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    Shocking surveillance video shows moment Ukraine journalist is killed in explosion
    Jul21

    Shocking surveillance video shows moment Ukraine journalist is killed in explosion

    Graphic new video taken from closed-circuit television shows the moment a car bomb in Kyiv killed renowned investigative journalist Pavel Sheremet, an outspoken critic of leaders in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Town Councilor Tells Of Detention Without Trial By Ukrainian Security Forces
    Jul21

    Town Councilor Tells Of Detention Without Trial By Ukrainian Security Forces

    Kostyantyn Beskorovayni, an elected councilor for the Communist Party in the town of Kostyantynivka, says he was held in unlawful detention in various locations by Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU), from November 2014 until February 2016. Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, which documented his testimony, said Ukrainian authorities...

    Could Mocking Russia’s National Anthem Soon Land You in Jail?
    Jul21

    Could Mocking Russia’s National Anthem Soon Land You in Jail?

    Mockery of Russia’s national anthem could soon be a criminal offense that may land you a year-long jail sentence, Russian state news agency Itar-Tass reports. Three members of Russia’s upper house of parliament and one of Russia’s lower house of parliament drafted a bill to increase punishments for desecrating Russia’s...

    Ukraine military receives 10 Dozor-B armored vehicles
    Jul21

    Ukraine military receives 10 Dozor-B armored vehicles

    Geoff ZiezulewiczKIEV, Ukraine, July 21 (UPI) — The Ukrainian military has taken custody of 10 Dozor-B armored vehicles, the Ukroboronprom defense concern announced Wednesday. …read more Source: United Press...

    Polish officials rapped for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history
    Jul21

    Polish officials rapped for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history

    Michael Schudrich, Poland’s chief rabbi, reciting a prayer for the victims of the Jedwabne massacre at the town’s Jewish cemetery, July 10, 2016. (JTA/Cnaan Liphshiz) (JTA) — Several Jewish organizations condemned recent statements by Polish officials that the critics see as detrimental to historical accuracy on the Holocaust and...

    8 things to do Thursday: It’s shawarma time!
    Jul21

    8 things to do Thursday: It’s shawarma time!

    Thursday, July 21 The Lebanese Festival celebrates the lovely people who made sure all Ottawans are now connoisseurs of the shawarma, with more traditional food — hummus, tabouli, falafel — midway rides, Middle Eastern market, dance lessons and live music, from 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., St. Elias, 700 Ridgewood Ave. Admission: Free. On until Sunday...

    Ukrainian Priest Tells Of Beatings In Separatist Captivity
    Jul21

    Ukrainian Priest Tells Of Beatings In Separatist Captivity

    Ukrainian Priest Father Valentin told RFE/RL’s Current Time TV of daily beatings from Russia-backed separatists who detained him in November 2014, and held him for 15 months. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Notebook: Fear Of ‘Dark Times’ After Journalist’s Killing
    Jul21

    Kyiv Notebook: Fear Of ‘Dark Times’ After Journalist’s Killing

    The death of a passionate investigative reporter in a car bombing in the Ukrainian capital has sent shock waves through Kyiv and its journalist community. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Polish officials under fire for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history
    Jul21

    Polish officials under fire for perceived revisionism of Holocaust history

    Michael Schudrich, Poland’s chief rabbi, reciting a prayer for the victims of the Jedwabne massacre at the town’s Jewish cemetery on July 10, 2016. (JTA/Cnaan Liphshiz) (JTA) — Several Jewish organizations condemned recent statements by Polish officials, which the critics deemed detrimental to historical accuracy on the Holocaust and...

    Trump’s remarks on NATO set off freakout
    Jul21

    Trump’s remarks on NATO set off freakout

    Donald Trump’s suggestion that the U.S. shouldn’t automatically come to the defense of its NATO allies if they are attacked is already alarming longstanding American allies — and is likely to please U.S. rival Russia. “Solidarity among allies is a key value for NATO,” the military alliance’s secretary general, Jens...