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    Shadow Defence Secretary Nia Griffith calls for tougher sanctions against Moscow
    Oct23

    Shadow Defence Secretary Nia Griffith calls for tougher sanctions against Moscow

    The Shadow Defence Secretary has called on the Government to impose tougher sanctions on Russia in light of its actions in Syria. …read more Source:...

    Russia’s plan for Europe: Punish Germany, divide the EU, pressure Ukraine
    Oct23

    Russia’s plan for Europe: Punish Germany, divide the EU, pressure Ukraine

    Richard Herzinger, a columnist at German daily Die Welt, argues that Vladimir Putin is making tentative steps to extend Russian power into Europe. The fall of Angela Merkel is at the top of the Russian president’s wish-list. The Kremlin’s willingness to meddle in foreign affairs has only grown since the Ukraine crisis. Herzinger...

    Lethal Russian Weapons Of War Ukraine Should Fear
    Oct23

    Lethal Russian Weapons Of War Ukraine Should Fear

    The smoldering conflict in Ukraine’s eastern provinces has now gone on for more than two years. Although an uneasy status quo has settled on the region, skirmishes continue, and tension periodically run high. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions On ‘Putin’s Bridge’ To Crimea
    Oct23

    U.S. Imposes Sanctions On ‘Putin’s Bridge’ To Crimea

    Companies building a multi-billion dollar bridge to link the Russian mainland with annexed Crimea, a project close to the heart President Vladimir Putin, were targeted by the United States in an updated sanctions blacklist on Thursday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Hannah Arendt statue unveiled in Budapest
    Oct23

    Hannah Arendt statue unveiled in Budapest

    (JTA) –- The mayor of a district of Budapest unveiled a bust of the Jewish-American philosopher Hannah Arendt at an event commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. Laszlo Hajdu, mayor of Budapest’s 15th District and a politician for the Democratic Coalition, a left-wing opposition party, unveiled the bust on...

    All welcome to Aqaba: Jordan welcomes Ukrainian tourists under new charter flight agreement
    Oct23

    All welcome to Aqaba: Jordan welcomes Ukrainian tourists under new charter flight agreement

    Some 167 passengers arrived in Aqaba on Saturday on the first charter flight from Ukraine under a new agreement to boost tourism, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) said. Under the agreement, signed by Jordan Experience and the Ukraine’s Feerie Travel, weekly charter flights will be operated from Kiev to Aqaba’s King Hussein International...

    First charter flight from Kiev arrives in Aqaba
    Oct23

    First charter flight from Kiev arrives in Aqaba

    Bahaa Al Deen Al NawasAqaba – Some 167 passengers arrived in Aqaba on Saturday on the first charter flight from Ukraine under a new agreement to boost tourism, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) said. …read more Source:...

    Putin’s “Compatriots”
    Oct23

    Putin’s “Compatriots”

    Damir Marusic sat down with scholar Agnia Grigas to discuss her new book on Putin’s policies. Below is an edited transcript.Damir Marusic for TAI: Tell us a little bit about the book Beyond Crimea: The New Russian Empire, and what you set out to do in writing it. Agnia Grigas: I set out to write this book in early 2014 with the aim of...

    Gay rights progress faces Europe backlash: activists
    Oct23

    Gay rights progress faces Europe backlash: activists

    NICOSIA: ILGA-Europe conference-goers in Nicosia said hate speech and the scapegoating of LGBTI campaign groups were fuelling a rise in attacks across Europe -AFP photo Europe has made enormous progress on gay rights since the 1990s, but those gains are now being threatened by rising intolerance, according to activists from across the continent....

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan
    Oct22

    Radio listeners mourn passing of Live 88.5 DJ Katfish Morgan

    Michel Maisonneuve knew before most folks that his kid brother would be using his wits and voice to make a living. “He was a blabbermouth, even as a kid,” Maisonneuve laughs, recalling breakfasts in the family home when the kid who would adopt the radio moniker “Katfish Morgan”, would regale the table with non-stop chatter. “I’d complain to...