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    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine
    Jun10

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko says the nation needs early parliamentary elections to “to infuse fresh blood” into its politics. Savchenko, who has become a national hero in Ukraine after spending two years in a Russian prison, told The Associated Press Friday that the “Ukrainian people deserve a better government that they...

    The unraveling of Moscow’s dream of “Novorossiya”
    Jun10

    The unraveling of Moscow’s dream of “Novorossiya”

    The Kremlin’s project to create “Novorossiya” in southern and eastern Ukraine and the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea was conducted in secrecy and haste in the first months of 2014. Details of how that project rose and ultimately fell have been hard to come by. But Aleksandr, a Moscow businessman who asked that his […] …read...

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine
    Jun10

    AP Interview: Savchenko calls for early elections in Ukraine

    Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko says the nation needs early parliamentary elections to “to infuse fresh blood” into its politics. …read more Source: FOX...

    Keep sanctions in place
    Jun10

    Keep sanctions in place

    Back in March, during a working visit to Washington, Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko argued that sanctions “are the only line in the sand that the West drew after 2014. It is the only line between good and evil drawn in the context of this war. And if there is no line anymore – then what’s […] …read more Source: The...

    AP Interview: Savchenko Calls for Early Elections in Ukraine
    Jun10

    AP Interview: Savchenko Calls for Early Elections in Ukraine

    Freed Ukraine pilot Savchenko calls for early parliamentary elections …read more Source: ABC...

    Holodomor being highlighted at scholarly conferences in Ukraine, Canada
    Jun10

    Holodomor being highlighted at scholarly conferences in Ukraine, Canada

    TORONTO – Recently scholarly conferences held in Lviv and in Calgary, Alberta, feature panels on the Holodomor organized by the Holodomor Research and Education Consortium (HREC). HREC has organized a panel that will examine the role of demonization and the “othering” of Ukrainians in the context of the Holodomor at the conference of the...

    Kelly McParland: NATO request puts Liberal support for peacekeeping to the test
    Jun10

    Kelly McParland: NATO request puts Liberal support for peacekeeping to the test

    Canada has been asked to contribute up to 1,000 troops to a new force in eastern Europe as a warning that the NATO alliance will not tolerate any aggression against western allies by Russian President Vladimir Putin. The U.S., Britain and Germany have each promised 1,000 troops; Canada would be the fourth partner. This should be the easiest of...

    Kiev’s Strongman Mayor Pleads For Tolerance for LGBT March
    Jun10

    Kiev’s Strongman Mayor Pleads For Tolerance for LGBT March

    Former boxing champion and Kiev mayor Vitaly Klitschko has called for tolerance ahead of this weekend’s LGBT equality march in the city and said security is the “top issue” for authorities. Kiev Pride is set to take place on Sunday morning in central Kiev and, despite the diverse makeup of the city, annual attempts to organise mass LGBT...

    Nelly the psychic elephant predicts Germany over Ukraine
    Jun10

    Nelly the psychic elephant predicts Germany over Ukraine

    Nelly the psychic Elephant has predicted that Germany will win its opening match at the European Championship. …read more Source: FOX...

    Merkel Hopes for Progress This Month on Ukraine Peace Deal
    Jun10

    Merkel Hopes for Progress This Month on Ukraine Peace Deal

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes for progress this month on implementing a peace deal for eastern Ukraine.Merkel noted in a speech Friday to representatives of family-owned businesses that last year’s Minsk peace agreement is “the basis on which we can create… …read more Source:...