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    G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate
    May26

    G7 leaders brace for clash with Trump on trade, climate

    * G7 leaders to hold two days of talks in Sicily * Allies want Trump to endorse Paris Agreement * British suicide attack puts focus on security Leaders of the world’s rich nations braced for contentious talks with Donald Trump at a G7 summit in Sicily on Friday after the US president lambasted Nato allies for not spending more on defence...

    Who Are The Wa?
    May26

    Who Are The Wa?

    It seems very likely that the United Wa State Army (UWSA) will become the next target of the Myanmar government’s efforts to bring the country under its control. But that does not necessarily mean that the army will launch an all-out offensive against the country’s most heavily armed ethnic army. A more likely scenario, insiders say,...

    Russia Has One Super ‘Cannon’ That Can Kill Cities
    May26

    Russia Has One Super ‘Cannon’ That Can Kill Cities

    Sebastien Roblin Security, It holds the title of the largest mortar system in use today. Russia maintains just one active battalion of eight 2S4s in service, with over four hundred in reserve. In 2000, Tyulpans played a prominent role in the siege of Grozny in the second Chechen war, systematically “leveling” the city from afar according to one...

    Trump staffer hints he may be open to softening Russia sanctions
    May26

    Trump staffer hints he may be open to softening Russia sanctions

    (Credit: AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File) The topic of sanctions against Russia — more specifically, whether President Donald Trump will strengthen, weaken or leave in place both the sanctions imposed by President Barack Obama after Russia’s 2014 invasion of Ukraine and the ones imposed as a result of their alleged meddling in the 2016...

    Public sharply divided over Ukraine’s ban on Russian social networks
    May26

    Public sharply divided over Ukraine’s ban on Russian social networks

    KYIV – Censorship and a blow to freedom of expression, or a long-overdue move in defense of national security? President Petro Poroshenko’s blanket ban in Ukraine on several Russian Internet services, including leading Russian-language social networks and a popular search engine, has struck a chord – or a nerve, depending on whom you ask....

    Ukraine opens criminal probe  against Stalin and Beria  for Crimean Tatar deportations
    May26

    Ukraine opens criminal probe against Stalin and Beria for Crimean Tatar deportations

    Ukrainian officials have announced a criminal investigation into Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin and his secret police chief, Lavrenty Beria, for the mass deportation of Muslim Tatars from the Crimean Peninsula during World War II, which killed tens of thousands. The investigation, announced on May 18 by the Prosecutor General’s Office, is...

    G7 must face down Russia or suffer disaster
    May26

    G7 must face down Russia or suffer disaster

    KIEV — In 1936, when Winston Churchill cautioned that the “era of procrastination” was coming to an end and that the world was entering a “period consequences,” his warning had already gone unheeded for too long. Two years earlier, the British statesman had warned Europe about the impending peril and was dismissed as an alarmist....

    Poroshenko urges G-7 states to keep sanctions against Russia intact
    May26

    Poroshenko urges G-7 states to keep sanctions against Russia intact

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko urged the leaders of the G-7 group of industrialized nations to maintain sanctions against Russia for illegally taking over Crimea and for waging war in the Donbas. Due to Russia’s persistent warmongering, there are “no grounds for the EU to cancel or ease economic and sectoral sanctions against the Russian...

    Ukraine remembers  mass deportation  of Crimean Tatars
    May26

    Ukraine remembers mass deportation of Crimean Tatars

    KYIV – Ukraine commemorated the victims of Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s mass deportation of Tatars from Crimea in 1944. A minute of silence was observed at noon on May 18 across the country – except in Crimea, which Russia seized in March 2014 after sending in troops and staging a referendum boycotted by many Crimean […] …read more...

    Canada moves closer to enacting Magnitsky law
    May26

    Canada moves closer to enacting Magnitsky law

    Ukrainian Canadian lawmakers are key players in bill’s progress OTTAWA – Canada is closer to enacting Magnitsky-style legislation after Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, a Ukrainian Canadian, announced last week that the Liberal government would support a bill sponsored by Ukrainian Canadian Conservative Sen. Raynell Andreychuk...