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    The Morning Vertical, October 20, 2017
    Oct20

    The Morning Vertical, October 20, 2017

    Your daily roundup. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Vladimir Putin Says He Fears ‘Srebrenica-like’ Massacre in Ukraine
    Oct20

    Vladimir Putin Says He Fears ‘Srebrenica-like’ Massacre in Ukraine

    Russia has long been accused of sending support for insurgents in Ukraine via the porous border. …read more Source:...

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population
    Oct20

    Analysis | Western sanctions are shrinking Russia’s population

    President Vladimir Putin openly admits that economic sanctions “are severely harming Russia.” Imposed largely in response to the Kremlin’s illegal annexation of Crimea in 2014, Western sanctions have since become a primary thrust of Russia’s foreign policy, perhaps even motivating the Kremlin’s meddling in the 2016 U.S....

    Pro-Ukrainian Russian Activist Released After Two Years At Penal Colony
    Oct20

    Pro-Ukrainian Russian Activist Released After Two Years At Penal Colony

    A Russian activist imprisoned for Internet posts criticizing Russia’s interference in Ukraine has been released from a penal colony after serving her two-year sentence. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Honoring of anti-Semites a ‘problem,’ says Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine
    Oct20

    Honoring of anti-Semites a ‘problem,’ says Israel’s ambassador to Ukraine

    (JTA) — In a rare public statement on the honoring of anti-Semites in Ukraine, Israel’s ambassador to that country called the phenomenon a “problem” that is “not in line” with Israel’s interests. Eliav Belotzercovsky said this Friday during a conference of the Limmud FSU group in the southern city of Odessa, according to a translation...

    Divided EU Declines To Act On Objections To Russian Gas Project
    Oct20

    Divided EU Declines To Act On Objections To Russian Gas Project

    Some European Union leaders raised objections to Russia’s plan to build a new gas pipeline to Germany at a summit in Brussels on October 19, but the bloc was divided on the matter and took no action, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Sevastopol Journal: Crimean Winemakers Look to Shed the Rot Gut Label
    Oct20

    Sevastopol Journal: Crimean Winemakers Look to Shed the Rot Gut Label

    Pioneer boutique winemakers around Sevastopol are seeking to convince Russian consumers that quality wine does not have to come from France. …read more Source: The New York...

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad
    Oct20

    Baku’s Interpol Alert Silences Opposition Journalist Abroad

    The arrest in Ukraine of a self-exiled Azerbaijani opposition journalist renews accusations that Interpol’s global alert system is being abused by authoritarian regimes to intimidate their critics abroad. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Deputies Send Immunity Bill To Constitutional Court In ‘Small Victory’ For Protesters

    Protesters calling for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to enact anticorruption reforms or step down notched a small victory on October 19 as parliament sent a bill on lifting lawmakers’ immunity from prosecution to the Constitutional Court for review. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv
    Oct20

    Ukrainian Parliament Speaker Calls For ‘Objective’ Probe Into Deadly Traffic Accident In Kharkiv

    Ukrainian parliament speaker Andriy Parubiy has called on law enforcement authorities to “immediately and objectively investigate” a deadly traffic accident in the eastern city of Kharkiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...