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    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine
    Feb01

    Soviet-Era Monument Torn Down In Eastern Ukraine

    A crowd in the eastern Ukrainian city of Dnipropetrovsk tore down a statue of Soviet-era leader Grigory Petrovsky on January 29. Petrovsky, who led the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic in the 1920s and 1930s, is seen as one of the architects of the mass famine known as the Holodomor that killed millions of Ukrainians. The statue was one of the...

    Palestinian Authority envoy commemorates Holocaust in Brazil
    Feb01

    Palestinian Authority envoy commemorates Holocaust in Brazil

    RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — The ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in Brazil joined several Jewish and non-Jewish officials to commemorate the Holocaust at a ceremony in Brazil’s capital. “I could not be absent. It is very important to remember this date,” PA envoy to Brazil Ibrahim Alzeben declared at the event in Brasilia in honor of...

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock
    Feb01

    The Briefing: The Ukraine Deadlock

    Petro Porishenko heads to Berlin as the Western powers push for a settlement to the conflict in Donbas. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war
    Feb01

    “Re-tooling an army from scratch,” as it fights a war

    U.S. and allied forces try and equip Ukrainian soldiers to stay alive and hold their ground in the grinding fight against Russian-backed rebels …read more Source:...

    Should America Fear the China-Russia Relationship?
    Feb01

    Should America Fear the China-Russia Relationship?

    Michael Clarke, Anthony Ricketts Security, Eurasia Beijing and Moscow are working well together, for now. China and Russia have increased their security, economic and diplomatic relationship, complicating an already fragile Asia-Pacific region. Many analysts have viewed this enhanced collaboration as the beginning of a partnership set on...

    A walk through of Russia’s T-14 Armata tank
    Feb01

    A walk through of Russia’s T-14 Armata tank

    Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Since unveiling the T-14 Armata tank in May 2015 during the Victory Day Parade, Russia has kept the specifics of the tank underwraps. A video walk through translated by Ukraine War Awareness, explains some of the capabilities of Russia’s newest battle tank.Here the Armata tank variations show off their impressive...

    Post Obama Foreign Policy: Picking Up the Pieces
    Jan31

    Post Obama Foreign Policy: Picking Up the Pieces

    ISIS supporter in Mosul In less than a year a new president will occupy the Oval Office. That president will inherit a far more dangerous, more chaotic world than the one that existed eight years ago. The new president will have to address a broad range of foreign policy matters demanding attention, but three broad issues in particular will...

    This is an oligarchy, not a democracy: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and the real reason why change never seems to come
    Jan30

    This is an oligarchy, not a democracy: Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and the real reason why change never seems to come

    “At the parliament of animals, the rabbits demanded equal rights, and the lions replied, ‘But where are your claws?’” We often hear it reported that in some benighted countries the people believe that “Democracy is a nice idea, but it’s not for us. We need a strong guiding hand.” So convinced of this are these people that, given the...

    Canadian doctors help turn around injured Ukrainian boy’s life
    Jan30

    Canadian doctors help turn around injured Ukrainian boy’s life

    Mykola Nyzhn, 11, lost both legs and an arm in an explosion in Ukraine. His future looked bleak until a Canadian medical mission to Ukraine got word of his situation. Dr. Oleh Antonyshyn tells CTV’s W5 about Mykola’s long road to recovery. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Humanitarian Activist Missing In Ukraine’s Donetsk
    Jan30

    Humanitarian Activist Missing In Ukraine’s Donetsk

    Ukrainian humanitarian activist Maryna Cherenkova has reportedly been detained by separatist security forces in the eastern city of Donetsk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...