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    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster  RT  Has British Bank Accounts Frozen
    Oct17

    Russia’s State-Run Broadcaster RT Has British Bank Accounts Frozen

    The British bank accounts of RT, Russia’s state-run broadcaster formerly known as Russia Today, have been frozen by NatWest, according to the organization’s editor-in-chief. “They’ve closed our accounts in Britain. All our accounts. ‘The decision is not subject to review.’ Praise be to freedom of speech!,” editor Margarita...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine killed in bomb blast
    Oct17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine killed in bomb blast

    Ed AdamczykDONETSK, Ukraine, Oct. 17 (UPI) — Arsen “Motorola” Pavlov, a pro-Russian rebel commander in eastern Ukraine, died in a bomb blast in his apartment building, both sides confirmed. …read more Source: United Press...

    Half of Russians Do Not Trust National Media: Poll
    Oct17

    Half of Russians Do Not Trust National Media: Poll

    Mistrust of the media is rising in Russia with half of all Russians believing that news reports do not objectively reflect the state of the country, news agency Interfax reported. A poll by state-founded pollster Obshtestvenoe Mnenie (Public Opinion) found that 51 percent of Russians view the country’s media, which is dominated by state-run...

    Lithuania wants Gorbachev to testify in war crimes trial
    Oct17

    Lithuania wants Gorbachev to testify in war crimes trial

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A Lithuanian court has called former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to testify in a mass trial related to the 1991 crackdown on the country’s independence movement. Gorbachev and Russian authorities haven’t answered previous requests so it’s unlikely he would comply with Monday’s request from the...

    Separatists Vow Revenge After Top Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Separatists Vow Revenge After Top Commander Killed In Eastern Ukraine

    A top Russian commander for Russia-backed separatists in the eastern Ukrainian region of Donetsk has died in an apparent assassination. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Set To Unveil Cultural, Orthodox Jewel On The Seine
    Oct17

    Russia Set To Unveil Cultural, Orthodox Jewel On The Seine

    A massive Russian “spiritual and cultural center,” crowned by a golden-domed Orthodox cathedral, opens its gates in downtown Paris this week, thrusting Russian religious and political outreach to the fore in one of Europe’s most prestigious and influential capitals. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    East Ukraine Rebels Vow ‘No Mercy’ After Commander Death
    Oct17

    East Ukraine Rebels Vow ‘No Mercy’ After Commander Death

    Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have threatened to show “no mercy” to government agents in their response to the death of one of their commanders. Arsen Pavlov, a Russian-born fighter who used the alias Motorola, was confirmed killed in a blast inside the elevator of his apartment building Sunday by Ukraine’s Interior Ministry....

    Arsen ‘Motorola’ Pavlov, notorious warlord, killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Arsen ‘Motorola’ Pavlov, notorious warlord, killed in bombing in eastern Ukraine

    A notorious warlord has been killed in a bombing in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, separatist officials said. …read more Source: CTV...

    Immigrants. An opportunity, not a problem.
    Oct17

    Immigrants. An opportunity, not a problem.

    In accord with my ongoing effort to reverse Gdansk’s and Polish record of nationalism and to make our city more immigrant-friendly, the Council of Immigrants was created. It is a part of a wider immigration policy accepted by the City Council. Now I look forward to getting help and advice from 12 people from different parts of the world. As...

    Bombing kills notorious warlord Arsen Pavlov in eastern Ukraine
    Oct17

    Bombing kills notorious warlord Arsen Pavlov in eastern Ukraine

    A notorious warlord has been killed in a bombing in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, separatist officials said. …read more Source: Global...