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    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting
    Apr19

    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting

    Canada will voice its concerns over what it calls Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine during a meeting of the eight nations that make up the Arctic Council this week. “Canada will use the Arctic Council ministerial meeting as an opportunity once again to deliver our tough message to Russia for their aggression against Ukraine,” said...

    Letter: People of Ukraine must make the choice
    Apr19

    Letter: People of Ukraine must make the choice

    Re: Canada to send military troops to Ukraine as trainers; and, Russian infiltration of Ukrainian military complicates Canadian training mission, April 15. Why would anyone think that encouraging Ukrainians to fight each other is helping them? Ukraine is suffering in a civil war. The rebels, usually identified as “pro-Russia” but more accurately...

    Ceremonies Mark The Liberation Of Two Nazi Camps 70 Years Ago
    Apr19

    Ceremonies Mark The Liberation Of Two Nazi Camps 70 Years Ago

    FUERSTENBERG, Germany (AP) — Officials in Germany solemnly commemorated the liberation of two Nazi concentration camps 70 years ago in the closing days of World War II. Poland’s first lady, Anna Komorowska, joined in remembrance activities Sunday at the site of the Ravensbrueck women’s camp in northern Germany. Many of the prisoners...

    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting; Kerry takes over
    Apr19

    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting; Kerry takes over

    Canada will voice its concerns over what it calls Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine during a meeting of the eight nations that make up the Arctic Council this week.”Canada will use the Arctic Council ministerial meeting as an opportunity once again to deliver our tough message to Russia for their aggression against...

    Netanyahu: Israel views Russian arms sale to Iran with ‘upmost gravity’
    Apr19

    Netanyahu: Israel views Russian arms sale to Iran with ‘upmost gravity’

    JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Israel views with “upmost gravity” Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to sell advanced surface-to-air missiles to Iran. “Israel views with utmost gravity the supply of S-300 missiles from Russia to Iran, especially at a time when Iran is stepping up its aggression in...

    Poland to Summon US Ambassador Over FBI Head’s Holocaust Remarks
    Apr19

    Poland to Summon US Ambassador Over FBI Head’s Holocaust Remarks

    Poland will summon the United States’ ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top U.S. intelligence official on Poland’s alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World War II, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The article by FBI director James Comey, published in the Washington Post last week, prompted an...

    Poland Summons U.S. Ambassador After FBI Chief’s Holocaust Article
    Apr19

    Poland Summons U.S. Ambassador After FBI Chief’s Holocaust Article

    WARSAW (Reuters) – Poland has summoned the United States’s ambassador in Warsaw over an article written by a top U.S. intelligence official on Poland’s alleged responsibility for the Holocaust during World War II, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The article by FBI director James Comey, published in the Washington...

    Historic German Church Finds New Life As A Synagogue
    Apr19

    Historic German Church Finds New Life As A Synagogue

    COTTBUS, Germany (RNS) For years, the Schlosskirche, or castle church, at the heart of Cottbus’ historic old city stood mostly empty. Like many other parishes in Germany, the Schlosskirche no longer had a congregation of its own. And recent efforts to breathe life back into the 300-year-old structure had come up short. There were...

    Kyiv Lists Russian Military Units Allegedly In Ukraine
    Apr19

    Kyiv Lists Russian Military Units Allegedly In Ukraine

    Ukrainian chief of staff Viktor Muzhenko, in an interview published by Ukraine’s Defense Ministry on April 18, said that “regular Russian army troops are still in Ukraine” despite a cease-fire agreement signed in February which ordered the withdrawal of foreign fighters from the front line. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Vladimir Putin Raises Concerns Over Israel’s Plans To Give Weapons To Ukraine
    Apr19

    Vladimir Putin Raises Concerns Over Israel’s Plans To Give Weapons To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin raised concerns Saturday about Israeli plans to give lethal aid to Ukraine. In an appearance on a Russian TV show, he contended giving the Ukrainian military weapons to fight pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine will increase the death toll and further undermine the Minsk II agreement. …read more Source:...