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    Emperor Nero’s Lesson on Ukraine
    Sep04

    Emperor Nero’s Lesson on Ukraine

    How does one fight a war for a buffer state?A war for the maintenance or reestablishment of a buffer state is a peculiar beast. It is not a war of conquest, because direct territorial control would undermine the purpose of the buffer. It is also not a war aiming to inflict a massive defeat on the rival power, due to the recognition that such an...

    VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary
    Sep04

    VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here’s what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press:___NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY CHARTS UKRAINE’S REVOLUTIONDirector Evgeny Afineevsky didn’t know he was about to witness a...

    VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary
    Sep04

    VENICE WATCH: Ukraine revolution inspires Venice documentary

    VENICE, Italy (AP) — The Venice Film Festival is bringing 11 days of red carpet premieres, innovative movies and Hollywood glamour to the Italian city. Here’s what has been catching the eye of The Associated Press: …read more Source: CNS...

    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...