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    Helping Ukraine’s military more than just providing weapons, building ammo factory, says Canada’s Defence Minister
    Sep29

    Helping Ukraine’s military more than just providing weapons, building ammo factory, says Canada’s Defence Minister

    Stepan Poltorak, the Ukrainian Defence Minister, has told journalists in that country that he had discussions with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan to become involved in building a Ukrainian ammunition plant. “It was very important to create joint production of equipment and equipment both in Canada and in Ukraine,” Poltorak explained. “We would...

    German TV to air interviews with SS death squad soldiers tracked down by Nazi hunter
    Sep29

    German TV to air interviews with SS death squad soldiers tracked down by Nazi hunter

    Einsatzgruppen members killing Jews in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo12/UIG via Getty Images) BERLIN (JTA) — A German television channel is broadcasting interviews with two alleged members of World War II Nazi death squads located with help from an Israeli hunter of Nazis. Efraim Zuroff, Jerusalem-based Nazi hunter for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, went...

    When an Interviewee Runs Away
    Sep29

    When an Interviewee Runs Away

    Afraid of retaliation, North Korean spies imprisoned in Ukraine did not want to talk to an American journalist. To get details, I turned to their cellmates. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia Detains Two Suspects In Crimea As Spies For Ukraine
    Sep29

    Russia Detains Two Suspects In Crimea As Spies For Ukraine

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) says a Russian soldier has been detained, along with a “female acquaintance,” on suspicion of spying for Kyiv in the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian City Councilor Shot Dead After Interview On Corruption
    Sep29

    Ukrainian City Councilor Shot Dead After Interview On Corruption

    Officials in the central Ukrainian city of Cherkasy say a municipal councilor has been shot dead just hours after the broadcast of a television interview he gave about corruption within the city’s utility services. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger
    Sep29

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger

    During the working visit to Canada last week of Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, trade and security issues were discussed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. It was security concerns that have raised the ire of Russian officials who have expressed strong objection to the likely sale of weapons to Ukraine. Uraine’s Petro...

    European Lawmakers To Consider Resolution On ‘Rights Abuses’ In Crimea
    Sep29

    European Lawmakers To Consider Resolution On ‘Rights Abuses’ In Crimea

    The European Parliament is scheduled to debate and vote on a resolution highlighting what European lawmakers say are human rights abuses by Russian-installed authorities in Ukraine’s occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Return of 
Fascism
    Sep29

    The Return of Fascism

    On July 22, 2011, a Norwegian extremist named Anders Behring Breivik shot off an email to more than a thousand people. A self-­identified fascist, Breivik attached a 1,500-page screed attacking Islam, cultural Marxism, feminism, and immigration. Titled “2083: A European Declaration of Independence,” the manifesto demanded the forced deportation...

    Ukraine Security Chief Says Depot Blasts Dealt ‘Big Blow’ To Combat Capability
    Sep29

    Ukraine Security Chief Says Depot Blasts Dealt ‘Big Blow’ To Combat Capability

    Explosions at two large Ukrainian military depots this year have caused losses of ammunition so high that they represent the biggest blow to Ukraine’s combat capability since the start of the conflict with Russia-backed separatists in 2014, a senior security official said on September 28 in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    The Killing of History
    Sep29

    The Killing of History

    One of the most hyped “events” of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Acclaimed for his documentaries on the Civil War, the Great Depression and the history of jazz, Burns says of his Vietnam films, “They will inspire our country to begin to talk and think about the...