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    Never Mind the Elgin Marbles — Give Us Back Amal Alamuddin
    Oct15

    Never Mind the Elgin Marbles — Give Us Back Amal Alamuddin

    Amal Clooney, lawyer, is reported to be at the epicenter of “the west’s longest-running cultural row”. The Guardian, which coined the phrase, meant the two-century-long tussle between Athens and London over the rightful home of marble sculptures removed from the Parthenon between 1801 and 1805 by the English aristocrat Lord Elgin and later...

    Ukrainians Dump Politicians In Trash Cans Amid Mounting Anger
    Oct15

    Ukrainians Dump Politicians In Trash Cans Amid Mounting Anger

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — In Ukraine, trashing a politician isn’t a metaphor. It’s literal: Find a suspected shady official, grab him and throw him into a dumpster. Online videos of several public figures receiving the treatment from gangs of rowdy activists have provoked both glee and revulsion. The fad is part of a broader coarsening of...

    Could sale of French amphibious warship to Russia still proceed?
    Oct15

    Could sale of French amphibious warship to Russia still proceed?

    Despite strong language from the French President François Hollande, Russia has not received formal notification from France suspending or cancelling the $1.53 billion deal for two Mistral-class amphibious warship deal, USNI News reports. More from that article: “We have not received any official refusals,” Russian Industry and Trade Minister...

    Putin to focus on Ukraine during trip to Milan
    Oct15

    Putin to focus on Ukraine during trip to Milan

    Putin set for diplomatic blitz in Milan focusing on Ukraine …read more Source:...

    Death and Recession in the City That Shrinks by 15,000 People a Year
    Oct15

    Death and Recession in the City That Shrinks by 15,000 People a Year

    Vitaly Ivanov’s feet feel so heavy he can barely get out of bed. But with difficulty, and some pain, he manages to leave his apartment just in time for the hospital appointment to find out the results of his liver biopsy. In the chilly autumn rain, Ivanov trudges through the streets around his home city of Nizhny Novgorod, a 57-year-old...

    Ukraine Seen As Focus Of Putin’s Talks In Milan
    Oct15

    Ukraine Seen As Focus Of Putin’s Talks In Milan

    The Ukraine crisis is expected to be the focus of meetings between Russian President Vladimir Putin and European leaders this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine
    Oct15

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — NATO’s top military commander says the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has seen no “maj… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Russia Troops Stay Near Ukraine Border
    Oct15

    Russia Troops Stay Near Ukraine Border

    THESSALONIKI, Greece—NATO’s top military commander says the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has seen no “major movement” so far. U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told The Associated Press in Thessaloniki Wednesday that a...

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine
    Oct15

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine

    THESSALONIKI, Greece — NATO’s top military commander says the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has seen no “major movement” so far.U.S. Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, told The Associated Press in Thessaloniki...

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine
    Oct15

    NATO chief: no big Russian withdrawal near Ukraine

    THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — NATO’s top military commander says the alliance would welcome the withdrawal of Russian troops from a Russian region bordering Ukraine, but that it has seen no “major movement” so far. …read more Source: San Francisco...