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    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment
    Jan22

    NATO allies miffed over Canada’s failure to meet defence spending commitment

    The British may form the world’s most orderly line-ups but they tend to lose patience when people don’t live up to their commitments. At the conclusion of the NATO summit in Wales two years ago, all countries signed a declaration reaffirming collective defence, after Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, and agreeing to increase...

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue
    Jan21

    The Moment Russia Went Fully Rogue

    The grave of ex-KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko in London Toby Melville / ReutersIn many ways it all began with the assassination of Alexander Litvinenko. Not that Vladimir Putin’s Russia was exactly a model global citizen before the November 2006 killing of the former KGB spy who defected to Great Britain. But when Litvinenko was lethally...

    Coca-Cola and Pepsi Face Criminal Probe by Ukrainian Government in Crimea
    Jan21

    Coca-Cola and Pepsi Face Criminal Probe by Ukrainian Government in Crimea

    The Prosecutor of Ukraine’s regional government in exile in Crimea has launched a criminal probe against officials of the Coca-Cola Company and Pepsi, after the two companies presented Crimea as a part of Russia in separate incidents. The Crimean peninsula was annexed by Russia in 2014 from the territory of Ukraine and Moscow’s...

    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 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:...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    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...