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    Elected as new president of Ontario Provincial Council
    Jun16

    Elected as new president of Ontario Provincial Council

    OTTAWA – At its annual general meeting in Oshawa, Ontario on Saturday, May 6, the Ontario Provincial Council of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress elected Anna Kuprieieva as president. Ms. Kuprieieva is an international law specialist with expertise in international trade and investment law, corporate law, competition law, export controls and...

    Tapped as medical director of breast imaging at Loyola
    Jun16

    Tapped as medical director of breast imaging at Loyola

    CHICAGO – Ukrainian American physician Theresa Kuritza is determined to improve the future of women’s health care. Last September this assistant professor of radiology was appointed medical director of breast imaging at Loyola University Health System, where she dedicates herself to her professional passion of breast imaging with digital...

    Ukrainian Catholic University promotes world rehabilitation practices
    Jun16

    Ukrainian Catholic University promotes world rehabilitation practices

    LVIV – The Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) hosted a conference with the participation of worldwide professional occupational therapists: the vice-president of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Samantha Shann; a representative of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, Natalie Zaraska; and a representative of the...

    What Will Happen If Congress Strengthens Russia Sanctions?
    Jun15

    What Will Happen If Congress Strengthens Russia Sanctions?

    Dimitri Alexander Simes Politics, Eurasia President Trump’s road to easing sanctions targeting Russia just became immensely more difficult. In a rare display of bipartisan unity, the Senate voted in favor of new sanctions against Russia by a margin of 97–2 on Wednesday afternoon. Republicans not only joined Democrats in supporting the...

    As Ukraine Says ‘Farewell Unwashed Russia,’ Putin Says Take Care In ‘Gay’ Europe
    Jun15

    As Ukraine Says ‘Farewell Unwashed Russia,’ Putin Says Take Care In ‘Gay’ Europe

    Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to use his marathon call-in show to poke fun at Ukraine’s tighter relations with the EU and suggest there are more gays there than in Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Risks of Foreign Policy as Political Distraction
    Jun15

    The Risks of Foreign Policy as Political Distraction

    If you’re an embattled head of state, deflecting criticism through foreign adventure carries seductive appeal: Outside threats can cause people to pull together. As King Henry IV advises his son Hal, the future king, in Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 2: busy giddy minds With foreign quarrels; that action, hence borne out, May waste the...

    Russia Bars Imprisoned Crimean Tatar From Seeing Dying Mother
    Jun15

    Russia Bars Imprisoned Crimean Tatar From Seeing Dying Mother

    Supporters of Akhtem Chiygoz, the head of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis who has been held by Russian authorities since January 2015, say a Russian court in the annexed Ukrainian region of Crimea has rejected a request that Chiygoz be allowed to see his mother, who is reportedly dying of cancer. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Putin has jokes, offers Comey asylum
    Jun15

    Putin has jokes, offers Comey asylum

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin held his annual “Direct line” marathon Q&A session on Thursday where he spent nearly four hours answering caller and in-person questions on Russian television. And the Russian leader didn’t miss the opportunity to once again establish himself atop the mountain of the world’s finest trolls....

    Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia
    Jun15

    Germany, Austria slam US sanctions against Russia

    The United States Senate voted Wednesday to slap new sanctions on key sectors of Russia’s economy and individuals over its interference in the 2016 U.S. election campaign and its aggression in Syria and Ukraine. “[…] we can’t accept the threat of illegal and extraterritorial sanctions against European companies,” the...

    Battleships, Aircraft Carriers and Super Tanks: Russia’s Military Dream Weapons—It Never Built
    Jun15

    Battleships, Aircraft Carriers and Super Tanks: Russia’s Military Dream Weapons—It Never Built

    Robert Farley Security, Asia The Soviet military combined grandiose vision and global aspiration with a defense-industrial base that had severe limitations. In some cases, these limitations produced remarkable weapons, such as the T-34 and the MiG-21. In other cases, the limitations precluded disastrous decisions, such as the giant heavy bombers,...