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    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...

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens West with Russia’s 5,000 Nuclear Weapons
    Oct19

    World War 3: Vladimir Putin Threatens West with Russia’s 5,000 Nuclear Weapons

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has threatened the West with his country’s 5,000 nuclear warheads. Putin has raised the specter of nuclear war for the third time in the past two months as he and Western countries such as the United States clash over the Ukraine conflict, which has been bringing to light other deep-seated animosity....

    Russia, Ukraine Edge Closer to Gas Deal
    Oct19

    Russia, Ukraine Edge Closer to Gas Deal

    Russia and Ukraine have agreed a price for winter gas supplies, officials from both countries said, moving closer to a deal that would ease concerns that the countries’ dispute could disrupt supplies to Europe via Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia Agrees to Supply Gas for Ukraine as Winter Approaches
    Oct19

    Russia Agrees to Supply Gas for Ukraine as Winter Approaches

    KIEV, Ukraine—The Ukrainian president has said his country has reached an agreement with Russia on supplies of natural gas for the winter. When Russia cut off gas supplies to Ukraine in June over unpaid bills, it raised the risk that Ukraine would be left without heating during the coldest months of the year. It also raised fears that Russia...

    Eastern Ukraine Fighting Kills 4 Civilians
    Oct19

    Eastern Ukraine Fighting Kills 4 Civilians

    Four civilians were killed and nine wounded by shrapnel during fighting on Saturday and Sunday in eastern Ukraine’s separatist stronghold city of Donetsk, local officials said. Pro-Russian rebels and government forces have continued to clash on the city’s outskirts despite a Sept. 5 cease-fire accord that has generally contained...