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    Poll: Americans and Europeans differ on aid to Ukraine
    Jun10

    Poll: Americans and Europeans differ on aid to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is… …read more Source:...

    International survey shows a world divided on Ukraine, Putin
    Jun10

    International survey shows a world divided on Ukraine, Putin

    Canadians and Americans are distinctly hawkish when it comes to Ukraine, more willing to push back against Russia than almost all their NATO allies, including the United Kingdom, a major international survey confirms. Barely 5 per cent of Canadians blame Ukraine for the festering conflict that has blurred its eastern borders, fewer than any other...

    Russia-backed Rebel Colonel Vows to ‘Liberate’ More of Ukraine
    Jun10

    Russia-backed Rebel Colonel Vows to ‘Liberate’ More of Ukraine

    In Ukraine, concerns are growing that an oft-violated cease-fire could break down into all-out war between government forces and Russia-backed rebels. International monitors have spotted military build-ups on both sides and a rebel commander tells VOA that one way or another, they will take more territory. The fighting has disrupted much-needed...

    Poll: Americans and Europeans differ on aid to Ukraine
    Jun10

    Poll: Americans and Europeans differ on aid to Ukraine

    MOSCOW (AP) — A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is struggling to keep the economy afloat while battling Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: CNS...

    Poll: Americans less willing than Europeans to send financial aid to Ukraine
    Jun10

    Poll: Americans less willing than Europeans to send financial aid to Ukraine

    A new survey shows that Americans are less willing than Europeans to send economic aid to Ukraine, where the government is struggling to keep the economy afloat while battling Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: FOX...

    International survey shows a world divided on Ukraine
    Jun10

    International survey shows a world divided on Ukraine

    While most polled blame Russia for the conflict, few are in favour of military action …read more Source: Toronto...

    Iceland’s president: Without co-operation with Russia, we fail
    Jun10

    Iceland’s president: Without co-operation with Russia, we fail

    Iceland’s president is warning Canada and other Arctic nations not to let international conflicts, especially that in Ukraine, affect their co-operation. Addressing ambassadors and Arctic policymakers in Ottawa June 9, Ólafur Grímsson warned, “we have to be very careful not to take this alarmist rhetoric.” read more …read more Source:...

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy
    Jun10

    Isolated Putin seeks sympathetic hearing in Italy

    Rome (AFP) – Vladimir Putin makes a rare international outing on Wednesday with a high-profile visit to Italy and the Vatican two days after the G7 threatened him with tougher sanctions over Ukraine.The Russian president is due in Milan to visit his country’s pavilion at the World Expo and will travel on to Rome, where an audience...

    US Treasury Chief Urges Ukraine to Keep Working on Debt Restructuring
    Jun10

    US Treasury Chief Urges Ukraine to Keep Working on Debt Restructuring

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Tuesday encouraged Ukrainian leaders to keep working on restructuring their debt, saying IMF loans require everyone to make a “shared sacrifice.” Lew met in Washington Tuesday with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk and Finance Minister Natalie Jaresko. Both came to Washington to push the...

    No, Mr. Bond — Putin is no global threat
    Jun10

    No, Mr. Bond — Putin is no global threat

    Despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars on foreign-language propaganda, all that President Vladimir Putin has achieved outside Russia is the status of a Bond movie villain. He may enjoy it, especially since there’s no 007 in sight to tackle him, but his variety of pop stardom is growing into a problem for his country: He is seen as...