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    Doping: Phelps calls for urgent doping reform
    Feb28

    Doping: Phelps calls for urgent doping reform

    WASHINGTON (AFP) – US swimming legend Michael Phelps called for an urgent overhaul of global anti-doping procedures on Tuesday as the top American drug czar accused the International Olympic Committee of dragging its feet over reform. Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time who retired after last years Rio Games, told US...

    Ukraine’s first differently-abled model breaks taboos
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s first differently-abled model breaks taboos

    Kiev: When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for differently-abled people in her homeland Ukraine. Wearing a long, black dress, she wowed the crowd as she was carried across the catwalk on a wooden throne by four trim men, becoming the first differently-abled...

    Wilders Looms Large In Dutch Elections
    Feb28

    Wilders Looms Large In Dutch Elections

    The Dutch elections planned for March 15 are being closely watched as another test of the strength of European populism, as the far-right provocateur Geert van Wilders—whose PVV party is currently leading in the polls—seeks to take power in a country once seen as a haven of cosmopolitan liberalism. Whether or not Wilders wins, however, readouts...

    Gunmen in east Ukraine ‘occupy Donetsk stadium’ amid standoff over coal blockade 
    Feb28

    Gunmen in east Ukraine ‘occupy Donetsk stadium’ amid standoff over coal blockade 

    …read more Source: The...

    Canadian spies must be ready to operate abroad: CSIS annual report
    Feb28

    Canadian spies must be ready to operate abroad: CSIS annual report

    The global security climate is not getting better any time soon and Canadian spies need to be prepared to investigate threats beyond Canada’s borders. …read more Source:...

    In Ukraine, blockade threatens to force issue at heart of civil war
    Feb28

    In Ukraine, blockade threatens to force issue at heart of civil war

    Coal shipments from rebel regions and bound for Ukrainian power stations have been halted for a month by armed men beyond the control of President Poroshenko and Russian-backed rebels. The aim may be to build momentum toward a breakup. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Crimean Court Sets Date For RFE/RL Journalist’s ‘Separatism’ Trial
    Feb28

    Crimean Court Sets Date For RFE/RL Journalist’s ‘Separatism’ Trial

    A court in Russia-annexed Crimea has set March 20 for the start of a trial against an RFE/RL contributing correspondent who faces separatism-related charges for one of his articles. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Cold War: Will Trump Stop Russia? Putin Will Never Return Crimea Despite Trump Hopes, Moscow Senator Says
    Feb28

    Cold War: Will Trump Stop Russia? Putin Will Never Return Crimea Despite Trump Hopes, Moscow Senator Says

    Despite Ukraine’s alleged plans to regain control of Crimea, Russian Senator Aleksey Pushkov announced Sunday the Black Sea peninsular territory could never be returned after being annexed by Moscow three years ago, RT reported. …read more Source: International Business...

    Armenian churches of Ukraine to serve liturgy commemorating victims of Sumgait pogrom
    Feb28

    Armenian churches of Ukraine to serve liturgy commemorating victims of Sumgait pogrom

    …read more Source: NEWS.am

    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos
    Feb28

    Ukraine’s first wheelchair model breaks taboos

    When Alexandra Kutas headlined a recent fashion show in Kiev it was not just a personal dream come true but also a victory for disabled people in her homeland Ukraine. Wearing a long, black dress, she wowed the crowd as she was carried across the catwalk on a wooden throne by four trim men, becoming the first model with a disability to take the...