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    Putin says Russian economy remains strong despite sanctions
    Apr16

    Putin says Russian economy remains strong despite sanctions

    Speaking in a call-in show with the nation televised live, Putin said the nation’s economic performance has remained strong, despite Western sanctions slapped on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis and a slump in global oil prices. …read more Source: CTV...

    In Rebel Territory Of Ukraine, Relief For Illness And Pain Is Blocked
    Apr16

    In Rebel Territory Of Ukraine, Relief For Illness And Pain Is Blocked

    In a cramped cardiologist’s office in southeast Ukraine, Tatyana Ivanovna, 76, begged for sedatives. Andrey Polyakov, her doctor, took time to listen, though he knew there was nothing he could do. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Dismisses Envoy To U.S.
    Apr16

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko Dismisses Envoy To U.S.

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed his ambassador to the United States, whose tenure in Washington began under ousted former President Viktor Yanukovych and spanned the duration of Kiev’s year-long conflict with Russia. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Putin says Russia’s economy strong despite sanctions
    Apr16

    Putin says Russia’s economy strong despite sanctions

    Speaking Thursday in a televised call-in show with the nation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country s economic performance has remained strong, despite Western sanctions slapped on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis, and a slump in global oil prices. …read more Source:...

    Russia says U.S. forced it to act on Ukraine
    Apr16

    Russia says U.S. forced it to act on Ukraine

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu on Thursday blamed the United States and its allies for the conflict in Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Putin says Russian economy remains strong
    Apr16

    Putin says Russian economy remains strong

    Speaking Thursday in a televised call-in show with the nation, Putin said the nation’s economic performance has remained strong, despite Western sanctions slapped on Russia over the Ukrainian crisis and a slump in global oil prices. …read more Source: San Francisco...

    Violence Escalates In East Ukraine Ahead Of Talks
    Apr16

    Violence Escalates In East Ukraine Ahead Of Talks

    Ukraine’s military accused pro-Russian rebels on Monday of using heavy weapons that were meant to have been withdrawn under a ceasefire deal, after one Ukrainian serviceman was killed and six wounded in rebel-held territories. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US Paratroops Convoy To Western Ukraine For Training Mission
    Apr16

    US Paratroops Convoy To Western Ukraine For Training Mission

    U.S. paratroopers have arrived in Ukraine for Operation Fearless Guardian, a six-month effort to train Ukraine’s newly established national guard force. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Demonstrators Protest Over Ukraine’s Lustration Law
    Apr16

    Demonstrators Protest Over Ukraine’s Lustration Law

    Dozens of protesters demonstrated outside of Ukraine’s Constitutional Court in Kyiv on April 16 to express support for a law aimed at sacking civil servants linked to corruption during the rule of ousted President Viktor Yanukovych’s government. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions
    Apr16

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An international rights group says growing numbers of disabled children in Ukraine are being condemned to life in orphanages and institutions blighted by neglect and abuse. …read more Source: U.S....