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    Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems
    Oct23

    Assange: Google Is Not What It Seems

    In June 2011, Julian Assange received an unusual visitor: the chairman of Google, Eric Schmidt, arrived from America at Ellingham Hall, the country house in Norfolk, England where Assange was living under house arrest. For several hours the besieged leader of the world’s most famous insurgent publishing organization and the billionaire head...

    Heads roll in Russia over Total crash
    Oct23

    Heads roll in Russia over Total crash

    Moscow (AFP) – Heads rolled in Russia Thursday over the plane crash that killed the CEO of French oil giant Total, with top airport managers resigning and four more staff detained.The driver of the snowplough that collided with Total boss Christophe de Margerie’s plane as it was taking off from a Moscow airport late Monday was also...

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russian Report Says Military Aircraft Shot MH17 Down
    Oct23

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Russian Report Says Military Aircraft Shot MH17 Down

    Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, the jetliner that was reportedly shot down in Ukraine in July, was actually shot down by a military aircraft, according to a report from state-run Russian broadcaster Russia Today. It’s been mostly reported in the West that Russian-backed Ukrainian separatists shot down the plane with a surface-to-air missile....

    Ukraine PM Warns Russia May Try to Disrupt Sunday Poll
    Oct23

    Ukraine PM Warns Russia May Try to Disrupt Sunday Poll

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Thursday warned of possible attempts by Russia to disrupt Sunday’s parliamentary election in Ukraine and ordered a full security mobilization to prevent “terrorist acts” from being carried out. “It is clear that attempts to destabilize the situation will continue and be provoked by the Russian...

    Ukrainian PM Warns Of Russian Destabilization In Elections
    Oct23

    Ukrainian PM Warns Of Russian Destabilization In Elections

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk is warning that Russia could attempt to disrupt his country’s parliamentary elections on October 26. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament
    Oct23

    Ukraine pins hopes on a new-look parliament

    A man walks past election posters of candidates for parliament elections in the town of Mariupol, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday Oct. 22, 2014. Ukraine’s parliament elections are scheduled for Sun… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Live Roundtable: This Weekend’s Ukrainian Elections
    Oct23

    Live Roundtable: This Weekend’s Ukrainian Elections

    RFE/RL invited close observers of Ukraine to join us for a live discussion of how this weekend’s national vote might affect the many security, economic, and political challenges facing Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Will Ukraine elections be a fresh start for war-torn country?
    Oct23

    Will Ukraine elections be a fresh start for war-torn country?

    This weekend’s ballot is the culmination of a process sparked by February’s ouster of President Viktor Yanukovych in a frenzy of public revolt. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Ukraine pins hopes for prosperous future on clearing out its brawling parliament
    Oct23

    Ukraine pins hopes for prosperous future on clearing out its brawling parliament

    Ukraine’s parliament is something halfway between a wrestling pit and a shady backroom for hatching deals. …read more Source: FOX...

    Reflections on a violent day in Ottawa
    Oct23

    Reflections on a violent day in Ottawa

    Photo from Public Domain I often find it hard to feel empathy for Prime Minister Stephen Harper. But when I saw the grim picture of him talking on the phone following the end of his confinement in the locked down House of Commons yesterday, I sensed in him a vulnerability he rarely exhibits. Harper, like his fellow MPs, Parliamentary staff,...