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    US Condemns Russian Elections in Crimea
    Sep17

    US Condemns Russian Elections in Crimea

    The United States says it will not recognize the outcome of the Russian parliamentary elections slated for Russian-occupied Crimea Sunday. State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement “Our position on Crimea is clear: the peninsula remains an integral part of Ukraine. Crimea-related sanctions against Russia will remain until...

    U.S. Says Russian Duma Elections In Crimea Are Illegal
    Sep17

    U.S. Says Russian Duma Elections In Crimea Are Illegal

    The United States announced that it does not recognize the legitimacy, and will not recognize the outcome, of Russian Duma elections scheduled on September 18 in Crimea. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Says Crimea Not Annexed By Russia, It Was ‘Reunified’
    Sep17

    Putin Says Crimea Not Annexed By Russia, It Was ‘Reunified’

    Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow did not annex the Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea in 2014 but claimed it was “reunified” with Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Is the Syrian cease-fire deal starting to fray?
    Sep17

    Is the Syrian cease-fire deal starting to fray?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: Last Friday, the U.S. and Russia announced a deal to resume a tenuous cease-fire in Syria, in order to get much needed humanitarian aid to badly deprived civilians throughout the country. It went into effect Monday evening, and, thus far, the results are mixed. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner begins our...

    Weekend Roundup: Where There Is Connectivity, There Is Surveillance
    Sep17

    Weekend Roundup: Where There Is Connectivity, There Is Surveillance

    The great paradox of the internet age is that ever-greater connectivity also means ever-greater capacity for surveillance — both by governments and the private sector digital companies. In an exclusive interview with director Oliver Stone about his new movie, “Snowden,” we discuss the intrusion of intelligence agencies into...

    Road closures to look out for this weekend
    Sep16

    Road closures to look out for this weekend

    Road closures for Open Streets Toronto, the Ukrainian festival, and RBC’s Run for Kids will affect traffic in the city starting Friday. Toronto is expecting showers this weekend. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine
    Sep16

    Massive Russian troop deployments and exercises held close to Ukraine

    It is clear that the present Russian regime will not accept and is ready to do what it takes to prevent Ukraine or any other former Soviet country from integrating with NATO or any European or North Atlantic institutions. The Russian armed forces held their pre-announced strategic military exercise “Kavkaz 2016” in Crimea, the North […]...

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia
    Sep16

    Ukraine files multiple lawsuits against Russia

    Ukraine is claiming about $67 billion in lost assets. KYIV – From Paris to Strasbourg, and Stockholm to London, Ukraine is amassing lawsuits and other legal claims against Russia while stepping up diplomatic efforts to further ostracize its belligerent neighbor. Earlier this month, Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko said Kyiv is preparing cases...

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games
    Sep16

    Ukraine tied with U.S.A. for third place in the Paralympic Games

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine is currently tied with the United States for third place in the medals standings with 83 medals – 32 gold, 24 silver and 27 bronze – at the Paralympic Games in Rio that run September 7-18. As of press time (September 15), China leads the medals count with 172, followed by […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv
    Sep16

    Ukrainian World Congress holds annual general meeting in Kyiv

    KYIV – The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) held its three-day annual general meeting at the Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University on August 25-27 with 184 delegates and guests from 26 countries participating. The official portion of the meeting started with prayers led by the primates of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church – Kyiv Patriarchate and...