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    Father Raymond J. de Souza: Commemorating Ukraine’s great lion — now closer to sainthood
    Jul27

    Father Raymond J. de Souza: Commemorating Ukraine’s great lion — now closer to sainthood

    L’viv, UKRAINE — Wednesday this city will mark the sesquicentennial birthday of what some Ukrainian Catholics are not abashed to call their Moses, one of the great lions of the 20th century, Andrey Sheptytsky. On the day I arrived, the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church (UGCC), which he led for 44 years, rejoiced at the news that the Vatican...

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting
    Jul27

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting

    BRUSSELS (AP) — For just the fifth time in its 66-year history, NATO ambassadors will meet in emergency session Tuesday to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the debated actions Turkish authorities are taking in response. The extraordinary meeting at NATO headquarters was requested by Turkey under Article 4 of...

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting
    Jul27

    NATO to hold an incredibly rare emergency meeting

    BRUSSELS (AP) — For just the fifth time in its 66-year history, NATO ambassadors will meet in emergency session Tuesday to gauge the threat the Islamic State extremist group poses to Turkey, and the debated actions Turkish authorities are taking in response. The extraordinary meeting at NATO headquarters was requested by Turkey under Article 4 of...

    Amid Decisive Talks With Creditors, Ukraine Tries to Secure Its Economic Future
    Jul27

    Amid Decisive Talks With Creditors, Ukraine Tries to Secure Its Economic Future

    To bring in investment, Kiev is opening up its state-owned companies to investors as part of a privatization push. But the investment pitch risks falling on deaf ears. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russian Help on Iran Less Promising on Syria, Ukraine
    Jul27

    Russian Help on Iran Less Promising on Syria, Ukraine

    U.S.-Russian collaboration to secure a deal on Iran’s nuclear program has raised hopes of closer cooperation on other world issues, but analysts say any progress is likely to be slow in coming. A Kremlin statement issued shortly after the July 14 nuclear deal said Presidents Obama and Vladimir Putin had agreed in a telephone conversation to...

    Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in August
    Jul27

    Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in August

    With summer winding down, spend August at home with the latest additions to Netflix streaming. For starters, dive into the newest Netflix original series “Narcos,” which looks at the reign of infamous drug lord Pablo Escobar. Then you can watch two very different perspectives on combat with “Lord of War” and “The Hurt Locker.” There’s also...

    Russia Prepared To Veto UN Resolution On MH17 Tribunal
    Jul27

    Russia Prepared To Veto UN Resolution On MH17 Tribunal

    Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations says Moscow will veto a UN Security Council resolution aimed at creating a tribunal to prosecute those guilty of shooting down a Malaysian passenger airliner over eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    What Comes Next in Russia?
    Jul27

    What Comes Next in Russia?

    Even the most expert analysis is biased towards the rational extrapolation of known parameters. Gorbachev surprised the experts, and probably himself into the bargain: Both the disintegration of the Soviet Union and the peaceful way it came about remained at the outer edge of speculation for most of his time in the Kremlin. There is even today no...

    Ukrainian artist uses bullet cases in portrait of Putin called ‘A Face of War’
    Jul27

    Ukrainian artist uses bullet cases in portrait of Putin called ‘A Face of War’

    A Ukrainian artist has used 5,000 spent cartridge cases to create a portrait of Russian President Vladimir Putin, entitled “A Face of War”. …read more Source: Global...

    Ukraine’s richest man warns of aid blockade in the east
    Jul27

    Ukraine’s richest man warns of aid blockade in the east

    Major aid donor to war-stricken eastern Ukraine says rebels blocking supplies …read more Source:...