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    Pope Francis urges Putin to make ‘sincere effort’ to end Ukraine’s war
    Jun10

    Pope Francis urges Putin to make ‘sincere effort’ to end Ukraine’s war

    Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to make a “sincere effort to achieve peace ” in Ukraine when the two leaders met privately Wednesday at the Vatican. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Obama’s Big Talk on ISIS and Putin Isn’t Matched By His Actions
    Jun10

    Obama’s Big Talk on ISIS and Putin Isn’t Matched By His Actions

    The U.S. is dispatching around 450 additional military instructors to help Iraq’s government recapture Ramadi and Mosul, adding to the approximately 3,500 US military personnel already on the ground. The move seized headlines, but it’s far from a game-changer in the war against ISIS. Obama’s decision should come as no surprise....

    The Other War in Ukraine
    Jun10

    The Other War in Ukraine

    For more than a year now, Ukraine has been at war, as Russian-backed separatists have battled Western-leaning Ukrainian nationalists in the East. But what’s happening to the country’s economy is just as threatening as the separatists on the battlefield, something Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized in his visit to...

    Putin Vatican Visit: Pope Francis Urges Russian President To Make A ‘Sincere Effort’ At Peace In Ukraine
    Jun10

    Putin Vatican Visit: Pope Francis Urges Russian President To Make A ‘Sincere Effort’ At Peace In Ukraine

    Pope Francis urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to make a “sincere effort” to achieve peace in Ukraine during talks at the Vatican on Wednesday. The pontiff also pushed Putin to allow access for humanitarian aid during the meeting, Vatican spokesman Rev. Federico Lombardi said. …read more Source: International Business...

    Chernobyl photographer Igor Kostin dies at age 78
    Jun10

    Chernobyl photographer Igor Kostin dies at age 78

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Igor Kostin, a Ukrainian photographer who took one of the first pictures of the ravaged Chernobyl nuclear plant after it exploded in 1986, has died. He was 78. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian photographer Igor Kostin, who photographed the Chernobyl disaster, dies at age 78
    Jun10

    Ukrainian photographer Igor Kostin, who photographed the Chernobyl disaster, dies at age 78

    Igor Kostin, a Ukrainian photographer who took one of the first pictures of the ravaged Chernobyl nuclear plant after it exploded in 1986, has died. …read more Source: FOX...

    Majority of Canadians support war with Russia to defend NATO ally: Pew
    Jun10

    Majority of Canadians support war with Russia to defend NATO ally: Pew

    More than half of Canadians surveyed in a new poll say they would support going to war with Russia if the regime got into a serious military conflict with a fellow NATO country. The Pew Research Centre published the results of its survey, which interviewed 11,116 adults over the age of 18 from 10 NATO countries — including Canada — between April...

    Pope tells Putin: 'Sincere' peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun10

    Pope tells Putin: 'Sincere' peace efforts needed for Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican on Wednesday, using the talks to call for a sincere effort aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine.Vatican spokesman the Rev. Federico Lombardi said their talks concentrated on the Ukraine conflict and the Middle East, where the Holy See is worried about the...

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun10

    Pope tells Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has met privately with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Vatican, using the talks to call for a “sincere and great effort” aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...

    Russian News Site Meduza Targeted In Call For ‘Extremism’ Probe
    Jun10

    Russian News Site Meduza Targeted In Call For ‘Extremism’ Probe

    A Russian lawmaker says he has asked the authorities to investigate whether the Russian-language online news outlet Meduza violated extremism laws by publishing an interview with a radical Muslim cleric based in Berlin. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...