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    Ralph Goldman, ex-JDC head and builder of Israel, dies at 100
    Oct07

    Ralph Goldman, ex-JDC head and builder of Israel, dies at 100

    (JTA) — Ralph Goldman, a former leader of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and a central figure in Israel’s establishment, has died at the age of 100. Goldman, who served under David Ben-Gurion as Israel’s envoy to the United States, died Tuesday in Jerusalem, where he had lived for several decades. Goldman first...

    Op-Ed Contributor: In War Time, Corruption in Ukraine Can Be Deadly
    Oct07

    Op-Ed Contributor: In War Time, Corruption in Ukraine Can Be Deadly

    Corruption is a major problem in my country, not least for our soldiers fighting the insurgency in the east. …read more Source: The New York...

    Hacker Declares ‘Independence’ On Russian Region’s Website
    Oct07

    Hacker Declares ‘Independence’ On Russian Region’s Website

    Police in Russia’s southern Astrakhan region are investigating a hacker who broke into of the regional parliament’s website and declared independence from the Russian Federation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine
    Oct07

    Truce bypasses Donetsk airport, symbol of conflict in eastern Ukraine

    The separatists fear Kiev troops may use the compound as a way into Donetsk …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Russia’s Night Wolves ride for the motherland
    Oct07

    Russia’s Night Wolves ride for the motherland

    Moscow (AFP) – Roaring through Moscow after dark with their big bikes, long hair and leather jackets, the Night Wolves could be Russia’s answer to the Hell’s Angels. But these are riders with a cause, and that cause is the motherland.”Our values are quite simple: love your country, have faith and don’t use or sell...

    Poroshenko Says No Peace In Donbas Without Control Over Border
    Oct07

    Poroshenko Says No Peace In Donbas Without Control Over Border

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said in a meeting with a top U.S. official on October 6 that there cannot be peace in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region until government control is re-established over the border with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Chief: Rapid Reaction Force in E. Europe Does Not Violate Deal with Russia
    Oct07

    NATO Chief: Rapid Reaction Force in E. Europe Does Not Violate Deal with Russia

    NATO’s new chief, Jens Stoltenberg, says plans for a new rapid reaction force in Eastern Europe do not break a deal with Russia on military force levels. Stoltenberg told the Reuters News Agency during a visit to Poland Monday that NATO is in accordance with its international obligations. He said NATO needs to stay strong, keep its...

    EU’s Mogherini Advocates Balanced Approach Toward Russian ‘Bear’
    Oct07

    EU’s Mogherini Advocates Balanced Approach Toward Russian ‘Bear’

    Federica Mogherini, the European Union Commissioner-designate for foreign policy has said that the EU needs to handle Russia with a mixture of firmness and tact. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance
    Oct06

    New NATO chief brings Poles message of reassurance

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — NATO’s new secretary general said Monday he is concerned about the “many violations” of the cease-fire in eastern Ukraine and that it is important for Russia to use its i… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    World War 3: Germany Set to Send Troops to Ukraine as Fears Over Putin Building a Buffer State Increase
    Oct06

    World War 3: Germany Set to Send Troops to Ukraine as Fears Over Putin Building a Buffer State Increase

    Germany is set to deploy troops to the Ukraine for the first time since the Nazi invasion of the then-Soviet territory more than 60 years ago. Chancellor Angela Merkel and high-level officials were considering the historic move to send 200 peacekeepers–including 50 paratroopers–recently. Sources in Germany told the Daily Mail that the country is...