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    Moscow Says Escalation of Tension on Korea Peninsula Unacceptable
    Oct09

    Moscow Says Escalation of Tension on Korea Peninsula Unacceptable

    Any escalation of tension on the Korean peninsula is unacceptable, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a phone call on Monday. U.S. President Donald Trump warned over the weekend that “only one thing will work” in dealing with Pyongyang, hinting that military action was on his mind....

    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit
    Oct09

    EU ‘Ready To Welcome’ Lukashenka To Upcoming Eastern Partnership Summit

    EU sources say the bloc is ready to welcome Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka to its Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit next month. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Turkey’s Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea
    Oct09

    Turkey’s Erdogan supports Ukraine over Crimea

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, during a visit to Ukraine, that Turkey won’t recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery
    Oct09

    Ukraine teens arrested in vandalism at Jewish cemetery

    (JTA) — Authorities in Ukraine have identified several teenagers whom police said desecrated at least 20 Jewish graves in August. The teens, all males younger than 18, were detained last month in connection with vandalism in Svalyava, a city in Western Ukraine that is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Lviv, the news site reported last...

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says
    Oct09

    Holocaust revisionism in Croatia not just a Jewish fight, Jewish group says

    (JTA) — In an unusual plea, the World Jewish Congress urged international bodies to oppose what it calls “brazen attempts” to whitewash Holocaust crimes in the European Union’s newest member, Croatia. The call came in a 4,000-word position paper published Monday in Tablet magazine by Menachem Rosensaft, the WJC’s general counsel. The...

    ‘Red Famine’ Revisits Stalin’s Brutal Campaign To Starve The Peasantry In Ukraine
    Oct09

    ‘Red Famine’ Revisits Stalin’s Brutal Campaign To Starve The Peasantry In Ukraine

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum explains how Stalin killed millions in the ’30s by orchestrating a famine to suppress the nationalist movement and strengthen Russian influence in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv
    Oct09

    Poroshenko Holds Talks With Visiting Erdogan In Kyiv

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has held talks with his visiting Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Neighbors balk at new education law  that reinforces Ukraine’s state language
    Oct09

    Neighbors balk at new education law that reinforces Ukraine’s state language

    KYIV – Ukraine’s new law on education, which the Presidential Administration says is more inclusive towards minorities and will improve their integration into society, has received backlash from at least three countries in the region. Russia, Hungary and Romania, all of which have sizable or concentrated minority enclaves in the country,...

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City
    Oct09

    Conference looks at Ukrainian World Congress 50 years after its founding in New York City

    NEW YORK – In celebration of the 50th anniversary of its founding here in 1967, the Ukrainian World Congress convened a conference, “UWC at 50 and Beyond: The North American Vector,” at the Princeton Club of New York on September 16. The event brought together leaders of the UWC, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America […] …read more...

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP
    Oct09

    Canada can ‘donate’ arms to Ukraine before it’s allowed to buy them, says MP

    OTTAWA – Canada could push Russia to support Ukraine’s proposal for a United Nations peacekeeping mission along the Ukrainian-Russian border but should start sending arms to help Ukraine defend itself against Russian-backed rebels in the Donbas region, says James Bezan, the Official Opposition Conservative shadow minister of national...