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    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… …read more Source:...

    U.S. Official Confident EU Will Continue To Back Russia Sanctions
    Jun16

    U.S. Official Confident EU Will Continue To Back Russia Sanctions

    The U.S. State Department’s chief sanctions-policy coordinator, Daniel Fried, is confident the European Union will maintain its travel and economic restrictions against Russia until Moscow fulfills the terms of a peace agreement to end the conflict in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Doomsday Clock
    Jun16

    The Doomsday Clock

    Illustration by Carl Wiens The following is excerpted from Noam Chomsky’s new book, Who Rules the World? In January 2015, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists advanced its famous Doomsday Clock to three minutes before midnight, a threat level that had not been reached for 30 years. The Bulletin’s statement explaining this advance...

    Russia Opens Patriotic Military Summer Camp Under Putin’s Patronage
    Jun16

    Russia Opens Patriotic Military Summer Camp Under Putin’s Patronage

    Russia is opening a “patriotic” summer camp for hundreds of veterans’ children, including those from the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, under the patronage of President Vladimir Putin. Putin has presided over a significant militarisation of Russia in his third term as president, during which Russia has instigated military interventions in...

    Murdered British Lawmaker Jo Cox Advocated for Syrians in This Powerful Speech
    Jun16

    Murdered British Lawmaker Jo Cox Advocated for Syrians in This Powerful Speech

    Jo Cox, the member of British Parliament who was killed Thursday, was an outspoken humanitarian, who advocated for refugees and for the U.K. to take a more active role in the crisis in Syria. On May 3, Cox called an “Urgent Questio”‘ in Parliament, and made a moving speech in favor of protecting Syrian civilians. Watch the speech in the video...

    Northern Ireland Defeat Ukraine At Euro 2016
    Jun16

    Northern Ireland Defeat Ukraine At Euro 2016

    Northern Ireland’s international soccer team has defeated Ukraine by a score of 2-0 in Euro 2016’s Group C. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia
    Jun16

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

    Ukraine’s U.N. ambassador said Thursday he is “completely outraged” by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s comments in a speech saying Russia has a critical role to play in ending the conflict in his country. …read more Source: FOX...

    The Latest: Northern Ireland leads Ukraine 2-0
    Jun16

    The Latest: Northern Ireland leads Ukraine 2-0

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer’s European Championship (all times local):___7:53 p.m.GOAL: Niall McGinn scores for Northern Ireland in the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine ‘outraged’ by UN chief’s remarks on Russia
    Jun16

    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 speech… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s UN Envoy ‘Outraged’ By UN Chief’s Comments On Russia
    Jun16

    Ukraine’s UN Envoy ‘Outraged’ By UN Chief’s Comments On Russia

    Ukraine’s ambassador to the United Nations has said he was “completely outraged” by the UN chief’ speech at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...