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    NATO Seeks Troops To Deter Russia On Eastern Flank
    Oct26

    NATO Seeks Troops To Deter Russia On Eastern Flank

    NATO will press allies on Wednesday to contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Moscow.With Russia’s aircraft carrier heading to Syria in a show of force along Europe’s shores, alliance defense ministers aim to make good on a July...

    Russia Escalates Ground Game in Georgia
    Oct26

    Russia Escalates Ground Game in Georgia

    As Russia consolidates its gains in Syria and stalls on peace talks in Ukraine, the New York Times reports that Russia is slowly inching forward on another front. In South Ossetia, the breakaway republic of Georgia sponsored by Russia since the 2008 war, the border keeps creeping forward: Marked in places with barbed wire laid at night, in others...

    Kyiv Says Leaked Russian Official’s Plans To Destabilize Ukraine ‘Authentic’
    Oct26

    Kyiv Says Leaked Russian Official’s Plans To Destabilize Ukraine ‘Authentic’

    A Ukrainian official has said leaked e-mails outlining plans to destabilize Ukraine that purportedly came from Russian presidential aide Vladislav Surkov are authentic. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO is setting the stage for its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War
    Oct26

    NATO is setting the stage for its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War

    Thomson ReutersNATO will press allies on Wednesday to contribute to its biggest military build-up on Russia’s borders since the Cold War as the alliance prepares for a protracted quarrel with Moscow. With Russia’s aircraft carrier heading to Syria in a show of force along Europe’s shores, alliance defense ministers aim to make...

    Syria Is Not Ukraine
    Oct26

    Syria Is Not Ukraine

    Seen from the red-brick towers of the Kremlin, Syria and Ukraine look very different. But as the wars in both countries continue to drag on, some in the West have become accustomed to lumping Russia’s two interventions together. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Putin Aide’s Emails Detail Alleged Plot to Destabilize Ukraine
    Oct26

    Putin Aide’s Emails Detail Alleged Plot to Destabilize Ukraine

    Ukrainian hacker group claims to have obtained emails from Vladislav Surkov, a top aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin, which detail a purported Kremlin plan to destabilize Ukraine in the coming months. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Savchenko In Moscow For Ukrainians’ Appeals Hearing
    Oct26

    Savchenko In Moscow For Ukrainians’ Appeals Hearing

    Ukrainian parliamentary deputy Nadia Savchenko has travelled to Moscow to attend a hearing in the case of two Ukrainian citizens convicted of fighting with Chechen separatists in the 1990s. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Savchenko In Moscow For Ukrainians’ Appeals Hearing
    Oct26

    Savchenko In Moscow For Ukrainians’ Appeals Hearing

    Ukrainian parliamentary deputy Nadia Savchenko has travelled to Moscow to attend a hearing in the case of two Ukrainian citizens convicted of fighting with Chechen separatists in the 1990s. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Counterfeit Alcohol Leaves More Than 50 Dead In Ukraine
    Oct26

    Counterfeit Alcohol Leaves More Than 50 Dead In Ukraine

    At least fifty-three people died and more than 30 were hospitalized in string of alcohol poisoning cases across Ukraine since late September. Authorities arrested a man suspected of producing bootleg alcohol in his home, but they have not yet managed to pull all of the dangerous liquor from the market. (RFE/RL’s Current Time TV, Olga...

    Obama to Travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election Day
    Oct26

    Obama to Travel to Greece, Germany, Peru after Election Day

    President Barack Obama will travel to Europe and Latin America the week after the presidential election. It’s expected to be his last major foreign trip before he leaves office in January. The White House says Obama will arrive in Greece on Nov. 15 to meet with President Procopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Obama plans to...