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    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… …read more Source:...

    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....

    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...

    German-Led Eurogroup Launching Coup Against Greek Government
    Jul13

    German-Led Eurogroup Launching Coup Against Greek Government

    After the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union, Francis Fukuyama famously declared an end to history. Things, of course, would continue to happen, he said, but the clash of rival ideologies was over with the “unabashed victory of economic and political liberalism.” It was 1992, and it was a time to celebrate....

    Police in Western Ukraine Clash With Paramilitary Group; 7 Are Hurt
    Jul13

    Police in Western Ukraine Clash With Paramilitary Group; 7 Are Hurt

    A violent standoff between police officers and a right-wing paramilitary group unsettles a usually peaceful region. …read more Source: The New York...