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    Ukraine advances to Euro 2016 in France after win over Slovenia
    Nov20

    Ukraine advances to Euro 2016 in France after win over Slovenia

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. – Ukraine’s men’s national team advanced to the Euro 2016 European soccer championship after a 1-1 draw with Slovenia on November 17 in Maribor. Slovenia opened the scoring in the 11th minute by Bostjan Cesar and Andriy Yarmolenko equalized for Ukraine in extra time of the second half (90 +7). Ukraine won 2-0 […]...

    Ukraine Weapons To ISIS? Kiev Denies Charge After Islamic State Terrorists Caught In Kuwait
    Nov20

    Ukraine Weapons To ISIS? Kiev Denies Charge After Islamic State Terrorists Caught In Kuwait

    The Ukrainian military has denied knowledge of how its weapons made it into the hands of Islamic State group terrorists in Kuwait. Lebanese citizen Osama Khayat was arrested in Kuwait with weapons that he said were purchased in Ukraine and would be delivered to militant group in Syria via smuggling routes in Turkey. …read more Source:...

    What to do: Captain Kirk, artisan shows and hot bands
    Nov20

    What to do: Captain Kirk, artisan shows and hot bands

    Friday, Nov. 20 The man, the legend, William Shatner is in town for Pop Expo this weekend but first, he will be discussing almost 50 years in the spotlight, including Star Trek and his new projects (including a graphic novel) at a special Q&A, 7:15 p.m.,EY Centre. Tickets: $25-$199 — where the most expensive, Gold level tickets include a...

    Donald Trump goes on raging 12-tweet storm, threatens lawsuit at ‘irrelevant’ rival
    Nov20

    Donald Trump goes on raging 12-tweet storm, threatens lawsuit at ‘irrelevant’ rival

    Real-estate magnate Donald Trump fired off one of his most furious tweetstorms to date on Thursday night. The Republican front-runner’s target: presidential rival and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R). Politico reported earlier in the evening that a pro-Kasich super PAC was planning to unload $2.5 million or more to take down Trump in New...

    Kremlin Shifts Gears Toward War in Syria, Detente With West
    Nov20

    Kremlin Shifts Gears Toward War in Syria, Detente With West

    With Russia now ruling the downing of Metrojet flight 9268 an act of terrorism following the attacks in Paris, the Kremlin is expanding its air campaign in Syria and calling for a grand global alliance against Islamic State. Yet Kremlin critics argue this “window of opportunity” to end Russia’s isolation depends on whether the...

    The Daily Vertical: The Limits Of Detente
    Nov20

    The Daily Vertical: The Limits Of Detente

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

    With Paris, ISIS Has Declared War on Us. Here’s How We Should Respond.
    Nov20

    With Paris, ISIS Has Declared War on Us. Here’s How We Should Respond.

    The ISIS attack in Paris was an attack on our global community. This will not end. We have to face this fact. The target of these attackers was non-combatant innocents. They will attack again. As much as we abhor the idea of more ground action in the Middle East, this is going to take concerted, long-term international military and civil action....

    Ukraine tells West to be wary in partnering with Russia against ISIS
    Nov20

    Ukraine tells West to be wary in partnering with Russia against ISIS

    Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister is warning the West to remember who it is dealing with in Russia, amid the stampede to co-operate in the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. …read more Source: CTV...

    Remember Russia’s record, says Ukraine as West embraces Putin in ISIL fight
    Nov20

    Remember Russia’s record, says Ukraine as West embraces Putin in ISIL fight

    OTTAWA – Ukraine’s deputy foreign minister says in the stampede to co-operate in the war against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, the West should not forget who it is dealing with in Russia.Vadym Prystaiko, who until last year was Kyiv’s ambassador to Canada, says his country is concerned that President Vladimir...

    Ukraine: Stop Harassing Us Over Oppressed Minorities — We’re Too Busy Fighting Russia
    Nov19

    Ukraine: Stop Harassing Us Over Oppressed Minorities — We’re Too Busy Fighting Russia

    Though it’s not commonly known, Ukraine’s LGBT community played a significant role in the Maidan revolution which toppled the unpopular government of Viktor Yanukovych some two years ago. Careful not to upset or alienate conservative nationalist elements at the Maidan, LGBT protesters made a tactical decision not to promote their...