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    Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary
    Sep29

    Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians have marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. Babi Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian capital, is where nearly 34,000 Jews were killed within 48 hours in 1941, when the city was under Nazi occupation. The killing was carried out by SS troops along...

    Ukraine Marks Babi Yar Massacre’s 75th Anniversary
    Sep29

    Ukraine Marks Babi Yar Massacre’s 75th Anniversary

    Ukrainians have marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II …read more Source: ABC...

    How Russia Has Obscured the Facts In the MH17 Investigation
    Sep29

    How Russia Has Obscured the Facts In the MH17 Investigation

    It didn’t seem like the type of crime anyone could cover up. There were nearly 300 victims, 80 of them children, whose remains were scattered in fields of sunflowers for villagers and journalists to see. Thousands of fragments of their passenger jet, a Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, had fallen across nearly 20 square...

    Complicity debate looms over Ukraine’s largest Holocaust memorial event
    Sep29

    Complicity debate looms over Ukraine’s largest Holocaust memorial event

    (JTA) — A senior state historian of Ukraine accused Israel’s president of repeating a Soviet “myth” about Ukrainians’ complicity in the Holocaust as the East European country held the largest event in its history commemorating the genocide. Volodymyr Vyatorovych, director of the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance, leveled the...

    75 years ago: In 48 hours, 33,771 Jews slaughtered at Babi Yar
    Sep29

    75 years ago: In 48 hours, 33,771 Jews slaughtered at Babi Yar

    Ukraine is marking 75 years since the World War II massacre. …read more Source: USA...

    How Russia Wants to Undermine the U.S. Election
    Sep29

    How Russia Wants to Undermine the U.S. Election

    The leaders of the U.S. government, including the President and his top national-security advisers, face an unprecedented dilemma. Since the spring, U.S. intelligence and law-enforcement agencies have seen mounting evidence of an active Russian influence operation targeting the 2016 presidential election. It is very unlikely the Russians could...

    WHY IT MATTERS: Russia looms as key issue for United States
    Sep29

    WHY IT MATTERS: Russia looms as key issue for United States

    WASHINGTON — THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas, Russia is making its voice heard and its presence felt. After a brief period of looking inward during much...

    Sweden Ponders Introducing Conscription to Overstretched Military
    Sep29

    Sweden Ponders Introducing Conscription to Overstretched Military

    A Swedish government study has recommended reintroducing compulsory military service in the country, news site The Local reported Wednesday. The Swedish armed forces have been staffed entirely by voluntary personnel since the practice was scrapped in 2010. However, the rise of new security risks prompted the government to probe a potential return...

    Photos From East Ukraine Vandalized At Moscow Exhibition
    Sep29

    Photos From East Ukraine Vandalized At Moscow Exhibition

    At an exhibition in Moscow, a Russian man has vandalized photos taken from a conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Seeks Parliamentary Backing Over China Pact
    Sep29

    Putin Seeks Parliamentary Backing Over China Pact

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has put forward an agreement with China on intelligence sharing, for the approval of the Russian parliament, the Kremlin reports. The deal, if ratified will see both countries cooperating on cracking down on “terrorism, separatism extremism” and means the two major powers will exchange information on the...