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    Exclusive: Russian Soldiers Reveal the Truth Behind Putin’s Secret War
    Sep10

    Exclusive: Russian Soldiers Reveal the Truth Behind Putin’s Secret War

    Lyudmila Malinina’s voice trembled as she described the secret funeral she witnessed on a recent night in her small town of Sudislavsky in the Kostroma region of central Russia. At about 8pm, a truck parked at the cemetery a few yards away from her wooden house. The truck’s headlights stayed on to illuminate the ground for several men...

    Hundreds of Jewish families remaining in eastern Ukraine for High Holidays
    Sep10

    Hundreds of Jewish families remaining in eastern Ukraine for High Holidays

    (JTA) — Hundreds of Jewish families are staying in the flashpoint eastern Ukraine cities of Donetsk and Mariupol and will spend Rosh Hashanah there. The families are hoping for an extended calm after the signing of a cease-fire agreement reached last week between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian militias, said the chief rabbi of Donetsk, Pichas...

    Criticizing NATO, Putin Underlines Need for Nuclear Deterrence
    Sep10

    Criticizing NATO, Putin Underlines Need for Nuclear Deterrence

    President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday Russia must maintain its nuclear deterrence because of what he described as a growing number of possible security threats. With ties between Moscow and the West tense over the crisis in Ukraine, Putin signed a decree that gives him more control over a commission that oversees the defense industry and...

    An Introduction to Scottish Independence
    Sep10

    An Introduction to Scottish Independence

    The British newspapers published it on the front page, the stock markets reacted — mostly negatively — and the international coverage blasted off. What happened? The first poll in history showed support for Scottish independence above 50 percent, less than two weeks from the September 18 referendum date. To give you, the casual or...

    Putin Says Russia Will Build New Strategic Nukes, Space Defenses
    Sep10

    Putin Says Russia Will Build New Strategic Nukes, Space Defenses

    MOSCOW—President Vladimir Putin says Russia has no intention to launch a new arms race, but will respond to all security challenges. Addressing a meeting in Moscow Wednesday on weapons modernization plans, Putin said Russia will focus on developing new strategic nuclear weapons, aerospace defenses and high-precision conventional weapons. He said...

    Russia Gas Delivers to Poland Drop 24 Percent
    Sep10

    Russia Gas Delivers to Poland Drop 24 Percent

    WARSAW, Poland—Russian natural gas deliveries to Poland have dropped by some 24 percent this week, Poland’s gas monopoly said Wednesday, though the reason remained unclear. Spokesman Rafal Pazura told The Associated Press that the company, PGNiG, is asking Russian supplier Gazprom whether the drop is due to “technical or trade” issues....

    Ukraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east
    Sep10

    Ukraine says Russia withdrawing forces from east

    Ukraine’s president said on Wednesday Russia had removed the bulk of its forces from his country, raising hopes for a peace drive now underway after five months of conflict in which more than 3,000 people have been killed. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east
    Sep10

    Ukraine pledges more autonomy to rebellious east

    Ukraine’s president promises to introduce a bill to parliament as early as next week that would offer greater autonomy to rebellious regions in the pro-Russia east, where separatists have been battling government troops for almost five months. …read more Source:...

    Most Russian Forces Now Out of Ukraine, Kiev Says
    Sep10

    Most Russian Forces Now Out of Ukraine, Kiev Says

    President Petro O. Poroshenko of Ukraine said the withdrawal of Russian forces augmented the chances for a lasting cease-fire in the southeast. …read more Source: The New York...

    Photos September 10: Top images from around the world
    Sep10

    Photos September 10: Top images from around the world

    The day’s best photos, as selected by editors at Postmedia News, are a stunning collection of the greatest images from around the world. A woman (C) walks amongst US national flags erected by students and staff from Pepperdine University to honor the victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks in Malibu, California . The students placed some...