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    As We Reflect on VE-day, Beware the Sin of Omission
    May19

    As We Reflect on VE-day, Beware the Sin of Omission

    Last week saw citizens around the world celebrating VE-day, with this year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. Yet, as we remember those who gave their all to ensure our freedoms and liberties, let us also guard against clever appropriations of the memory of blood and sacrifice for political ends. Victory Day Parade in Red...

    Ukraine accuses captured Russian soldiers of ‘terrorist crimes’
    May19

    Ukraine accuses captured Russian soldiers of ‘terrorist crimes’

    MOSCOW — Two Russian special forces soldiers captured in eastern Ukraine will be prosecuted for “terrorist crimes” committed during a mission of sabotage that killed a government soldier, Ukraine’s State Security Service chief said Monday. The capture of the two wounded men, one of whom is shown confessing in a video posted by a Ukrainian...

    Visits by top U.S officials give Russia something to crow about
    May19

    Visits by top U.S officials give Russia something to crow about

    MOSCOW — For several months, high-level U.S. diplomats have been giving Russia the cold shoulder as punishment for its role in the Ukraine conflict.But no longer.Two senior American officials — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, followed by Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland — have visited Russia in as many weeks, giving some...

    Russian Troops Captured in Ukraine Treated in Kiev Hospital
    May19

    Russian Troops Captured in Ukraine Treated in Kiev Hospital

    KIEV, Ukraine—Two wounded Russian soldiers captured while fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine have been transferred to a hospital in Kiev, Ukrainian officials said Monday as Moscow once again firmly denied any involvement in the fighting. The Russians were wounded and taken prisoner Saturday near the front line town of Shchastia in the...

    Global energy subsidies to hit $5.3 tn this year: IMF
    May19

    Global energy subsidies to hit $5.3 tn this year: IMF

    Washington (AFP) – The International Monetary Fund voiced alarm Monday about energy subsidies across the world, saying they were expected to reach $5.3 trillion in 2015, more than government health spending.”These estimates are shocking,” the IMF said in a report, noting the figures were among the largest negative factors for...

    Ukraine Says It Has Captured 2 Russian Soldiers
    May19

    Ukraine Says It Has Captured 2 Russian Soldiers

    The Kremlin repeated its longstanding denial that any Russian troops had been deployed across the border, despite growing evidence to the contrary. …read more Source: The New York...

    Crimean police detain demonstrators commemorating the deportation of Tatars under Stalin
    May18

    Crimean police detain demonstrators commemorating the deportation of Tatars under Stalin

    Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: FOX...

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation
    May18

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

    MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. In May 1944, Soviet dictator Josef Stalin accused the Tatars of collaborating with German forces and ordered their deportation, many to...

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation
    May18

    Crimean police detain Tatars commemorating mass deportation

    MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the capital of Russia-annexed Crimea have detained demonstrators trying to take part in an unauthorized motorcade to observe the anniversary of the mass deportation of Crimean Tatars. …read more Source: U.S....

    US’s Nuland meets with Russians to back Ukraine cease-fire
    May18

    US’s Nuland meets with Russians to back Ukraine cease-fire

    MOSCOW (AP) — The United States wants to help solidify a shaky cease-fire and support efforts to resolve political and humanitarian concerns in Ukraine’s rebellious east, a top U.S. diplomat said Monday after meeting with Russian counterparts. …read more Source: CNS...