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    The Case for Georgia Joining NATO
    Apr08

    The Case for Georgia Joining NATO

    For most Americans today, Russia is more an annoyance than a threat. But if you live in Georgia, a small country on Russia’s southern border, the Kremlin remains a menacing presence. If the Russian bear becomes hungry, Georgia might be a morsel too tempting to resist. Georgia is the proud and independent descendant of ancient kingdoms...

    Bill Clinton: “We Did Have Trouble, But Nothing Like This”
    Apr08

    Bill Clinton: “We Did Have Trouble, But Nothing Like This”

    Former President Bill Clinton had some negative things to say about the current state of international affairs. While speaking at a rally at Penn State Behrend in Erie, Pennsylvania, on Friday, Clinton reflected on how things are now versus when he was in office. “We did have trouble, but nothing like this. Russia threatening Ukraine,...

    Estonia to Host Record Number of U.S. Troops in Allied Drill
    Apr08

    Estonia to Host Record Number of U.S. Troops in Allied Drill

    Estonia will host a record number of U.S. troops during the allied Saber Strike exercise this summer, BBC’s Ukrainian service has reported. The Estonian Armed Forces did not confirm how many U.S. troops would take part; however, they did estimate that over 500 units of U.S. military kit would participate in the exercise. Saber Strike will...

    NATO: No ‘Business as Usual’ Until Russia Respects International Law
    Apr08

    NATO: No ‘Business as Usual’ Until Russia Respects International Law

    Relations between the European Union and the NATO alliance have rarely been closer, a senior NATO official says, and never as important as they are now, as the West confronts complex challenges ranging from the Middle East and North Africa to Russia and the Kremlin’s aggressive foreign and defense policies. NATO’s deputy secretary...

    Ukraine on Fire
    Apr08

    Ukraine on Fire

    Activists are furious at Petro Poroshenko for not tackling corruption?while keeping offshore, tax-dodging accounts. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Russia Looking Into Possible Transfer Of Jailed Sentsov To Ukraine
    Apr08

    Russia Looking Into Possible Transfer Of Jailed Sentsov To Ukraine

    The Russian Justice Ministry says it is looking into a request from Kyiv to transfer filmmaker Oleh Sentsov and three other Ukrainian convicts to Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Dutch referendum rejects  Ukraine-EU association pact
    Apr08

    Dutch referendum rejects Ukraine-EU association pact

    KYIV – Citizens of the Netherlands rejected their government’s ratification of the Ukraine-European Union Association Agreement in an advisory, non-binding referendum held on April 6, giving the Russian government a symbolic geopolitical victory in its war against the Ukrainian state. About 61.1 percent voted against their government...

    Ukrainian American walks across U.S. to raise awareness for Ukraine
    Apr08

    Ukrainian American walks across U.S. to raise awareness for Ukraine

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – With more than 250 miles behind her in her “Walk for Ukraine” cross-country trek across the United States, Maya (who requested that we keep her last name private) is raising awareness about the situation in Ukraine. She began her walk on November 21 at Front Royal, Va., and at her latest update […] …read more Source: The...

    Forum in Washington underscores: ‘Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues’
    Apr08

    Forum in Washington underscores: ‘Ukraine’s Battle for Freedom Continues’

    WASHINGTON – More than two years have passed since Russia launched a campaign of aggression against Ukraine – and the casualties, physical destruction and economic damage continue to mount. On March 30, hundreds of people attended a forum on Capitol Hill focusing on the devastating impact of Moscow’s war against Ukraine and U.S. efforts to...

    Obama and NATO secretary-general hold bilateral meeting in Washington
    Apr08

    Obama and NATO secretary-general hold bilateral meeting in Washington

    WASHINGTON – NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg met with President Barack Obama on April 4 to discuss a range of issues, including terrorism around the globe. In remarks after their bilateral meeting, both leaders noted their continued support of Ukraine and commitments to NATO allies in the face of a more assertive Russia According to the...