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    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb25

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’

    “I wanted something that looked like a fairy tale,” says German-born Canadian filmmaker George Mendeluk, describing what compelled him to tackle one of the darkest chapters in Ukrainian-Russian relations. Opening with a picturesque scene of a Ukrainian village in the 1930s, the historical juxtaposition is stark: Bitter Harvest, a historical drama...

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’
    Feb25

    Past, Present Collide on Set of ‘Bitter Harvest’

    “Bitter Harvest” is a historical drama that weaves a love story around the Holodomor — a devastating famine in Ukraine that killed millions in the 1930s when the country was part of the Soviet Union. The movie sheds light on a tragedy that Soviet authorities concealed and is still little known outside of Ukraine. Tatiana Vorozhko and Iryna...

    In Venezuela, Short on Food, Short of Hope
    Feb25

    In Venezuela, Short on Food, Short of Hope

    Venezuela is so short on food that tens of thousands are going hungry or even starving. Its murder rate is among the highest in the world. Its economy is so crippled that the average shopper spends 35 hours a month waiting in line – three times more than in 2014. Yet even as the country becomes increasingly unlivable, the socialist...

    Poisoned: A Look at Other Assassinations or Attempts
    Feb25

    Poisoned: A Look at Other Assassinations or Attempts

    A look at notable assassinations or attempted assassinations involving poison or chemicals: Kim Jong Nam Kim Jong Nam, the outcast half brother of North Korea’s leader, was poisoned amid crowds of travelers at Kuala Lumpur’s airport, February 14, 2017. He died the same day on the way to a hospital after telling medical workers that he...

    eNCA | Austrian court orders release of Ukraine oligarch
    Feb24

    eNCA | Austrian court orders release of Ukraine oligarch

    His arrest on Tuesday came just moments after a Vienna appeals court ruled he could be extradited to the United States on bribery charges following a three-year trial. …read more Source:...

    FBI rejects White House request to publicly debunk Russia stories
    Feb24

    FBI rejects White House request to publicly debunk Russia stories

    The alleged requests from the White House would violate longstanding Justice Department protocols concerning The FBI reportedly rejected a White House request to publicly shoot down stories about alleged communications between Russian operatives and people within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, CNN reported Thursday evening. Trump...

    FBI rejects White House request to debunk Russia stories
    Feb24

    FBI rejects White House request to debunk Russia stories

    The alleged requests from the White House would violate longstanding Justice Department protocols concerning The FBI reportedly rejected a White House request to debunk stories about alleged communications between Russian operatives and people within President Donald Trump’s inner circle, CNN reported on Thursday evening. Trump...

    Boxing: Wilder tests KO power in defending heavyweight crown
    Feb24

    Boxing: Wilder tests KO power in defending heavyweight crown

    Undefeated World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will learn Saturday if his surgically repaired right hand still has the knockout power that helped make him a feared fighter. Undefeated World Boxing Council heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will learn Saturday if his surgically repaired right hand still has the knockout power...

    Dubai Tennis Championships: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot
    Feb24

    Dubai Tennis Championships: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot

    Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships.Germany’s...

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine
    Feb24

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe warned this week that if the parties to the Ukraine conflict do not clearly commit to implementing the Minsk agreement, the situation in eastern Ukraine could quickly escalate. OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier told VOA in an interview that there is mistrust between the...

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