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    Tillerson Vows New Commitment to Protect Civilians Worldwide
    Apr10

    Tillerson Vows New Commitment to Protect Civilians Worldwide

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, looking to rally world leaders in support of last week’s U.S. missile attack on Syria, Monday promised a new U.S. commitment to facing the world’s aggressors who attack their citizens. Tillerson joined other G-7 foreign ministers meeting in Italy in laying a wreath at a Tuscan village where Nazis...

    Ukrainian MPs Caught Voting Illegally For Colleagues In Parliament
    Apr10

    Ukrainian MPs Caught Voting Illegally For Colleagues In Parliament

    Ukrainian MPs have been caught voting illegally for their colleagues in parliament. It has been going for years and several Ukrainian political parties engage in the unlawful practice. A two-week investigation by RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service revealed numerous cases of illegal voting by the country’s lawmakers. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian...

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits
    Apr10

    After praise and death threats, Ukraine’s central bank governor quits

    Ukraine’s central bank governor, Valeria Gontareva, resigned on Monday, at a time when the economy is just recovering from a steep recession. …read more Source: Business...

    G-7 leaders pressure Russia to stop backing Syria’s Assad
    Apr10

    G-7 leaders pressure Russia to stop backing Syria’s Assad

    RELATED CONTENTColumn: Why removing Syria’s Assad from power is so complicatedWestern allies applaud strike on Syria amid questions of next stepsU.S. investigating whether Russia was part of Syrian chemical weapons attack LUCCA, Italy — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations were gathering in Italy on Monday for a...

    Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy on why Trump desperately needs a Syria strategy
    Apr10

    Obama’s anti-ISIS envoy on why Trump desperately needs a Syria strategy

    Gen. John Allen warns that “military force should not be an afterthought.” “Using military force without a broader strategy is a pretty empty gesture. It’s actually quite dangerous.” That’s the blunt assessment of retired Gen. John Allen, who led the Obama administration’s efforts to coordinate an international effort against...

    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad
    Apr10

    G7 looks to press Russia to stop backing Assad

    In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departs Rota, Spain, on March 29, 2017. Price/U.S. Navy via AP) LUCCA, Italy – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S....

    EASTER PASTORAL LETTERS
    Apr10

    EASTER PASTORAL LETTERS

    May the Risen Christ bring long-awaited peace and unity Paschal epistle of the Permanent Conference of Ukrainian Orthodox Bishops Outside the Borders of Ukraine to the venerable clergy, monastics and faithful of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church beyond the borders of Ukraine, and to our brothers and sisters in Ukraine. “You fell asleep in […]...

    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?
    Apr10

    Talking tough: Trump administration says that Russia should stop backing Assad. But will Russia listen?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Trump administration officials on Sunday made it clear that Russia must end their support for the Syrian government or its relationship with the United States will continue to dwindle, according to the Washington Post, providing a basis for what talks between Moscow and Washington will resemble this week when...

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to End Its Support for Syria’s Bashar Assad
    Apr10

    G-7 Ministers Aim to Press Russia to End Its Support for Syria’s Bashar Assad

    (LUCCA, Italy) — Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations are gathering Monday for a meeting given urgency by the chemical attack in Syria and the U.S. military response, with participants aiming to pressure Russia to end its support for President Bashar Assad. Last week’s nerve gas attack in the rebel-held town of...

    Following up on Ukrainian Days
    Apr10

    Following up on Ukrainian Days

    The first Ukrainian Days of 2017 – and the first to be held during the Trump administration – were on March 8-9 in Washington with nearly four dozen Ukrainian Americans from 12 states and the District of Columbia participating. Group members visited the offices of more than 50 members of Congress to personally press their […] …read more...