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    Lithuania to complete removal of Soviet-era statues after renewed calls amid Ukraine crisis
    Jul13

    Lithuania to complete removal of Soviet-era statues after renewed calls amid Ukraine crisis

    Lithuania is removing all the Soviet statues remaining in its capital, prompted by renewed calls to take down the symbols of an oppressive Soviet occupation amid the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia To Continue Tests On Nuclear-Capable Iskander Short-Range Ballistic Missiles Near Ukraine
    Jul13

    Russia To Continue Tests On Nuclear-Capable Iskander Short-Range Ballistic Missiles Near Ukraine

    A Russian military unit will be testing the Iskander ballistic missile near the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea this month, the press service of the southern region of Krasnodar said Monday. The tests, which are in range of many Eastern European countries — not to mention Ukraine — further ratchet up the tension that has been escalating...

    Right Sector gunmen take 6-year old boy hostage in western Ukraine in standoff with police
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take 6-year old boy hostage in western Ukraine in standoff with police

    Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day. …read more Source: FOX...

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day.Two people were killed Saturday in a Right Sector gun-and-grenade attack on police in a western Ukrainian city. Police had...

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day. …read more Source: U.S....

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian PM to visit Canada this week for economic talks amid financial turmoil
    Jul13

    Ukrainian PM to visit Canada this week for economic talks amid financial turmoil

    OTTAWA – The prime minister of Ukraine will be in Ottawa this week for talks with the Harper government.Arseniy Yatsenyuk was to arrive Tuesday for talks that will focus on the eastern European country’s attempts at economic and government reform.A statement from Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office says it’s an...

    Why Should Washington Confront Russia if Europeans Won’t Protect Ukraine?
    Jul13

    Why Should Washington Confront Russia if Europeans Won’t Protect Ukraine?

    Europe is at risk, we are told. Russia’s assault on Ukraine threatens the post-Cold War order. Moscow may follow up with similar attacks on Moldova and even such NATO members as Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. But no one in Europe seems to care. Even the countries supposedly in Vladimir Putin’s gun sites aren’t much concerned....

    Ukraine Authorities In Tense Standoff With Right Sector Group After Shootout
    Jul13

    Ukraine Authorities In Tense Standoff With Right Sector Group After Shootout

    The ultranationalist Right Sector group was in a tense standoff with Ukrainian authorities after a deadly shooting in the western city of Mukacheve that killed at least two people, according to reports Sunday. Security forces called for the group’s surrender in order to avoid a”bloodbath,” Radio Liberty reported....

    Right Sector In Standoff With Ukraine Authorities After Deadly Shootout
    Jul13

    Right Sector In Standoff With Ukraine Authorities After Deadly Shootout

    Ukrainian security forces are seeking the surrender of members of a far-right group following a shootout that killed at least two people in the western city of Mukacheve. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...