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    Russia Names US NGO ‘Undesirable’
    Jul28

    Russia Names US NGO ‘Undesirable’

    Russian prosecutors Tuesday designated the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a Washington-based non-profit group funded by the U.S. Congress, as “undesirable” — making it the first foreign NGO to be banned in Russia under a controversial new law. In a statement posted on its website, the Prosecutor General’s office said an...

    On the Ground in Russia
    Jul28

    On the Ground in Russia

    After traveling to Russia for more than 30 years as a “citizen diplomat,” Sharon Tennison isn’t buying the war propaganda intended to demonize Putin and cast us back into a Cold War. Originally a nurse in San Francisco, she has traveled in Russia more extensively than most citizens of that country, taking fellow Americans there...

    Ukraine war monitor injured
    Jul28

    Ukraine war monitor injured

    They are meant to be monitoring a ceasefire but are increasingly caught between the shots themselves. …read more Source:...

    Ashby: The one thing that might make a Toronto Olympic bid worthwhile
    Jul28

    Ashby: The one thing that might make a Toronto Olympic bid worthwhile

    With the news that Boston has cancelled its 2024 Olympic bid, residents of Toronto are once again faced with the prospect of the city levelling up its PanAm Games game to the Olympic scale. Recent polls suggest that 61 percent of Torontonians would support the city’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. This groundswell of support...

    Russia declares US foundation ‘undesirable’ under new law
    Jul28

    Russia declares US foundation ‘undesirable’ under new law

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors on Tuesday moved to outlaw a prominent U.S. foundation, for the first time taking advantage of a new law designed to shut foreign groups deemed hostile to national interests amid a showdown with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Is the United States Selling Out Ukraine?
    Jul28

    Is the United States Selling Out Ukraine?

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the presidential residence in Sochi (Joshua Roberts / Reuters) If you believe all the talk out there lately, Vladimir Putin is not only duplicitous and hypocritical—the Russian president’s also been pretty damn busy recently. Busy cutting secret deals with the...

    Lawyers Say Savchenko Has Alibi
    Jul28

    Lawyers Say Savchenko Has Alibi

    The lawyers of jailed Ukrainian pilot and parliament member Nadia Savchenko said on July 28 that they have proof she was already captive when the two Russian journalists she is accused of killing died in shelling. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Reports: Ukraine Bans Depardieu for 5 Years
    Jul28

    Reports: Ukraine Bans Depardieu for 5 Years

    SCOW (AP) – Local news reports say Ukraine has banned actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years.Depardieu in 2013 took Russian citizenship in a bid to escape high taxes in his native France. He has recently attracted the anger of Ukrainian authorities… …read more Source:...

    Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years
    Jul28

    Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years

    MOSCOW (AP) — Local news reports say Ukraine has banned actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years. …read more Source: CNS...

    Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years
    Jul28

    Reports: Ukraine bans Depardieu for 5 years

    MOSCOW (AP) — Local news reports say Ukraine has banned actor Gerard Depardieu from entering the country for five years. …read more Source: U.S....