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    Trump once said Jon Huntsman was “weak.” Now he’s picked him to be the Russian ambassador.
    Jul19

    Trump once said Jon Huntsman was “weak.” Now he’s picked him to be the Russian ambassador.

    He’s got his work cut out for him. Donald Trump once slammed former Utah governor and GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman as a “lightweight” and accused him of “[giving] away our country to China” when he was the US ambassador there. Now, Trump has decided to reward him with the toughest diplomatic gig in Washington today:...

    Poroshenko Visits Boundary ‘Abyss’ Between Georgia And South Ossetia
    Jul19

    Poroshenko Visits Boundary ‘Abyss’ Between Georgia And South Ossetia

    On a visit to Georgia, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko described the line between Russia-backed separatists in South Ossetia and Georgian government-held territory as an “abyss” between the past and the future. (RFE/RL’s Georgian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pavel Sheremet: The Life And Violent Death Of A Journalist
    Jul19

    Pavel Sheremet: The Life And Violent Death Of A Journalist

    Journalist Pavel Sheremet was killed by a car bomb in Kyiv on July 20, 2016. One year on, Ukrainian authorities still have not identified any suspects. Sheremet was a well-known reporter who had worked at prominent media outlets in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine during his career. He was often threatened and harassed for his hard-hitting journalism...

    Chamberfest preview: 10 epic, eclectic shows that are sure to stimulate
    Jul19

    Chamberfest preview: 10 epic, eclectic shows that are sure to stimulate

    ChamberfestWhen: July 22 to Aug. 4Where: various venuesTickets and info: chamberfest.com From renditions of classical music’s greatest hits to cross-cultural and cross-genre experiments that would be the envy of any thoughtful festival, there are many promising concerts to sort from the dozens of presentations at this year’s...

    Ukraine, Georgia Denounce Pro-Russian Separatists
    Jul19

    Ukraine, Georgia Denounce Pro-Russian Separatists

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine and Georgia will coordinate their efforts to return areas captured by pro-Russian separatists. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukraine, Georgia denounce pro-Russian separatists
    Jul19

    Ukraine, Georgia denounce pro-Russian separatists

    Ukraine’s leader says Ukraine and Georgia will coordinate their efforts to reclaim areas captured by pro-Russian separatists. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was speaking Wednesday during his visit to Georgia, which … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Going out best bets, July 20 to 26
    Jul19

    Going out best bets, July 20 to 26

    Theatre Peter Hum Beginning Thursday and until Aug. 20, Strathcona Park in Sandy Hill will resound with the costumed comedy of the Amorous Servant, presented by Odyssey Theatre. For more than 30 years, Odyssey has presented outdoor summer theatre in Ottawa, drawing on the tradition and works of Commedia dell’Arte, an Italian Renaissance art...

    NATO Is Staging War Rehearsals for the Ultimate Nightmare: A Russian Invasion
    Jul19

    NATO Is Staging War Rehearsals for the Ultimate Nightmare: A Russian Invasion

    Sandra Erwin Security, Europe Could it happen? President Trump’s assertion that NATO countries are not carrying their fair share of the security burden rings hollow across military bases in Eastern Europe this month, where 45,000 troops from the United States and 23 other countries are staging war rehearsals for a Russian invasion. Eighteen...

    Donald Trump’s dinner with Vladimir Putin is a middle finger to America
    Jul19

    Donald Trump’s dinner with Vladimir Putin is a middle finger to America

    Just how willing is Donald Trump to show his disdain for America? So willing that he got up from his dinner, moved over to sit in private with Vladimir Putin, and joined the Russian leader to chat for an hour with only a Kremlin-provided interpreter as a witness. Did they talk about Syria? Crimea? Sanctions? Clearing up some building permits for...

    Ukrainian firefighting plane helps with Montenegro wildfires
    Jul19

    Ukrainian firefighting plane helps with Montenegro wildfires

    A plane from Ukraine has joined firefighting efforts in Montenegro after the country asked for international help to battle wildfires raging along the Adriatic coast. …read more Source: FOX...