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    Replica Retraces Lafayette’s Voyage to America
    Apr18

    Replica Retraces Lafayette’s Voyage to America

    A replica of the warship that carried France’s Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two nations. Lafayette crossed the Atlantic on the original Hermione in 1780 to tell his friend George Washington, commander of...

    Jason Kenney says Canadian soldiers will not be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine
    Apr18

    Jason Kenney says Canadian soldiers will not be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine

    The Canadian government is confident that troops from Petawawa won’t end up instructing Neo Nazis and far right extremists when they begin their training mission in Ukraine this summer, but a former diplomat is warning it will be difficult to weed out such extremists as their militia units are now being integrated into Ukraine’s...

    Putin ‘Ready to Work with US’
    Apr18

    Putin ‘Ready to Work with US’

    Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview. In his comments to the state-run Rossiya channel, Putin appeared to soften his anti-American rhetoric after being highly critical. Relations between Moscow and...

    Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day Parade
    Apr18

    Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day Parade

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says he will travel to Moscow to participate in events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe on May 7 and 8, but he will not attend a Victory Day military parade in the Russian capital on May 9. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hillary Clinton’s Big Benefactor Has Trade Links with Iran
    Apr18

    Hillary Clinton’s Big Benefactor Has Trade Links with Iran

    Enemies of Hillary Clinton waiting to discredit her bid for the White House are likely to seize on news that one of the biggest benefactors to the Clinton Foundation has been trading with Iran and may be in breach of US sanctions imposed on the country. Ukrainian oligarch Victor Pinchuk, 54, has courted the Clintons for at least nine years – in...

    Crimean City Cuts Off Ukrainian TV Channels
    Apr18

    Crimean City Cuts Off Ukrainian TV Channels

    The main cable-television provider in the city of Yevpatoria, in the Ukrainian region of Crimea that was annexed by Russia in March 2014, has stopped distributing five Ukrainian television channels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Peace Accord Will Fail Unless Kiev Recognizes Breakaway State
    Apr18

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Peace Accord Will Fail Unless Kiev Recognizes Breakaway State

    A senior leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has claimed in an interview that the fragile Minsk peace agreement will collapse unless Kiev recognizes a self-proclaimed rebel state. Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the president of the Donetsk People’s Republic, told the BBC: “Ukraine doesn’t want to resolve all the issues. … If that...

    Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP
    Apr18

    Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP

    By JIM KUHNHENN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kramatorsk
    Apr18

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kramatorsk

    (NATURAL SOUND) A huge tribute to Russian communist revolutionary V.I. Lenin was toppled on April 17 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, which has served as a provisional capital of the region since pro-Russian rebels overtook the city of Donetsk. (Video by RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Kremlin Criticizes Arrival Of U.S. Military Trainers In Ukraine
    Apr18

    Kremlin Criticizes Arrival Of U.S. Military Trainers In Ukraine

    Russia has criticized the arrival of 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train troops from the National Guard, saying their presence could destabilize the situation in the conflict-torn country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...