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    One Worker Killed In Shelling Of Industrial Site In Ukraine
    May22

    One Worker Killed In Shelling Of Industrial Site In Ukraine

    One worker has been killed and two wounded in eastern Ukraine in heavy shelling of a plant belonging to the country’s largest steel compan …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Officially Bans Communist Symbols, Propaganda
    May22

    Ukraine Officially Bans Communist Symbols, Propaganda

    Ukraine is finally cutting loose from its USSR past with a new law taking effect this week that bans communist symbols and Soviet propaganda. …read more Source:...

    Cameron makes British reform case to EU peers
    May22

    Cameron makes British reform case to EU peers

    Riga (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron takes his case for far-reaching reform to his EU peers Friday as they meet six former Soviet states, some of whom would gladly swap places with London in the bloc.The Eastern Partnership summit in the Latvian capital Riga aims to review and affirm ties with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,...

    Ukraine shelves military agreements with Russia
    May22

    Ukraine shelves military agreements with Russia

    Kyiv votes to suspend Moscow’s access to Moldova and Trans-Dniester but U.S. says this shouldn’t affect the implementation of the Minsk ceasefire agreement. …read more Source: Toronto...

    Putin isn’t afraid of NATO. Here’s how we can change his mind.
    May22

    Putin isn’t afraid of NATO. Here’s how we can change his mind.

    What must NATO do to counter Russian President Vladimir Putin? Russia’s seizure of Crimea and incursion into eastern Ukraine was just the opening gun of a multi-dimensional Russian campaign to challenge NATO and the West. Moscow is employing strategic maskirovka — the traditional Russian tactic of military deception — against all levels of...

    Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia
    May22

    Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close partners. Kiev also produced what it claimed was fresh confirmation of involvement by Russian intelligence in sowing unrest in breakaway eastern regions,...

    Sen. John McCain: Cisco’s behavior in Russia ‘deserves further investigation’ (CSCO)
    May22

    Sen. John McCain: Cisco’s behavior in Russia ‘deserves further investigation’ (CSCO)

    A report published by Buzzfeed that implied Cisco was skirting economic sanctions against Russia when selling its technical equipment there has gotten the attention of Sen. John McCain. McCain (R-AZ) chairs the Senate’s Armed Services Committee and has pressed for more U.S. action against Russia in response to its involvement in the Ukraine...

    The Politics of Genocide
    May22

    The Politics of Genocide

    Last month marked the 100th anniversary of the first major genocide of the 20th century. The massacre of over one million Armenians by the Ottoman government in 1915 continues to fuel a fierce debate about what constitutes “genocide,” which groups were victims, and who were the criminals. It is past time, however, for the world to acknowledge...

    Wall shuffles cabinet; Kevin Doherty named new Saskatchewan finance minister
    May22

    Wall shuffles cabinet; Kevin Doherty named new Saskatchewan finance minister

    REGINA – Saskatchewan has a new finance minister.Premier Brad Wall has named Kevin Doherty to replace Ken Krawetz, who has said he will not run in the next provincial election. Scott Moe takes over from Doherty as minister of advanced education, while backbencher Herb Cox takes over for Moe as environment minister.Wall has also named...

    Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia
    May22

    Ukrainian lawmakers suspend military cooperation with Russia

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s parliament on Thursday voted to suspend military cooperation with Russia in a long-anticipated move signaling a further break in relations between the once-close partners. …read more Source: CNS...