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    Why Ukrainians Are Speaking More Ukrainian
    Jun27

    Why Ukrainians Are Speaking More Ukrainian

    As the war with pro-Russian separatists grinds on, many Ukrainians are turning to the Ukrainian language as a badge of national self-identification. …read more Source: Foreign...

    Russia Slams U.S. State Department Report
    Jun26

    Russia Slams U.S. State Department Report

    The Russian Foreign Ministry said on June 26 that an annual human rights report released by the United States was politically motivated and ignored rights violations by Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Eurozone Crisis: Greece’s Syriza Proves Unfit To Govern
    Jun26

    Eurozone Crisis: Greece’s Syriza Proves Unfit To Govern

    As Alexis Tsipras’ five-month game of brinksmanship with European and international creditors reaches a tipping point, the time for responsible decision-making has finally arrived. Despite all his bluffing, Europe has not blinked. After Tsipras’ most recent concessions, there was an increasing sense of optimism that a deal may be at...

    Worldwide Jewish population nears pre-Holocaust numbers
    Jun26

    Worldwide Jewish population nears pre-Holocaust numbers

    (JTA) — The worldwide Jewish population is approaching the size it was before the Holocaust, a new report by an independent Jerusalem-based think tank says. The report, compiled by the Jewish People Policy Institute, indicates that there are 14.2 million Jews worldwide as of early 2015. Add in various “subgroups” (such as immigrants to Israel and...

    Nato Warns of Return to Heavy Fighting in Ukraine
    Jun26

    Nato Warns of Return to Heavy Fighting in Ukraine

    Nato has warned of the risk of a return to heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine, as Kiev reported 30 attacks in the space of six hours, including howitzer fire, towards the port stronghold of Mariupol. Although a ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian-backed fighters in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region has largely held since it was signed in the...

    Putin phones Obama to discuss Ukraine, Islamic State
    Jun26

    Putin phones Obama to discuss Ukraine, Islamic State

    Ed AdamczykWASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) — Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed Ukraine and the Islamic State by phone with U.S. President Barack Obama. …read more Source: United Press...

    No training for Azov regiment: Kenney
    Jun26

    No training for Azov regiment: Kenney

    Ultra-nationalist regiment in Ukraine won’t get Canadian training, says Kenney …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s Azov regiment will ‘absolutely’ not get training from Canada: Jason Kenney
    Jun26

    Ukraine’s Azov regiment will ‘absolutely’ not get training from Canada: Jason Kenney

    KYIV, Ukraine – Defence Minister Jason Kenney says the notorious ultra-nationalist Azov regiment will “absolutely” be excluded from the training Canadian military advisers are about to deliver in Ukraine. The paramilitary unit, which says it is the victim of a Russian smear campaign, called on Canada to refute claims that it is full of neo-Nazis...

    ‘ElectricYerevan’ Protesters Chafe At Comparisons To Ukraine’s Euromaidan
    Jun26

    ‘ElectricYerevan’ Protesters Chafe At Comparisons To Ukraine’s Euromaidan

    Many observers in Russia and the West are comparing the ongoing Armenian protests against rising electricity prices to the Euromaidan movement in Ukraine. But spokespeople in Yerevan are resisting this attempt to broaden the framing of their project. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    NATO Ups the Ante In the Ukraine Crisis
    Jun26

    NATO Ups the Ante In the Ukraine Crisis

    James CardenPlacing troops and weaponry on Russia’s border will only heighten tensions in the region. …read more Source: The...