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    Ukraine’s Top Prosecutor Returns To Work Despite Resignation
    Mar16

    Ukraine’s Top Prosecutor Returns To Work Despite Resignation

    Ukraine’s top prosecutor, who had reportedly resigned last month amid domestic and international pressure and accusations of stonewalling reforms, has resumed his duties. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine
    Mar16

    Canadian troops train in eastern Europe amid rising attacks in war-torn Ukraine

    A fresh contingent of Canadian troops has arrived in eastern Europe to take part in NATO exercises meant to reassure jittery allies, and their deployment from Valcartier, Que., comes following a spike in violence between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed separatists. The over 100 soldiers, from the 1st Battalion Royal 22e Regiment, will be...

    Glavin: Inside Obama’s foreign-policy depravity
    Mar16

    Glavin: Inside Obama’s foreign-policy depravity

    A temptation to be vigorously resisted, perhaps especially at the worst of times, is the urge to pronounce that the American epoch is finally over, that the fat lady is singing, and that the United States, so recently the world’s sole superpower, is now just another country. Like Brazil, maybe, or Australia, but without the kangaroos....

    Why Record Numbers Of Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing To Israel
    Mar16

    Why Record Numbers Of Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing To Israel

    On a recent afternoon, a large white van pulled up to a red brick building on the outskirts of Dnepropetrovsk, a city in eastern Ukraine. A woman with a plump face and dark eyes stepped out. She smiled hesitantly, looking out at one of several newly built transit centres for displaced Ukrainian Jews.The driver of the van took care of her bags,...

    Putin Withdrew from Syria Because He Thrives on Instability
    Mar16

    Putin Withdrew from Syria Because He Thrives on Instability

    In the Post, Ralph Peters argues that Putin pulled out of Syria to avoid letting Iran gain too much power. Putin didn’t go into Syria because Assad was a pal. He sent in his air power and his commandos to expand Russia’s regional influence as American power ebbed. He thought he saw a not-to-be-missed strategic opportunity. And he...

    Ukrainian Player Called ‘Traitor’ For Opting To Play In Russia
    Mar16

    Ukrainian Player Called ‘Traitor’ For Opting To Play In Russia

    With tensions between Kyiv and Moscow at all-time highs, even the transfer of top Ukrainian soccer player Yevhen Seleznyov to a club in Russia stirs passions. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing The Country — For Israel
    Mar16

    Ukrainian Jews Are Fleeing The Country — For Israel

    On a recent afternoon, a large white van pulled up to a red brick building on the outskirts of Dnepropetrovsk, a city in eastern Ukraine. A woman with a plump face and dark eyes stepped out. She smiled hesitantly, looking out at one of several newly built transit centres for displaced Ukrainian Jews.The driver of the van took care of her bags,...

    Corruption Threatens Ukraine’s Hard-Earned Freedom
    Mar16

    Corruption Threatens Ukraine’s Hard-Earned Freedom

    KYIV—The idyllic days of the Maidan revolution are over. With the stench of corruption rising from a government that once inspired so much hope, Ukraine is overwhelmed with disillusionment and a clouded political future. Ukraine’s respected economy minister Aivaras Abromavicius resigned suddenly in February declaring that he would not...

    Is the Time of the Russlandversteher Over?
    Mar16

    Is the Time of the Russlandversteher Over?

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Poland To Replace Old Soviet-Built Fighting Vehicles In $21 Billion Upgrade
    Mar16

    Amid Russian Aggression, Poland To Replace Old Soviet-Built Fighting Vehicles In $21 Billion Upgrade

    The Polish military will spend up to $21 billion to replace its Soviet-era infantry fighting vehicles, according to the European country’s deputy defense minister. The eagerness to replace the vehicles comes amid efforts by Warsaw to become less reliant on Soviet and Russian designed military hardware amid Moscow’s two-year-long...