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    Ukraine’s History Is in Good Hands
    Jun17

    Ukraine’s History Is in Good Hands

    Josh Cohen’s article claims that I, and others, are “whitewashing” Ukraine’s past. What we are really doing is de-Sovietizing it. …read more Source: Foreign...

    NATO to strengthen support to Ukraine
    Jun17

    NATO to strengthen support to Ukraine

    Richard TomkinsBRUSSELS, June 17 (UPI) — NATO defense ministers have agreed to strengthen support for Ukraine with a Comprehensive Package of Assistance. …read more Source: United Press...

    Euro 2016: Ukraine’s President Urges National Team to Beat Poland
    Jun17

    Euro 2016: Ukraine’s President Urges National Team to Beat Poland

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has lamented the “frustrating” loss of his national side against Northern Ireland in Euro 2016 and simply urged his country’s team to “play better”. Poroshenko posted his brief response to Thursday’s match in France on Facebook, hoping to galvanize a Ukrainian side that is on the brink of leaving...

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year
    Jun17

    EU extends Russia sanctions over Crimea for 1 year

    BRUSSELS — The European Union has extended for another year some of its sanctions targeting Russia over its annexation of the Crimean peninsula. For two years, the 28-nation EU has imposed ever more punitive measures on Russia to protest what it calls “the illegal annexation of Crimea and deliberate destabilization of Ukraine.” The...

    Russia Is Biggest Threat to Global Security Says Poland
    Jun17

    Russia Is Biggest Threat to Global Security Says Poland

    Russia “is the biggest threat to global security today” according to Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz, Polish national broadcaster PR reports. The Polish Defense Minister, who has been a frequent critic of Russian foreign policy, spoke after NATO announced its decision to deploy four battalions in Poland and the three Baltic...

    Ottawa Festivals: A few of our favourite boasts
    Jun17

    Ottawa Festivals: A few of our favourite boasts

    Here are a few of our favourite boasts made by Ottawa festivals, culled from their own websites and publicity material: “The second largest jazz festival (in Canada) based on 2015 ticket sales.” “The second-oldest jazz festival in the country.” — Ottawa Jazz Festival “Premium beer from the oldest still-functioning brewery in Eastern Europe.” —...

    Russia ‘Ready to Work’ With U.S., the ‘Only Superpower:’ Putin
    Jun17

    Russia ‘Ready to Work’ With U.S., the ‘Only Superpower:’ Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he accepted the United States was probably still the world’s sole superpower and he was ready to work with whoever won the presidency, but didn’t want to be told how to live by Americans. Putin’s comments follow a rocky period in U.S.-Russia relations, which have been undermined by...

    Euro 2016: Why Russian Football’s Ultras Won’t Stop Fighting
    Jun17

    Euro 2016: Why Russian Football’s Ultras Won’t Stop Fighting

    Before the European Championship Group stage game between England and Russia the host city of Marseille experienced fan violence not seen at a major tournament since the 1998 World Cup, which was also hosted by France. The drunk English hooligans that were involved were an old ugly face, what was new about the violence was the involvement of what...

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support
    Jun17

    Visiting Washington, Groysman thanks the U.S. for its support

    WASHINGTON – On his first visit to the United States as Ukraine’s new prime minister, Volodymyr Groysman expressed his gratitude for the American support his country is receiving for its political and economic reform programs and in stopping Russian aggression in eastern Ukraine and Crimea. “In this very import time in Ukraine’s...

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration
    Jun17

    New hurdles surface in Ukraine’s Euro-integration

    KYIV – Ukrainians are finding themselves stalled on the road to integration with Europe after officials revealed bureaucratic hurdles that emerged in recent weeks. Some are the fault of the Ukrainian government, but the biggest factors are related to the large inflow of migrants, according to reports. On the national level, the ratification of...