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    Killing of Putin critic: Ukraine seeks clues
    Mar24

    Killing of Putin critic: Ukraine seeks clues

    Ukrainian authorities searched for leads Friday in the killing of a Kremlin critic, shot dead the day before outside a hotel in broad daylight, an act Ukraine’s President labeled a “Russian state terrorist act.” …read more Source:...

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”
    Mar24

    UCC statement on 2014 Crimean “referendum”

    The statement below, on the “Third Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal, Illegitimate Crimea ‘Referendum,’ ” was released by the Ukrainian Canadian Congress on March 16. Three years ago, on March 16, 2014, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine and occupation of Crimea, Russian “authorities” staged an illegal and illegitimate...

    Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine
    Mar24

    Manor to host dialogue about education as the battlefront of democracy in Ukraine

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – On Thursday, April 6, at 2 p.m. in the Manor College auditorium, Manor College will host a dialogue on the topic “Ukraine – Education as the Battlefront of Democracy.” This dialogue will examine the most crucial areas of educational reform needed in Ukraine in order to protect and preserve free and democratic […] …read...

    Ukrainian President Says ‘Matter Of Honor’ To Solve Former Russian Lawmaker’s Slaying
    Mar24

    Ukrainian President Says ‘Matter Of Honor’ To Solve Former Russian Lawmaker’s Slaying

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says it is “a matter of honor” to successfully investigate the killing of former Russian lawmaker Denis Voronenkov in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference
    Mar24

    Putin meets Le Pen, denies French election interference

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Putin’s meeting with Le Pen came amid rising controversy over whether Russia tried to influence the U.S. presidential...

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor
    Mar24

    A new face in Belarus’ anti-government protests: The poor

    MALADZYECHNA, Belarus (AP) — The half-million Belarusians who can’t find work in their country’s stumbling Soviet-style economy face an array of hard choices: register with the state employment exchange, which will force them to “public work” for a pittance; pay $250 for failure to register; or risk being jailed for taking...

    Lion cub discovered smuggled in van full of parrots
    Mar24

    Lion cub discovered smuggled in van full of parrots

    Hidden in a van with 2,245 parrots and four cats, a lion cub was discovered during a baggage inspection in the Ukrainian port of Odessa on Wednesday. The Turkish citizens did have export permits for the other animals, but not the lion. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Vladimir Putin Met With Marine Le Pen. He Denied Interfering in France’s Election
    Mar24

    Vladimir Putin Met With Marine Le Pen. He Denied Interfering in France’s Election

    (MOSCOW) — Russian President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her favor. Le Pen met Putin hours after a previously announced visit to the lower house of the Russian parliament. In the meeting...

    The Next Wave of Questionable Referendums
    Mar24

    The Next Wave of Questionable Referendums

    If you thought 2016 was the year of controversial referendums—Brexit, anyone?—strap in, because 2017 is going to be a bumpy ride. While the year will see some relatively straightforward votes, as on Turkey’s proposed consolidation of power in the presidency, another series of pending plebiscites will push the borders of politics, legality,...

    Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov
    Mar24

    Ukraine: Russian agent killed Kremlin critic Voronenkov

    MOSCOW (AP) — A senior Ukrainian official says the killer of Kremlin critic Denis Voronenkov, who was gunned down in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, was a Russian agent. Anton Gerashchenko, an adviser to Ukraine’s interior minister, identified the man who shot Voronenkov on Thursday as 28-year-old Pavel Parshov and said he had been trained...