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    Putin Rejects Claims of Russian Interference in US Election
    Oct27

    Putin Rejects Claims of Russian Interference in US Election

    President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential election, saying the allegations are designed to distract the public from real issues. The United States has accused Russia of coordinating the hacks of Hillary Clinton’s campaign emails to influence the outcome of the election....

    Ukrainian Hackers Release Emails Tying Top Russian Official to Uprising
    Oct27

    Ukrainian Hackers Release Emails Tying Top Russian Official to Uprising

    Documents released by the hackers, which appeared to be genuine, showed a direct Kremlin role in creating and directing the rebel uprising in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia
    Oct27

    Four countries promise to join Canadian-led battle group in Latvia

    OTTAWA — Canadian troops will not face Russia alone when they begin to arrive in Latvia early next year. Four countries — Albania, Italy, Poland and Slovenia — have promised to contribute troops and equipment to a Canadian-led NATO force that is being organized in Latvia in response to recent Russian actions in Eastern Europe. Canada’s...

    Ukraine’s Women Are Kicking Ass and Taking Names
    Oct27

    Ukraine’s Women Are Kicking Ass and Taking Names

    From small towns to the halls of parliament, women are at the forefront of change. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Putin Steals Trump’s Rhetoric on Election Rigging
    Oct27

    Putin Steals Trump’s Rhetoric on Election Rigging

    Vladimir Putin said Thursday that American news outlets are peddling fiction about Russia’s favoritism in the presidential election, echoing an argument made by Republican candidate Donald Trump that the media is rigging the contest in favor of his opponent. The Russian president was asked to comment on Moscow’s apparent favoritism...

    Canada’s battle group in Latvia will be joined by four nations
    Oct27

    Canada’s battle group in Latvia will be joined by four nations

    Canadian Army instructors discuss mechanized infantry defence tactics with their Ukrainian Armed Forces colleagues during Exercise RAPID TRIDENT in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) OTTAWA — Canadian troops will not face Russia alone when they begin to arrive in Latvia early next year. NATO Secretary General Jens...

    Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in U.S. election
    Oct27

    Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in U.S. election

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential election, saying the allegations are designed to distract the public from real issues. The United States has accused Russia of coordinating the hacks of Hillary Clinton’s campaign emails to influence the outcome of the...

    Thousands Displaced as Powerful Earthquakes Strike Italy
    Oct27

    Thousands Displaced as Powerful Earthquakes Strike Italy

    (VISSO, Italy) — Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, hoping to prevent a second night for them on the street or in cars. The one-two punch packed by the quakes some two hours apart Wednesday...

    NATO May Not Be Ready to Fight Russia
    Oct27

    NATO May Not Be Ready to Fight Russia

    Ian Brzezinski, Nicholas Varangis Security, Europe If military exercises demonstrate combat readiness, Russia may have the edge. Military exercises are a critical means of testing, refining and demonstrating readiness for combat operations. In February 2015, we published a chart comparing the magnitudes of military exercises conducted by NATO and...

    Trumpism 101: The Outsider, Ignored For Years. No Longer.
    Oct27

    Trumpism 101: The Outsider, Ignored For Years. No Longer.

    Hundreds, if not thousands, of pundits the world over have written about the various themes that have come to life in this wild election year. But I daresay only a handful of thinkers can rightfully claim they examined these themes and warned about a coming revolt years ago. I am one of the few, a social anthropologist studying power and...