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Ukraine: Zelensky Ropes Turkey into Russia Standoff

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky added NATO member Turkey to his travel itinerary this weekend, urging Islamist President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to support Kyiv as tensions, fueled by a large military buildup by Russia, escalate in the east of the country.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky speaks to media on October 10, 2019

China Imposes Record Fine on Alibaba

Chinese regulators hit e-commerce giant Alibaba with a staggering $2.78 billion fine for alleged antitrust violations Saturday, seizing about four percent of the company’s annual revenue with the largest corporate penalty the Chinese government has ever assessed.

SEATTLE, WA - SEPTEMBER 23: Jack Ma, CEO of Alibaba listens as Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at a U.S.-China business roundtable, comprised of U.S. and Chinese CEOs on September 23, 2015, in Seattle, Washington. The Paulson Institute, in partnership with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, …