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    Ukraine’s self-defense units look for the enemy within
    Jul11

    Ukraine’s self-defense units look for the enemy within

    ODESSA, Ukraine (AP) — Striding through headquarters, Todor Panevsky gleefully announced that comrades in his self-defense unit had detained a… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s self-defense units look for the enemy within
    Jul11

    Ukraine’s self-defense units look for the enemy within

    ODESSA, Ukraine (AP) — Striding through headquarters, Todor Panevsky gleefully announced that comrades in his self-defense unit had detained a pro-Russian separatist sympathizer in this picturesque port city…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Russia opposes UN resolution for tribunal for MH17 crash
    Jul11

    Russia opposes UN resolution for tribunal for MH17 crash

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia says it is opposed to a UN resolution that would establish an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible for shooting down a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine last year. …read more Source: CNS...

    As Iran talks continue, lifting arms embargo is non-starter for U.S.
    Jul11

    As Iran talks continue, lifting arms embargo is non-starter for U.S.

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The world’s major powers will continue to negotiate with Iran throughout the weekend, aiming to clinch an agreement that would curb that country’s nuclear program. A number of self-imposed deadlines have come and gone. For an update on where things stand, we turn to Michael Gordon of The New York Times, who has been...

    Making 16,800 perogies for Ottawa’s Capital Ukrainian Festival
    Jul11

    Making 16,800 perogies for Ottawa’s Capital Ukrainian Festival

    Ukrainians in the Ottawa region were making the last of the 16,800 perogies Friday, July 10 to be served a the Capital Ukrainina Festival being held in Ottawa from July 24-26. The Festival will feature live Ukrainian music, food and drinks, artwork, handmade crafts, a Yarmarok (Marketplace), and cultural exhibits. Festival Details:...

    As the West Extends Sanctions on Russia, Putin’s Popularity Grows
    Jul11

    As the West Extends Sanctions on Russia, Putin’s Popularity Grows

    By Woodrow W. Clark II and Dimitri Elkin (*) On June 22, 2015, the European Union voted to extend Russia sanctions for six months. Two days later, Russia retaliated, extending counter-measures that include a broad ban on European and American food imports for twelve months. The new round of this “tit-for-tat” strategy was surrounded...

    Stakhovsky criticized for anti-gay comment attributed to him
    Jul11

    Stakhovsky criticized for anti-gay comment attributed to him

    LONDON (AP) — The heads of the ATP and WTA have criticized professional tennis player Sergiy Stakhovsky for anti-gay comments about the women’s tour attributed to him. His remarks came in an interview with a Ukraine-based website. …read more Source: CNS...

    Kerry Doesn’t View Russia as an ‘Existential Threat,’ State Department Says
    Jul10

    Kerry Doesn’t View Russia as an ‘Existential Threat,’ State Department Says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry does not agree with the Marine Corps general nominated to be America’s next top uniformed commander that Russia poses an existential threat to the United States, a spokesman said on Friday. On Thursday, Marine General Joseph Dunford told lawmakers weighing his nomination to be...

    Will Bill Clinton Apologize in Srebrenica?
    Jul10

    Will Bill Clinton Apologize in Srebrenica?

    Photo Credit: article.wn.com It was as much a forward looking vision as looking straight into the failures of the past when then-President Bill Clinton apologized to the people of Rwanda for not doing enough to stop the genocide. The US has had a more direct role in helping end the open conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in 1995. The US and...

    French, German Leaders Press Ukraine On Constitutional Reforms
    Jul10

    French, German Leaders Press Ukraine On Constitutional Reforms

    French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angel Merkel have called on Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to ensure partial self-rule for the pro-Russian separatist east. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...