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    Dutch city celebrates as stolen masterpieces return home
    Oct07

    Dutch city celebrates as stolen masterpieces return home

    The Dutch city of Hoorn erupted with joy Friday as it welcomed back five masterpieces recovered from a criminal gang in Ukraine after being snatched from the town’s museum in 2005. …read more Source: Channel...

    EU sets import duties on cheap Chinese steel
    Oct07

    EU sets import duties on cheap Chinese steel

    The European Union has set provisional import duties on two types of steel coming into the bloc from China to counter what it says are unfairly low prices, in a move likely to anger Beijing. The duties are the latest in a line of trade defences set up against Chinese steel imports over the past two years to counter what EU steel producers say is...

    Gen. Jon Vance flips and flops on Africa
    Oct07

    Gen. Jon Vance flips and flops on Africa

    Michael Staples at The Daily Gleaner newspaper in Fredericton recently had an interview with Chief of the Defence Staff Gen. Jon Vance, in which some of the general’s interesting views emerged. During the interview Vance claimed that all the discussion over the last several months about a Canadian military mission to Africa was just an...

    5 Stolen Golden Age Paintings Returned to Dutch Museum
    Oct07

    5 Stolen Golden Age Paintings Returned to Dutch Museum

    Five Dutch Golden Age paintings that were among a trove of art stolen from a Dutch museum more than a decade ago have been returned after being recovered in Ukraine earlier this year.Now the Westfries Museum in the northern town of Hoorn is crowd-funding to pay to restore… …read more Source:...

    Azerbaijani-Ukrainian relations discussed in Kyiv
    Oct07

    Azerbaijani-Ukrainian relations discussed in Kyiv

    Member of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Head of Working Group on Azerbaijani-Ukrainian inter-parliamentary ties Rufat Guliyev has met members of the Ukrainian parliament. They discussed inter-parliamentary cooperation, as well as Azerbaijani-Ukrainian friendly ties …read more Source: Azerbaijan State News...

    APNewsBreak: UN criticism of Trump prompts Russian response
    Oct07

    APNewsBreak: UN criticism of Trump prompts Russian response

    GENEVA (AP) — Russia’s government lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians, diplomats told The Associated Press, an intervention that underscores the unusual links between the Republican presidential nominee and the Kremlin....

    Russian Official: We Are Working on Reopening Cuba, Vietnam Bases
    Oct07

    Russian Official: We Are Working on Reopening Cuba, Vietnam Bases

    With relations between Washington and Moscow deteriorating, Russian news agencies are quoting a top defense official as saying the possibility of reopening Russian military facilities in Cuba and Vietnam is under consideration. Asked Friday by lawmakers in the State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament, if the Russian military might...

    Ukraine remembers Babyn Yar
    Oct07

    Ukraine remembers Babyn Yar

    KYIV – Once dubbed the “Kyivan Switzerland” for its picturesque landscape in northwestern Kyiv, Babyn Yar (which translates as old woman’s ravine) today is a public park surrounded by a concrete jungle of Soviet-era urban planning. Two memorials stand here to mark the horrific killing of more than 100,000 people – two-thirds of them Jews...

    Flight MH17 tragedy: Another front in Moscow’s battle against the West
    Oct07

    Flight MH17 tragedy: Another front in Moscow’s battle against the West

    On September 28, a Dutch-led group of investigators from the Netherlands, Australia, Belgium, Malaysia and Ukraine published the preliminary results of its more-than-two-year investigation into the crash of flight MH17. The Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 was shot down, on July 17, 2014, over the territory of Ukrainian Donbas controlled by...

    Historian Timothy Snyder: Babyn Yar a tragedy for all Ukrainians
    Oct07

    Historian Timothy Snyder: Babyn Yar a tragedy for all Ukrainians

    U.S. historian Timothy Snyder says there are several lessons to draw from Babyn Yar, where more than 30,000 Jews were killed by the Nazis on September 29-30, 1941. One is that it was a tragedy for all Ukraine. Another is that we must stop thinking about people in terms of ethnic categories or be doomed […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...