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    Kiev Lodges Note of Protest to Moscow Over Matvienko’s Visit to Crimea
    Jun07

    Kiev Lodges Note of Protest to Moscow Over Matvienko’s Visit to Crimea

    KIEV (Sputnik) – Matvienko arrived in Crimea on Sunday to take part in the Great Russian Word festival and visit the international children center Artek. “The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry expresses a decisive protest over one more illegal visit to the Autonomous Republic of Crimea … made by high-ranking officials of the occupier state headed by...

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year
    Jun07

    EU Ambassadors Extend Sanctions On Crimea For Another Year

    The ambassadors of the European Union member states on June 6 decided to extend the block’s investment ban on Crimea for another year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia
    Jun07

    Poland, Ukraine develop gas hub for independence from Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) ” Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards.The… …read more Source: The New Zealand...

    U.S. Envoy Haley Berates UN Rights Council, Demands Reforms
    Jun07

    U.S. Envoy Haley Berates UN Rights Council, Demands Reforms

    GENEVA – U.S. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday berated the U.N.’s top human rights body, calling it a “forum for politics, hypocrisy and evasion” that allows rights abusers to whitewash their images and foes of Israel to criticize the Jewish state unfairly. Nikki Haley, in the first...

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators
    Jun07

    Naming and Shaming Human Rights Violators

    Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, in his address to the 35th session of the UN Human Rights Council in GenevaBy Zeid Ra’ad Al HusseinGENEVA, Jun 6 2017 (IPS)Fifty years ago, this was the day I first heard the sound of war. I was three and a half years old and, while fragmentary, I can still remember...

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland explains the world for you

    Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland delivers a speech in the House of Commons on Canada’s Foreign Policy in Ottawa on Tuesday, June 6, 2017. The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick “Mr. Speaker, here is a question,” Chrystia Freeland told the House of Commons on Tuesday morning, launching what was advertised as a major...

    Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town
    Jun06

    Jared Kushner’s family is a legend in this Belarus town

    Marina Yarashuk, director of the Museum of Jewish Resistance of Novogrudak, at the museum on June 1, 2017. (Cnaan Liphshiz) NOVOGRUDOK, Belarus (JTA) — People in Jared Kushner’s ancestral town tend to speak very highly of President Donald Trump. That’s generally the norm in the former Soviet Union. After all, Trump’s style goes...

    Chrystia Freeland on Canada’s foreign policy: Full speech
    Jun06

    Chrystia Freeland on Canada’s foreign policy: Full speech

    Former International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, October 24, 2016. (Adrian Wyld/CP) Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland delivered this speech in the House of Commons on June 6. Mr. Speaker, Here is a question: Is Canada an...

    Poland, Ukraine seeking independence from Russian gas
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine seeking independence from Russian gas

    Poland and Ukraine say they are taking steps toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards. …read more Source: Iran...

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence From Russia
    Jun06

    Poland, Ukraine Develop Gas Hub for Independence From Russia

    Poland and Ukraine said Tuesday they are working toward developing a regional gas hub that would end Central and Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russian supplies and keep prices in line with European standards. The region still relies to some extent on Russian natural gas and has been exposed to political pressure from Moscow, which has at...