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    Queer rights are human rights: Fighting for freedom is polarizing the world
    Sep30

    Queer rights are human rights: Fighting for freedom is polarizing the world

    People gather to protest against the ban on the gay pride march, off Istiklal Avenue, central Istanbul’s main shopping road, Sunday, June 19, 2016. Turkish police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse demonstrators who gathered for a gay pride rally in Istanbul despite a government ban over security concerns. (AP Photo/ Emrah Gurel)...

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 30
    Sep30

    News of the day from across the globe, Sept. 30

    Turkey’s state-run news agency says the coast guard has rescued four people and recovered four bodies after an inflatable raft carrying 31 foreign nationals sank off the southwestern resort town of Bodrum. The incident occurred Thursday, with Anadolu Agency reporting several boats, a helicopter and a jet conducting search and rescue...

    How MH17 Gave Birth to the Modern Russian Spin Machine
    Sep30

    How MH17 Gave Birth to the Modern Russian Spin Machine

    The downing of a passenger flight over Ukraine triggered an extraordinary campaign of lying, dissembling, and distortion that hasn’t stopped since. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Why Is Gazprom So Intent on Nord Stream 2?
    Sep30

    Why Is Gazprom So Intent on Nord Stream 2?

    When Polish regulators struck down a deal this past month to construct Nord Stream 2—a gas pipeline connecting Russia with Germany via the Baltic Sea—we wondered whether we were seeing the death of the project. Poland’s concern centered on the anti-competition effect the pipeline would have in Europe by making the continent more reliant on...

    Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of WWII Babi Yar massacre
    Sep30

    Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of WWII Babi Yar massacre

    Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of the Second World War. …read more Source:...

    Pentagon pushing aggressive nuclear strategy to threaten Russia, says Russia’s foreign ministry
    Sep30

    Pentagon pushing aggressive nuclear strategy to threaten Russia, says Russia’s foreign ministry

    Amid the widening U.S.-Russian spat over Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday issued a strongly-worded statement accusing the Pentagon of nurturing an aggressive nuclear strategy threatening Russia, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: The ministry cast a recent speech by U.S. Defense Secretary...

    Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of killing of Jews at Babi Yar
    Sep30

    Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of killing of Jews at Babi Yar

    The massacre, one of the worst of the Nazi Holocaust, was largely papered over in the Soviet histories. …read more Source: The Washington...

    MH17 Gave Birth to the Modern Russian Spin Machine
    Sep30

    MH17 Gave Birth to the Modern Russian Spin Machine

    The downing of a passenger flight over Ukraine triggered an extraordinary campaign of lying, dissembling, and distortion that hasn’t stopped since. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of Babi Yar massacre
    Sep29

    Ukraine marks 75th anniversary of Babi Yar massacre

    Babi Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, is where nearly 34,000 Jews were killed within 48 hours in 1941 when the city was under Nazi occupation …read more Source:...

    Canada-Russia Arctic conference set despite Syria, Ukraine differences
    Sep29

    Canada-Russia Arctic conference set despite Syria, Ukraine differences

    OTTAWA — Canada and Russia will hold a joint conference on Arctic co-operation next month in Ottawa, despite differences over Syria and Ukraine. Pam Goldsmith-Jones, parliamentary secretary to Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion, said Canada profoundly disagrees with Russia’s conduct in Ukraine and Syria. But the two countries have to...