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    Ukraine to allocate $1 million for Babi Yar memorial
    Mar24

    Ukraine to allocate $1 million for Babi Yar memorial

    (JTA) — The Ukrainian government pledged to allocate approximately $1 million toward the construction of a Holocaust memorial monument at Babi Yar in Kiev. Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk announced the allocation of funds Wednesday, the news site 112.ua reported. The funds would pay for the construction of two memorial paths — one for...

    Kerry Discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russian Officials
    Mar24

    Kerry Discusses Syria, Ukraine with Russian Officials

    Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting Thursday with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov and with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the crises in Ukraine and Syria. Kerry said before his talks with Lavrov that “many people” are hopeful that the talks in Moscow can help bring the conflict in Syria to an end as fast as...

    The Daily Vertical: Moscow Accuses Itself
    Mar24

    The Daily Vertical: Moscow Accuses Itself

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kerry in Moscow urges unity in face of Brussels attacks
    Mar24

    Kerry in Moscow urges unity in face of Brussels attacks

    MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Thursday for countries to boost efforts to fight the Islamic State group in Syria, Iraq and beyond in the wake of this week’s deadly attacks in Brussels. In Moscow for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Syria and Ukraine, Kerry said the...

    Kerry, Lavrov Meet In Moscow To Discuss Syria, Ukraine Crises
    Mar24

    Kerry, Lavrov Meet In Moscow To Discuss Syria, Ukraine Crises

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is holding talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, expected to focus on the Syria and Ukraine crises. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian accused of ID theft, sex with teen due in court
    Mar24

    Ukrainian accused of ID theft, sex with teen due in court

    A 23-year-old Ukrainian man accused of faking his way through a Pennsylvania high school and having sex with an underage girl is asking a judge to change his bail and faces a preliminary hearing on a charge he lied in applying to a citizens’ police academy. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Why Russia Is Claiming Victory In Syria
    Mar24

    Why Russia Is Claiming Victory In Syria

    Ilan Berman Security, Call it Vladimir Putin’s “mission accomplished” speech. The Russian president recently caused an international furor when he abruptly announced that his government was commencing a military withdrawal from Syria. Russia had “radically changed the situation” on the ground through its involvement, and its strategic...

    U.S. to Blame Iranian Hackers for Cyber Attacks
    Mar24

    U.S. to Blame Iranian Hackers for Cyber Attacks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration is expected to blame Iranian hackers as soon as Thursday for a coordinated campaign of cyber attacks in 2012 and 2013 on several U.S. banks and a New York dam, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. The Justice Department has prepared an indictment against about a half-dozen...

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal
    Mar24

    Russia accuses Ukraine of ignoring peace deal

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has accused Ukrainian’s government of dragging its feet on implementing last year’s cease-fire agreement. …read more Source: CNS...

    Giant Arch to Block Chernobyl Radiation for Next 100 Years
    Mar24

    Giant Arch to Block Chernobyl Radiation for Next 100 Years

    In the middle of a vast exclusion zone in northern Ukraine, the world’s largest land-based moving structure has been built to prevent deadly radiation spewing from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster site for the next 100 years. On April 26, 1986, a botched test at the Soviet nuclear plant sent clouds of smoldering nuclear material across large...