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    Russia Expands Another Pipeline
    Jun19

    Russia Expands Another Pipeline

    Today’s a big day for Russian gas pipeline news. Reuters: Russian gas giant Gazprom has agreed to build a new pipeline to Germany under the Baltic Sea with a trio of Western energy companies, bringing Europe closer into Moscow’s energy orbit.The Russian gas company is trying to find new ways to deliver gas to Europe bypassing...

    Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monument
    Jun19

    Vandals paint swastika on Ukrainian Holocaust monument

    (JTA) — A Holocaust monument in Ukraine was vandalized with a red swastika that the perpetrators painted over a Star of David symbol. The vandalism in Nikopol, an eastern Ukrainian city located 60 miles from Dnepropetrovsk, occurred on June 16, according to a report Tuesday by the Federation of Jewish Communities of Ukraine. Alexander Taratuta,...

    Putin says wide powers for Ukraine’s east, amnesty, local elections key for ending conflict
    Jun19

    Putin says wide powers for Ukraine’s east, amnesty, local elections key for ending conflict

    President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine should offer broad rights to its eastern rebel regions in order to end the conflict that has strained Russia-West ties. …read more Source: FOX...

    Putin Urges Political Settlement for Ukrainian Crisis
    Jun19

    Putin Urges Political Settlement for Ukrainian Crisis

    Putin says wide powers for Ukraine’s east, amnesty, local elections key for ending conflict …read more Source: ABC...

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine to honour peace deal as training ramps up
    Jun19

    Putin urges West to lean on Ukraine to honour peace deal as training ramps up

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling on western countries to lean on the Ukrainian government to honour all of the internal political reforms contained in the peace accord signed in Minsk.His remarks came today against the backdrop of fresh fighting in eastern Ukraine and the renewal of international...

    ‘Super Indian’ Takes On The Romantic Stereotypes Of Native Americans
    Jun19

    ‘Super Indian’ Takes On The Romantic Stereotypes Of Native Americans

    © Estate of Fritz ScholderIn 1969, a Minnesota-born artist by the name of Fritz Scholder painted a portrait he dubbed “Indian with Beer Can.” The image shows a stark figure in sunglasses and a cowboy hat, sitting with his arms crossed and teeth bared before a can of Coors. Unlike many studio paintings that came before it — the...

    In challenge to Obama, U.S. Senate passes defense bill that allots lethal aid to Ukraine
    Jun19

    In challenge to Obama, U.S. Senate passes defense bill that allots lethal aid to Ukraine

    MOSCOW — Ukraine moved one step closer to receiving lethal military aid from the U.S. after the Senate passed a $612 billion defense policy bill late Thursday that would allocate $300 million of military aid, including radars and antitank weapons, to the war-stricken country. Kiev has said it desperately needs the arms for its forces, which have...

    Putin: Ukraine war not our fault, U.S. must stop meddling
    Jun19

    Putin: Ukraine war not our fault, U.S. must stop meddling

    Russian leader tells Charlie Rose rebels in neigboring country will “always find arms somewhere,” and insists it’s Kiev prolonging the crisis …read more Source:...

    Putin urges political settlement for Ukrainian crisis
    Jun19

    Putin urges political settlement for Ukrainian crisis

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin says Ukraine should offer broad rights to its eastern rebel regions in order to end the conflict that has strained Russia-West ties. …read more Source: U.S....

    Crimean Tatars Break Ramadan Fast In Simferopol
    Jun19

    Crimean Tatars Break Ramadan Fast In Simferopol

    Crimean Tatars shared the communal meal known as Iftar at the main mosque in Simferopol on the evening of the first day of Ramadan. Many Crimean Tatars have left the region in the past year since its annexation by Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...