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    VENICE WATCH: Ukraine Revolution Inspires Venice Documentary
    Sep04

    VENICE WATCH: Ukraine Revolution Inspires Venice Documentary

    VENICE WATCH: Ukraine’s revolution on the big screen; Don’t mention Johnny Depp’s dogs …read more Source: ABC...

    Adam: Just how different would an NDP government be?
    Sep04

    Adam: Just how different would an NDP government be?

    The last year or so has seen seismic electoral upsets in three major Canadian provinces, but if pollsters are to be believed, we may be on the verge of an all-time shocker in Canadian politics. The PQ’s crushing defeat in Quebec last spring, Kathleen Wynne’s improbable victory over Tim Hudak in Ontario a few months later, and New...

    Saakashvili, Yatsenyuk Spar Over Ukrainian Reforms
    Sep04

    Saakashvili, Yatsenyuk Spar Over Ukrainian Reforms

    A war of words has erupted between Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, now governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region, over the pace and depth of reforms being implemented by the government in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Can Ukraine Salvage its Shale Hopes?
    Sep04

    Can Ukraine Salvage its Shale Hopes?

    Natural gas has been at center of Ukraine’s fractious relationship with Russia these recent years, and it’s had to contend with price gouging, take-or-pay contracts, and even mid-winter shut-offs from its eastern supplier Gazprom. But Ukraine sits on its own bountiful gas reserves, many of which continue to lie untapped. Late last...

    Podcast: Thunder On The Right
    Sep04

    Podcast: Thunder On The Right

    This week’s violence in front of Ukraine’s parliament has raised questions about whether nationalist groups are out of control and risk becoming a mortal threat to the country’s pro-Western authorities’ efforts to establish a cohesive state and a functioning democracy. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Saturday Profile: Maria Gaidar, a Scion of a Famous Russian Family, Switches Loyalty to Ukraine
    Sep04

    The Saturday Profile: Maria Gaidar, a Scion of a Famous Russian Family, Switches Loyalty to Ukraine

    Ms. Gaidar’s work with Ukrainian orphans and electric companies is part of a larger, anti-Kremlin message making waves back in her native Russia. …read more Source: The New York...

    Five worth the drive to campus
    Sep04

    Five worth the drive to campus

    Join the thousands heading back to campus this week – but forget early morning lectures, all-night essays, nerve-wracking exams or costly tuition. Peter Johansen found these credit-worthy campus outings, and reached them the way students do. By public transit. Horticultural Garden, Algonquin College An oasis at Algonquin. Just metres from busy...

    Cluster munitions used in Ukraine, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, according to new report
    Sep04

    Cluster munitions used in Ukraine, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, according to new report

    Cluster munitions have been used in Libya, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, and Yemen in 2015—countries that are not part of the treaty banning the weapon, according to the annual monitoring report released Thursday by the Cluster Munition Coalition. However, more than 140 countries have condemned new use of cluster munitions in Syria, while use in Libya,...

    Senior right-wing party members charged with Monday clashes
    Sep04

    Senior right-wing party members charged with Monday clashes

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two senior members of a Ukrainian nationalist party were charged Friday with rioting while their leader walked free after being questioned in Kiev in connection with Monday’s clashes outside the parliament. …read more Source: CNS...

    Ukraine’s right-wing party leader questioned in Kiev
    Sep04

    Ukraine’s right-wing party leader questioned in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The leader of a right-wing party has been questioned in connection with Monday’s clashes outside the Ukrainian parliament on Kiev. …read more Source: CNS...