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    Russian Soldiers Are Secretly Dying In Syria
    Nov03

    Russian Soldiers Are Secretly Dying In Syria

    TOGLIATTI, RUSSIA ― The start of this year proved deadly for one unit of about 100 Russian fighters supporting President Bashar al-Assad’s troops in northern Syria.On Feb. 3, 38-year-old Maxim Kolganov was killed in a firefight with rebels near Aleppo when a bullet pierced his body armor and heart. Then, on March 9, the same unit came under...

    The Morning Vertical, November 3, 2016
    Nov03

    The Morning Vertical, November 3, 2016

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

    Adidas overcomes currency moves to post solid Q3 profit rise
    Nov03

    Adidas overcomes currency moves to post solid Q3 profit rise

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German shoe and sports gear company Adidas saw its third-quarter net profit rise 24 percent as double-digit sales increases across most markets overcame negative effects related to exchange-rate shifts. The company said Thursday that its net profit rose to 386 million euros ($428 million) from 311 million euros in the...

    Hackers Release More E-Mails They Say Tie Putin Aide To Ukraine Crisis
    Nov03

    Hackers Release More E-Mails They Say Tie Putin Aide To Ukraine Crisis

    Ukrainian hackers claim to have broken into a second e-mail account linked to Vladislav Surkov, a senior aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, releasing documents they say add to mounting evidence of Kremlin meddling in Kyiv’s affairs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    A Trump Tower Goes Bust in Canada
    Nov03

    A Trump Tower Goes Bust in Canada

    The 65-story Trump International Hotel & Tower Toronto has all the glitz and ambition of the luxury-brand businessman with his name in giant letters near its spire. It’s the tallest residential skyscraper in Canada, and probably the fanciest. The hotel’s sleek cream-and-black interiors were inspired by Champagne and caviar. Every...

    Ukrainian soldiers create throne from ‘Game of Thrones’
    Nov03

    Ukrainian soldiers create throne from ‘Game of Thrones’

    Creators plan to sell the throne to earn money for new equipment and supplies as the army battles Russia-backed separatists in East Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid Path to EU
    Nov03

    Ukraine Hopes Law to Reveal Lawmakers’ Wealth Will Aid Path to EU

    A new law in Ukraine forcing senior officials to declare their wealth has revealed the scale of riches held by those in power. Analysts say the revelations show how far Ukraine still has to go to eradicate corruption, as Henry Ridgwell reports. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart
    Nov03

    Why the U.S.-Built House of Cards in the Middle East Is Falling Apart

    Bernd Kaussler, Glenn Hastedt Security, Middle East It is time for the United States to adopt a foreign policy toward the region that is more consistent with realist principles. While lies are almost uniformly held to be unacceptable in the context of a liberal democracy, this is not entirely the case in foreign policy where realists often value...

    Eastern Europe Arms Itself Against Russian Military Aggression
    Nov03

    Eastern Europe Arms Itself Against Russian Military Aggression

    KYIV, Ukraine—Countries across Eastern Europe are militarizing to defend themselves from Russia, underscoring how Kremlin brinkmanship could spark a regional conflict. “If you’re in Estonia, or Latvia, and Russia’s sitting there on your border, it’s scary,” Jill Russell, teaching fellow in the Defense Studies Department at...

    Moldovan Presidential Candidate Calls Pro-Moscow Rival’s Crimea Remarks ‘High Treason’
    Nov02

    Moldovan Presidential Candidate Calls Pro-Moscow Rival’s Crimea Remarks ‘High Treason’

    Moldovan presidential candidate Maia Sandu has suggested her opponent, Igor Dodon, made treasonous comments in saying that Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula is now effectively part of Russia, two years after being annexed by Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...