Ukrainian Prime Minister Arsenic Yatseniuk has warned that Russia and its proxy forces in eastern Ukraine could seek to destabilize the country’s parliamentary elections on Sunday with attacks, Reuters reports.
Illegal detention centers known as “black jails” have proliferated in China, according to a new report, even as government officials deny their existence before a United Nations committee this week.
A former legal client of Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) says he will not vote for him in Iowa’s Senate race, underscoring the challenges for the congressman as he seeks to edge out Republican Joni Ernst in the closely fought contest.
Sen. Tom Harkin (D., Iowa) told the New York Times in a recent interview that he is not sure what the big deal is about his aspiring Democratic successor’s comments about Iowa farmers earlier this year—and appeared to predict that he will lose.
Chinese officials will likely never release all of the records regarding their country’s bloody and chaotic past, including the Cultural Revolution and Great Leap Forward, Reuters reports.
A significant majority of Russians believe Western sanctions will actually benefit their country’s economy, according to a new poll.
Republican Joni Ernst, an Iowa Senate candidate and Iraq War veteran, blasted her Democratic opponent Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) on Friday for switching his position on battling Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Iraq and Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s effort to eliminate one of the country’s oldest human rights organizations is the latest indication that the authoritarian leader has revived many Soviet-era practices to crush civil society and tighten his grip on power, including persecuting dissidents and disseminating anti-Western propaganda.
Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) absences at House Veterans’ Affairs (VA) Committee hearings included meetings where mental health care for veterans was prominently discussed, another potential headache for the U.S. Senate candidate as his campaign allies seek to criticize his Republican opponent on that issue.
Rep. Bruce Braley’s (D., Iowa) record on veterans’ issues could be a key determinant in the battle for Iowa’s open Senate seat, according to party strategists and recent polls in the state.