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    Ukraine Blacklists French Actor Gerard Depardieu For Five Years
    Jul29

    Ukraine Blacklists French Actor Gerard Depardieu For Five Years

    Ukraine has blacklisted French film star, now Russian national, Gerard Depardieu, barring him from entering the country for five years, a spokeswoman for the National Security Service of Ukraine said on July 28. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia expected to veto UN tribunal on MH17
    Jul29

    Russia expected to veto UN tribunal on MH17

    Russia on Wednesday is expected to veto a UN Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: CTV...

    World Briefing: U.N. Council to Vote on Creating Tribunal On Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight
    Jul29

    World Briefing: U.N. Council to Vote on Creating Tribunal On Downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight

    The jetliner is believed to have been destroyed by a surface-to-air missile fired from territory controlled by pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The New York...

    Russian veto expected as UN votes on tribunal for downing of Malaysian plane
    Jul29

    Russian veto expected as UN votes on tribunal for downing of Malaysian plane

    Russia is expected to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution to set up an international criminal court to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine a year ago. …read more Source: Global...

    East Ukraine War Death Toll: 2,300 Ukrainian Soldiers Dead, Hundreds Missing Since Conflict Began, Military Says
    Jul29

    East Ukraine War Death Toll: 2,300 Ukrainian Soldiers Dead, Hundreds Missing Since Conflict Began, Military Says

    More than 2,300 Ukrainian soldiers have died since the east Ukraine war began in April 2014, the head of the civilian-military cooperation department of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Oleksiy Nozdrachov, said Tuesday. In addition to the death toll, which represented nearly a third of the total number of deaths in the country as a result of the war,...

    Russia Names US NGO ‘Undesirable’
    Jul28

    Russia Names US NGO ‘Undesirable’

    Russian prosecutors Tuesday designated the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), a Washington-based non-profit group funded by the U.S. Congress, as “undesirable” — making it the first foreign NGO to be banned in Russia under a controversial new law. In a statement posted on its website, the Prosecutor General’s office said an...

    On the Ground in Russia
    Jul28

    On the Ground in Russia

    After traveling to Russia for more than 30 years as a “citizen diplomat,” Sharon Tennison isn’t buying the war propaganda intended to demonize Putin and cast us back into a Cold War. Originally a nurse in San Francisco, she has traveled in Russia more extensively than most citizens of that country, taking fellow Americans there...

    Ukraine war monitor injured
    Jul28

    Ukraine war monitor injured

    They are meant to be monitoring a ceasefire but are increasingly caught between the shots themselves. …read more Source:...

    Ashby: The one thing that might make a Toronto Olympic bid worthwhile
    Jul28

    Ashby: The one thing that might make a Toronto Olympic bid worthwhile

    With the news that Boston has cancelled its 2024 Olympic bid, residents of Toronto are once again faced with the prospect of the city levelling up its PanAm Games game to the Olympic scale. Recent polls suggest that 61 percent of Torontonians would support the city’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. This groundswell of support...

    Russia declares US foundation ‘undesirable’ under new law
    Jul28

    Russia declares US foundation ‘undesirable’ under new law

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian prosecutors on Tuesday moved to outlaw a prominent U.S. foundation, for the first time taking advantage of a new law designed to shut foreign groups deemed hostile to national interests amid a showdown with the West over Ukraine. …read more Source: CNS...