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    Soros says ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if West helps
    Mar30

    Soros says ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine if West helps

    VIENNA (Reuters) – Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine, if Western countries help private investment… …read more Source:...

    Q and A: Canada’s seemingly unshakeable ‘nice’ image
    Mar30

    Q and A: Canada’s seemingly unshakeable ‘nice’ image

    “You made me proud to wear the Canadian flag all over the world.” — Written anonymously in the book of condolence for Pierre Trudeau. Parliament Hill, Oct 1, 2000. At any given moment, thousands of Canadians are following a generations-old tradition of travelling abroad with a visible Maple Leaf pin or decal attached to their backpacks or...

    General Motors is stopping production in Europe’s third largest car market
    Mar29

    General Motors is stopping production in Europe’s third largest car market

    General Motors is ending almost all its production in Russia, but others are staying put for now. Russia is the third-largest European car market, but is giving automakers a bumpy ride. The 10% drop in car sales last year paled in comparison that of 2009, when new registrations halved following the financial crisis. Even so, the optimism that...

    Russia is refusing to negotiate over its $3 billion loan to Ukraine
    Mar29

    Russia is refusing to negotiate over its $3 billion loan to Ukraine

    Russia will not negotiate delaying repayment over its $3 billion (£2 billion) loan to Ukraine that is due in December. Failure to agree on a restructuring of the debt could result in the Ukrainian government being unable to meet the conditions of its latest bailout package agreed with the International Monetary Fund. The agreement requires...

    Residents In Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism
    Mar29

    Residents In Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism

    Residents of this city held what they called a “unity rally” on Saturday meant to help mend a rift between President Petro O. Poroshenko and the regional governor he fired and ease worries that Ukraine, on top of everything else,… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia Could Start New Offensive, Aims To Erase Kiev’s Independence
    Mar29

    Russia Could Start New Offensive, Aims To Erase Kiev’s Independence

    Russia plans to eliminate Ukraine as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim, Ukraine’s prime minister told The Associated Press on Friday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US and Europe’s Economic and Security Threats: US Leadership is Vital to Investigate Prince Michael von Liechtenstein, Iran, Austria, Croatia, Montenegro and the Balkans
    Mar29

    US and Europe’s Economic and Security Threats: US Leadership is Vital to Investigate Prince Michael von Liechtenstein, Iran, Austria, Croatia, Montenegro and the Balkans

    The current war in Ukraine and the Balkan wars of the 90s could have been avoided if principled leaders in the West had focused on building the vital foundation of the rule of law and independent judiciaries at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The lives of hundreds of millions of people in Eastern Europe could have been more prosperous...

    With Broken Economy And Scarce Jobs, Ukraine’s Displaced People Depend On Volunteers
    Mar29

    With Broken Economy And Scarce Jobs, Ukraine’s Displaced People Depend On Volunteers

    KIEV, Ukraine — A year ago Larissa Bilotserkovets, 61, stood in Donetsk with a Ukrainian flag wrapped around her shoulders. As people around her waved Russian flags and shouted “Russia!” she, standing alone, argued Ukraine should turn westward and enter the European Union. …read more Source: International Business...

    Crimean Tatar TV Counts Minutes To Impending Shutdown
    Mar29

    Crimean Tatar TV Counts Minutes To Impending Shutdown

    The only Crimean Tatar television channel in Crimea could be closed down on April 1 if it’s not able to register with the Russian government. Locals see the pressure against ATR television as part of a broader campaign of intimidation against Crimean Tatars since Russia occupied Crimea last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine Front Calms as Explosion Hits Odessa With No Casualties
    Mar29

    Ukraine Front Calms as Explosion Hits Odessa With No Casualties

    Ukraine’s military recorded no major attacks by pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday and a bombing in the port city of Odessa caused no casualties, though frontline troops still didn’t escape without any injuries.Two government soldiers were wounded in 24 hours, with “armed… …read more Source:...