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    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power following 2014’s bloody upheavals are stifling the country by tolerating corruption. …read more Source: CNS...

    Why Kazakhstan’s Alliance with Russia is Stronger than it Looks
    Mar11

    Why Kazakhstan’s Alliance with Russia is Stronger than it Looks

    On February 3, 2016, Kazakhstan’s president Nursultan Nazarbayev made a symbolically powerful decree on how Kazakh soldiers should march during military parades. The abolition of the Soviet goose step formation, utilized by Russia, was a striking display of the Kazakh military’s increasingly independent identity. As Georgia in 2007...

    Kerry arrives in Saudi for talks on Syria, Yemen wars
    Mar11

    Kerry arrives in Saudi for talks on Syria, Yemen wars

    HAFR AL-BATIN, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry landed Friday at a sprawling military facility in northeastern Saudi Arabia where the kingdom just finished a three-week-long counter-terrorism drill that included 20 nations and which observers say was a show of force against its foes. Kerry touched down at the King Khalid...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘corruption conglomerate’

    Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power following 2014’s bloody upheavals are stifling the country by tolerating corruption. …read more Source: FOX...

    Jewish Canadians demand 92-year-old Ukrainian Nazi’s deportation
    Mar11

    Jewish Canadians demand 92-year-old Ukrainian Nazi’s deportation

    TORONTO (JTA) — Jewish groups are calling on Canada to strip Canadian citizenship from a 92-year-old man who was once a member of a Nazi death squad. In a letter to Citizenship Minister John McCallum, the groups say it’s time to conclude to what has been a 20-year battle to deport Helmut Oberlander. “As has been clearly established, Mr....

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year
    Mar11

    World Anti-Doping Agency says 99 meldonium cases this year

    MOSCOW (AP) — The drug at the center of the Maria Sharapova doping case has produced 99 positive tests so far this year, the World Anti-Doping Agency said Friday. WADA spokesman Ben Nichols told The Associated Press in an e-mail that since meldonium was banned on Jan. 1 “there have been 99 adverse analytical findings” for the drug. Nichols did...

    Ukraine could be agricultural ‘superpower’
    Mar11

    Ukraine could be agricultural ‘superpower’

    KYIV – Ukraine has signed a deal with U.S. agriculture giant Cargill to build a major grain-export terminal that Washington’s ambassador said could help turn the embattled country into an agricultural “superpower.” The $100 million deal with Ukraine’s M.V. Cargo firm came despite jitters over a political crisis in Kyiv this year and...

    Captured Ukrainian military pilot who flipped off Russian judge ends hunger strike with drink of water
    Mar11

    Captured Ukrainian military pilot who flipped off Russian judge ends hunger strike with drink of water

    But she may have done so after falling for a trick by Russian intelligence agencies, her lawyer, Mark Feygin, later said …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘Corruption Conglomerate’
    Mar11

    Tymoshenko: Ukraine a ‘Corruption Conglomerate’

    Ukraine’s vehement former prime minister, Yulia Tymoshenko, says the leaders who came to power in the wake of 2014’s bloody upheavals is stifling the country by tolerating corruption …read more Source: ABC...

    UGCC leaders:  ‘Pope Francis  heard us’
    Mar11

    UGCC leaders: ‘Pope Francis heard us’

    ROME – “We came to reaffirm our communion with the holy father and to ask for his help for the suffering people of Ukraine during the Jubilee Year of Mercy,” Patriarch Sviatoslav of the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church stated on March 5. “And the holy father heard us.” In Rome on the eve of the 70th […] …read more Source: The Ukrainian...