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    Inspiration Village: ‘Let’s have the guts to try it in Ottawa’
    May19

    Inspiration Village: ‘Let’s have the guts to try it in Ottawa’

    Goodbye, parking spots. Hello, hip and edgy performance and exhibition space. That’s the gist of Inspiration Village, which for the next 110 days will radically transform the western end of York Street in the ByWard Market. While the installation’s leadup has seen some complaints about lost parking and the possible exploitation of...

    Canada concerned about human rights in Crimea
    May19

    Canada concerned about human rights in Crimea

    Canada is seriously concerned by the deteriorating human rights situation in the Crimean peninsula under Moscow’s rule, said Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland in a statement commemorating the 73rd anniversary of the forced deportation of Crimean Tatars by Soviet authorities in 1944. “We reiterate our unreserved condemnation of...

    Ahhh Michael Cohen Reappears

    CNN just reported that a team of outside advisers to the President have been meeting today to bring in more lawyers to help the President in light of the appointment of a special counsel. That is not abnormal. Presidents who have been in some sense the focus of investigations like this have often, probably usually, hired outside lawyers beyond...

    Ahhh Michael Cohen Reappears

    CNN just reported that a team of outside advisers to the President have been meeting today to bring in more lawyers to help the President in light of the appointment of a special counsel. That is not abnormal. Presidents who have been in some sense the focus of investigations like this have often, probably usually, hired outside lawyers beyond...

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware
    May18

    Politics: Moscow is outfitting its Baltic Fleet with even more advanced military hardware

    The fleet is one of Russia's most historic and westernmost military units, and has consistently been at the center of hostilities with the west. Russia is sending it’s Baltic Fleet a new missile ship and and more advanced fighter-bomber jets by the end of the year, Newsweek reported. The fleet will receive a missile corvette ship and...

    From ‘Leviathan’ Director Another Damning Portrait of Russia
    May18

    From ‘Leviathan’ Director Another Damning Portrait of Russia

    After his Oscar-nominated film “Leviathan” was deemed “anti-Russian” by Russia’s Minister of Culture, director Andrey Zvyagintsev returned to the Cannes Film Festival with an equally bleak critique of Russian society. Zvyagintsev was to premiere his fourth film, “Loveless,” on Thursday in Cannes, where...

    From ‘Leviathan’ Director Another Damning Portrait of Russia
    May18

    From ‘Leviathan’ Director Another Damning Portrait of Russia

    After his Oscar-nominated film “Leviathan” was deemed “anti-Russian” by Russia’s Minister of Culture, director Andrey Zvyagintsev returned to the Cannes Film Festival with an equally bleak critique of Russian society. Zvyagintsev was to premiere his fourth film, “Loveless,” on Thursday in Cannes, where...

    The past 24 hours of devastating Trump news, explained
    May18

    The past 24 hours of devastating Trump news, explained

    The pace of these revelations is only increasing. The Trump White House is already reeling from a weeks-long onslaught of bad news. Last night, it got even more — and one particular development now threatens to bring the Trump presidency to a premature end. Let’s do a quick summary of the past 24 hours. The Justice Department tapped former...

    US Scrutinizes Ukraine Ban on Russian Websites
    May18

    US Scrutinizes Ukraine Ban on Russian Websites

    U.S. officials say they are closely following Ukraine’s order blocking access to a number of Russian websites in the latest round of sanctions over Russia’s 2014 annexation Crimea. The U.S. State Department has not taken an official position on the matter. However a U.S. official on background told VOA that Ukrainian President Petro...

    The Macedonian Crisis is Far From Over
    May18

    The Macedonian Crisis is Far From Over

    On the afternoon of April 27 several hundred Macedonians stormed the parliament building in downtown Skopje. Most were state employees, some wrapped in Macedonian flags, others wearing balaclavas, a small number armed with knives and handguns. They had spent their mornings driving busses or grading papers or directing traffic. One of their...