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    Conservative Russians are putting flags on profile photos to offset the rainbows
    Jun29

    Conservative Russians are putting flags on profile photos to offset the rainbows

    KIEV, Ukraine — In Soviet Russia, love doesn’t always win. Responding to the wave of pride rainbow-embossed profile photos that washed across social media in wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in America on Friday, some conservative and homophobic Russians are shading profile images the colors of...

    Illegal Amber Digging Lays Waste To Ukrainian Forest
    Jun29

    Illegal Amber Digging Lays Waste To Ukrainian Forest

    Industrial-scale mining is causing devastation to swathes of forest in western Ukraine. The country’s interior ministry says the business is controlled by criminal gangs that make up to $500 million a year. Despite the fact that the activity is illegal, the gangs carry out their work quite openly. The police say they don’t have the...

    Canada to help evacuate wounded in Ukraine
    Jun29

    Canada to help evacuate wounded in Ukraine

    Improving medevac times a must to help Ukrainian soldiers survive, officials say …read more Source:...

    Can Nuclear Power Warm Russian-Saudi Relations?
    Jun29

    Can Nuclear Power Warm Russian-Saudi Relations?

    Just weeks ago, Saudi Arabia and Russia traded diplomatic barbs over the conflicts in Yemen and Syria. Now, the world’s two top oil producers have reached a series of agreements spanning everything from housing to space exploration. One of those deals inked at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum calls for Russia to help Saudi...

    Littlest Hobo, Anne of Green Gables could find new home on Ukrainian TV after Russian signals pulled
    Jun29

    Littlest Hobo, Anne of Green Gables could find new home on Ukrainian TV after Russian signals pulled

    To counter propaganda throughout the war-torn country, the government pulled Russian TV signals, leaving dramatic holes in entertainment, information schedules …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Amid Russian Aggression, Georgia, Moscow Pursue Improved Diplomatic Relations, Georgian Prime Minister Says
    Jun29

    Amid Russian Aggression, Georgia, Moscow Pursue Improved Diplomatic Relations, Georgian Prime Minister Says

    Georgia will continue to pursue workable diplomatic relations with Russia despite ongoing tensions and the Kremlin’s aggressive actions in Eastern Europe, Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili told a domestic newspaper Monday. Russia’s relationship with its neighbors in Eastern Europe suffered in recent months after its...

    Canada to help evacuate wounded in Ukraine
    Jun29

    Canada to help evacuate wounded in Ukraine

    KYIV, Ukraine – Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the medical training component of Canada’s military assistance mission in Ukraine will make a real and substantive difference for the country’s battered army. Kenney says there will be a particular focus on improving casualty evacuation, which is vital in the survival rates of wounded...

    Canada to help evacuate wounded in Ukraine
    Jun29

    Canada to help evacuate wounded in Ukraine

    Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the medical training component of Canada’s military assistance mission in Ukraine will make a real and substantive difference for the country’s battered army. …read more Source: Global...

    Improving medevac times a must to help Ukrainian soldiers survive, officials say
    Jun29

    Improving medevac times a must to help Ukrainian soldiers survive, officials say

    KYIV, Ukraine – Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the medical training component of Canada’s military assistance mission in Ukraine will make a real and substantive difference for the country’s battered army.Kenney says there will be a particular focus on improving casualty evacuation, which is vital in the survival rates of...

    Pro-Russian Rebels Attack Ukrainian Forces Over 100 Times In 24 Hours As East Ukraine War Threatens To Ignite
    Jun29

    Pro-Russian Rebels Attack Ukrainian Forces Over 100 Times In 24 Hours As East Ukraine War Threatens To Ignite

    Pro-Russian rebels have attacked Ukrainian forces more than 100 times over the last 24 hours, according to Kiev’s anti-terrorist group. The attacks, most of which took place over a 6-hour period leading up to midnight on Sunday, have dramatically increased over the last month and are now reaching levels not seen since the Minsk II agreement...