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    European Enlightenment and Humanism in Danger: Refugee Crisis
    Mar22

    European Enlightenment and Humanism in Danger: Refugee Crisis

    As the number of refugees worldwide continues to increase, Western nations struggle to show off their true humanism and the Enlightenment in the face of massive movements of desperate people. Making matters worse, certain politicians and several news organizations and groups continue to make harsh and disparaging comments about refugees. This...

    Prisoner exchange offered after Ukrainian officer sentenced to 22 years in Russian penal colony
    Mar22

    Prisoner exchange offered after Ukrainian officer sentenced to 22 years in Russian penal colony

    Ukrainian officer Nadiya Savchenko, 34, was convicted by a court in Russia of complicity in the murder of two Russian journalists following a controversial trial …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russian ‘Kangaroo Court’ Opens the Door for Ukrainian Prisoner Swap
    Mar22

    Russian ‘Kangaroo Court’ Opens the Door for Ukrainian Prisoner Swap

    Captured Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko’s nearly two-year-long trial, which began in Russia after she was accused of murdering two journalists in eastern Ukraine, is over. But her ordeal is far from it. On Tuesday, a Russian court finished its two-day reading of a guilty verdict and sentenced Savchenko to 22 years in prison, opening the...

    At Babi Yar, locals revive plans to memorialize Jewish victims
    Mar22

    At Babi Yar, locals revive plans to memorialize Jewish victims

    Stray dogs roaming the Babi Yar monument in Kiev, March 14, 2016. Nazis and local collaborators murdered 30,000 Jews at the site in 1941. (Cnaan Liphshiz) KIEV, Ukraine (JTA) – On a muddy path in Babi Yar Park, Vladimir Proch negotiates deep puddles as he shadows two rabbis and a group of Ukrainian officials. An 87-year-old Holocaust survivor,...

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading
    Mar22

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading

    By Matthias Williams KIEV (Reuters) – An investigative journalist whose murder 16 years ago helped precipitate Ukraine’s Orange Revolution… …read more Source:...

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading
    Mar22

    Murdered journalist buried in Ukraine 16 years after beheading

    By Matthias Williams KIEV (Reuters) – An investigative journalist whose murder 16 years ago helped precipitate Ukraine’s Orange Revolution… …read more Source:...

    Yes, there is such a thing as militarized dolphins
    Mar22

    Yes, there is such a thing as militarized dolphins

    Reuters/US Navy/Brien AhoUntil the introduction of modern machinery, animals played an often-decisive role in warfare. For instance, the Mongols’ masterful use of horses allowed Genghis Khan and his generals to carve out the largest land empire ever known. In the book “Beasts of War: The Militarization of Animals,” author Jared...

    To Get Crimea Back, Ukraine Must Remember the Crimeans
    Mar22

    To Get Crimea Back, Ukraine Must Remember the Crimeans

    Isolating the peninsula will only to work to Putin’s advantage. …read more Source: Foreign...

    The latest on Belgium terror attacks: Third bomb at Brussels Airport neutralized
    Mar22

    The latest on Belgium terror attacks: Third bomb at Brussels Airport neutralized

    BRUSSELS — The Latest on explosions at Brussels airport and metro station (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Florence Muls, a spokeswoman for the Brussels Airport, says a third bomb has been neutralized at the airport after two other bombs killed at least 10 people there Tuesday morning. Muls told The Associated Press the third bomb was dispensed of...

    Wife of Ukrainian pianist charged with killing daughters — three years after he won a ‘cursed’ competition
    Mar22

    Wife of Ukrainian pianist charged with killing daughters — three years after he won a ‘cursed’ competition

    ‘You can imagine the stresses’: Past winners of the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition died of AIDS, a series of strokes and suicide …read more Source: Vancouver...