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    Russian-Backed Separatists Blame Kiev For Death of US Observer in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine
    Apr24

    Russian-Backed Separatists Blame Kiev For Death of US Observer in Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine

    Moscow-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine blamed Ukrainian special forces for the death of an American observer killed in an apparent landmine explosion Sunday – saying it part of the “provocation” increasingly deployed by Russia and its proxies engaged in various conflicts. …read more Source: CNS...

    ONE YEAR OF GROYSMAN’S GOVERNMENT IN UKRAINE
    Apr24

    ONE YEAR OF GROYSMAN’S GOVERNMENT IN UKRAINE

    Volodymyr Groysman, a politician, a local government activist. At 28 he became the mayor of Vinnytsia, a town in central Ukraine. He chaired the city administration for 8 years. During his time in office, Vinnytsia became an example of effective c…(У 2006 році у віці 28 років був обраний міським головою Вінниці, ставши наймолодшим міським...

    Russia threat triggers European military spending hike
    Apr24

    Russia threat triggers European military spending hike

    Russia’s annexation of Crimea in Ukraine has intensified military and defence spending throughout much of Central Europe, according to a new report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. …read more Source:...

    OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol
    Apr24

    OSCE Ukraine: American Citizen Killed In Mine Blast While On Patrol

    A U.S. citizen patrolling with the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) was killed in an explosion in eastern Ukraine’s Luhansk region Sunday, the U.S. Department of State said. “The United States is shocked and deeply saddened by the death of a U.S. citizen serving as a paramedic with the Organization for Security...

    Tillerson Briefs Poroshenko On Russia Visit, Vows ‘Firm’ Support
    Apr24

    Tillerson Briefs Poroshenko On Russia Visit, Vows ‘Firm’ Support

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has told Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that Russias actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved U.S.-Russian relations and he r …read more Source: Big News...

    [Ticker] Land mine kills OSCE observer in Ukraine
    Apr24

    [Ticker] Land mine kills OSCE observer in Ukraine

    One American paramedic working with the European security watchdog, OSCE, was killed and two field officers – one German and the other Czech – were wounded when their vehicle struck a land mine on Sunday while on patrol in eastern Ukrainian. The area is controlled by Russia-backed separatists. It is the first death of an OSCE official...

    Latvian expert: Baltic example gives hope for solving conflict in Ukraine  – The Baltic Times
    Apr24

    Latvian expert: Baltic example gives hope for solving conflict in Ukraine – The Baltic Times

    RIGA – The example of the Baltic states, which eventually regained their independence, gives hope that it is worth solving the conflict in Ukrai…… …read more Source: The Baltic...

    Central Europe Raises Military Spending Amid Russia Fears
    Apr24

    Central Europe Raises Military Spending Amid Russia Fears

    Countries in Central Europe showed the largest relative increases in military spending in 2016, at least partially as a result of the perceived increased threat from Russia, a new study says. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tillerson to Poroshenko : Russia’s Actions in Ukraine ‘Obstacle’ to Improved Relations
    Apr24

    Tillerson to Poroshenko : Russia’s Actions in Ukraine ‘Obstacle’ to Improved Relations

    US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone conversation Sunday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Moscow’s actions in eastern Ukraine remain an obstacle to improved US-Russian ties, the State Department said. “Secretary Tillerson phoned Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko today to discuss his recent trip to Moscow and his...

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum
    Apr24

    Jewish war veterans bemoan stalling of Israel’s WWII museum

    LATRUN, Israel (AP) — Two years after Israel’s prime minister vowed to complete the establishment of a museum honoring Jewish World War II veterans, funds have dried up and an abandoned construction site is all that remains of the grand project. “The picture is not complete if we don’t understand that together with the 6 million...