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    Feminists urge Ukraine to reclaim Women?s Day
    Mar09

    Feminists urge Ukraine to reclaim Women?s Day

    KIEV: Around a thousand people marched through Kiev on Wednesday, International Women’s Day, calling for a return to the original feminist meaning of a holiday now largely associated with flowers and gifts. March 8 was celebrated in the Soviet Union and is still one of the most widely marked holidays in Ukraine, but activists say the...

    News of the day from across the globe, March 9
    Mar09

    News of the day from across the globe, March 9

    The national police department said 38 people were injured and the country’s Health Ministry said 14 were in serious condition with severe burns. Romanian and American troops staged joint exercises as part of a New York-based Army brigade’s nine-month deployment in support of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which aims to reassure...

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé
    Mar09

    Authorities looked into Manafort protégé

    U.S. and Ukrainian authorities have expressed interest in the activities of a Kiev-based operative with suspected ties to Russian intelligence who consulted regularly with Paul Manafort last year while Manafort was running Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.The operative, Konstantin Kilimnik, came under scrutiny from officials at the...

    Enter the Freeland-Nazi conspiracy — and the amping-up of Russia’s mischief in Canada
    Mar09

    Enter the Freeland-Nazi conspiracy — and the amping-up of Russia’s mischief in Canada

    It’s such a juicy story, isn’t it? Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s ambitious young foreign affairs minister, is secretly itching to draw Canada into a showdown with Russia because of the seething hatreds she inherited from her Ukrainian grandfather, a Nazi collaborator and war profiteer she never told us about. She’s been...

    Gary Kasparov: Belarus could be Putin’s next target  – The Baltic Times
    Mar08

    Gary Kasparov: Belarus could be Putin’s next target – The Baltic Times

    Belarus could be the next country targeted by Russia’s President Vladimir Putin after Ukraine, Russian opposition figure Gary Kasparov, fo…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Ukraine urged to reclaim Women’s Day
    Mar08

    Ukraine urged to reclaim Women’s Day

    Around a thousand people marched through Kiev yesterday, International Women’s Day, calling for a return to the original feminist meaning of a holiday now largely associated with flowers and gifts.March 8 was celebrated in the Soviet Union and is still one of the most widely marked holidays in Ukraine, but activists say that the emphasis on...

    In Belarus, a rising fear: Will we be the next Ukraine?
    Mar08

    In Belarus, a rising fear: Will we be the next Ukraine?

    The relationship between Russia and Belarus has never been an easy one. The two former Soviet republics have spent the last two decades on a roller coaster ride—sometimes allies, sometimes in the middle of heated public rows. Now, as Russia’s neighbors grow increasingly worried about Moscow’s ambitions… …read more Source:...

    How a single mom revolutionized Moldova’s Jewish community
    Mar08

    How a single mom revolutionized Moldova’s Jewish community

    Olga Levus (Courtesy of JDC) BERSHAD, Ukraine (JTA) — Olga Levus didn’t set out to revolutionize the Jewish community of her native Moldova when she opened its first-ever support group for single mothers. Unemployed and living in the city of Chisinau, she was mostly concerned 17 years ago with feeding and clothing her three boys in one of...

    Couple ‘held in the UAE for sex outside marriage’
    Mar08

    Couple ‘held in the UAE for sex outside marriage’

    A South African man and his Ukrainian fiancée were detained in Abu Dhabi after a doctor discovered that the woman was pregnant, a relative says.Emlyn Culverwell, 29, and Iryna Nohai, 27, were reportedly arrested for unlawful sex… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    A Bellwether Case For Ukraine’s Reform Movement
    Mar08

    A Bellwether Case For Ukraine’s Reform Movement

    Ukraine’s fledgling independent anti-corruption agency will get its first day in court. …read more Source: Foreign...