Poland, which uses coal to generate about 90 percent of its electricity, produced 76.5 million...

    Obama to take on ISIS, Ebola and Ukraine in speech to UN
    Sep24

    Obama to take on ISIS, Ebola and Ukraine in speech to UN

    President Barack Obama is addressing the United Nations this morning as a commander in chief overseeing a war against militants in two Middle Eastern nations, a striking shift in the trajectory of a presidency that had been focused on ending conflicts in the region. CBC News will carry the speech LIVE. …read more Source:...

    ‘I Won’t Sing For Occupiers’ — A Ukrainian Singer Falls Out With Russia
    Sep24

    ‘I Won’t Sing For Occupiers’ — A Ukrainian Singer Falls Out With Russia

    Ukrainian singer Anastasia Prykhodko has been targeted by a mudslinging campaign on Russian television. Prykhodko, who shot to fame in Russia, has been performing for Ukrainian troops in the country’s strife-torn east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ceasefire breached in Donetsk
    Sep24

    Ukraine ceasefire breached in Donetsk

    Mortar fire struck an apartment block in the rebel-held Ukraine city of Donetsk overnight, yet another violation of a ceasefire declared weeks earlier between government forces and pro-Russian insurgents. …read more Source:...

    Japan steps up sanctions against Russia over Ukraine to be in line with G-7 nations
    Sep24

    Japan steps up sanctions against Russia over Ukraine to be in line with G-7 nations

    Japan says it has stepped up sanctions against Russia over the unrest in Ukraine to be in line with other Group of Seven members before they meet in New York. …read more Source: FOX...

    German business confidence down for 5th consecutive month, falls more than expected
    Sep24

    German business confidence down for 5th consecutive month, falls more than expected

    A survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europe’s largest economy, has dropped for the fifth consecutive month — continuing a slide that has been fueled by the persistent turmoil in Ukraine and sluggish European growth. …read more Source: FOX...