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    Poland will not allow Russian bikers to enter country
    Apr24

    Poland will not allow Russian bikers to enter country

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish Foreign Ministry said Friday that it will not allow a Russian nationalistic motorcycle group loyal to President Vladimir Putin to enter Poland, in part because Polish authorities would not be able to guarantee their security. The club, which is estimated to have several thousand members, is strongly nationalistic...

    EU, Ukraine to attempt to defuse mutual distrust
    Apr24

    EU, Ukraine to attempt to defuse mutual distrust

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, April 24 (UPI) — Officials of Ukraine and the European Union are preparing to meet to resolve a growing distrust between Kiev and the West. …read more Source: United Press...

    An Escalating War of Words in Ukraine
    Apr24

    An Escalating War of Words in Ukraine

    NATO’s secretary general joined the chorus of concern coming out of the U.S. State Department about reports of increased Russian activity in eastern Ukraine, including the strengthening of air defenses and battlefield training that involves the use of drones. “What we see both in eastern Ukraine and on the border to eastern Ukraine gives...

    How Ukraine’s Conflict Is Forcing The Elderly To Suffer
    Apr24

    How Ukraine’s Conflict Is Forcing The Elderly To Suffer

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. The long conflict between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Ukraine has torn apart lives and forced disaster upon...

    Russian troops amassing in eastern Ukraine represent largest military presence along border since October
    Apr24

    Russian troops amassing in eastern Ukraine represent largest military presence along border since October

    ‘Russian-separatist forces maintain a sizeable number of artillery pieces and multiple rocket launchers within areas prohibited’ under ceasefire …read more Source: Vancouver...

    ‘Illegal Border Crossing’ Added To Russian Charges Against Savchenko
    Apr24

    ‘Illegal Border Crossing’ Added To Russian Charges Against Savchenko

    Investigators have brought an additional charge against Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko in what the prosecution called it’s “final” case against her, alleging that she illegally crossed the border from Ukraine into Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million
    Apr24

    Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

    YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The presidents of Russia and France joined other leaders Friday at ceremonies commemorating the massacre of Armenians a century ago by Ottoman Turks, an event which still stirs bitter feelings as both sides argue over whether to call it genocide. An estimated 1.5 million died in the slaughters, deportations and forced...

    Moscow Sees Eastern Partnership Summit As Anti-Russian
    Apr24

    Moscow Sees Eastern Partnership Summit As Anti-Russian

    Russia says it has a negative view of the EU’s Eastern Partnership summit to be held in Latvia next month, calling it “anti-Russian.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Harper government back in the middle of historic Turk-Armenian dispute
    Apr24

    Harper government back in the middle of historic Turk-Armenian dispute

    OTTAWA – Canada once again finds itself in the middle of international and diaspora politics, this time revolving around a pair of First World War 100th anniversary commemorations in Armenia and Turkey on the weekend.The Harper government is sending Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to Armenia to attend the commemoration of the 1915...

    Ministers arrive in Iqaluit for Arctic Council meeting
    Apr24

    Ministers arrive in Iqaluit for Arctic Council meeting

    IQALUIT, Nunavut – Politicians and leaders from countries around the North Pole are arriving in this northern capital for a meeting of the Arctic Council.Canada will end its two-year term Friday at the helm of the council, the main international body promoting co-operation in an increasingly busy and contested region. U.S. Secretary of...