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    Norway asked to host rotational force of US Marines
    Oct19

    Norway asked to host rotational force of US Marines

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — The United States wants to send a 300-strong rotational force of U.S. Marines to Norway, a NATO member that shares a border with Russia in the Arctic. Norwegian Defense Ministry spokesman Lars Gjemble said Wednesday that “a limited rotational U.S. Marine Corps presence in Norway is a possible option currently being considered.”...

    4 arrested in beating of Chabad rabbi in Ukraine
    Oct19

    4 arrested in beating of Chabad rabbi in Ukraine

    (JTA) – Police in Ukraine arrested four suspects, including two teenagers, in the beating of a rabbi in the western city of Zhitomir earlier this month. The suspects in the Oct. 7 beating of Mendel Deitsch, 63, were apprehended Sunday at a bus station in the city, which they planned to flee because they believed that police were closing in on...

    Putin Heads to Germany for Talks on Ukraine, Where Europe’s Only War Rumbles On
    Oct19

    Putin Heads to Germany for Talks on Ukraine, Where Europe’s Only War Rumbles On

    The summit meeting will test whether the Russian president will cut a deal to end the conflict while he also faces pressure over Moscow’s role in Syria. …read more Source: The New York...

    Thousands attend warlord’s funeral in Ukraine’s rebel east
    Oct19

    Thousands attend warlord’s funeral in Ukraine’s rebel east

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands turned out Wednesday for the funeral of a senior commander of pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, who was killed in a bomb blast…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria
    Oct19

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing to host a summit with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: U.S....

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria
    Oct19

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to host a summit Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine. The conflict in Syria is also likely to be discussed. …read more Source: CTV...

    Thousands Attend Warlord’s Funeral in Ukraine’s Rebel East
    Oct19

    Thousands Attend Warlord’s Funeral in Ukraine’s Rebel East

    Thousands have turned out for the funeral of a senior commander of pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, who was killed in a bomb blast.Arsen Pavlov, 33, known under his nom de guerre Motorola, was killed Sunday when an unidentified device exploded in an elevator of… …read more Source:...

    Donetsk Holds Memorial Ceremony For Top Separatist Commander
    Oct19

    Donetsk Holds Memorial Ceremony For Top Separatist Commander

    Thousands of people have paid last respects to a top separatist commander in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria
    Oct19

    Germany hosts Ukraine summit, also expected to discuss Syria

    BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel prepared to host a summit Wednesday with the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and France aimed at reviving the stalled peace process in eastern Ukraine. The conflict in Syria is also likely to be discussed. Prospects of significant progress on either front look poor, but Merkel said ahead of the meeting...

    Thousands attend warlord’s funeral in Ukraine’s rebel east
    Oct19

    Thousands attend warlord’s funeral in Ukraine’s rebel east

    Thousands have turned out to attend the funeral of one of top military chiefs of pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine, who was killed in a bomb blast …read more Source: U.S....