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    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides

    Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace agreement was signed under which the sides agreed to an “all-for-all” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides
    Oct09

    Ukrainian war prisoners languish in limbo on both sides

    Just three days after Ukrainian soldier Oleksandr Lazarenko was taken prisoner in the war in Ukraine’s east, a peace agreement was signed under which the sides agreed to an “all-for-all” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    U.S. hacking charges fail to impress Russians. They just think we hate them.
    Oct08

    U.S. hacking charges fail to impress Russians. They just think we hate them.

    MOSCOW — It’s kind of hard these days for Russians to get too worked up by angry statements from Washington about their leaders. What with sanctions over Crimea, tensions in Syria and saber-rattling in the Baltics, many here believe their country is already in a slowly simmering cold war with the United States, or serves as a convenient […]...

    U.S. officially accuses Russia of election hacking campaign
    Oct08

    U.S. officially accuses Russia of election hacking campaign

    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration on Friday officially accused Russia of attempting to interfere in the 2016 elections, including by hacking the computers of the Democratic National Committee and other political organizations. The denunciation, made by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the Department of Homeland...

    Grapes of Wrath
    Oct08

    Grapes of Wrath

    As the grape harvest season approaches, Georgia, a country that George W. Bush once called a “beacon of liberty” is today holding parliamentary elections that could serve as a litmus test for the country’s democratic development. The small Caucasian country, that after the Rose Revolution in 2003 managed to transform itself from an...

    Putin’s challenge for the next US president
    Oct08

    Putin’s challenge for the next US president

    When Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump address security challenges to America and its allies in the next four years, Vladimir Putin’s Russia will loom large. This is no longer post-communist Russia attempting the transition to a market-based democracy and looking up to the West. That transformation was an epic failure. In Putin’s...

    U.S.: Only Russia Could Have Authorized Hack of Democrats
    Oct08

    U.S.: Only Russia Could Have Authorized Hack of Democrats

    The U.S. government for the first time on Friday formally accused Russia of a campaign of cyber attacks against Democratic Party organizations ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. “We believe, based on the scope and sensitivity of these efforts, that only Russia’s senior-most officials could have authorized these...

    Germany’s Steinmeier Says East-West Tensions ‘More Dangerous’ Than Cold War
    Oct08

    Germany’s Steinmeier Says East-West Tensions ‘More Dangerous’ Than Cold War

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has called the current escalation of tensions created by souring relations between the United States and Russia “more dangerous” than the Cold War. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Georgia holds parliamentary election amid mounting tensions
    Oct08

    Georgia holds parliamentary election amid mounting tensions

    TBILISI, Georgia — An undercurrent of political violence is unsettling voters in Georgia as they elect members of parliament on Saturday from a field that includes candidates from the country’s two main parties and a bewildering array of nearly two dozen other groups. It’s unlikely that the election’s outcome will dim the former...