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    Do-it-yourself aid: Travers fellowship winners to look at the money migrant workers send home
    Mar10

    Do-it-yourself aid: Travers fellowship winners to look at the money migrant workers send home

    Migrant workers living in Canada send almost four times as much to friends and family overseas as the federal government spends in official aid. These remittances are often a lifeline for those left behind, improving the lives of the recipients and their countries. According to the World Bank, remittances have surpassed foreign direct investment...

    Defiant Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia flips judge the bird in court
    Mar10

    Defiant Ukrainian pilot on trial in Russia flips judge the bird in court

    In her final address to the court in southern Russia on Wednesday, jailed Ukrainian military pilot Nadiya Savchenko didn’t mince words — she didn’t have to. Defying the Russian justice system, she leapt onto the bench inside her glass cage and raised her middle finger to the judge. “Here’s my final word!” she shouted...

    McCain: Syrian War, Migrant Flood Among West’s Greatest Modern Crises
    Mar10

    McCain: Syrian War, Migrant Flood Among West’s Greatest Modern Crises

    VOA’s Serbian service interviews U.S. Senator John McCain, an Arizona Republican, about U.S. policy toward Serbia, the Middle East and Ukraine. …read more Source: Voice of...

    30 Years After The Chernobyl Disaster, Locals Are Still Eating Radioactive Food
    Mar10

    30 Years After The Chernobyl Disaster, Locals Are Still Eating Radioactive Food

    Nearly thirty years after an explosion and reactor meltdown at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, residents of the contaminated areas surrounding the disaster site are still being exposed to dangerously high levels of radiation, especially in the food that they eat.Researchers investigating contamination of locally produced food and forest...

    Couple who took in Ukrainian imposter student defend actions
    Mar10

    Couple who took in Ukrainian imposter student defend actions

    A couple who housed a 23-year-old Ukrainian man who was attending a Pennsylvania high school under a fake name say he told them he was much younger, and they deny they took advantage of him. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing
    Mar09

    Two Years After Crimea Annexation, Tatars’ Resentment Growing

    Two years after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea and many have been leaving the peninsula, saying Russian authorities are running them out of government jobs and taking away the autonomy they once enjoyed under Ukrainian rule. VOA Europe...

    Dude’s Amazing ‘Mother Earth’ Noises Are So WTF
    Mar09

    Dude’s Amazing ‘Mother Earth’ Noises Are So WTF

    Mother Earth apparently has her own soundtrack man.In a video posted this month, Gennady Tkachenko-Papizh wows “Georgia’s Got Talent” and the Internet with his sounds of the wild.”Let us try to feel what the Mother Earth wants to tell us,” Gennady Tkachenko-Papizh says in the translated YouTube captioning. He then...

    Looking for Explanations—or Justification?
    Mar09

    Looking for Explanations—or Justification?

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    Defiant in her closing statement Wednesday to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger, burst into the Ukrainian national anthem and declared her trial in the death of two Russian journalists to be “the farce of Kremlin puppets.” Savchenko’s case has sparked anger at home and sharp...

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce
    Mar09

    Ukrainian pilot denounces her trial in Russia as a farce

    Defiant in her closing statement Wednesday to a Russian court, Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko brandished her middle finger, burst into the Ukrainian national anthem and declared her trial in the death of two Russian journalists to be “the farce of Kremlin puppets.” … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...