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    U.S. Formally Accuses Russia Of Cyber Attacks Against Democratic Party Groups
    Oct07

    U.S. Formally Accuses Russia Of Cyber Attacks Against Democratic Party Groups

    By Jonathan Landay and Mark HosenballWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government on Friday formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations during the campaign for the Nov. 8 presidential election.U.S. officials have said in the past few months that they believe cyber attacks were orchestrated by...

    Ukraine Is Going to Be a Big Problem for the Next U.S. President
    Oct07

    Ukraine Is Going to Be a Big Problem for the Next U.S. President

    Between the country’s corrupt and foundering government, and an aggressive Russia immune to U.S. attempts to rein in its encroaching behavior, the next administration needs to take Ukraine off the back policy burner. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Rabbi in critical condition following assault in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Rabbi in critical condition following assault in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A Chabad rabbi in Ukraine was severely beaten in the western city of Zhitomir, a spokesperson for the Hasidic group said, adding it is too early to tell whether the assault was a hate crime. Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, a longtime Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in France and more recently in Israel, was assaulted at the city’s central train...

    Russia wants to establish new military bases in Vietnam and Cuba
    Oct07

    Russia wants to establish new military bases in Vietnam and Cuba

    Thomson ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia is considering plans to restore military bases in Vietnam and Cuba that had served as pivots of Soviet global military power during the Cold War, Russian news agencies quoted Russian Deputy Defence Minister Nikolai Pankov as saying on Friday. “We are dealing with this issue,” the agencies...

    Rabbi in critical condition after assault in Ukraine
    Oct07

    Rabbi in critical condition after assault in Ukraine

    (JTA) — A Chabad rabbi in Ukraine was severely beaten in the western city of Zhitomir, a spokesperson for the Hasidic group said, adding it is too early to tell whether the assault was a hate crime. Rabbi Mendel Deitsch, a longtime Chabad-Lubavitch emissary in France and more recently in Israel, was assaulted at Zhitomir’s central train...

    Russia blasts UN official who condemned Donald Trump
    Oct07

    Russia blasts UN official who condemned Donald Trump

    GENEVA (AP) — Russia’s government lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians, diplomats told The Associated Press, an intervention that underscores the unusual links between the Republican presidential nominee and the Kremlin....

    5 Stolen Golden Age Paintings Returned to Dutch Museum
    Oct07

    5 Stolen Golden Age Paintings Returned to Dutch Museum

    Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year.Now the Westfries Museum in the northern town of Hoorn is crowd-funding to pay to restore… …read more Source:...

    Gen. Jon Vance flips and flops on Africa
    Oct07

    Gen. Jon Vance flips and flops on Africa

    Michael Staples at The Daily Gleaner newspaper in Fredericton recently had an interview with Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jon Vance, in which some of the general’s interesting views emerged. During the interview Vance claimed that all the discussion over the last several months about a Canadian military mission to Africa was just an...

    APNewsBreak: UN criticism of Trump prompts Russian response
    Oct07

    APNewsBreak: UN criticism of Trump prompts Russian response

    GENEVA (AP) — Russia’s government lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians, diplomats told The Associated Press, an intervention that underscores the unusual links between the Republican presidential nominee and the Kremlin....

    Russian Official: We Are Working on Reopening Cuba, Vietnam Bases
    Oct07

    Russian Official: We Are Working on Reopening Cuba, Vietnam Bases

    With relations between Washington and Moscow deteriorating, Russian news agencies are quoting a top defense official as saying the possibility of reopening Russian military facilities in Cuba and Vietnam is under consideration. Asked Friday by lawmakers in the State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament, if the Russian military might...