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    Neighbors in Religion: Churchgoers relive past Easters watching their kids
    Mar21

    Neighbors in Religion: Churchgoers relive past Easters watching their kids

    Holy Week services at the Assumption of BVM Ukrainian Catholic Church Easter services at several South Dade United Methodist churches Film series ‘Triumph Over Tragedy: Remarkable Stories of Jewish Survival’ … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Russian court poised for guilty verdict against Nadiya Savchenko
    Mar21

    Russian court poised for guilty verdict against Nadiya Savchenko

    Ukrainian pilot accused of helping army target shelling that led to the deaths of two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: Toronto...

    The Russian Putt
    Mar21

    The Russian Putt

    Via Economicnoise Vladimir Putin recently announced that he would be largely withdrawing from Syria. There was however, no complete “mission accomplished” but there is no denying that the Russians have done a lot better than the Americans. Russia has been strategic, while the USA has been a little reckless. The United States has...

    Watson: Yes, we’re back…and desperate to be liked again
    Mar21

    Watson: Yes, we’re back…and desperate to be liked again

    Here’s a simple question for those who think it’s terrific news this country is going to campaign for one of the 10 non-permanent seats on the Security Council: How many of the current non-permanent members can you name? Without checking I couldn’t name any. (They are Angola, Egypt, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Senegal, Spain,...

    The Obama Doctrine: Made for the ’90s, Disastrous Today
    Mar21

    The Obama Doctrine: Made for the ’90s, Disastrous Today

    James F. Jeffrey Global Governance, Americas The president isn’t interested in protecting the global status quo. Among the copious commentary on President Obama’s extraordinary foreign policy interview with the Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg (“The Obama Doctrine”), Paul Pillar’s approving piece in the National Interest stands...

    New stats say Russia’s poor grew sharply
    Mar21

    New stats say Russia’s poor grew sharply

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s state statistical service says the number of people living in poverty last year spiked up by nearly 20 percent. Statistics reported Monday for last year said 19.2 million Russians — about 13 percent of the population — were living at or below the official poverty level of 9662 rubles ($142) a month. That’s an...

    Russian Official Warns Of Potential Destabilization In Crimea
    Mar21

    Russian Official Warns Of Potential Destabilization In Crimea

    The head of Russia’s Security Council says Ukrainian nationalism and economic pressures could destabilize the security situation on the Crimean Peninsula, which Moscow annexed from Ukraine two years ago. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin Kissing Wilders Poster Banned by Dutch Rail
    Mar21

    Putin Kissing Wilders Poster Banned by Dutch Rail

    Posters showing Russian President Vladimir Putin and Dutch right-wing leader Geert Wilders kissing have been banned from railway stations and bus shelters in the Netherlands, Dutch public broadcaster NOS reports. According to NOS, the posters, designed by the youth wing of the Netherlands’ Labour Party and which show Wilders and Putin in a...

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ Pilot Faces Verdict for Killing of Russian Journalists
    Mar21

    Ukraine’s ‘Joan of Arc’ Pilot Faces Verdict for Killing of Russian Journalists

    (DONETSK, Russia) — A Russian court on Monday began reading a verdict for Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, who is charged with complicity to murder two Russian journalists in war-torn eastern Ukraine. The judge quoted arguments by prosecutors who said Savchenko, who served in a volunteer Ukrainian battalion at the time, called in the...

    Sentencing expected tomorrow for Ukrainian pilot
    Mar21

    Sentencing expected tomorrow for Ukrainian pilot

    DONETSK, Russia (AP) — A Russian court has begun reading a verdict for a Ukrainian pilot (Nadezhda Savchenko) who is charged with complicity to murder two Russian journalists in eastern Ukraine. The judge quoted arguments by prosecutors who said the pilot called-in the coordinates for shelling that killed the two journalists and several civilians...