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    The Iran Deal and the Rut of History
    Jul27

    The Iran Deal and the Rut of History

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks with Hossein Fereydoun and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (Reuters) “The president said many times he’s willing to step out of the rut of history.” In this way Ben Rhodes of the White House, who over the years has broken new ground in the grandiosity of presidential apologetics, described the...

    Russian Military Trial Of Ukrainian Director Sentsov Resumes
    Jul27

    Russian Military Trial Of Ukrainian Director Sentsov Resumes

    The Russian trial has resumed of Ukrainian film director Oleh Sentsov and a co-defendant accused of plotting terrorism in Crimea months after its unrecognized annexation by Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    PM talks tough but neglects Canadian navy
    Jul27

    PM talks tough but neglects Canadian navy

    For months now, Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been trying to portray himself as some sort of a warrior king. Since the outset of the crisis in Ukraine, Harper has been the most strident critic of Russian aggression among all the NATO leaders. As part of the whole tough-guy routine, Harper and his eager accomplice, Defence Minister Jason...

    The Daily Vertical: Russia Fights The Law
    Jul27

    The Daily Vertical: Russia Fights The Law

    The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Major aid donor to war-stricken eastern Ukraine says rebels blocking supplies
    Jul27

    Major aid donor to war-stricken eastern Ukraine says rebels blocking supplies

    The biggest supplier of aid to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine says its mission could fold in two days’ time if rebels continue to block its convoys. …read more Source: FOX...

    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: ABC...

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

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

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The biggest supplier of aid to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine says its mission could fold in two days’ time if rebels… …read more Source:...

    A Strategic Ukrainian Factory In The Line Of Fire
    Jul27

    A Strategic Ukrainian Factory In The Line Of Fire

    The Avdiivka Coke and Chemical Plant employs some 4,000 workers and produces the fuel that powers Ukraine’s massive steel industry. It also sits on the front lines of the country’s separatist conflict. Though the plant has come under heavy fire, the workers say they have no choice but to keep production running. (RFE/RL’s...

    Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race
    Jul27

    Almaty narrows gap on Beijing in 2022 Olympics race

    Kuala Lumpur (AFP) – Beijing and Almaty on Monday embarked on a frantic final lobbying campaign for the 2022 Winter Olympics ahead of a decision this week on the winner.High level delegations from China and Kazakhstan are in Kuala Lumpur where the International Olympic Committee will hold a secret ballot on Friday to decide between the two...

    Huge crowd turns out for the Capital Ukrainian Festival and its perogies
    Jul27

    Huge crowd turns out for the Capital Ukrainian Festival and its perogies

    More than 7,500 people attended the Capital Ukrainian Festival, a three-day occasion that marked the first of its kind in more than 35 years. Organizers called it an “overwhelming” success, since they had anticipated 5,000 visitors, at most, over the weekend. “It’s beyond our imagination,” said Jane Kolbe, chair of the festival. “The...