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    Fed up with failing peace, Ukraine rebels eager to fight
    Jun06

    Fed up with failing peace, Ukraine rebels eager to fight

    In this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, the cease-fire called more than three months ago seems to be only an insulting guise. Shelling rocks the area so often that dogs…Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    Canada to Send Military Instructors to Ukraine
    Jun06

    Canada to Send Military Instructors to Ukraine

    Canada to send military instructors to Ukraine, but not lethal weapons …read more Source: ABC...

    Obama to Focus on Russia, Islamic State at G-7
    Jun06

    Obama to Focus on Russia, Islamic State at G-7

    U.S. President Barack Obama heads to Germany Saturday for a meeting of the G-7 industrialized democracies that will, for a second year, exclude Russia. Although the summit is formally about trade, the Islamic State threat and Russia’s involvement in Ukraine are set to dominate the two-day gathering. VOA White House correspondent Luis...

    Obama Faces New Dynamic With Europe At G7 Summit In Germany
    Jun06

    Obama Faces New Dynamic With Europe At G7 Summit In Germany

    When President Barack Obama attends the Group of Seven summit in Germany on Sunday, he will join fellow leaders who are growing accustomed to a new dynamic in the transatlantic relationship: less direction from Washington, more demands on Europe. In responding to Russia’s intervention in Ukraine, the crisis in Libya and efforts to advance...

    Several Injured, Including Police, at Ukraine Gay Rally
    Jun06

    Several Injured, Including Police, at Ukraine Gay Rally

    Opponents of gay rights in Ukraine’s capital attacked a gay pride march Saturday, leaving some people injured, including policemen. According to reports, assailants used smoke bombs and tear gas against marchers. Five officers and some marchers were hurt and some demonstrators were arrested. The march, organized under the banner...

    Smoke bombs thrown during clash at Ukrainian gay rights march
    Jun06

    Smoke bombs thrown during clash at Ukrainian gay rights march

    Opponents of a gay rights march held Saturday in Ukraine’s capital threw smoke bombs and tear gas, and nine police officers were injured in the clash. …read more Source: CTV...

    New shelling in Ukraine as Harper arrives in Kyiv for G7
    Jun06

    New shelling in Ukraine as Harper arrives in Kyiv for G7

    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko at the Presidential administration building in Kyiv, Ukraine on June 6, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld) Prime Minister Stephen Harper started his visit to Kyiv today as Ukraine’s restive east continued to be rocked with violent attacks. While Harper...

    Fed up with failing peace, Ukraine rebels eager to fight
    Jun06

    Fed up with failing peace, Ukraine rebels eager to fight

    DOKUCHAYEVSK, Ukraine (AP) — In this front-line town in eastern Ukraine, the cease-fire called more than three months ago seems to be only an insulting guise. Shelling rocks the area so often that dogs have learned to head for the basement at the first blast. …read more Source: CNS...

    Kiev Pride: A Success Despite Attacks
    Jun06

    Kiev Pride: A Success Despite Attacks

    Despite an apparent firecracker-nail attack which critically injured a policeman, brave marchers took part in Kiev’s first LGBT Pride parade today since the revolution. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Stephen Harper lands in Ukraine promising more aid as fighting intensifies in eastern Donetsk region
    Jun06

    Stephen Harper lands in Ukraine promising more aid as fighting intensifies in eastern Donetsk region

    Ukraine’s prime minister praised Canada for making “a tangible contribution to making Ukraine a strong independent state” and for being one of the stronger supporters of his pro-western government …read more Source: Vancouver...