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    Rites of Spring: Ukrainian New Year in Strathcona
    Jan21

    Rites of Spring: Ukrainian New Year in Strathcona

    Kazotsky kicks keep revelers in splits. Photo: Scott Alpenread more …read more Source: Vancouver...

    ‘Winter on Fire’ is an Oscar nominee and a ‘manual for revolution,’ says director
    Jan21

    ‘Winter on Fire’ is an Oscar nominee and a ‘manual for revolution,’ says director

    Evgeny Afineevsky’s Winter on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom has it all: blood, sweat and tear gas See also: Ukraine’s children of war In just an hour and a half, the film captures the view from the trenches of Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution, with special attention paid to the bravery and steely resolve of the hundreds...

    Ukraine probes Coca-Cola, Pepsico over map showing Crimea in Russia
    Jan21

    Ukraine probes Coca-Cola, Pepsico over map showing Crimea in Russia

    Ukrainian prosecutors investigating online publication by the U.S. drinks companies that showed Crimea as part of Russia …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Ukraine can see economic growth in 2016: FinMin
    Jan21

    Ukraine can see economic growth in 2016: FinMin

    Despite persistent inflation and recent exit from recession, Ukraine can eke out modest growth in 2016, the country’s finance minister told CNBC. …read more Source:...

    Vladimir Putin ‘Probably Approved’ the Murder of a Former Russian Spy
    Jan21

    Vladimir Putin ‘Probably Approved’ the Murder of a Former Russian Spy

    Marina Litvinenko, the widow of Alexander Litvinenko, with her son, Anatoly, in London Toby Melville / ReutersA British inquiry into the 2006 death of Alexander Litvinenko has found that the killing of the former Russian spy was “probably approved” by Russian President Vladimir Putin and the head of Russia’s intelligence agency. The results...

    Under the Long Shadow of the Holocaust
    Jan21

    Under the Long Shadow of the Holocaust

    Two significant statements about the relations between Jews and Christians were published toward the end of 2015; both were widely reported by both religious and general media. On December 3, 2015, the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding, an Orthodox institution located in Efrat, Israel, published a statement on the relation between the two...

    All about that base: Russian actions in Ukraine, Syria are about geography
    Jan21

    All about that base: Russian actions in Ukraine, Syria are about geography

    Over the past two years, pundits have been aghast as Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed Crimea, started a shadow war in eastern Ukraine, doubled down on his support for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad, and harassed neighboring Turkey with fighter jet overflights. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russia Dismisses British Litvinenko Inquiry Findings
    Jan21

    Russia Dismisses British Litvinenko Inquiry Findings

    Russia’s Foreign Ministry is dismissing a British inquiry’s conclusion that Russian President Vladimir Putin “probably” approved a 2006 assassination operation in which the country’s spy agency poisoned its former agent Alexander Litvinenko in London. “We regret that the purely criminal case has been politicized and...

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘Probably’ Approved Killing of Former Agent
    Jan21

    Russian President Vladimir Putin ‘Probably’ Approved Killing of Former Agent

    LONDON —President Vladimir Putin probably approved a plan by Russia’s FSB security service to kill a former agent-turned-Kremlin critic who died after drinking tea laced with radioactive poison, a British judge said Thursday in a strongly worded report that led Moscow to accuse Britain of souring bilateral relations. Judge Robert Owen, who...

    Crimea’s Russia-Backed Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Tatar Leader
    Jan21

    Crimea’s Russia-Backed Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Tatar Leader

    A court in Russia-annexed Crimea has issued an arrest warrant for the veteran leader of Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Dzhemilev. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...