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    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.
    May12

    A small number of people are fleeing Canada for the U.S.

    In case there was any doubt, barely anybody flees Canada for the U.S. Just 466 asylum seekers — including 55 Canadians — left Canada to apply for refugee status at the U.S. border under exceptions to the Safe Third Country Agreement since 2004. The number of asylum seekers fleeing the U.S. for Canada has skyrocketed since President Donald...

    Killing Pavel
    May11

    Killing Pavel

    Belarusian journalist Pavel Sheremet’s reporting had challenged authorities from Minsk to Moscow and Kyiv. In a murder that shocked the world, he was killed by a car bomb in the Ukrainian capital in July 2016. …read more Source:...

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race
    May11

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race

    EAST HELENA, Mont. — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, returned to Montana on Thursday for rallies across the state to support the congressional bid of Republican Greg Gianforte, who he said was needed in Washington to help advance the agenda of the Trump White House. “We need more people in D.C. to help my father,” he said...

    ‘U.S. supports Ukraine’ against Russia, Trump tells foreign minister
    May11

    ‘U.S. supports Ukraine’ against Russia, Trump tells foreign minister

    “Without U.S. engagement, it’s not possible to sort this out,” Ukraine’s foreign minister said. …read more Source: USA...

    The Annexation of Crimea Isn’t Going as Planned
    May11

    The Annexation of Crimea Isn’t Going as Planned

    The show trial of Akhtem Chiygoz was supposed to be a quick and easy way to discourage dissent. That was before it went off the rails. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Sinister Text Messages Reveal High-tech Front in Ukraine War
    May11

    Sinister Text Messages Reveal High-tech Front in Ukraine War

    Television journalist Julia Kirienko was sheltering with Ukrainian soldiers and medics two miles (three kilometers) from the front when their cellphones began buzzing over the noise of the shelling. Everyone got the same text message at the same time. “Ukrainian soldiers,” it warned, “they’ll find your bodies when the snow...

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    Schengen: EU approves visa-free travel for Ukrainians

    Ukrainians have been allowed to make visa-free travel to the European Union’s Schengen Area, amid tensions between the Western-backed country and Russia. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the EU had finally decided to approve Ukraine’s years-long bid to obtain visa-free travel for its citizens to Schengen...

    President Bashar al-Assad interview given to BELARUS’ ONT channel
    May11

    President Bashar al-Assad interview given to BELARUS’ ONT channel

    Damascus, SANA-President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to BELARUS’ ONT channel Following is the full text of the interview; Question 1: Good day, Mr. President, and thank you for agreeing to give this interview to the Belarus television. We meet you on a special day, the day the advanced world is celebrating the Great Victory. You no...

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians
    May11

    EU Approves Visa-Free Travel for Ukrainians

    BRUSSELS (AFP) – The European Union approved visa-free travel for Ukrainians on Thursday, fulfilling a key promise to cement ties with Kiev as it remains embroiled in a deadly conflict with pro-Russian insurgents. “YES, we did it!” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko wrote on Facebook after the Brussels decision, which the former Soviet republic...

    Second Eurovision singer faces ban after Crimea visit emerges
    May11

    Second Eurovision singer faces ban after Crimea visit emerges

    Ukraine said it is investigating a video that appears to show Bulgaria’s Kristian Kostov performing on the Black Sea peninsula in June 2014, three months after it was seized by Russia. …read more Source:...