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    Ukraine holds its first major gay pride march in Kiev
    Jun12

    Ukraine holds its first major gay pride march in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Around a thousand people have turned up for Ukraine’s first major gay pride march in the capital Kiev.Several thousand police… …read more Source:...

    Hundreds attend tightly-policed gay pride march in central Kiev (AFP)
    Jun12

    Hundreds attend tightly-policed gay pride march in central Kiev (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – More than 700 gay rights activists marched through central Kiev on Sunday, prompting an unprecedented security operation in the ex-Soviet country where homophobia remains widespread. …read more Source: The West...

    Crimea honors Russian soldiers with statue
    Jun12

    Crimea honors Russian soldiers with statue

    Crimean officials have unveiled a statue of an armed soldier in celebration of Russian troops that took control of the peninsula from Ukraine. Governor Sergey Aksyonov pledged to keep developing the troops’ “brand.” …read more Source:...

    Crimea honors Russian soldiers with statue
    Jun12

    Crimea honors Russian soldiers with statue

    Crimean officials have unveiled a statue of an armed soldier in celebration of Russian troops that took control of the peninsula from Ukraine. Governor Sergey Aksyonov pledged to keep developing the troops’ “brand.” …read more Source: Deutsche...

    How Constitutional Revisions Fatten the Already Porky Leaders in the Former Soviet Union
    Jun12

    How Constitutional Revisions Fatten the Already Porky Leaders in the Former Soviet Union

    Image: Kremlin. Stock Photo. Pixabay.com Constitutions are supposed to be the ultimate guarantor of citizens’ rights, but cunning leaders in the former Soviet Union often manipulate them for their own ends, not the people’s. The most egregious manipulation of the constitutional-revision process is changing the document to allow a...

    Ukraine’s Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for WBO title
    Jun12

    Ukraine’s Lomachenko knocks out Martinez for WBO title

    Vasyl Lomachenko turned a Puerto Rican celebration into a Ukrainian holiday with a brutal knockout of Rocky Martinez to take the WBO junior lightweight title Saturday night. …read more Source: The...

    CPH Post readers at Euro 2016: Beginning to believe again
    Jun12

    CPH Post readers at Euro 2016: Beginning to believe again

    Dawid Andersen, a Polish recruitment consultant at Work in Denmark, first moved here in 1991, and they have been lean years – well, at least until 2008. “I first noticed him at Lech Poznań,” he says of Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski – their first genuine world-class player since Juventus striker Zibi Boniek in the 1980s – who was...

    Paul Manafort’s wild and lucrative Philippine adventure
    Jun12

    Paul Manafort’s wild and lucrative Philippine adventure

    When Paul Manafort met Ferdinand Marcos in the 1980s, each had something the other wanted. Marcos, then in his third decade as leader of the Philippines, had developed a reputation in Washington as a stalwart ally in the fight against communism. But he was facing rising concerns about rampant corruption, plundering of public resources and human...

    Kyiv’s LGBT Community Holds A March Of Equality
    Jun12

    Kyiv’s LGBT Community Holds A March Of Equality

    Ukraine’s capital is holding an LGBT pride parade, with European Parliament lawmakers expected to attend the March of Equality on June 12. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Brexit ‘disastrous’ for EU global role: analysts
    Jun12

    Brexit ‘disastrous’ for EU global role: analysts

    Brussels (AFP) – Britain leaving the European Union would strip the bloc of a nuclear-armed global player and prove disastrous for its presence on the world stage, analysts say.The timing could hardly be worse, as the EU struggles with its biggest migration crisis since World War II and the continent facing a growing threat from terrorism...