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    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: EU Extends Sanctions Against Moscow Amid Calls To Free Ukrainian Pilot
    Mar10

    Russia-Ukraine Conflict Update: EU Extends Sanctions Against Moscow Amid Calls To Free Ukrainian Pilot

    Perhaps taking a cue from the U.S., the European Union decided Thursday to extend its sanctions against individuals and companies over Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and ensuing war in eastern Ukraine for another six months. …read more Source: International Business...

    For the record: Where’s the Stanley Cup right now?
    Mar10

    For the record: Where’s the Stanley Cup right now?

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left) and U.S. President Barack Obama in the Rose Garden at the White House on March 10, 2016. (Paul Chiasson,CP) A text of some remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before their bilateral meeting in the White House: OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Bonjour. On behalf of the...

    Just what was said: Remarks by Obama, Trudeau
    Mar10

    Just what was said: Remarks by Obama, Trudeau

    WASHINGTON — A text of some remarks by U.S. President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau before their bilateral meeting in the White House: OBAMA: Good morning, everybody. Bonjour. On behalf of the American people, on behalf of Michelle and myself, it is my honour to welcome to the United States Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Mrs....

    The Show Trial Must Go On
    Mar10

    The Show Trial Must Go On

    The spectacle of the show trial has been a trademark of Vladimir Putin’s rule, virtually from day one. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama Welcomes Justin Trudeau To The White House
    Mar10

    Obama Welcomes Justin Trudeau To The White House

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama offered a red-carpet welcome for Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House on Thursday, ending a frosty period in U.S.-Canada relations and celebrating shared goals on climate and trade.”We haven’t always conveyed how much we treasure our alliance and ties with our...

    Ukraine’s Yaresko says rumors fuelling political crisis
    Mar10

    Ukraine’s Yaresko says rumors fuelling political crisis

    By Natalia Zinets and Matthias Williams KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalia Yaresko on Thursday deflected questions about… …read more Source:...

    Obama: Ukraine ‘Vulnerable’ To Russian ‘Military Domination’ No Matter What U.S. Does
    Mar10

    Obama: Ukraine ‘Vulnerable’ To Russian ‘Military Domination’ No Matter What U.S. Does

    President Barack Obama has said in an interview published on March 10 that Ukraine “is going to be vulnerable to military domination by Russia no matter what” the United States does. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian pilot jailed in Russia ends dry hunger strike
    Mar10

    Ukrainian pilot jailed in Russia ends dry hunger strike

    Andrew V. PestanoMOSCOW, March 10 (UPI) — Nadiya Savchenko, a former Ukrainian pilot and politician on trial in Russia over the alleged killing of two journalists, ended her hunger strike. …read more Source: United Press...

    Trumputin: The disturbing parallels between Trump and Putin
    Mar10

    Trumputin: The disturbing parallels between Trump and Putin

    Donald Trump has a bit of a thing for strongmen. Saddam Hussein and Moammar Gadhafi might have been “bad guys,” he allows, but “at least they killed terrorists.” Ditto for Syria’s Bashar al-Assad, whom he has often characterized as a lesser, and more preferable, evil than Islamic State. And when he got caught retweeting fascist fortunes by...

    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears
    Mar10

    TV Show’s Revelation About Dustin Hoffman’s Roots Brings the Actor to Tears

    Actor Dustin Hoffman was overwhelmed with emotion after learning about the heroic actions and suffering of his great-grandparents in Soviet Russia, about whom he apparently knew nothing until he heard their story during an interview with PBS’s “Finding Your Roots.” Researchers with the genealogy show hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr....