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    Moldova: separatist leader says region should join Russia
    Sep08

    Moldova: separatist leader says region should join Russia

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — The television channel of the Trans-Dniester separatist region of Moldova says the region’s leader has signed a decree saying it should join Russia, in line with the results of a referendum a decade ago. In 2006, some 97 percent of residents of Trans-Dniester, which split from Moldova in 1990, voted to join Russia....

    2 years after ceasefire, weary Ukraine still at war
    Sep08

    2 years after ceasefire, weary Ukraine still at war

    According to United Nations figures, more than 9,500 people have been killed in the fighting in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions that began in April 2014, after Ukraine’s Russia-friendly president Viktor Yanukovych was ousted by street protests and Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula. …read more Source: CTV...

    Netanyahu thanks Christian Zionists in Netherlands for support
    Sep08

    Netanyahu thanks Christian Zionists in Netherlands for support

    (JTA) — Benjamin Netanyahu cleared 20 minutes from the schedule of his visit to the Netherlands to thank the country’s leading Christian Zionist activist and chief rabbi for their support for the Jewish state and its people. The Israeli Prime Minister on Wednesday called Roger van Oordt, director of the Christians for Israel organization....

    The Morning Vertical, September 8, 2016
    Sep08

    The Morning Vertical, September 8, 2016

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

    What Putin Didn’t Get In Hangzhou
    Sep08

    What Putin Didn’t Get In Hangzhou

    One of the most significant things about the G20 summit was something that didn’t happen. Hangzhou didn’t become Yalta. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war
    Sep08

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war

    The gray-bearded officer’s summary of the war in eastern Ukraine is terse with weariness. …read more Source: FOX...

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war
    Sep08

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war

    The area that Gaiduk calls “over there” is territory controlled by Russia-backed separatists, where a rebel using the nom de guerre of Chester agrees: “Everybody is tired of this pointless war.” […] that relative calm is clearly fragile; Ukraine also claimed rebels fired some 90 mortar rounds at troops outside the...

    Isolated Russian Outpost Withers Under Confrontation With West
    Sep08

    Isolated Russian Outpost Withers Under Confrontation With West

    The Baltic Sea outpost of Kaliningrad was once touted as Russia’s future Hong Kong: separated from the mainland, with a special status that would allow it to thrive through trade. But for Igor Pleshkov, who employs 300 workers in a cement factory in this region of 1 million people wedged between EU members Lithuania and Poland, the future...

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war
    Sep08

    2 years after cease-fire weary Ukraine still at war

    MARINKA, Ukraine (AP) — The gray-bearded officer’s summary of the war in eastern Ukraine is terse with weariness.”We stand in place. We shoot over… …read more Source:...

    2 Years After Cease-Fire Weary Ukraine Still at War
    Sep08

    2 Years After Cease-Fire Weary Ukraine Still at War

    The gray-bearded officer’s summary of the war in eastern Ukraine is terse with weariness: “Everybody is tired of this pointless war.” …read more Source: ABC...