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    Being An Athlete Isn’t Just About Playing Sports, And It Shouldn’t Be
    Jul24

    Being An Athlete Isn’t Just About Playing Sports, And It Shouldn’t Be

    After Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones began tweeting about #BlackLivesMatter on Thursday, someone responded by telling the college athlete on Twitter to just “worry about getting us fans another championship….. Stay out of this bullshit.” Jones quickly issued his own take, and the debate shifted from the issue of African...

    Lessons In Democracy On Ukraine’s Front Line
    Jul24

    Lessons In Democracy On Ukraine’s Front Line

    In a stuffy basement a block off Prospekt Lenina (Mariupol’s main street, which is named after Vladimir Lenin), about 30 Mariupol residents recently gathered for a lesson in democracy. It was raining and thundering outside. And, like during most storms in Mariupol since the war began in spring 2014, it wasn’t immediately clear if the...

    French delegation’s visit to Crimea angers foreign ministers
    Jul24

    French delegation’s visit to Crimea angers foreign ministers

    Jared M. FeldschreiberSIMFEROPOL, Ukraine, July 24 (UPI) — The foreign ministries of Ukraine and France have criticized a private visit to Crimea by a delegation of French parliament members. …read more Source: United Press...

    US to expand Ukraine military training
    Jul24

    US to expand Ukraine military training

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it is planning to expand its training of Ukrainian security forces with small-unit exercises for personnel from Kiev’s Defense Ministry. …read more Source: U.S....

    US to expand Ukraine military training
    Jul24

    US to expand Ukraine military training

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it is planning to expand its training of Ukrainian security forces with small-unit exercises for… …read more Source:...

    Is MH17 Putin’s Katyn Wood Massacre?
    Jul24

    Is MH17 Putin’s Katyn Wood Massacre?

    Blocking accountability and seeking to blame others for its crimes, even when premeditated is a KGB tactic, but only marginally successful. Putin should have learned the lesson that the truth is bound to come through. However, he uses Russia’s veto within the UN Security Council in the vain pursuit of pressing upon the world fairy tales and...

    State Department: U.S. Troops to Train Regular Ukrainian Military Troops
    Jul24

    State Department: U.S. Troops to Train Regular Ukrainian Military Troops

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. troops will begin training regular Ukrainian military forces later this year in an expansion of their current mission, which so far has been limited to instructing Interior Ministry national guard units, the State Department said on Friday. “This training is part of our long-running defense cooperation with Ukraine and...

    What to do Friday: Princess Bride outdoors, Spencerville Stampede and women comedians
    Jul24

    What to do Friday: Princess Bride outdoors, Spencerville Stampede and women comedians

    Friday, July 24 Downtown detour alert: Shoppers and pedestrians should be aware Rideau Street between Sussex Drive and Nicholas Street is closed all weekend as the west pedestrian skyway linking the Rideau Centre and The Bay is demolished. It should be complete by Tuesday evening. The shenanigans of Dread Pirate Roberts, princess Buttercup,...

    A brazen bank robbery and Russian money laundering have plunged Moldova into one of the most bizarre financial crises on earth
    Jul24

    A brazen bank robbery and Russian money laundering have plunged Moldova into one of the most bizarre financial crises on earth

    The bank theft was so outsized and bold that citizens of the Republic of Moldova came out in the streets this past May by the thousands to protest: “We want our billion back!” They used the number — US$ 1 billion – that news accounts reported had gone missing from three Moldovan banks in November of 2014. Unsure who to blame, the protestors...

    Anti-Obama Shirts And Scenic Snapshots: French Lawmakers Spark Uproar With Crimea Visit
    Jul24

    Anti-Obama Shirts And Scenic Snapshots: French Lawmakers Spark Uproar With Crimea Visit

    A group of French lawmakers has sparked commotion by touring the annexed Crimean peninsula. France and Ukraine are up in arms. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...