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    Minsk Implementation Seen as Key to EU-Russia Relations
    Jun17

    Minsk Implementation Seen as Key to EU-Russia Relations

    European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s trip to Russia this week has raised further speculation that EU sanctions against Russia, over its actions in Ukraine, are wavering just ahead of a vote on whether to extend the punitive measures. Juncker is the highest-level EU official to visit Russia since it annexed Crimea. His...

    ‘Allegedly’ Disappears as Russians Blamed for DNC Hack
    Jun17

    ‘Allegedly’ Disappears as Russians Blamed for DNC Hack

    A Washington Post video turned a computer security firm’s allegations about a DNC hack into a series of unsourced factoids. The Washington Post reported on Tuesday (6/14/16) that Russian intelligence had hacked the DNC servers to steal opposition research on Donald Trump: Russian Government Hackers Penetrated DNC, Stole Opposition Research...

    Did the Liberals have to wait to call ISIS genocidal?
    Jun17

    Did the Liberals have to wait to call ISIS genocidal?

    Yazidi refugees celebrate news of the liberation of their homeland of Sinjar from ISIL extremists, while at a refugee camp on November 13, 2015 in Derek, Rojava, Syria. Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq say they have retaken Sinjar, with the help of airstrikes from U.S. led coalition warplanes. The Islamic State captured Sinjar in August 2014,...

    Watch Cheerful Russian Construction Workers Build an Illegal Bridge
    Jun17

    Watch Cheerful Russian Construction Workers Build an Illegal Bridge

    Russia’s 12-mile bridge to Crimea is “building the future.” …read more Source: Foreign...

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia
    Jun17

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine’s U.N. ambassador said Thursday he is “completely outraged” by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s comments in a prepared speech saying Russia has a critical role to play in ending the conflict in his country. Volodymyr Yelchenko said Ban’s prepared comments for the St. Petersburg International Economic...

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia
    Jun17

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ukraine's U.N. ambassador said Thursday he is "completely outraged" by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's comments in a prepared speech saying Russia has a critical role to play in ending the conflict in his country…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Ukrainian PM: Maintain Western Sanctions Until Russian Withdrawal
    Jun17

    Ukrainian PM: Maintain Western Sanctions Until Russian Withdrawal

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Hroysman urged Western governments to maintain tough sanctions on Russia until it withdraws forces from eastern Ukraine and cedes control of Crimea, the Black Sea peninsula that Moscow seized from Kyiv in 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Latest: Ukraine eliminated from Euro 2016
    Jun17

    The Latest: Ukraine eliminated from Euro 2016

    Ukraine has become the first team to be eliminated from the European Championship after the 0-0 draw between Germany and Poland …read more Source: U.S....

    A 2nd Northern Ireland fan has died at Euro 2016
    Jun16

    A 2nd Northern Ireland fan has died at Euro 2016

    LYON, France (AP) — Another Northern Ireland fan died at the European Championship on Thursday. Northern Ireland spokesman Neil Brittain said the fan died at the Stade de Lyon during the team’s 2-0 win over Ukraine. “The fan passed away as he was watching the game in the stadium,” said Patrick Nelson, chief executive of the Irish FA, the...

    AP Interview: New Ukraine PM vows reform, blames Russia
    Jun16

    AP Interview: New Ukraine PM vows reform, blames Russia

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine’s new prime minister vowed to root out corruption and urged Russia to abide by a cease-fire in the eastern part of his struggling country, where Moscow-backed separatists and Ukrainian forces have been fighting. Volodymyr Groysman spoke to The Associated Press in an interview Thursday, one day after meeting with...