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    SitRep: Rebels Assault Aleppo, Russian Air Base; Exclusive: Monitor Drones Grounded in Ukraine
    Oct28

    SitRep: Rebels Assault Aleppo, Russian Air Base; Exclusive: Monitor Drones Grounded in Ukraine

    Putin Blames Obama for Syria; And Lots More …read more Source: Foreign...

    Countries OK World’s Largest Marine Reserve in Antarctica
    Oct28

    Countries OK World’s Largest Marine Reserve in Antarctica

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand—The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica’s waters reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. The agreement comes after years of diplomatic wrangling and high-level talks between the U.S. and Russia, which has...

    International Monitor Quietly Drops Drone Surveillance of Ukraine War
    Oct28

    International Monitor Quietly Drops Drone Surveillance of Ukraine War

    The drones were repeatedly shot out of the sky by surface-to-air missiles. Suspending the program effectively blinds observers to numerous cease-fire violations. …read more Source: Foreign...

    French gas company enters former Soviet space
    Oct28

    French gas company enters former Soviet space

    Daniel J. GraeberPARIS, Oct. 28 (UPI) — French energy company ENGIE said Friday it’s now the first European player to have a framework to do work in a Ukrainian gas system overshadowed by Russia. …read more Source: United Press...

    Nato chief says alliance ‘does not want new Cold War’
    Oct28

    Nato chief says alliance ‘does not want new Cold War’

    Nato is not seeking confrontation with Russia and does not want another Cold War, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has told the BBC. The planned deployment of 4,000 extra troops to eastern Europe aims to prevent, not provoke conflict, he said. Despite current tensions, the military alliance does not see Russia as a threat, he added. Relations...

    MOLDOVA: Pro-EU and pro-Russia forces go head-to-head in presidential election
    Oct28

    MOLDOVA: Pro-EU and pro-Russia forces go head-to-head in presidential election

    The crisis-hit country of 3.5 million, wedged between Ukraine and Romania, will for the first time since 1997 elect a president by national vote. …read more Source: Business...

    Russia gets hacked, emails show links to Ukraine conflict
    Oct28

    Russia gets hacked, emails show links to Ukraine conflict

    Cyber Hunta has released more than a gigabyte of emails from the office of one of Putin’s top aides, NBC News reports. …read more Source:...

    Checkmating Obama
    Oct28

    Checkmating Obama

    Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. In one of the immortal lines of Godfather 2, mafia boss Michael Corleone discusses the fate of his brother, who betrayed him, with his enforcer. “I don’t want anything to happen to him while my mother is alive,” Corleone said. Message received. The brother was murdered after their mother’s...

    A Generic Dream of the South
    Oct28

    A Generic Dream of the South

    In Williamsburg, around the corner from a shop selling “Western Inspired Goods,” there is a bar that is set in the imaginary Southern town of Belle Shoals. No further geographical specifics are offered—country bacon is served alongside mescal and aquavit. Embedded in a bookcase, in pride of place, is a Wurlitzer jukebox, accepting coins in...

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica
    Oct28

    Countries OK world’s largest marine reserve in Antarctica

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The countries that decide the fate of Antarctica reached an historic agreement on Friday to create the world’s largest marine protected area in the ocean next to the frozen continent. The agreement comes after years of diplomatic wrangling and high-level talks between the U.S. and Russia, which has rejected...