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    Farmers block France’s second city as Hollande bids to ease crisis
    Jul23

    Farmers block France’s second city as Hollande bids to ease crisis

    Paris (AFP) – Hundreds of furious farmers on Thursday blocked access roads to France’s second city Lyon with their tractors, unimpressed with a 600-million-euro government plan to ease a dire financial plight sparked by falling prices.Faced with a growing political crisis, President Francois Hollande added to his schedule an impromptu...

    ‘Putin Is Obsessed With The Idea Of Testing NATO’ – And The Baltics Will Be Next
    Jul23

    ‘Putin Is Obsessed With The Idea Of Testing NATO’ – And The Baltics Will Be Next

    At first sight it seemed an improbable appointment: a man who had served twice as president of neighbouring Georgia, parachuted in as governor of a single region of Ukraine. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US Leads Fresh Military Drills In Ukraine
    Jul23

    US Leads Fresh Military Drills In Ukraine

    Ukrainian and US troops launched fresh drills Monday near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an increasingly defiant Kremlin. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    After ‘Goodbye Lenin’, a Berlin resurrection
    Jul23

    After ‘Goodbye Lenin’, a Berlin resurrection

    Berlin (AFP) – Buried and long forgotten, the head of a giant Lenin statue is set to make a comeback in the German capital a quarter-century after the fall of the Berlin Wall.The Soviet leader will gaze again on the people when the 3.5 tonne piece is resurrected from its current grave — a sandpit under a pile of rocks home to a colony...

    Pentagon Prepares To Send Better Radar To Ukraine
    Jul23

    Pentagon Prepares To Send Better Radar To Ukraine

    The Pentagon is moving toward providing Ukraine with bigger, longer-range radar to help it counter artillery being used by Russia-backed rebels, as U.S. military officials signal a growing willingness to bolster the country’s defenses. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Crucial Weapons In The Defense Of Ukraine
    Jul23

    Crucial Weapons In The Defense Of Ukraine

    Russia’s aggression against Ukraine is an assault on the vision that emerged from the end of the Cold War of a Europe whole, free and at peace. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine is Russia’s Identity Test
    Jul23

    Ukraine is Russia’s Identity Test

    Ukraine, which has long existed in the shadow of Russia, is sometimes compared to Ireland, which had a similar relationship with England, except scaled down to reflect their relative size. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    U.S. troops take part in drills at Ukraine’s Polish border
    Jul23

    U.S. troops take part in drills at Ukraine’s Polish border

    Ukrainian and U.S. troops are taking part in drills near the war-torn country’s Polish border in a bid to show unity and resolve in the face of an increasingly defiant Kremlin. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Did He Or Didn’t He? Trial Begins For Gennady Kravtsov, Russian Engineer Accused Of High Treason
    Jul23

    Did He Or Didn’t He? Trial Begins For Gennady Kravtsov, Russian Engineer Accused Of High Treason

    A preliminary trial for the Russian engineer accused of selling state secrets to a Swedish company began on July 22 in Moscow, Agence France-Presse reported. The trial of Gennady Kravtsov is one of many high-profile treason cases in Russia in the past few months amid heightened tensions due to the conflict in Ukraine and a broader definition of...

    Ukraine Again Relies on Foreigners for Leadership Help
    Jul23

    Ukraine Again Relies on Foreigners for Leadership Help

    As Ukraine is struggling to reform and survive during war, it is relying on a cohort of accomplished foreigners for leadership. For example, foreign-born ministers are negotiating a way out of Ukraine’s debt burden, and former statesmen from Georgia are at the forefront of Ukraine’s fight against corruption. Ukraine has an ancient...