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    Vote-Buying Cheapens Ukraine’s New Democracy
    Jul29

    Vote-Buying Cheapens Ukraine’s New Democracy

    Ukraine’s politicians know their voters are poor — and they’re not above exploiting that fact. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution On MH17 Tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution On MH17 Tribunal

    Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution that would have created a tribunal to try those suspected of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine in July 2014. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    Russia has vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal
    Jul29

    Russia vetoes Security Council proposal on MH17 tribunal

    Russia has vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution that would set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: CTV...

    Mysterious plane wreckage sparks MH370 speculation
    Jul29

    Mysterious plane wreckage sparks MH370 speculation

    Saint-André (France) (AFP) – A mysterious piece of plane debris washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion on Wednesday, prompting some speculation it could be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, which seemed to be part of a wing, was found by people cleaning up...

    Ukraine fiscal crisis leads to major setback for homegrown Jewish philanthropy
    Jul29

    Ukraine fiscal crisis leads to major setback for homegrown Jewish philanthropy

    A heavily damaged hotel near the Donetsk airport in Ukraine, Feb. 26, 2015. The fighting between Ukraine and Russian-backed rebels has wreaked havoc on the Ukraine hryvnia.(Andrew Burton/Getty Images) (JTA) – For many years Rami Waisman, the director of a major jewelry chain, was earning enough to give back handsomely to the Jewish communal...

    Google Translate’s Mobile App Just Got Even More Magical
    Jul29

    Google Translate’s Mobile App Just Got Even More Magical

    The Google Translate app can be a godsend for travelers and language learners. And it just got even better.In January, the mobile app debuted a feature that let you instantly translate printed text by simply aiming your smartphone camera at the words. The original version supported seven languages, and now the feature is adding support for 20...

    Russian Veto Of MH17 Tribunal Would Leave Few Good Alternatives
    Jul29

    Russian Veto Of MH17 Tribunal Would Leave Few Good Alternatives

    If Russia vetoes a UN Security Council resolution on July 29 to establish an international tribunal for MH17, proponents of the court will be left with only weak second choices. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Unruly irregulars battling Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels  answer to no one but God … and that’s a problem
    Jul29

    Unruly irregulars battling Ukraine’s pro-Russian rebels answer to no one but God … and that’s a problem

    • Armed groups fighting separatists are fiercely independent• Many dislike current Kiev government and Ukrainian elite• President Poroshenko threatens to bring them under control• Attempts may be difficult and deepen country’s divisions WikipediaDmytro Korchynsky KIEV — From a basement billiard club in central Kiev, Dmytro Korchynsky...

    Obama to Versailles
    Jul29

    Obama to Versailles

    It’s time for a profile in constitutional courage from the Congress, from supporters and critics alike of the proposed nuclear deal with Iran as well as members yet undecided. Our legislative branch should embrace its duty to assess President Obama’s great venture in diplomacy, and do so in a civil and sober way, rather than quail at...