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The Moscow Times
Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill Must Have Kremlin BlessingHead of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis will meet
Meeting between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill Must Have Kremlin Blessing
The Moscow Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill and Pope Francis will meet in Cuba on Feb. 12. This historical meeting has been carefully orchestrated to appear casually improvised — both church leaders will be touring Latin America, and shall... Read more
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Christian Today
The Great Schism: Why it's taken 1,000 years for the Pope and the Patriarch to meetThe ancient church of Hagia Sophia, where the legate of Pope Leo IX excommunica
The Great Schism: Why it's taken 1,000 years for the Pope and the Patriarch to meet
Christian Today / Posted 11 hours ago
The ancient church of Hagia Sophia, where the legate of Pope Leo IX excommunicated the Ecumenical Patriarch. The head of the Roman Catholic Church and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church are to meet for the first time in nearly 1,000 years... Read more
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The New Statesman
The lost magic of EnglandWhen the Russian inquest finally comes, the answer will be clear. It was Presid
The lost magic of England
The New Statesman / Posted 14 hours ago
When the Russian inquest finally comes, the answer will be clear. It was President Vladimir Putin who lost Ukraine – after a millennium of shared east Slav identity. When the Ukrainian inquest into who lost the ­Euromaidan’s “Revolution of Dignity”... Read more
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The New Statesman
The lost magic of England: journalist Peregrine Worsthorne on his long life at the heart of the establishmentWhen the Russian inquest finally comes, the answer will be clear. It was Presid
The lost magic of England: journalist Peregrine Worsthorne on his long life at the heart of the establishment
The New Statesman / Posted 15 hours ago
When the Russian inquest finally comes, the answer will be clear. It was President Vladimir Putin who lost Ukraine – after a millennium of shared east Slav identity. When the Ukrainian inquest into who lost the ­Euromaidan’s “Revolution of Dignity”... Read more
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BBC News
Pope and Russian patriarch edge towards warmer relationsYour Say Pope Francis' meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russi
Pope and Russian patriarch edge towards warmer relations
BBC News / Posted 22 hours ago
Your Say Pope Francis' meeting with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia will be the first between a leader of the Roman Catholic Church and a spiritual head of Russian... Read more
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Rappler
With last flourish, veteran French politician Fabius bows outGRAND EXIT. In this file photo, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius exits th
With last flourish, veteran French politician Fabius bows out
Rappler / Posted yesterday
GRAND EXIT. In this file photo, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius exits the Indaba of Solutions session during the UN climate change conference in Le Bourget, France, December 11, 2015. Photo courtesy COP21 PARIS, France – Veteran French... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russia Loses Its Trump CardPutin's wish to see the "doubtlessly talented" Donald Trump as the next U.S. pr
Russia Loses Its Trump Card
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
Putin's wish to see the "doubtlessly talented" Donald Trump as the next U.S. president. Trump, the "absolute leader of the presidential race" as Putin described him back in December, came in second in Iowa with 24 percent of the vote, behind... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Intelligence chief: North Korea restarts plutonium reactor
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know WASHINGTON — North Korea... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Government urged not to make EU referendum a political footballthan June. He a lso insisted extra costs will be incurred if the two events ta
Government urged not to make EU referendum a political football
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
than June. He a lso insisted extra costs will be incurred if the two events take place simultaneously due to the number of English, Welsh and Northern Irish fans travelling to France who will require postal and proxy votes. The Belfast North MP... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
McKinley families ‘Walk Around the World’Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park sc
McKinley families ‘Walk Around the World’
ABC Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts as well as the city of Spring Lake Park for ABC Newspapers. Since 2013, I have primarily covered the Anoka-Hennepin and Spring Lake Park school districts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Call for UN Reform Finds ResonancePolitics continue to be the theme of this column this week. However, the issue
Call for UN Reform Finds Resonance
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Politics continue to be the theme of this column this week. However, the issue of alleged stealing of women's underwear and questionable paternity pedigree will be avoided while direction and the narrative from the Politburo meeting tomorrow is... Read more
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Daily Maverick
ICG: The Not-So-Frozen Conflicts on Russia’s BordersOf the six countries singled out by the European Union (EU) as its eastern neig
ICG: The Not-So-Frozen Conflicts on Russia’s Borders
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
Of the six countries singled out by the European Union (EU) as its eastern neighbourhood partners, five are locked in disputes over regions that have claimed independence. Two of these regions have been recognised by Moscow, and Russia is closely... Read more
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FOX News
New Hampshire will go down as the place where Hillary Clinton's campaign lost its wayPolitical prognostication is an uncertain art, never more so than in the New Ha
New Hampshire will go down as the place where Hillary Clinton's campaign lost its way
FOX News / Posted 3 days ago
Political prognostication is an uncertain art, never more so than in the New Hampshire primaries of 2016. On the eve of the elections, equipped as I am with all the most scientific polling and profoundest opinions of the professional pundits, I still... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Russian Academia's Struggle to Attract Top TalentAbout half an hour from the western outskirts of Moscow, the grays of Russian s
Russian Academia's Struggle to Attract Top Talent
The Moscow Times / Posted 3 days ago
About half an hour from the western outskirts of Moscow, the grays of Russian suburbia give way to a jagged horizon of shiny glass, concrete and abandoned building sites. A series of giant wooden pencils emerge, bearing the insignia "Skoltech." The... Read more
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Wakefield Today
A survivor’s story of the horrors of The HolocaustThe devastating story of how more than six million Jewish people were murdered
A survivor’s story of the horrors of The Holocaust
Wakefield Today / Posted 4 days ago
The devastating story of how more than six million Jewish people were murdered during The Holocaust was told to students by an Austrian survivor. Marc Schatzberger, who fled Austria as a child during the outbreak of World War Two, gave a chilling... Read more
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Breitbart
Christie: Rubio Will ‘Crumble in Front of Hillary Clinton’On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Republican presidential candi
Christie: Rubio Will ‘Crumble in Front of Hillary Clinton’
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
On this weekend’s broadcast of “Fox News Sunday,” Republican presidential candidate Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) said he went after his rival Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) at last night’s ABC News Republican primary debate because the Republicans should not... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Will Poland ever uncover the truth about the plane crash that killed its president?The tips of the birch trees barely pierced the fog. The aerial visibility on th
Will Poland ever uncover the truth about the plane crash that killed its president?
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
The tips of the birch trees barely pierced the fog. The aerial visibility on the approach to Smolensk in western Russia was just 200 metres. On its final approach, the Tupolev’s warning system repeatedly sounded: “Pull up, pull up.” But the crew of... Read more
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Salon.com
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmaresI first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. Th
“Intelligent people know that the empire is on the downhill”: A veteran CIA agent spills the goods on the Deep State and our foreign policy nightmares
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
I first heard Ray McGovern speak on a country road in the New England hills. This was courtesy of the admirably dedicated David Barsamian, who broadcast one of McGovern’s talks on Alternative Radio in late-2013. Reception up here being spotty, I... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Who is Marco Rubio?Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who
Who is Marco Rubio?
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who had boycotted the event for some perceived offence from Fox. "Time magazine once called you 'the Republican saviour'. [Right-wing talk radio host] Rush Limbaugh and... Read more
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WA Today
Who is Marco Rubio?Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who
Who is Marco Rubio?
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who had boycotted the event for some perceived offence from Fox. "Time magazine once called you 'the Republican saviour'. [Right-wing talk radio host] Rush Limbaugh and... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Who is Marco Rubio?Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who
Who is Marco Rubio?
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who had boycotted the event for some perceived offence from Fox. "Time magazine once called you 'the Republican saviour'. [Right-wing talk radio host] Rush Limbaugh and... Read more
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Canberra Times
Who is Marco Rubio?Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who
Who is Marco Rubio?
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Rubio alone as he stood among his fellow candidates – except Donald Trump, who had boycotted the event for some perceived offence from Fox. "Time magazine once called you 'the Republican saviour'. [Right-wing talk radio host] Rush Limbaugh and... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that spli
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church's East-West divide. The... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that spli
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church's East-West divide. The... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that spli
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church's East-West divide. The... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that spli
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church's East-West divide. The... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that spli
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church's East-West divide. The... Read more
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Orange County Register
Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Church leader plan historic meeting in CubaVATICAN CITY – In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Chr
Pope Francis, Russian Orthodox Church leader plan historic meeting in Cuba
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY – In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church’s East-West divide. The Feb.... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that spli
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12
Hawaii News Now / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church's East-West divide. The... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that spli
Historic step: Pope, Russia patriarch meet in Cuba Feb. 12
FOX Carolina / Posted 6 days ago
VATICAN CITY (AP) - In an historic step to heal the 1,000-year schism that split Christianity, Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in an attempt to begin bridging the church's East-West divide. The... Read more
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DW
Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis | Europe |president's hastily issued invitation asking G7 ambassadors to attend talks nex
Power struggle in Kyiv puts government in crisis | Europe |
DW / Posted 6 days ago
president's hastily issued invitation asking G7 ambassadors to attend talks next Thursday. On the agenda? The state of the Ukrainian government, said Jan Tombinski, the EU's representative in Ukraine. The talks follow the surprise... Read more
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The Age
Who is Marco Rubio?sword presented to him by his mentor (then-Florida Governor) Jeb Bush as Rubio
Who is Marco Rubio?
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
sword presented to him by his mentor (then-Florida Governor) Jeb Bush as Rubio was designated as the next Florida Speaker of the House. Bush and Rubio are now both fighting to be the Republican presidential nominee. Photo: AP There was a perfect... Read more
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International Business Times
Chinese New Year 2016: Famous astrologer predicts Hillary Clinton for president and Ebola outbreak A famous Malaysian Chinese astrology master is predicting that more women will
Chinese New Year 2016: Famous astrologer predicts Hillary Clinton for president and Ebola outbreak
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
A famous Malaysian Chinese astrology master is predicting that more women will be in power in the world in the Year of the Monkey and some people will have better wealth, but also that terrorism and serious health issues will affect people severely... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy ministerKIEV: Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance mi
Ukraine needs new-look government, says outgoing economy minister
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
KIEV: Ukraine needs a new technocratic government led by the present finance minister to have any hope of pushing through long-promised reforms, the outgoing economy minister told Reuters on Friday, two days after his shock resignation. Championed... Read more
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express
Brussels chief warns PM of ‘concerns’ as he insists EU deal WILL be 'reversible' A TOP Brussels chief today poured cold water over David Cameron's hopes of ac
Brussels chief warns PM of ‘concerns’ as he insists EU deal WILL be 'reversible'
express / Posted 6 days ago
A TOP Brussels chief today poured cold water over David Cameron's hopes of achieving his EU deal by raising "concerns" over two key areas of the Prime Minister's... Read more
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BBC News
Ukraine teeters a few steps from chaos - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Ukraine teeters a few steps from chaos
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America The... Read more
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USA Today
Corrections & ClarificationsLife: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World
Corrections & Clarifications
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
Life: Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney are the authors of Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America. Liz Cheney's name was incorrect on USA TODAY's Sept. 10 Best-Selling Books list. News: An earlier version of the following story misstated whom... Read more
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Aljazeera
Why ending Colombia's war will not be cheap for the USNew York, United States - From the warzones of Ukraine to Syria and Afghanistan
Why ending Colombia's war will not be cheap for the US
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
New York, United States - From the warzones of Ukraine to Syria and Afghanistan, Washington's foreign policy experts have little to rejoice. Against this backdrop, US support for peace between Colombia's government and Marxist guerrillas is being... Read more
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The Moscow Times
What Do Russians Really Think? The Truth Behind the Pollsfor New Year's Eve celebrations when several thousand Crimeans received an unex
What Do Russians Really Think? The Truth Behind the Polls
The Moscow Times / Posted 7 days ago
for New Year's Eve celebrations when several thousand Crimeans received an unexpected phone call. The voice on the end of the phone was a pollster from the Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM). The pollster had just two... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
The Middle East as America's New Vietnamendless wars are a testing ground for our advanced military technologies agains
The Middle East as America's New Vietnam
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
endless wars are a testing ground for our advanced military technologies against primitive insurgencies. Folly is a child of power and the new self-hypnosis. “Any solution that accomplishes the neutralization of Indo-China would be more desirable... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in Iowaher legitimacy as a candidate. The second is that the Clintons are famously rut
Clinton Campaign Goes on Tilt as a Result of Dead Heat With Sanders in Iowa
Naked Capitalism / Posted 7 days ago
her legitimacy as a candidate. The second is that the Clintons are famously ruthless. Obama has been depicted in two books of stealing the Texas caucus. It’s not hard to imagine the Clintons, if they started to feel desperate, are capable of doing... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
What goes into selecting a UN secretary-general?United Nations secretary-general: How Kevin Rudd and other contenders will vie
What goes into selecting a UN secretary-general?
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
United Nations secretary-general: How Kevin Rudd and other contenders will vie for the UN top job The job of secretary-general of the United Nations is one of the most high-profile roles in global politics. UN secretary-general... Read more
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Zero Hedge
How Corruption Cripples America's MilitaryAmerica’s military budget is roughly 7.2 times that of Russia ($610 billion com
How Corruption Cripples America's Military
Zero Hedge / Posted 7 days ago
America’s military budget is roughly 7.2 times that of Russia ($610 billion compared to $84.5 billion), but even Western news-accounts are saying that the weaponry produced in Russia is superior overall to the weaponry produced in the United... Read more
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The Telegraph
Refashioning EuropeCelebrating a year of Yanukovych's ouster, February 2015 January this year saw
Refashioning Europe
The Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Celebrating a year of Yanukovych's ouster, February 2015 January this year saw a major change in European geopolitics, with Ukraine joining the European Union's free trade area and ending its free trade arrangements with Russia. Relations between... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopesanother blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. In his state
Ukraine economy minister quits in blow to reform hopes
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
another blow to Western hopes that the country can reform itself. In his statement, Abromavicius singled out a close ally of President Petro Poroshenko, accusing him of blocking the ministry's work and pressing for powerful jobs for placemen, with... Read more
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Op-Ed News
French Documentary About Maidan That Kiev Government Didn't Want to Be AiredThey were the shock troops of Urkrainian regime change, overthrowing Kiev's cor
French Documentary About Maidan That Kiev Government Didn't Want to Be Aired
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
They were the shock troops of Urkrainian regime change, overthrowing Kiev's corrupt government. They were seen as the heroes of the revolution. They were on the good side. And now they are heavily armed. Known as the Right Sector, Azov or Svoboda,... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
In bid to counter Putin, Obama seeks to quadruple military spending in Europe | Politics - Home Final presidential budget to be unveiled next week By Kevi
In bid to counter Putin, Obama seeks to quadruple military spending in Europe
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
| Politics - Home Final presidential budget to be unveiled next week By Kevin Liptak CNN... Read more
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AdWeek
The Atlantic Takes Top Honors at National Magazine AwardsLast night in New York, the American Society of Magazine Editors handed out thi
The Atlantic Takes Top Honors at National Magazine Awards
AdWeek / Posted 9 days ago
Last night in New York, the American Society of Magazine Editors handed out this year's National Magazine Awards (also known as Ellies) to 18 different print and digital publications. The night's big winner was The Atlantic, which took home the top... Read more
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Reuters
Battle to honor slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towersMOSCOW As the Kremlin clock inched toward midnight and the ice-bound river bene
Battle to honor slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towers
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
MOSCOW As the Kremlin clock inched toward midnight and the ice-bound river beneath their feet melted, a group of Russians silently stood on the bridge where Boris Nemtsov, the Putin critic and opposition leader, was killed nearly a year ago. "This... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Battle to honour slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towersMOSCOW: As the Kremlin clock inched towards midnight and the ice-bound river be
Battle to honour slain Putin critic Nemtsov unfolds beneath Kremlin towers
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
MOSCOW: As the Kremlin clock inched towards midnight and the ice-bound river beneath their feet melted, a group of Russians silently stood on the bridge where Boris Nemtsov, the Putin critic and opposition leader, was killed nearly a year ago. "This... Read more
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