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    Kyiv Says Yanukovych Obtained Russian Citizenship
    Oct03

    Kyiv Says Yanukovych Obtained Russian Citizenship

    A Ukrainian official says ex-President Viktor Yanukovych and other former top officials have obtained Russian citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Latvia Holds Election With Ukraine on Its Mind
    Oct03

    Latvia Holds Election With Ukraine on Its Mind

    (RIGA, LATVIA) — The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. Here’s a look at some of the key issues for the nation of 2 million: EMBRACE MOSCOW OR STEER CLEAR? Alarmed by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine,...

    Cameron Makes Unannounced Afghan Visit
    Oct03

    Cameron Makes Unannounced Afghan Visit

    British prime minister David Cameron arrived in Kabul for a surprise visit to the new Afghan national unity government on October 3. At a news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, he said the new government must bring the country together. Ghani was sworn in four days previously after months of political wrangling following disputed...

    Red Cross Worker Killed In Ukraine Shelling
    Oct03

    Red Cross Worker Killed In Ukraine Shelling

    A Swiss Red Cross worker was killed in the separatist-held city of Donetsk, in eastern Ukraine, late on October 2. Laurent DuPasquier, 38, died when a shell landed near the organization’s headquarters in the city. In a statement the Red Cross condemned what it called “indiscriminate shelling of residential areas.” In recent days...

    Lukashenka Ready To Send Belarusian Peacekeeping Forces To Ukraine
    Oct03

    Lukashenka Ready To Send Belarusian Peacekeeping Forces To Ukraine

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has said he is ready to send peacekeeping forces to neighboring Ukraine, where government forces have been battling pro-Russian separatists for six months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind
    Oct03

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. Alarmed by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine, Latvia’s center-right coalition government has welcomed the buildup of NATO forces in the region as...

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind
    Oct03

    Latvia holds election with Ukraine on its mind

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. Here’s a look at some of the key issues for the nation of 2 million:… …read more Source: Associated...

    Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine
    Oct03

    Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine

    The Ukraine crisis looms large over Latvia’s parliamentary election on Saturday as the Baltic country worries over how best to deal with resurgent neighbor Russia. …read more Source: FOX...

    Alarm Over Russia Draws Volunteers to Defend Estonia
    Oct03

    Alarm Over Russia Draws Volunteers to Defend Estonia

    Hundreds of edgy Estonians have flocked to a volunteer army called Kaitseliit in the months since neighboring Russia annexed part of Ukraine to the south. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    The War on ISIS is Improvised Without a Clear Roadmap
    Oct03

    The War on ISIS is Improvised Without a Clear Roadmap

    Everything we know and everything that is being said publicly and repeatedly indicates that this war could last for years. We do not know exactly what strategy President Barack Obama has in his war on ISIS. This terrorist group has succeeded in luring the US president into a war, effectively putting itself on the map, if not seized the map at its...