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    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Reforms Reveal Deep Divisions
    Oct20

    Ukraine’s Euromaidan Reforms Reveal Deep Divisions

    With eastern Ukraine crippled by conflict between government forces and pro-Russia separatists, many democratic activists in Kyiv paint the struggle as having given birth to a new unified state. They identify the call to resist what is widely perceived to be Russia’s aggression as having brought together a disparate mix of Ukrainian- and...

    Who’s Afraid of a Russian Gas Cut?
    Oct20

    Who’s Afraid of a Russian Gas Cut?

    How scared Should the EU be of a disruption to gas supplies via Ukraine this winter? That depends on how much they are willing to sacrifice for one another and unify in response. …read more Source:...

    A Neo-Nazi Beauty Pageant – Nefarious Glorification of Anti-Semitism at its Worst
    Oct20

    A Neo-Nazi Beauty Pageant – Nefarious Glorification of Anti-Semitism at its Worst

    One of the most insidious, and perhaps ultimately one of the most dangerous, manifestations of neo-Nazi resurgence may well be its steady subversive infiltration of contemporary popular and consumer culture. Rabidly bigoted – anti-Semitic, anti-Roma, generally xenophobic – modern day neo-Nazi parties and movements such as Jobbik in...

    After Detention And Torture, Donetsk Artist’s Work Turns Grim
    Oct20

    After Detention And Torture, Donetsk Artist’s Work Turns Grim

    The Donetsk street artist best known for his satirical depiction of a suicidal separatist commander is now working on a more serious comic book based on his time as a captive of pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukraine Silence
    Oct20

    Russian Rights Ombudsperson Slams EU Over Ukraine Silence

    Russia’s human rights ombudsperson has sharply criticized the European Union for “ignoring human suffering” in eastern Ukraine. Ella Pamfilova said in an interview published by “Rossiiskaya gazeta” on October 20 that although Europe is “an icon in the style of human rights, democracy, and freedom of...

    Moscow Activists To Protest Savchenko Treatment
    Oct20

    Moscow Activists To Protest Savchenko Treatment

    By RFE/RL A group of Russian human rights activists plans to protest against the trial of Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who was captured in eastern Ukraine and was brought to Russia to face charges of participating in the killing of two Russian journalists. The protest on October 20, which will take the form of a series of one-person...

    Expelled Nazis Paid Millions In Social Security
    Oct20

    Expelled Nazis Paid Millions In Social Security

    OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrived. By the late 1980s, he had acquired the trappings of success: a Cadillac DeVille and a Lincoln Town Car, a lakefront home, investments in oil and real estate. Then the Nazi hunters showed up....

    Ukraine, Russia agree on winter natural gas supply
    Oct20

    Ukraine, Russia agree on winter natural gas supply

    Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko said Russia will supply his country with gas through March …read more Source:...

    The airport here in this battle-scarred region of eastern Ukraine seems oblivious to the cease-fire brokered just six weeks ago.
    Oct20

    The airport here in this battle-scarred region of eastern Ukraine seems oblivious to the cease-fire brokered just six weeks ago.

    USA Today’s Oren Dorell talks with Cmdr. Mikhael “Givi” Sergeyevich Tolstikh who says his forces will “hold the line” against Ukrainian forces whom he claimed were preparing an assault to retake the facility. …read more Source: USA...

    ‘Smart Sanctions’ on Russia Still Cause Collateral Damage
    Oct19

    ‘Smart Sanctions’ on Russia Still Cause Collateral Damage

    Owned by Sberbank of Russia, Denizbank became an unintended casualty in the geopolitical conflict between Moscow and the West over the crisis in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...