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    Assets on parade: Ukraine officials made to declare their bling
    Nov04

    Assets on parade: Ukraine officials made to declare their bling

    KYIV – Fast cars and fancy watches. Faberge eggs and vintage wine. Prime real estate, including a church. Even a ticket to space. Along with many millions in cold, hard cash, they’re just some of the items emerging from the latest effort to root out persistent corruption in Ukraine. Officials there had until midnight on […] …read more...

    With eye toward 2018 elections, Putin spearheads strategic infrastructure mega-projects in Crimea
    Nov04

    With eye toward 2018 elections, Putin spearheads strategic infrastructure mega-projects in Crimea

    Though still two years away, the presidential elections in Russia are already on the minds of the political elite in Moscow. The sitting head of state, President Vladimir Putin, is constitutionally permitted to run again in 2018. And though most expect that he will, his public vacillations on the subject have raised an air of […] …read more...

    State Dept. drops more Clinton emails recovered from her server
    Nov04

    State Dept. drops more Clinton emails recovered from her server

    The State Department on Thursday dropped more than a thousand additional pages of Hillary Clinton’s emails that the FBI recovered from her private server, but a significant number of the documents are near duplicates of messages the agency previously released. State has been reviewing and publicly posting the emails in response to a pair of...

    FIFA Fines Iran For ‘Religious Manifestations’ During World Cup Qualifiers
    Nov03

    FIFA Fines Iran For ‘Religious Manifestations’ During World Cup Qualifiers

    FIFA has fined Iran and warned the country’s soccer body for allowing “several religious manifestations” during a recent World Cup qualifying game in Tehran. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Fleeing anti-Semitism in France, an African Jewish family makes aliyah
    Nov03

    Fleeing anti-Semitism in France, an African Jewish family makes aliyah

    Amy and George Camara and two of their four children arriving in Israel, Nov. 2, 2016. (Courtesy of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews) (JTA) — As a Jewish family originally from the Ivory Coast, Amy and George Camara and their four children felt somewhat immune to the rising anti-Semitic thuggery in France. The Camaras, relieved...

    Serbia Hosts Joint Military Exercises With Russia
    Nov03

    Serbia Hosts Joint Military Exercises With Russia

    Serbia and Russia began joint military exercises on Serbian territory on Thursday in a move likely to reinforce increased East-West tensions just as a five-day NATO drill in neighboring Montenegro draws to a close. Serbia is trying to balance its traditionally warm ties with Russia, a fellow Slavic, Orthodox Christian nation, with its push for...

    Liberals introduce legislation to ratify free trade deal with Ukraine
    Nov03

    Liberals introduce legislation to ratify free trade deal with Ukraine

    Fresh on the heels of signing a landmark free trade agreement with the European Union, the Liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has introduced legislation to implement a far less controversial free trade deal with Ukraine. “We are one step closer to being able to reap the benefits of the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA),...

    Ukraine Ceasefire Violations Exceed 1,000 a Day: OSCE
    Nov03

    Ukraine Ceasefire Violations Exceed 1,000 a Day: OSCE

    International monitors tracked 1,000 daily violations of the ceasefire in east Ukraine over the course of last week, in a huge surge even compared with the general uptick in the last two months. The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), which monitors the situation on both the Ukrainian-held side of the frontline and the...

    The Last Gasp of Bush-Era Republicanism
    Nov03

    The Last Gasp of Bush-Era Republicanism

    Jim Antle sees Evan McMullin as the candidate for Republicans who thought there was nothing seriously wrong with the pre-Trump GOP: But McMullin’s following seems to be disproportionately made up of conservatives who thought everything was fine until Trump showed up like an uninvited dinner guest who lacked the Bush-era GOP’s table...

    Russia Braces for Another Hit Over Olympic Doping
    Nov03

    Russia Braces for Another Hit Over Olympic Doping

    Russia spent $50 billion on the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, making it the most expensive in history and among the most impressive. Russia dominated the Sochi games, winning 33 medals and attracting a new generation of winter sports fans. “At the moment Sochi is a resort that is easily accessible, and people want to ski there, so after the Sochi...