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    Ukraine LGBT Activists Worry About Future
    Jul04

    Ukraine LGBT Activists Worry About Future

    As members of the LGBT community in the United States celebrate the Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriages nationwide, gay-rights activists in Ukraine say they fear their country is headed in the opposite direction. They point to last month’s LGBT Equality March in Kyiv — the first since the Euromaidan protests that led to...

    Is the U.S. Training Neo-Nazis in Ukraine?
    Jul04

    Is the U.S. Training Neo-Nazis in Ukraine?

    Officially no, but no one in the U.S. government seem to know for sure. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Millions in military gear goes to scrap heap instead of Ukraine
    Jul04

    Millions in military gear goes to scrap heap instead of Ukraine

    Canada is moving ahead with the destruction of surplus anti-tank missiles and other equipment worth hundreds of millions of dollars despite a plea by Ukraine for such equipment to help it fight separatists. Among the items declared surplus are more than 5,400 Eryx anti-tank missiles, according to a 2014 Department of National Defence documents...

    Mindful of Greece, Ukraine Is in a Rush to Line Up Debt Relief
    Jul04

    Mindful of Greece, Ukraine Is in a Rush to Line Up Debt Relief

    In a bid to avoid continuous negotiations with creditors, the Ukrainian government (with the I.M.F.’s support) is deep in debt talks, pressing investors to accept a bailout deal — but investors are resistant. …read more Source: The New York...

    Bosnia to US, From Refugees to Great Americans
    Jul04

    Bosnia to US, From Refugees to Great Americans

    Early July still brings a bittersweet week for Bosnian-Americans. They are reminded by the Srebrenica genocide commemoration why so many had to flee Bosnia and Herzegovina and why they/we are so fortunate to have been welcomed in America. The Declaration of Independence, US Constitution and Bill of Rights highlight the reasons behind...

    Putin: West ‘Pressures’ Russia Because of Its ‘Independent’ Policies
    Jul04

    Putin: West ‘Pressures’ Russia Because of Its ‘Independent’ Policies

    President Vladimir Putin said Friday that Russia is being pressured because it is carrying out independent foreign and domestic policies. “The reasons for the pressure on Russia are clear,” he told a meeting of the Kremlin’s Security Council. “We conduct independent domestic and foreign policies, [we] do not sell our...

    Canada helps Ukraine boot corrupt traffic cops out of Kyiv
    Jul03

    Canada helps Ukraine boot corrupt traffic cops out of Kyiv

    Ukraine’s interior ministry will disband Kyiv’s often corrupt traffic police detachment Saturday and install a new force — with help from Canada, the U.S., Japan and Australia. …read more Source: CTV...

    Putin Says Sanctions Fail To Split Russian Society
    Jul03

    Putin Says Sanctions Fail To Split Russian Society

    President Vladimir Putin says Western efforts to split Russian society with economic sanctions have failed to yield expected results. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Rebels Withdraw From Frontline Village Near Mariupol
    Jul03

    Ukraine Rebels Withdraw From Frontline Village Near Mariupol

    Pro-Russian rebels have withdrawn from a front-line village near the strategic port city of Mariupol. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Lions-Redblacks: Game Essentials
    Jul03

    Lions-Redblacks: Game Essentials

    Lions vs. Redblacks While this game is the Redblacks’ home opener, it’s also the Lions’ first game of the 2015 regular season, in both cases because of stadium commitments for the Women’s World Cup of soccer. B.C. won both matchups in 2014: 7-5 at TD Place stadium on Sept. 5 and 41-3 at B.C. Place on Oct. 11. Kickoff:...