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    8 things to do Thursday: It’s shawarma time!
    Jul21

    8 things to do Thursday: It’s shawarma time!

    Thursday, July 21 The Lebanese Festival celebrates the lovely people who made sure all Ottawans are now connoisseurs of the shawarma, with more traditional food — hummus, tabouli, falafel — midway rides, Middle Eastern market, dance lessons and live music, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., St. Elias, 700 Ridgewood Ave. Admission: Free. On until Sunday...

    Ukrainian Priest Tells Of Beatings In Separatist Captivity
    Jul21

    Ukrainian Priest Tells Of Beatings In Separatist Captivity

    Ukrainian Priest Father Valentin told RFE/RL’s Current Time TV of daily beatings from Russia-backed separatists who detained him in November 2014, and held him for 15 months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Notebook: Fear Of ‘Dark Times’ After Journalist’s Killing
    Jul21

    Kyiv Notebook: Fear Of ‘Dark Times’ After Journalist’s Killing

    The death of a passionate investigative reporter in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital has sent shock waves through Kyiv and its journalist community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Transgaz and Ukrtransgaz sign interconnection agreement for Transit 1 Isaccea-Negru Voda pipeline
    Jul21

    Transgaz and Ukrtransgaz sign interconnection agreement for Transit 1 Isaccea-Negru Voda pipeline

    In order to facilitate cross-border gas flows and provide free and non-discriminatory access to the natural gas transmission infrastructure, Romania’s National Gas Transmission Company Transgaz and the Natural Gas Transmission System Operator of Ukraine – Ukrtransgaz on Wednesday signed the Interconnection Agreement for the...

    Polish officials under fire for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history
    Jul21

    Polish officials under fire for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history

    Michael Schudrich, Poland’s chief rabbi, reciting a prayer for the victims of the Jedwabne massacre at the town’s Jewish cemetery on July 10, 2016. (JTA/Cnaan Liphshiz) (JTA) — Several Jewish organizations condemned recent statements by Polish officials, which the critics deemed detrimental to historical accuracy on the Holocaust and...

    Russian and Ukraine Women Unite Online Against Sex Abuse
    Jul21

    Russian and Ukraine Women Unite Online Against Sex Abuse

    Hundreds of personal stories of sexual violence and harassment are appearing on social media in Russia and Ukraine . . MOSCOW – Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out – for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine – but about their experiences of...

    Salad dressings help Spilva double H1 exports to Ukraine
    Jul21

    Salad dressings help Spilva double H1 exports to Ukraine

    Latvian food company Spilva which belongs to Norway’s Orkla doubled its exports to Ukraine in the first half of this year, exports to the United Kingdom increased 50% and exports to Ireland 17.3%, LETA was told at the company. …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Trump’s remarks on NATO set off freakout
    Jul21

    Trump’s remarks on NATO set off freakout

    Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. shouldn’t automatically come to the defense of its NATO allies if they are attacked is already alarming longstanding American allies — and is likely to please U.S. rival Russia. “Solidarity among allies is a key value for NATO,” the military alliance’s secretary general, Jens...

    Donald Trump’s remarks on NATO sets off freakout
    Jul21

    Donald Trump’s remarks on NATO sets off freakout

    Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. shouldn’t automatically come to the defense of its NATO allies if they are attacked is already alarming longstanding American allies, and is likely to please U.S. rival Russia. “Solidarity among allies is a key value for NATO,” the military alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg,...

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine
    Jul21

    Report suggests torture widespread in war-torn Ukraine

    A new report released on Thursday condemned both Ukrainian authorities and separatist rebels for wide-spread torture and detentions of civilians in the country’s east torn by a separatist war. …read more Source: The Daily...