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    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...

    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...

    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:...

    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...

    Ukraine Governor Mikheil Saakashvili Quits in Protest But Vows ‘New Stage of Fight’
    Nov07

    Ukraine Governor Mikheil Saakashvili Quits in Protest But Vows ‘New Stage of Fight’

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili resigned as governor of Ukraine’s Odessa region on Monday with a searing attack on alleged corruption in Kiev, Ukrainian news site Ukrainska Pravda reports. “The Odessa region is not only being handed to the corrupt, it is being handed to the enemies of Ukraine,” Saakashvili said on Monday. “I...

    Hacked Kremlin Emails Could Signal a Turn in the U.S.-Russia Cyberwar
    Nov07

    Hacked Kremlin Emails Could Signal a Turn in the U.S.-Russia Cyberwar

    Before they pulled off one of the most embarrassing cyber heists ever to hit the Kremlin, the hackers from the Ukrainian Cyber Alliance, who styled themselves as the online shock troops in Ukraine’s conflict with Russia, weren’t really on the radar. They had mostly spent the last two years on easy targets—the computers and cell phones...

    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: U.S....

    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...