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    Poroshenko bemoans timing of Dutch vote on Ukraine
    Apr02

    Poroshenko bemoans timing of Dutch vote on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday bemoaned the timing of an April 6 referendum in the Netherlands on a treaty on closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine saying it comes as Europe is debating its own future. …read more Source: The...

    Poroshenko bemoans timing of Dutch vote on Ukraine
    Apr02

    Poroshenko bemoans timing of Dutch vote on Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Friday bemoaned the timing of an April 6 referendum in the Netherlands on a treaty on closer ties between the European Union and Ukraine saying it comes as Europe is debating its own future. …read more Source:...

    Obama's Obscene, Hypocritical Lecture About Press Freedom
    Apr02

    Obama's Obscene, Hypocritical Lecture About Press Freedom

    Politico’s Jack Shafer has an entertaining rant skewering Obama’s condescending lecture to the press. How do we hate Obama’s treatment of the press? Let me count the ways. Under his administration, the U.S. government has set a new record for withholding Freedom of Information Act requests, according to a recent Associated Press...

    Russia is Not Nine Feet Tall
    Apr02

    Russia is Not Nine Feet Tall

    As Russia has boycotted the global Nuclear Security summit hosted by President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, March 31-April 1, 2016, questions arise as to the second nuclear superpower’s policies and capabilities. Can Moscow afford to stay out in the cold, when the leaders of over 50 countries decide most urgent questions of international...

    If the West Doesn’t Act on Ukraine Reform, the Country Could Break Down
    Apr02

    If the West Doesn’t Act on Ukraine Reform, the Country Could Break Down

    KIEV, Ukraine — “No, I won’t exchange your hryvnias back to dollars — unless you have the receipt I gave you a week ago when you first arrived,” says the lady at the currency exchange in the Kiev airport. Discouraged, we take our hryvnias with us back to the United States. That’s right: two years since the...

    Moroccan Teen Wins 2016 World Title for “Miss Teen International”
    Apr01

    Moroccan Teen Wins 2016 World Title for “Miss Teen International”

    (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); By Mary Mimouna Marrakech – Riem El Kadiri, a 16-year-old Moroccan teenager from Marrakesh, has won the world title in an international beauty pageant held on March 5 this year in Beirut, Lebanon. This year’s competition had 21 girls from different countries, with viewers from all over the...

    US urges Dutch voters not to reject Ukraine-EU accord (AFP)
    Apr01

    US urges Dutch voters not to reject Ukraine-EU accord (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – The United States on Friday urged Dutch voters not to reject the European Union’s cooperation deal with Ukraine when they go to the polls next week. …read more Source: The West...

    Robert Fulford: Putin says Ukraine isn’t a country. Too many in the West agree with him
    Apr01

    Robert Fulford: Putin says Ukraine isn’t a country. Too many in the West agree with him

    This week, the Ukrainian parliament banned all Russian films released after Jan. 1, 2014, the date Russia annexed Crimea, moving it from Ukraine’s jurisdiction to Russia’s. The note accompanying the decision said it was taken for reasons of national security. Connecting security with movies sounds like eccentric policy, but perhaps...

    PM: Canada will offer $42M to help protect nuclear material from terrorists
    Apr01

    PM: Canada will offer $42M to help protect nuclear material from terrorists

    WASHINGTON — Canada is contributing $42 million to global efforts to protect nuclear materials and keep them away from terrorists. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was among several world leaders making similar commitments Friday at a nuclear safety summit in Washington, an event aimed at sustaining nuclear safety as a long-term international...

    Investigative Committee of Russia: trading Savchenko for a Russian feasible
    Apr01

    Investigative Committee of Russia: trading Savchenko for a Russian feasible

    It may be possible to trade Ukrainian air force pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was sentenced to 22 years in prison in Russia in late March, for a Russian imprisoned in Ukraine, Investigative Committee of Russia spokesman Vladimir Markin said today. …read more Source:...