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    Can Europe sustain the Macron moment?
    Dec16

    Can Europe sustain the Macron moment?

    At the start of 2017, many feared that the European project would experience a near-breakdown within the next year. The United Kingdom had decided to leave the European Union, the United States had elected a president who cheered the Brexiteers on, and populists running in the French and German elections posed a clear danger to European...

    The countries that have two Christmases
    Dec16

    The countries that have two Christmases

    Please may I have some more? ADULTS take the adage “Christmas comes but once a year” as an excuse to splurge on gifts. For children, it is a warning of the limits of Utopia. The tots would no doubt be angered to learn that in some places it is not true. This year Ukraine recognised December 25th as an official holiday, along with the traditional...

    Ex-Georgian president freed from detention in Ukraine
    Dec16

    Ex-Georgian president freed from detention in Ukraine

    Former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili was freed from detention in Ukraine on Monday, after a judge rejected prosecutors’ request to put him under house arrest. “The prosecutors’ petition … is dismissed,” judge Larysa Tsokol told the court, Reuters reported. During the eight-hour hearing, hundreds of Saakashvili’s...

    Solidarity with Venezuela
    Dec16

    Solidarity with Venezuela

    Winnipeg, Dec. 6, 2017 – Professor Johnny Márquez, speaking at Winnipeg’s historic Ukrainian Labour Temple on the political and economic situation in Venezuela • Photo by Paul S. Graham When it comes to Venezuela, the mainstream media is awash with lies and distortions and the Canadian government is complicit (with the United States) in an...

    Canada authorizes sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine
    Dec16

    Canada authorizes sale of lethal weapons to Ukraine

    Canada has authorized arms shipment to Ukraine. Kiev has welcomed the decision as a timely sign of support. …read more Source:...

    NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact
    Dec16

    NATO concerned Russian missile system breaks Cold War pact

    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)Brussels (AP) — NATO said Friday that it is concerned about a Russian missile system that could carry nuclear warheads, and which it says could violate a landmark Cold War arms treaty. The U.S.-led...

    Trump Aide Manafort, Facing Trial In Russia Probe, To Be Released From House Arrest
    Dec16

    Trump Aide Manafort, Facing Trial In Russia Probe, To Be Released From House Arrest

    U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort is close to winning release from house arrest after satisfying terms for posting a $10 million bond. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why the War in Ukraine Matters to America
    Dec16

    Why the War in Ukraine Matters to America

    KYIV, Ukraine—And it goes on and on in eastern Ukraine. Every day and every night. There’s never any end to the artillery, the rockets, the snipers. Or the killing. The war in Ukraine has so far killed more than 10,300 Ukrainians, including at least 2,523 civilians, according to the United Nations. “After three and a half years, we are...

    Ukrainian Prosecutor Suggests Saakashvili Will Be Extradited To Georgia
    Dec16

    Ukrainian Prosecutor Suggests Saakashvili Will Be Extradited To Georgia

    Ukraine’s prosecutor-general says opposition figure Mikheil Saakashvili will likely be extradited to Georgia, where he is wanted on charges linked to when he was that country’s president. Prosecutor- …read more Source: Big News...

    As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup
    Dec16

    As elections near, Putin says Russians will not stand for Ukraine-style coup

    President Vladimir Putin said Russians “do not want and will not stand for” a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference on Thursday. …read more Source: France...