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Lost Letters To Stalin Discovered In Moldova Archive

Hundreds of desperate letters written to Soviet dictator Josef Stalin in the 1940s and 1950s have been discovered in Moldova’s National Archive, offering fresh insight into the deprivations experienced by the country during this period.

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Russians Bombed Residential Neighborhoods In Syria

Russian bloggers searching for Russian targets in Syria found that a highly explosive shell bomb ( ОФАБ-250), which is not considered a precision weapon, is being used on residential areas controlled by the Free Syrian Army. (Current Time TV)

IS North Caucasus Affiliate Recruits for Jihad in Daghestan

The extremist group Islamic State’s North Caucasus affiliate has issued a call for would-be militants in Russia to join in the fight against Russian forces in the Caucasus rather than join IS in Syria.

Ukraine Withdrawing Some Weapons From Donbass

In accordance with an agreement signed in Minsk on September 29, the Ukrainian military has reportedly withdrawn weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the line of contact in the Donbass region. (Current Time TV)

Ukraine Withdrawing Some Weapons From Donbass

In accordance with an agreement signed in Minsk on September 29, the Ukrainian military has reportedly withdrawn weapons of less than 100 mm caliber from the line of contact in the Donbass region. (Current Time TV)

Donbas Leads Ukraine In HIV Cases

The armed conflict in eastern Ukraine has prevented shipments of humanitarian aid, including medicines, across the frontline, denying treatment to people with HIV. (In Ukrainian)

Belarusians Protest Russian Air Base

Hundreds of people gathered in the Belarusian capital city, Minsk, on October 4th to protest the establishment of a Russian air base that critics say would be a target for both NATO and Ukraine.

Music Clips Laud, Lampoon Lukashenka

With an election looming on October 11, a gaggle of grannies is singing the praises of Belarus's four-term president, Alyaksandr Lukashenka.

Social Democrats Win Kyrgyz Vote

Kyrgyzstan’s Social Democratic Party has won the country's parliamentary elections, besting six parties that crossed the threshold with 27.5 percent of the vote. The Fatherland Party (Respublika Ata-Jurt) finished in second place with 20 percent of the vote in polls some said were marred by vote buying, technical irregularities, and fraud.

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