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    ‘Littlest Hobo,’ ‘Anne’ could find new home on content-starved Ukrainian TV after Russian signals pulled
    Jun29

    ‘Littlest Hobo,’ ‘Anne’ could find new home on content-starved Ukrainian TV after Russian signals pulled

    Tumblr“The Littlest Hobo,” “Anne of Green Gables,” maybe even “Flashpoint” could find a new lease on life in Ukraine as the country’s broadcasting council scrambles to fill TV screens with something other than Russian programming, says a senior Ukrainian official. KYIV, Ukraine — The Littlest Hobo, Anne of Green Gables, maybe even...

    Russia Offers Ukraine Reduction In Gas Price
    Jun29

    Russia Offers Ukraine Reduction In Gas Price

    Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says natural-gas prices for Ukraine will be reduced to $247 per 1,000 cubic meters. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US Urges Greece to Resolve Financial Crisis Within Eurozone
    Jun29

    US Urges Greece to Resolve Financial Crisis Within Eurozone

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew urged Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to find ‘a sustainable’ solution to the Greek financial crisis for the sake of the global economy. Markets are reacting negatively to the closure of Greek banks and the impasse between Athens and the European Union as Tuesday’s deadline for a Greek loan...

    Pro-European Candidate Leads in Moldova Local Vote
    Jun29

    Pro-European Candidate Leads in Moldova Local Vote

    CHISINAU, Moldova— Near-final results gave the pro-European candidate a comfortable lead in the runoff for mayor of Chisinau on Sunday, in an election seen as a test of whether the former Soviet republic moves closer to the European Union or to neighboring Russia. With 95.78 percent of the votes counted, incumbent Dorin Chirtoaca, had 52.43...

    Five things about defector Illya Bogdanov
    Jun29

    Five things about defector Illya Bogdanov

    KYIV, Ukraine – The ghosts of the Cold War are everywhere these days in Ukraine, but sometimes they can appear anew as flesh and blood. Many in the West may have forgotten, but defectors were a key propaganda prize through the long standoff with the old Soviet Union. Ukrainian officials may be hard-pressed these days to compete with the onslaught...

    Information war high priority for both sides in Ukraine conflict
    Jun29

    Information war high priority for both sides in Ukraine conflict

    KYIV, Ukraine – The ghosts of the Cold War are everywhere these days in Ukraine, but sometimes they can appear anew as flesh and blood. Many in the West may have forgotten, but defectors were a key propaganda prize through the long standoff with the old Soviet Union.Ukrainian officials may be hard-pressed these days to compete with the...

    Key countries call for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash
    Jun29

    Key countries call for tribunal for Malaysia Airlines crash

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The five countries investigating last year’s shooting down of a Malaysia Airlines plane over Ukraine are calling for an international tribunal to prosecute those responsible. …read more Source: CNS...

    Dutch Say Inquiry Into Malaysia Jet Crash Is Being Blocked in Ukraine
    Jun28

    Dutch Say Inquiry Into Malaysia Jet Crash Is Being Blocked in Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatists, who strongly deny that they had anything to do with the disaster, are concealing cellphone communications, Dutch law enforcement officials say. …read more Source: The New York...

    Army begins next rotation of troops in Poland
    Jun28

    Army begins next rotation of troops in Poland

    VALCARTIER, Que. – About 90 soldiers from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group in Valcartier, Que., have deployed to Poland as part of a NATO response to Russian actions in central and eastern Europe. Over the next month, approximately 200 soldiers will take over Operation Reassurance duties from the 4th Canadian Division’s 2 Canadian...

    Ukraine wants Canadian TV programs
    Jun28

    Ukraine wants Canadian TV programs

    KYIV, Ukraine – “The Littlest Hobo,” “Anne of Green Gables,” maybe even “Flashpoint” could find a new lease on life in Ukraine as the country’s broadcasting council scrambles to fill TV screens with something other than Russian programming, says a senior Ukrainian official. To counter — both real and perceived — propaganda throughout the...