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    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Condemns Russia’s ‘Assault’ On Ukraine
    Jul08

    OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Condemns Russia’s ‘Assault’ On Ukraine

    The OSCE Parliamentary Assembly has approved a resolution condemning Russia’s “unilateral and unjustified assault on Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Jewish group’s head takes heat for meeting with far-right leader Marine Le Pen
    Jul08

    European Jewish group’s head takes heat for meeting with far-right leader Marine Le Pen

    (JTA) — The Ukraine-born oligarch who founded the European Jewish Parliament met with Marine Le Pen, a far-right leader in France who is shunned by many Jewish groups worldwide. Wednesday’s meeting between Vadim Rabinovich and Le Pen was in the framework of a roundtable discussion that Rabinovich held in Strasbourg, France, with 10...

    Whose Armenia?
    Jul08

    Whose Armenia?

    As the Electric Yerevan protests in Armenia enter their third week, the fate of the latest “people power” movement remains uncertain. While the numbers have ebbed and flowed, the protestors are still showing signs of vitality and resolve. Their relations with the regime, however, seem increasingly deadlocked, and the protesters are now looking to...

    Federal government sanctions Russian sponsor of FIFA world cup as tournament ended, timing questioned
    Jul08

    Federal government sanctions Russian sponsor of FIFA world cup as tournament ended, timing questioned

    Questions are being raised over why the Conservative government waited until the last week of the FIFA Women’s World Cup to sanction a Russian gas company that was one of the soccer tournament’s largest sponsors. State-controlled Gazprom was among 14 Russian organizations added to Canada’s sanctions list on June 29 in...

    Ukranian military pilot Nadia Savchenko now stands accused of murder of two Russian journalists
    Jul08

    Ukranian military pilot Nadia Savchenko now stands accused of murder of two Russian journalists

    Savchenko, a lieutenant in the Ukrainian army and the country’s first female combat pilot, was captured by pro-Russian separatists …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Iran Says It Made New Proposals In Nuclear Talks, West Unimpressed
    Jul08

    Iran Says It Made New Proposals In Nuclear Talks, West Unimpressed

    By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA, July 8 (Reuters) – Iran has offered “constructive solutions” to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers, the Iranian Students news agency ISNA reported on Wednesday, but Western officials suggested they had heard nothing new from Tehran. Iran and the powers are in...

    Ukranian military pilot Nadia Savchenko now stands accused of murder of two Russian journalists
    Jul08

    Ukranian military pilot Nadia Savchenko now stands accused of murder of two Russian journalists

    Russian investigators have upgraded the charges against Nadia Savchenko, the Ukrainian helicopter pilot jailed in Russia, as her lawyers said they expected her trial to begin this summer. Savchenko, 34, now stands accused of the murder of two Russian journalists, investigators in Moscow have said. She was previously charged with complicity in the...

    Russian sponsor of FIFA world cup sanctioned as tournament ended
    Jul08

    Russian sponsor of FIFA world cup sanctioned as tournament ended

    Questions are being raised over why the Conservative government waited until the last week of the FIFA Women’s World Cup to sanction a Russian gas company that was one of the soccer tournament’s largest sponsors. State-controlled Gazprom was among 14 Russian organizations added to Canada’s sanctions list on June 29 in...

    Situation Report: The politics of an Iran deal; numbers game in Syria; Taliban talks; a shrinking U.S. Army; Chechens in Ukraine; and lots more
    Jul08

    Situation Report: The politics of an Iran deal; numbers game in Syria; Taliban talks; a shrinking U.S. Army; Chechens in Ukraine; and lots more

    By Paul McLeary with Adam Rawnsley Out of step. Even if the White House gets the deal with Tehran that it’s looking for, actually implementing the agreement to curtail Iran’s nuclear program will likely take a bruising fight on Capitol Hill. But while Republicans control the Hill, they aren’t the only hurdle that President...

    Ukraine reviews domestic gas options
    Jul08

    Ukraine reviews domestic gas options

    Daniel J. GraeberKIEV, Ukraine, July 8 (UPI) — Ukraine’s prime minister said the country must wean itself off foreign natural gas within 10 years, offering tax breaks as an incentive to private companies. …read more Source: United Press...