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    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No Conscripts In War Zone
    Nov02

    Ukraine’s Poroshenko Says No Conscripts In War Zone

    President Petro Poroshenko has announced that Ukraine no longer has conscripts fighting Russia-backed separatists in the country’s east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘Game of Thrones’ On Ukraine’s Front Lines
    Nov02

    ‘Game of Thrones’ On Ukraine’s Front Lines

    Soldiers and volunteers fighting near Avdiyivka in eastern Ukraine have built a massive throne out of spent munitions — an homage to the throne of swords seen in a hit TV show. It’s part art project and part public outreach, intended to raise support and funds to continue fighting. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more...

    Inside the World of Ukraine’s Women Warriors
    Nov02

    Inside the World of Ukraine’s Women Warriors

    Lera Burlakova first traveled to eastern Ukraine’s Donbass region in 2014 as a journalist to report on the violence between the Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatist forces. After a week of covering the war in the town of Pisky, Burlakova decided writing about it was not enough: She wanted to fight for her country. “I couldn’t...

    These Soldiers On Ukraine’s Front Lines Are Starting To Doubt The War’s Value
    Nov02

    These Soldiers On Ukraine’s Front Lines Are Starting To Doubt The War’s Value

    MARINKA, Ukraine ― A long and jarring mud road, riddled with shell craters, winds from the edge of Marinka to shrapnel-riddled low-rise apartment blocks that now demarcate the end of Ukrainian government-held territory. Four hundred meters away, across a heavily mined field of rough grass, shrubs and tall trees sit the Russian-backed separatists....

    SitRep: Moscow Pushes Back on Aleppo, Mosul; Pentagon to Ask for $6B More in War Funding
    Nov02

    SitRep: Moscow Pushes Back on Aleppo, Mosul; Pentagon to Ask for $6B More in War Funding

    Russia Rebuilds Crimea Costal Defenses; Return of the Syria Hawks; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    The Morning Vertical, November 2, 2016
    Nov02

    The Morning Vertical, November 2, 2016

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

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Says Syria Process ‘Sabotaged’
    Nov02

    Russia’s Foreign Minister Says Syria Process ‘Sabotaged’

    ATHENS, Greece—Russia’s foreign minister accused other countries involved in Syrian peace negotiations of having “sabotaged” the process with continued backing of militant groups intent on toppling President Bashar Assad. Sergey Lavrov made the remarks Wednesday on a visit to Greece, a NATO and European Union member that has maintained...

    Russia’s foreign minister says Syria process ‘sabotaged’
    Nov02

    Russia’s foreign minister says Syria process ‘sabotaged’

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister accused other countries involved in Syrian peace negotiations of having “sabotaged” the process with continued backing of militant groups intent on toppling President Bashar Assad. Sergey Lavrov made the remarks Wednesday on a visit to Greece, a NATO and European Union member that has...

    Russia’s foreign minister says Syria process ‘sabotaged’
    Nov02

    Russia’s foreign minister says Syria process ‘sabotaged’

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister accused other countries involved in Syrian peace negotiations of having “sabotaged” the process with continued backing of militant groups intent on toppling President Bashar Assad. Lavrov met with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, as part of a...

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Nov. 2: Senators, MPs ready to put Morneau through his ministerial paces
    Nov02

    @Kady’s Watchlist for Nov. 2: Senators, MPs ready to put Morneau through his ministerial paces

    After spending Tuesday afternoon in the House spotlight as he presented his second annual autumnal fiscal update, Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to make the rounds at committee today, starting with a one-hour session with Senate national finance members. Officially, those senators are still going over the fine print of his proposed changes...