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    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat
    Oct22

    In West Bank Hamlet, Ukrainian Brides Help Samaritan Faith Stay Afloat

    Ukrainian women are coming to the rescue of the ancient Samaritan community in the West Bank, whose numbers have dwindled to fewer than 1,000. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues
    Oct22

    WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

    WASHINGTON — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues: ABORTION Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states. The issue will be shaped in some way by the next president and could be...

    Diplomatica: Palestinian rep pushes for mission name change, but Liberals aren’t budging
    Oct21

    Diplomatica: Palestinian rep pushes for mission name change, but Liberals aren’t budging

    It only means changing a few letters and the order of three words, but for Nabil Marouf, representative of Palestine in Canada, there’s much at stake when it comes to the name of his mission. “My mission is to promote Palestinian and Canadian relations,” Marouf said. “I want Global Affairs Canada to deal with (my mission) as a recognized...

    Italy Scuttles New Russia Sanctions Proposal
    Oct21

    Italy Scuttles New Russia Sanctions Proposal

    Forget about new sanctions on Russia for its bombing of Aleppo: the leaders of Germany, France, and Britain folded after Italy’s Matteo Renzi voiced his opposition. FT: During nine hours of talks at a European summit in Brussels, the Italian prime minister succeeded in removing a proposal for new sanctions that had been tabled by Berlin,...

    Why The United States Should Strengthen Its Relationship With Armenia
    Oct21

    Why The United States Should Strengthen Its Relationship With Armenia

    Since the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea, Western policymakers have worked earnestly to prevent Russian President Vladimir Putin from instigating new military campaigns in Eastern Europe and the post-Soviet region. Even though Western containment efforts have reduced the likelihood of Russian military aggression against NATO member states, US...

    Russia says it’s been forced to cut the size of its embassy in London ‘because visas are not being issued’
    Oct21

    Russia says it’s been forced to cut the size of its embassy in London ‘because visas are not being issued’

    Thomson ReutersRussia has been forced to cut the size of its embassy in London after Britain delayed granting visas for months to dozens of its staff including career diplomats, the Russian ambassador said on Friday. Russia and Britain have repeatedly clashed publicly over Syria, Ukraine and the 2006 London murder of former KGB agent Alexander...

    Leaders agree to draft road map to implement Minsk agreement
    Oct21

    Leaders agree to draft road map to implement Minsk agreement

    The leaders of Ukraine, Germany, France and Russia agreed to draw up a road map by the end of next month to carry out the Minsk peace agreement for eastern Ukraine. After six hours of talks on the wars in Ukraine and Syria on October 19-20 in Berlin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel emerged to say […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian American businessman  optimistic about the future of Ukraine
    Oct21

    Ukrainian American businessman optimistic about the future of Ukraine

    KAPITANIVKA, Ukraine – As the son of a Green Beret serviceman, Petro Rondiak grew up moving around a lot. He spent two years in Stuttgart, Germany, and has resided in Boston, Washington and Philadelphia. In 1995, the 50-year-old father of three children finally cemented his feet in his ancestral homeland of Ukraine to help a […] …read more...

    “RED LINES” FOR UKRAINE:  Ukrainian think tanks issue memo on implementation of Minsk agreements
    Oct21

    “RED LINES” FOR UKRAINE: Ukrainian think tanks issue memo on implementation of Minsk agreements

    The Kyiv-based Institute of World Policy initiated and prepared, together with other Ukrainian think tanks, a memo for Ukrainian authorities regarding “red lines” for a compromise that should not be crossed by Ukraine within the framework of the implementation of the Minsk agreements. Following is the full text of the October 12 document. On the...

    Russian military theorists consider  future war: Bridging the NATO-Russia gap
    Oct21

    Russian military theorists consider future war: Bridging the NATO-Russia gap

    Russian military theorists have a long-developed reputation for paying close attention to the possible contours of future wars. And now – in the context of Moscow’s military modernization, its involvement in armed conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as its continued strained relations with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) –...