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    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...

    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…. …read more Source: Associated...

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

    AP Interview: New Ukraine PM vows reform, blames Russia

    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. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    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...

    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...