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    Putin leads inauguration of statue of Prince Vladimir
    Nov04

    Putin leads inauguration of statue of Prince Vladimir

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has led ceremonies launching a large statue outside the Kremlin to a 10th-century prince of Kiev who is credited with making Orthodox Christianity the official faith … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Nov. 4 – MPs heading back to their ridings for Remembrance Week
    Nov04

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Nov. 4 – MPs heading back to their ridings for Remembrance Week

    As the House readies itself for the yearly Remembrance Day hiatus – a week-long constituency break timed to allow MPs to attend November 11 events in their respective ridings – the only item of government business on the to-do list is Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s proposed changes to Canada’s pension plan, which is currently...

    Is Russia Funding Ukraine Separatists? Moscow Official’s Hacked Emails Reveal Kremlin’s Position On Kiev
    Nov04

    Is Russia Funding Ukraine Separatists? Moscow Official’s Hacked Emails Reveal Kremlin’s Position On Kiev

    Two Ukrainian hackers claimed responsibility for a major Kremlin breach that compromised the accounts of top Russian officials. Several of the emails they claimed to have hacked belonged to an important Kremlin figure, former Deputy Prime Minister Vladislav Surkov. …read more Source: International Business...

    Obama's Weighs Options for His Final Stab at Israel
    Nov04

    Obama's Weighs Options for His Final Stab at Israel

    Israelis and the pro-Israel community at large will breathe a collective sigh of relief when Obama leaves office. During Obama’s tenure, relations with Israel were caustic at best. Barely five months after taking office, he publicly launched a scathing attack against Israel – where he perversely insinuated a moral equivalence between...

    AP sources: FBI agents sought Clinton Foundation probe
    Nov04

    AP sources: FBI agents sought Clinton Foundation probe

    WASHINGTON — FBI agents seeking an investigation into the Clinton Foundation made a presentation to Justice Department lawyers about the allegations they wanted to pursue, but public corruption prosecutors did not want to partner with them based on concerns about the strength of the information they received, two people familiar with the matter...

    The American Conservative Presidential Symposium
    Nov04

    The American Conservative Presidential Symposium

    A good magazine presents a robust discussion of the national life, and The American Conservative has aimed since the beginning to show that conservatism cannot be reduced to a checklist or mere partisan formula. To that end, we have always encouraged a wide-ranging examination of the choices our political system offers—and fails to offer. This...

    Prime minister’s chief investment adviser, a Ukrainian Canadian, sees ‘the new Ukraine’
    Nov04

    Prime minister’s chief investment adviser, a Ukrainian Canadian, sees ‘the new Ukraine’

    LVIV – Few people know that the hryvnia, Ukraine’s currency, was first printed in Canada. Still fewer people know that Daniel Bilak negotiated the deal in 1991 for Canada-based Kaskens law firm when his ancestral homeland regained independence. As of November 1, he’ll have to broker bigger deals in the next 12 months as the […]...

    Assets on parade: Ukraine officials made to declare their bling
    Nov04

    Assets on parade: Ukraine officials made to declare their bling

    KYIV – Fast cars and fancy watches. Faberge eggs and vintage wine. Prime real estate, including a church. Even a ticket to space. Along with many millions in cold, hard cash, they’re just some of the items emerging from the latest effort to root out persistent corruption in Ukraine. Officials there had until midnight on […] …read more...

    With eye toward 2018 elections, Putin spearheads strategic infrastructure mega-projects in Crimea
    Nov04

    With eye toward 2018 elections, Putin spearheads strategic infrastructure mega-projects in Crimea

    Though still two years away, the presidential elections in Russia are already on the minds of the political elite in Moscow. The sitting head of state, President Vladimir Putin, is constitutionally permitted to run again in 2018. And though most expect that he will, his public vacillations on the subject have raised an air of […] …read more...

    State Dept. drops more Clinton emails recovered from her server
    Nov04

    State Dept. drops more Clinton emails recovered from her server

    The State Department on Thursday dropped more than a thousand additional pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails that the FBI recovered from her private server, but a significant number of the documents are near duplicates of messages the agency previously released. State has been reviewing and publicly posting the emails in response to a pair of...