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    Flower Politics: In Moscow, No Wreath For ‘Hero City’ Kyiv Ahead of Victory Day
    May03

    Flower Politics: In Moscow, No Wreath For ‘Hero City’ Kyiv Ahead of Victory Day

    In the run-up to celebrations marking the defeat of Nazi Germany, a memorial in Moscow to Kyiv’s heroism is conspicuously without flowers. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenia and Georgia connect to GÉANT, join the global research community
    May03

    Armenia and Georgia connect to GÉANT, join the global research community

    Researchers and students across Georgia and Armenia are now able to participate in collaborative work with their peers in Europe and other parts of the world thanks to two direct Internet links to the pan-European GÉANT network recently implemented through the EU-funded EaPConnect project. EaPConnect aims to create a world-class regional research...

    Amid Russian Nuclear Tensions, NATO Military Buildup On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief
    May03

    Amid Russian Nuclear Tensions, NATO Military Buildup On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief

    The NATO military alliance may increase its presence on the eastern borders of Europe in response to perceived aggression from Russia, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. Carter’s remarks come as tensions have risen between NATO and Russia over the annexation of Crimea as well as Moscow’s nuclear ambitions and military...

    The hungry ‘should not be punished’ for stealing small amounts of food, Italian court rules
    May03

    The hungry ‘should not be punished’ for stealing small amounts of food, Italian court rules

    Who can blame a homeless man for stealing a small amount of food from a grocery store? Certainly not Italy’s Supreme Court. Five years ago, Ukrainian national Roman Ostriakov was homeless in Genoa when he was caught stealing cheese and sausage worth less than $5, the Telegraph reports. He was fined $115 and sentenced to six months in […]...

    Amid Russian ‘Nuclear’ Tensions, NATO Military Build-Up On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief
    May03

    Amid Russian ‘Nuclear’ Tensions, NATO Military Build-Up On Eastern European Border Urged By US Defense Chief

    The NATO military alliance may increase its presence on the eastern borders of Europe in response to perceived aggression from Russia, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday. Carter’s remarks come as tensions have built between NATO and Russia over the annexation of Crimea as well as Moscow’s nuclear ambitions and military...

    U.S. Defense Secretary Backs German Plan To Send Troops To Lithuania
    May03

    U.S. Defense Secretary Backs German Plan To Send Troops To Lithuania

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has given his backing to German plans to send troops to Lithuania to reassure NATO’s Eastern European allies wary of a resurgent Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Free Belarusian visas for foreign participants of caravan and camping festival
    May03

    Free Belarusian visas for foreign participants of caravan and camping festival

    The international caravan and camping festival to be held in Krupki District, Minsk Oblast on 7-10 May, is expected to bring together more than 200 caravaneers from 10 countries: Belarus, Denmark, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia, Ukraine and Estonia. …read more Source:...

    There is a Big Disguised Russia-USA Accord Regarding Crimea, Donetsk, Artsakh and Other Issues: Vigen Hakobyan
    May03

    There is a Big Disguised Russia-USA Accord Regarding Crimea, Donetsk, Artsakh and Other Issues: Vigen Hakobyan

    “If before military operations of April 2 it was considered, that everything was decided, and authorities intended to develop their future government coalition, everything seemed peaceful and shaped, configuration was to develop in its direction, after April 2 they underwent certain changes,” Vigen Hakobyan, analyst, political technologist told...

    Gardening events this week: Wild edibles, plant guilds and shrubberies
    May03

    Gardening events this week: Wild edibles, plant guilds and shrubberies

    Wild Garden plant walk, discover edible and healing plants growing wild in Ottawa, April 30, 1 to 3 p.m., 2389 Pepin Crt. Cost: $20, with sliding scale. www.thewildgarden.ca Trees and Shrubs in the Urban Garden with master gardener Lee Boltwood, May 3, 7:30 to 9:00 p.m., hosted by the Kanata-March Horticultural Society, Old Town Hall, 821 March...

    US Defense Secretary: Russia is ‘nuclear saber-rattling’
    May03

    US Defense Secretary: Russia is ‘nuclear saber-rattling’

    AP Photo/Manuel Balce CenetaDefense Secretary Ash Carter used a U.S. military changing-of-the-guard ceremony Tuesday to blast Russian aggression in Europe, saying Moscow is “going backward in time” with warlike actions that compel a U.S. military buildup on NATO’s eastern flank. “We do not seek a cold, let alone a hot war...