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    Ukraine’s Tarantino Goes to the Gulag
    Aug26

    Ukraine’s Tarantino Goes to the Gulag

    Oleg Sentsov, a Rising Star in European Cinema, is the Latest Victim of Russia’s Show Trials …read more Source: The Daily...

    Amid Russian Hostility, Finland Says It Can’t Protect The Baltic Region From Attacks
    Aug26

    Amid Russian Hostility, Finland Says It Can’t Protect The Baltic Region From Attacks

    Finnish President Sauli Niinisto made it clear Tuesday to his country’s Baltic neighbors of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia that Helsinki would not be able help them against any future Russian hostility, according to a Defense News report. Like the Baltic States, Finland shares a large border with Russia that has seen an increased level of...

    Why Not Polyamory?
    Aug26

    Why Not Polyamory?

    The Spectator, a British weekly which claims uninterrupted publication since 1828, covers cultural and political topics with a moderately conservative bias. (It also cultivates excellent writing, sometimes spiced with the distinctive nastiness that is the product of higher education in Britain.) In its issue of August 8, 2015, The Speccie, as its...

    The Daily Vertical: A Song Of Defiance
    Aug26

    The Daily Vertical: A Song Of Defiance

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Former Foreign, Defense Ministers Urge NATO, Russia To Cooperate
    Aug26

    Former Foreign, Defense Ministers Urge NATO, Russia To Cooperate

    A group of former foreign and defense ministers is urging Russia and NATO to come up with a set of rules to handle unexpected military encount …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Consequences of Far Right World War II Revisionism
    Aug26

    The Consequences of Far Right World War II Revisionism

    Beset with military conflict in the form of Russian-backed separatists, Ukraine has sought to cultivate crucial foreign and diplomatic support for its cause. To be sure, Kiev seeks tactical military advantage over its adversaries though a no less significant public… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to Twenty Years In Prison
    Aug26

    Russia Sentences Ukrainian Filmmaker Oleg Sentsov to Twenty Years In Prison

    Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker best known for the 2011 movie Gámer, was sentenced to 20 years in a Russian prison on charges of terrorism on Tuesday in the city of Rostov-on-Don, the BBC reports. Sentsov, a vocal pro-Ukrainian activist, was arrested in May of 2014, and charged with organizing two arson attacks in the eastern Ukrainian city...

    Marlene Rivier the NDP pick for Ottawa West-Nepean
    Aug26

    Marlene Rivier the NDP pick for Ottawa West-Nepean

    Veteran community activist Marlene Rivier was nominated as the NDP candidate in Ottawa West-Nepean Tuesday, beating three challengers including former Ottawa city councillor Alex Cullen. Cullen was runner-up on the last of three ballots at a packed Ukrainian Orthodox Hall on Byron Ave. Rivier, who is the current president of the Ottawa...

    The day in pictures
    Aug26

    The day in pictures

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    How should Europe deal with its deluge of refugees?
    Aug26

    How should Europe deal with its deluge of refugees?

    GWEN IFILL: European Union officials say that the number of refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe reached a record high of more than 107,000 last month. The surge has reached Hungary’s southern border, where more than 2,000 people, most from Syria, crossed into the country yesterday and today, even as the government erected a border fence...