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    SitRep: Shiite Militias Join Mosul Fight, Turkey Reacts; Russian Subs on the Move?
    Oct31

    SitRep: Shiite Militias Join Mosul Fight, Turkey Reacts; Russian Subs on the Move?

    White House to Ukraine; Trump on Defense Spending; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukrainian officials disclose their wealth in e-declarations
    Oct31

    Ukrainian officials disclose their wealth in e-declarations

    MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands of Ukrainian officials and lawmakers have disclosed their incomes and assets in a publicly available database for the first time. Late Sunday was the deadline by which all Ukrainian officials were due to declare assets held in their own and their families’ name in what is commonly known in Ukraine as an...

    Ukrainian officials disclose their wealth in e-declarations
    Oct31

    Ukrainian officials disclose their wealth in e-declarations

    Tens of thousands of Ukrainian officials and lawmakers have disclosed their incomes and assets in a publicly available database for the first time. Late Sunday was the deadline by which … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Portugal, Romania to return to Eurovision contest in 2017
    Oct31

    Portugal, Romania to return to Eurovision contest in 2017

    Organizers of the Eurovision song contest say Portugal and Romania will return as the glitzy, popular show heads to Ukraine’s capital of Kiev next year …read more Source: U.S....

    The Morning Vertical, October 31, 2016
    Oct31

    The Morning Vertical, October 31, 2016

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Menchini: Remembering my grandfather, lost in the First World War
    Oct31

    Menchini: Remembering my grandfather, lost in the First World War

    On Nov. 1, it will be 100 years since the death of my grandfather at the Battle of the Somme in France. As his grandson, I and many members of his family, felt a burning need as proud Canadians to honour his memory and that of his wife and children. Alfredo (Alfred) Menchini was born in Bagni di Lucca, Tuscany, Italy in 1879 and immigrated to...

    Is Donald Trump a Russian agent?  A nonpartisan guide to national security and foreign policy issues in the presidential election (part I)
    Oct31

    Is Donald Trump a Russian agent? A nonpartisan guide to national security and foreign policy issues in the presidential election (part I)

    Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Alexei Druzhinin/AP/Evan Vucci/Photo montage by Salon) According to Hillary Clinton and her supporters, Donald Trump is crazy friendly with Russian president Vladimir Putin, a bad man who hates America and threatens its interests, and therefore Trump cannot be trusted even with U.S. intelligence...

    Did Moscow Botch a Coup in Montenegro?
    Oct31

    Did Moscow Botch a Coup in Montenegro?

    On the day of Montenegro’s Parliamentary elections on October 16, a remarkable story emerged: Montenegrin security services had arrested some 20 Serbian nationals who were alleged to be preparing an attack on various state institutions that very evening, as the results were rolling in. Among those arrested was a retired Serbian general who...

    Georgia’s governing party seeks constitutional majority
    Oct30

    Georgia’s governing party seeks constitutional majority

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The governing party in the former Soviet republic of Georgia aimed to win a constitutional majority of parliament seats in the second round of national voting Sunday, which was marked by low turnout. Only 37.5 percent of eligible voters took part in the runoffs, which will choose a third of the country’s parliament...

    What Will Ukraine Do Without Uncle Joe?
    Oct30

    What Will Ukraine Do Without Uncle Joe?

    Vice President Joe Biden led the administration’s support of Ukraine. But Kiev worries whether the next White House will have its back as Putin looks to ramp up pressure. …read more Source: Foreign...