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    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary
    Mar07

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary

    European regulators on Monday cleared Hungary to expand its Paks nuclear plant, approving a project that will extend Russia’s influence over the energy policy of a state that has actively promoted its interests within the EU. Budapest signed a 12 billion euros ($12.7 billion) deal for two new reactors with Russia in 2014, to be built by...

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked
    Mar06

    Russia’s Monarchy a Sensitive Issue as February Revolution Centenary Marked

    On March 8, 100 years ago, a revolution erupted in Saint Petersburg that ended the monarchy in Russia and set up a provisional government that was overthrown by the Bolsheviks just months later. That led to the rise of the Soviet Union and the spread of communism globally. But there are still Russians today who defend the monarchy as sacred, and...

    Trump signs revised travel ban
    Mar06

    Trump signs revised travel ban

    Iraq is off the list. Syria has been tweaked. And visa-holders can breathe a sign of relief. Six weeks after President Trump unveiled his original order halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, only to have it stopped dead in its tracks by a San Francisco-based federal court, he’s now come up with a reworked version of the...

    Donbass civilians suffer their third winter amid conflict
    Mar06

    Donbass civilians suffer their third winter amid conflict

    The ceasefire agreement between Ukrainian troops and so-called separatists in the country’s eastern Donbass region is monitored by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court
    Mar06

    Ukraine accuses Russia of ‘terrorism’ in top UN court

    The Hague: Ukraine urged the UN’s top court on Monday to help bring stability to its war-torn east by seeking to convince judges that Russia is “sponsoring terrorism” in its conflict against separatist pro-Russian rebels. “Today I stand before the court to ask for the protection of the basic human rights of the Ukrainian people,”...

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary
    Mar06

    EU Clears Russian Nuclear Reactor Project in Hungary

    European regulators on Monday cleared Hungary to expand its Paks nuclear plant, approving a project that will extend Russia’s influence over the energy policy of a state that has actively promoted its interests within the EU. Budapest signed a 12 billion euros ($12.7 billion) deal for two new reactors with Russia in 2014, to be built by...

    Canadian troops to stay on in Ukraine
    Mar06

    Canadian troops to stay on in Ukraine

    It’s called “Operation Unifier”. Canada’s two year mission to train Ukrainian military and police was due to expire at the end of this month. Ukrainian officials had been concerned at the delay in the decision by Canada to announce an end or extenstion of that mission. Aat a news conference today, it was announced the mission will be...

    Claim That Nicholas II Is Weeping Holy Tears In Crimea Prompts Laughter
    Mar06

    Claim That Nicholas II Is Weeping Holy Tears In Crimea Prompts Laughter

    Russian Duma deputy Natalya Poklonskaya has been mocked online for claiming that a bust of Nicholas II wept holy tears as Russia marked 100 years since the tsar was forced to abdicate power amid revolution. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Chrystia Freeland: Canadians Should Be ‘Prepared’ For Russian Efforts To Destabilize Political System
    Mar06

    Chrystia Freeland: Canadians Should Be ‘Prepared’ For Russian Efforts To Destabilize Political System

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canadians should be “prepared” for Russian attempts to destabilize the country’s political system like those directed at the United States. At a press conference with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, where the government announced it isextending its training mission with Ukraine until 2019,...

    Sajjan, Freeland say Canada extending Ukraine training mission to 2019
    Mar06

    Sajjan, Freeland say Canada extending Ukraine training mission to 2019

    OTTAWA — The Liberal government is extending Canada’s military mission in Ukraine for another two years as it attempts to send a signal of continued solidarity with the eastern European country. “Canada’s support for Ukraine is unwavering,” Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said during a news conference Monday with Foreign...