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    Ukraine Famine Monument Erected In Washington
    Aug06

    Ukraine Famine Monument Erected In Washington

    After years of work and some setbacks, a memorial to the millions who perished in the Ukraine famine of the 1930s, or Holodomor, has been erected in the U.S. capital. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Art exhibits: 6 new shows, events this week
    Aug06

    Art exhibits: 6 new shows, events this week

    New shows and events in and around Ottawa this week: Distraction: L. Koltun, Aug. 6 to 17, vernissage Aug. 6 at 6 p.m., Studio Sixty Six, 66 Muriel St. www.studiosixtysix.ca The Orange Summer Show: group show, vernissage Aug. 6 to 6 to 10 p.m., exhibit to Sept. 6, Orange Art Gallery, 290 City Centre Ave. www.orangeartgallery.ca You Are Here:...

    The Russian government may be protecting the creator of the world’s most infamous malware
    Aug06

    The Russian government may be protecting the creator of the world’s most infamous malware

    Researchers have linked one of the world’s most-used banking malware attack tools to an espionage campaign that may be tied to the Russian government. Fox-IT researchers reported uncovering the campaign in a GameOver Zeus (GOZ) Backgrounds on the Bad Guys and Backends threat report. GOZ is a financially focused malware designed to steal...

    Russia Defends Imported Condom Ban, Says Lovers to Become ‘Strict and Discriminating’
    Aug06

    Russia Defends Imported Condom Ban, Says Lovers to Become ‘Strict and Discriminating’

    Russia’s Industry and Trade Ministry has defended proposals to ban foreign condoms as a part of an overall embargo on foreign medical products, The Moscow Times reports. Announced on Tuesday, the planned embargo would just be the latest in a series of Western product bans by Moscow. The Kremlin first introduced such measures last year after...

    Ukraine Subpoenas Ex-President Yanukovych
    Aug06

    Ukraine Subpoenas Ex-President Yanukovych

    Ukraine has subpoenaed fugitive former President Viktor Yanukovych to testify in a corruption investigation. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Starts Destroying Banned Western Imported Food As Putin’s Presidential Decree Comes Into Force
    Aug06

    Russia Starts Destroying Banned Western Imported Food As Putin’s Presidential Decree Comes Into Force

    A decree signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, ordering the destruction of all confiscated food products imported from the West, came into force Thursday. Russia imposed bans on food products imported from the European Union or the United States in 2014, responding to Western economic sanctions over its alleged involvement in the ongoing...

    Russia To Get More Than $1 Billion For Aborted Mistral Deal
    Aug06

    Russia To Get More Than $1 Billion For Aborted Mistral Deal

    French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian says Paris will pay Russia about 1.2 billion euros ($1.32 billion) for the cancelled Mistral warship deal. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NASA signs $490 mn contract with Russia for ISS travel
    Aug06

    NASA signs $490 mn contract with Russia for ISS travel

    Washington (AFP) – NASA has extended a contract with Russia’s space agency for $490 million to carry US astronauts to the International Space Station amid a lack of Congressional funding, the US agency said. The United States will continue to rely exclusively on Russia to take astronauts to the orbiting outpost under the new contract,...

    US Army Going the Distance to Reassure Allies in Eastern Europe
    Aug06

    US Army Going the Distance to Reassure Allies in Eastern Europe

    Amid increased Russian aggression in Ukraine, the U.S. Army needed a fresh way to reassure its eastern European allies. The men and women of the Army’s 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment had the answer. They successfully moved two convoys of hundreds of soldiers and tons of weapons across thousands of kilometers of NATO countries near...

    Ukraine needs to restructure its debt
    Aug06

    Ukraine needs to restructure its debt

    Russian aggression has hurt the Ukraine economy and the nation now needs help from US and other creditors, says Treasury official Nathan Sheets. …read more Source:...