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    Russia: U.S. responsible for Ukraine conflict
    Jun11

    Russia: U.S. responsible for Ukraine conflict

    Ed AdamczykMOSCOW , June 11 (UPI) — The Russian Foreign Ministry said Thursday the United States is responsible for keeping Ukraine locked in conflict. …read more Source: United Press...

    U.S. ambassador to U.N. visits Ukraine, slams Russian ‘aggression’
    Jun11

    U.S. ambassador to U.N. visits Ukraine, slams Russian ‘aggression’

    A senior U.S. diplomat, on a visit Thursday to Ukraine, has slammed what she calls Russian “aggression” in the country. …read more Source:...

    Power: US Supports Ukraine on ‘Two Fronts’
    Jun11

    Power: US Supports Ukraine on ‘Two Fronts’

    The United States supports Ukraine’s efforts to counter Russian aggression and build an open government, says Washington’s envoy to the United Nations. “My msg to people of Ukraine—US stands w/you as you fight on two fronts: countering Russian aggression and building an open, responsive govt,” Samantha Power tweeted during a visit to...

    2 Ukrainian Soldiers, 3 Civilians Reported Killed In East Ukraine
    Jun11

    2 Ukrainian Soldiers, 3 Civilians Reported Killed In East Ukraine

    Two Ukrainian soldiers and three civilians have been reported killed in separate incidents in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    US pushes sharp message on Russian ‘aggression’ as Putin tours Europe
    Jun11

    US pushes sharp message on Russian ‘aggression’ as Putin tours Europe

    In Ukraine today, UN Ambassador Samantha Power reassured the country that the ‘US stands with you.’ Meanwhile, the US ambassador to the Vatican urged the pope to call out Russian actions more pointedly. …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Harper gets 10-minute papal visit, focuses on Ukraine not residential schools
    Jun11

    Harper gets 10-minute papal visit, focuses on Ukraine not residential schools

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper raised the troubling findings of the residential schools commission during his unusually brief meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican Thursday, but appeared to have stopped short of inviting him to Canada to apologize. Instead, Harper referred to letter sent earlier in the week to the Vatican by his aboriginal...

    Russia’s crowdfunded war: Groups raise cash for ‘combat-ready’ units in Ukraine
    Jun11

    Russia’s crowdfunded war: Groups raise cash for ‘combat-ready’ units in Ukraine

    Crowdfunding technology making news in the U.S. over gay wedding cake controversies is being used for a very different purpose in Russia: war. Russian groups are using private payment systems to help bankroll separatists in eastern Ukraine. Some, such as The Novorossiya Humanitarian Battalion, openly state a desire to produce … …read...

    Report: Ukraine Renews License for Under-Fire TV Station
    Jun11

    Report: Ukraine Renews License for Under-Fire TV Station

    KIEV, Ukraine— Ukraine’s government broadcasting authority has extended the operating licensing for a popular television station that has been accused of a pro-Russia stance. The broadcasting authority said in a statement that its executive board voted Thursday to renew Inter’s license for seven years. Prominent members of parliament...

    Pope Francis tells Vladimir Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine
    Jun11

    Pope Francis tells Vladimir Putin: ‘Sincere’ peace efforts needed for Ukraine

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis encouraged Russian President Vladimir Putin to engage in “sincere” international efforts aimed at bringing peace to Ukraine as the two men met privately at the Vatican on Wednesday. Earlier in the day, the U.S. ambassador to the Holy See, Kenneth Hackett, said his country … …read more...

    Harper raises residential schools commission during papal visit: PMO
    Jun11

    Harper raises residential schools commission during papal visit: PMO

    VATICAN CITY, Italy – Prime Minister Stephen Harper raised the troubling findings of the residential schools commission with Pope Francis at the Vatican Thursday, but appeared to have stopped short of inviting him to Canada to apologize.Instead, Harper referred to letter sent earlier in the week to the Vatican by his aboriginal affairs...