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    Pro-Russian Candidate Wins First Round of Bulgarian Election
    Nov08

    Pro-Russian Candidate Wins First Round of Bulgarian Election

    Socialist-backed candidate Rumen Radev, who has called for an end to European Union sanctions against Russia, won the first round of Bulgaria’s presidential election, partial official results showed on Monday. Radev’s close-fought victory over ruling party candidate Tsetska Tsacheva makes the former air force commander the favorite to...

    I’ve Got 99 Problems With International Law, And Russia As A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council Is One
    Nov08

    I’ve Got 99 Problems With International Law, And Russia As A Permanent Member Of UN Security Council Is One

    By Emily Young, University of Michigan If change in international legal bodies is something we’ve asked for this week, the United Nations has responded promptly as Russia’s standing invitation to the Human Rights Council, a table of forty-seven, has been rescinded. It’s the first time a permanent Security Council member has been...

    Syria and the Antiwar Tradition
    Nov07

    Syria and the Antiwar Tradition

    Photo by Alisdare Hickson There is major disorientation on the left in many Western countries when it comes to Syria and about how antiwar activists should respond to events on the ground in Syria and Iraq. The highly complex nature of the Syrian war involving a multitude of foreign states and non-state actors would, in the best of times, present...

    Governor steps down in corruption-plagued Odessa
    Nov07

    Governor steps down in corruption-plagued Odessa

    MOSCOW — Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. Saakashvili announced his resignation in a video posted on his Facebook page, saying he felt “cheated and...

    Trump’s appeal and the sickness in world democracy
    Nov07

    Trump’s appeal and the sickness in world democracy

    Mercifully, there’s only one day left in the carcinogenic U.S. election campaign of 2016, to be known hereafter as the year in which democracy fell gravely ill. The most obvious cancer symptom in global democracy is Donald Trump’s campaign. But that’s the gaudiest one and closest to home. There are many others. Under Vladimir...

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?
    Nov07

    Why Would the Pentagon Hire A Russian State Company During a Time of Heightened Tensions?

    Dan Goure Security, The time to prize efficiency in the form of lower costs over effectiveness with respect to secure communications is over. In case it escaped your notice, the United States is an undeclared war with Russia. It is nothing like the wars of our past. It involves the use of new technology such as social media, new weapons like...

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea
    Nov07

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea

    A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea.NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller said Monday the alliance was “very concerned” that Russia has “clearly been refurbishing… …read more Source:...

    Georgia ex-president Saakashvili steps down in Ukraine amid corruption
    Nov07

    Georgia ex-president Saakashvili steps down in Ukraine amid corruption

    Mikhail Saakashvili, the former Georgian president who became governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region, announced Monday that he is resigning in frustration at what he characterized as obstruction in efforts to root out corruption. …read more Source: FOX...

    Canadian military takes part in exercise in Ukraine
    Nov07

    Canadian military takes part in exercise in Ukraine

    The opening ceremony for Exercise Maple Arch 16 was held today at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center (IPSC) in Yavoriv, Ukraine. Approximately 200 military personnel from Canada, Ukraine, Poland, and Lithuania gathered on the parade square to mark the beginning of the exercise, the Canadian Forces noted in a news release. The...

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea
    Nov07

    NATO Official: Alliance Seeks Dialogue, Deterrence on Crimea

    A top NATO official says the alliance wants to engage Russia in dialogue despite concern about Moscow’s military buildup in Crimea …read more Source: ABC...