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    Ukraine Will Build a Holocaust Memorial at the Babi Yar Massacre Site
    Sep29

    Ukraine Will Build a Holocaust Memorial at the Babi Yar Massacre Site

    Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko announced on Thursday that the country will begin planning a Holocaust Memorial at Babi Yar, a ravine in the capital city where mass slaughters took place during World War II. He made the announcement at a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the start of the Babi Yar Massacre, when 34,000 Jews were killed...

    Moscow gallery attack targets Ukrainian troop photos (AFP)
    Sep29

    Moscow gallery attack targets Ukrainian troop photos (AFP)

    Moscow (AFP) – Dozens of pro-Kremlin activists have attacked a Moscow exhibition of photographs of Ukrainian forces in the separatist conflict, defacing images, tearing down signs and forcing its temporary closure, organisers said on Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    As Russian Officials Dig In On MH17, Critics Decry ‘Politics Of Denial’
    Sep29

    As Russian Officials Dig In On MH17, Critics Decry ‘Politics Of Denial’

    A series of denials by Russian officials and state-media allegations of bias and foul play present a view that is starkly discrepant with international criminal investigators’ findings, announced this week, over the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin offers Ukraine separatists propaganda tips: German media (AFP)
    Sep29

    Kremlin offers Ukraine separatists propaganda tips: German media (AFP)

    Berlin (AFP) – Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine are being actively advised by people close to the Kremlin on how to conduct a “propaganda campaign” against Kiev and the West, German media reported Thursday. …read more Source: The West...

    Canada, Russia to hold conference on Arctic co-operation
    Sep29

    Canada, Russia to hold conference on Arctic co-operation

    Although Canada disagrees with Russia’s conduct in Ukraine and Syria, bringing scientists of two countries together makes sense, given shared interests of two countries in Arctic: government. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Crimean Tatars fail to end Russian ban on parliament
    Sep29

    Crimean Tatars fail to end Russian ban on parliament

    Russian High Court rejects appeal against ban on Crimean Tatar Mejlis’ activities …read more Source: Anadolu...

    A look at some of Israel’s prime ministers
    Sep29

    A look at some of Israel’s prime ministers

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday, was both a former president and prime minister, the only person in Israel to hold both jobs. Of Israel’s 12 prime ministers, three are still living: current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu; his predecessor, Ehud Olmert, who is in prison after a bribery conviction; and Ehud Barak, who...

    Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary
    Sep29

    Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary

    Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World War II. Babi Yar, a ravine in the Ukrainian … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary
    Sep29

    Ukraine marks Babi Yar massacre’s 75th anniversary

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Thursday marked the 75th anniversary of the Babi Yar massacre, one of the most infamous mass slaughters of World… …read more Source:...

    Moscow vows no letup in Syria offensive; US searches for response
    Sep29

    Moscow vows no letup in Syria offensive; US searches for response

    The Kremlin vowed on Thursday to press on with its assault in Syria, while US officials searched for a tougher response to Russia’s decision to ignore the peace process and seek military victory on behalf of President Bashar al-Assad. Moscow and Damascus launched an assault to recapture the rebel-held sector of Aleppo this month, abandoning...