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    The Ridiculous Proposal to Label Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism
    Apr24

    The Ridiculous Proposal to Label Russia a State Sponsor of Terrorism

    Sen. Cory Gardner made a bizarre proposal last week: The State Department should consider adding the country to its list of state sponsors of terrorism, alongside its close allies Iran and Syria. The moral case for such a designation is sound. Russia has invaded its neighbors Georgia and Ukraine, it supports the murderous regime of Bashar...

    Ukrainian teacher allegedly praises Hitler, performs Nazi salute with students
    Apr23

    Ukrainian teacher allegedly praises Hitler, performs Nazi salute with students

    (JTA) — A public school teacher in Ukraine allegedly posted birthday greetings to Adolf Hitler on Facebook and taught her students the Nazi salute. Marjana Batjuk, who teaches at a school in Lviv and also is a councilwoman, posted her greeting on April 20, the Nazi leader’s birthday, Eduard Dolinsky, director of the Ukrainian Jewish...

    G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour, Johnson says
    Apr23

    G7 ministers agree to call Russia out on ‘malign’ behaviour, Johnson says

    TORONTO — Canada and Britain are showing enthusiasm for a concerted G7 effort to take Russia to task for what they are calling a broad range of “malign” behaviour, but their American ally is sounding a less effusive note. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson offered an early glimpse Monday of his fellow G7 foreign ministers’...

    In Krakow, Jews celebrate their community’s ‘revival’ amid rising xenophobia
    Apr23

    In Krakow, Jews celebrate their community’s ‘revival’ amid rising xenophobia

    Jonathan Ornstein lighting fireworks at the 10th anniversary celebration of the Jewish Community Center in Krakow, April 22, 2018. (Jakub Włodek) KRAKOW, Poland (JTA) — At one of Poland’s plushest synagogues, leaders of this city’s small but vibrant Jewish community welcomed visitors from around the world to a celebration of what the...

    UK: G-7 to Set Up Group to Study Russian ‘Malign Behavior’
    Apr23

    UK: G-7 to Set Up Group to Study Russian ‘Malign Behavior’

    Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations will create a working group to study Russia’s “malign behavior” given concerns about Moscow’s actions, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Monday. Tensions between Moscow and the West have increased steadily over recent years as Russia has...

    Russians frustrated by US visa delay
    Apr23

    Russians frustrated by US visa delay

    By Amie Ferris-Rotman | Washington Post MOSCOW — Russians wanting a glimpse of the American dream now have to wait. Or not go at all. Escalating tensions between Moscow and Washington are putting a damper on Russians’ vacation plans, catching ordinary people in diplomatic crosswires that have a distinct Cold War flavor. A year ago,...

    Jehovah’s Witnesses: What you need to know about 1 year anniversary of Russia banning religious group for being ‘extremist’
    Apr23

    Jehovah’s Witnesses: What you need to know about 1 year anniversary of Russia banning religious group for being ‘extremist’

    A lot has happened since the Russian Supreme Court tagged this religious group as an ‘extremist group.’ Its the one year anniversary of the Russian ban on Jehovah’s Witnesses for being ‘extremist.’On April 20, 2017, the Russian Supreme Court officially declared this religious group as an extremist organization!The ruling meant...

    Dominica appoints resident ambassador to Russia
    Apr23

    Dominica appoints resident ambassador to Russia

    President of Apex Capital Partners, Nuri Katz (left) presenting tablets to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit in January 2016 (file photo) (Press Release) Roseau, Dominica April 23, 2018 — The Government of Dominica has appointed Mr. Nuri Katz as Resident Ambassador to the Russian Federation, in its quest to fully establish a diplomatic presence in...

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Warns G7 of Threat to Western Democracy from Russia
    Apr23

    Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Warns G7 of Threat to Western Democracy from Russia

    TORONTO, Canada – Russia is using Ukraine as a test ground for its information war against Western democracy, Ukraine’s foreign minister told G7 ministers meeting here on Sunday. Foreign Affairs Minister Chystia Freeland wants the disruptive influence of Russia on the West to be a top agenda item, and she set the table — literally — for...

    China’s first home-built aircraft carrier looks set to start sea trials
    Apr23

    China’s first home-built aircraft carrier looks set to start sea trials

    BEIJING: China first domestically developed aircraft carrier looks set to begin sea trials after pictures appeared on the Chinese internet on Monday of it leaving its dock in the northeastern port of Dalian. The still-unnamed carrier was launched this time last year but since then has been undergoing fitting of weapons and other systems and has...