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    Soldiers from Edmonton’s 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Ukraine
    Aug04

    Soldiers from Edmonton’s 3rd Canadian Division deploy to Ukraine

    About 30 Canadian Forces’ personnel flew out of Edmonton on their way to Ukraine Thursday morning as part of Operation UNIFIER. …read more Source: Global...

    Moldova calls exercises involving Russia on its soil illegal
    Aug04

    Moldova calls exercises involving Russia on its soil illegal

    CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) — Moldova’s defense ministry says that recent military exercises involving Russian and separatist troops on Moldovan territory are illegal. The ministry said in a statement Thursday that the exercises that took place recently in the separatist region of Trans-Dniester in eastern Moldova “violate Moldovan laws,” but...

    Putin To Be Main Guest At G20 Summit, Says China
    Aug04

    Putin To Be Main Guest At G20 Summit, Says China

    Vladimir Putin will be the guest of honor at the next G20 summit, hosted by China, a Beijing official told Russian state news agency Itar-Tass. Putin was ostracized during the G20 summit in 2014 and left early, as he was heavily criticised for backing rebels in east Ukraine, fighting government forces. Russia was also banned from G8 summits and...

    Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal (AFP)
    Aug04

    Shifting from Russia, Ukraine strikes US nuclear fuel deal (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine said Thursday it had reached an agreement with the US-based electric giant Westinghouse to build a nuclear fuel production unit that would help reduce its reliance on Russia. …read more Source: The West...

    New Polish ambassadors nominated
    Aug04

    New Polish ambassadors nominated

    Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has delivered nominations to four new ambassadors: to Russia, Ukraine, Tunisia and Jordan, as well as a permanent representative to the OECD. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Polish Foreign Ministry ‘astonished’ at ‘genocide’ claim by Ukrainian MP
    Aug04

    Polish Foreign Ministry ‘astonished’ at ‘genocide’ claim by Ukrainian MP

    The Polish Foreign Ministry has said it is “astonished” at a draft resolution submitted to the Ukrainian parliament referring to “genocide” by Poles against Ukrainians over several decades up to 1951. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Polish foreign minister nominates new ambassadors
    Aug04

    Polish foreign minister nominates new ambassadors

    Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski has nominated four new ambassadors: to Russia, Ukraine, Tunisia and Jordan, as well as a permanent representative to OECD. …read more Source: Polskie Radio dla...

    Ukraine’s MP’s may recognize Polish State’s actions in 1919 -51 as genocide
    Aug04

    Ukraine’s MP’s may recognize Polish State’s actions in 1919 -51 as genocide

    Ukraine’s Rada has received a draft resolution acknowledging actions taken by the Polish State in the years 1919 to 1951 on Ukrainians as “a genocide atrocity.” If voted for, it would enable a view of Poland and Ukraine’s history as a ” history of injustice, pressure and oppression” committed ” systematically and consecutively by the...

    Protesters, Police Clash As Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters Face Trial
    Aug04

    Protesters, Police Clash As Ukrainian Volunteer Fighters Face Trial

    Scuffles broke out near a court in Kyiv on August 3 after a hearing in the trial of members of the disbanded Tornado battalion. Eight volunteer fighters are facing charges including abuse of power, kidnapping, and torture, allegedly committed during the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more...

    Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon: Nike Campbell-Fatoki to read newly released book this Saturday
    Aug04

    Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon: Nike Campbell-Fatoki to read newly released book this Saturday

    Nike Campbell-Fatoki will be reading her newly released collection of short stories Bury Me Come Sunday Afternoon. The universe finally held meaning when Quramo publishing announced that Nigerian-American Nike Campbell-Fatoki will will be on hand this Saturday at the Quintessence Bookstore for a book reading and signing. And the best part? The...