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    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...

    Trump’s rumored pick for NATO ambassador doesn’t seem to agree with him about NATO
    Mar08

    Trump’s rumored pick for NATO ambassador doesn’t seem to agree with him about NATO

    Richard Grenell, a well-known conservative communications professional, will reportedly soon be announced as the Trump administration’s ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It’s an important job given the alliance’s mission of standing up to Russia — and a tough one given President Trump’s harsh criticism...

    Trump Picks Hawkish Critic of Russia as NATO Ambassador, Veering From One Extreme to the Other
    Mar08

    Trump Picks Hawkish Critic of Russia as NATO Ambassador, Veering From One Extreme to the Other

    President Trump has reportedly tapped as his ambassador to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) a hawkish critic of Russia who wants the U.S. to arm Ukraine. It’s the latest sign that the administration is reacting to criticism that it is too soft on Russia by pivoting to the other extreme. Richard Grennell is a former Bush-era...

    Politics: Incredible photos inside International Women’s Day marches, rallies, and protests around the world
    Mar08

    Politics: Incredible photos inside International Women’s Day marches, rallies, and protests around the world

    On March 8, women in countries around the world are making their voices heard, pushing for gender equality and an end to violence against women. March 8 is International Women’s Day, and people in dozens of countries are taking the opportunity to push for gender equality and commemorate the women’s movement . For some, that means only...