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    Ukraine’s Andrushivka City Council lawmakers urge to declare April 24 a Memorial Day
    May05

    Ukraine’s Andrushivka City Council lawmakers urge to declare April 24 a Memorial Day

    The lawmakers of the City Council of Andrushivka of Ukraine’s Zhytomyr Oblast made a decision to apply to the Supreme Rada (Parliament) and President of Ukraine with the request to declare April 24 as a Memorial Day of the victims of the Armenian people’s tragedy. …read more Source:...

    Israel Scores Moral Victory at UNESCO while Sweden Disgraces Itself
    May05

    Israel Scores Moral Victory at UNESCO while Sweden Disgraces Itself

    Tuesday, May 2, was a good day for Israel at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization but not such a good day for the Arab bloc and their allies. As Israel was celebrating its 69th year of independence, the Arab bloc, instigated by the “Palestinians” and composed of dysfunctional nations like Lebanon and Sudan,...

    Conrad Black vouches for Donald Trump
    May05

    Conrad Black vouches for Donald Trump

    Conrad Black speaks in paragraphs. This week, he delivered his most recent spoken-word essay from a bland Toronto videoconferencing centre to an audience of eager parliamentarians in Ottawa. Black, in his appearance at the standing committee on foreign affairs and international trade, offered a subdued but insistent defence of President Donald...

    Football: Rashford edges Man Utd towards Europa League final
    May05

    Football: Rashford edges Man Utd towards Europa League final

    VIGO (AFP) – Marcus Rashfords stunning free-kick 23 minutes from time put Manchester United on the brink of reaching the Europa League final with a hard-fought 1-0 win at Celta Vigo on Thursday.Celta goalkeeper Sergio Alvarez kept the Spaniards in the tie before half-time with a string of saves to deny Rashford, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jese...

    Germans Break Ukraine Blockade to Bring Humanitarian Aid for People of Donbass
    May05

    Germans Break Ukraine Blockade to Bring Humanitarian Aid for People of Donbass

    A German charity has responded to Kiev’s blockade of Donbass by sending a truck of hospital equipment there, Sputnik Deutschland reports. The charity is called “Zukunft Donbass” (Future Donbass) and is based in the state of Thuringia. The German activists have been supporting the people of Donbass for over a year and felt moved to send aid...

    Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move
    May05

    Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move

    Samuel Bendett Security, The recent Kubinka conference was a major step in the right direction Russian military and the nation’s defense industrial concept are continuing to seek out ways to increase the use of what Moscow called “robotisized”- automated, autonomous and robotic – systems in the country’s armed...

    In Massive Spending Bill, U.S. Lawmakers Back Several Measures Targeting Russia
    May04

    In Massive Spending Bill, U.S. Lawmakers Back Several Measures Targeting Russia

    Congress has authorized a new $100 million effort to counter “Russian influence and aggression” and to support civil society organizations in Europe and Eurasia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why military funding in Canada is in such a lousy state
    May04

    Why military funding in Canada is in such a lousy state

    THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick “Read @HarjitSajjan speech about the lack of proper funding 4 the Canadian Forces by the previous Government,” Mike Maka, a staffer at the Prime Minister’s Office, tweeted Thursday morning. Kate Purchase, the PM’s communications director, retweeted the message. This might be a good week to pay...

    Another Eurovision song contest, another diplomatic crisis
    May04

    Another Eurovision song contest, another diplomatic crisis

    Crimea river ODDLY for a pop show that is meant to be apolitical, the Eurovision song contest causes a fission of fury nearly every year. In 2014 Conchita Wurst, a bearded drag queen from Austria, won the annual festival of kitsch, leading to calls in Russia and Belarus for Ms Wurst’s song not to be transmitted and accusations that the show...

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision 'diversity' rainbow
    May04

    Ukrainian anti-gay right stirs flap over Eurovision 'diversity' rainbow

    KIEV (Reuters) – The transformation of a Soviet-era monument in Kiev into “the world’s largest man-made rainbow” was meant to trumpet Ukraine’s willingness to celebrate diversity as it hosts the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. …read more Source: The...