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    Inside Russia’s Military Training Schools for Teens
    Oct19

    Inside Russia’s Military Training Schools for Teens

    One morning this spring, Sarah Blesener, an American documentary photographer, got a chance to visit a school in the Moscow suburb of Dmitrov, where lessons in basic military training are available to students a few times a week. She was expecting to see kids in uniforms, saluting the flag and doing drills, much like the courses one might find in...

    Presidential Candidates React Differently to Russia’s Role in Election
    Oct19

    Presidential Candidates React Differently to Russia’s Role in Election

    Views of Russia are playing a surprising role in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. The U.S. government has formally accused Moscow of conducting cyberattacks to influence the elections in favor of Republican nominee Donald Trump. Russian President Vladimir Putin denies any meddling. But that is just one issue involving Russia where Republican...

    Ukrainian Businessman Sought Meeting With Bill Clinton Last Year
    Oct19

    Ukrainian Businessman Sought Meeting With Bill Clinton Last Year

    Ukrainian businessman and major Clinton Foundation donor Victor Pinchuk sought a meeting with Bill Clinton last year over the situation in Ukraine, newly released emails show. Pinchuk, whose foundation has contributed millions to the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, “relentlessly” pushed for a meeting with the former president and...

    Why Uganda is one of the world’s most hospitable refugee destinations
    Oct19

    Why Uganda is one of the world’s most hospitable refugee destinations

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Next: In a world struggling to accommodate a record number of refugees, one country has been notably welcoming. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro has a report from Uganda. It’s part of his Agents for Change series. FRED DE SAM LAZARO: Nakivale in Southern Uganda looks like any other dusty rural African town....

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)
    Oct19

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit (+video)

    Amid increasingly murky relations between Russia and the West, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a summit in Berlin to try to bring peace to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center
    Oct19

    Amid Diplomatic Tensions, Paris to Inaugurate Russian Orthodox Center

    Pedestrians pause to take in the towering gold spires of Russia’s latest export, sitting in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Tape still fences off the gleaming white complex that houses an Orthodox cathedral, cultural center and school. Yet even before its inauguration Wednesday, the new $187 million Orthodox Spiritual and Cultural Center...

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess
    Oct19

    Clinton plots mop-up of Trump’s global mess

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is already looking past Nov. 8 and is plotting out what she will do on the international front to reassure allies, deter enemies and otherwise repair the damage to America’s reputation caused by Donald Trump.The biggest challenge? Deciding where on earth the new president should start. “Everybody wants to be...

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit in Berlin
    Oct18

    Merkel to host Putin, Poroshenko for Ukrainian peace summit in Berlin

    Amid increasingly murky relations between Russia and the West, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting a summit in Berlin to try to bring peace to the conflict between the Ukrainian government and pro-Russia separatists. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    OSCE Monitor Says 70 Percent Of Restrictions In Ukraine Are In Separatist-Controlled East
    Oct18

    OSCE Monitor Says 70 Percent Of Restrictions In Ukraine Are In Separatist-Controlled East

    A senior member of the monitoring mission in Ukraine from the OSCE says 70 percent of the restrictions imposed on the free movement of monitors since May has been in areas outside of the control of Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola
    Oct18

    Bomb in Ukrainian apartment building kills pro-Russian rebel commander known as Motorola

    KIEV, Ukraine — A prominent commander of the Russian-backed separatist forces in eastern Ukraine has been killed by a bomb, rebel leaders and Russian news reports said on Monday. Arsen Pavlov, the commander, who went by the nom de guerre Motorola after the brand of walkie-talkie he preferred, was blown up as he rode the elevator in his apartment...