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    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: interior ministry
    Apr15

    Former Ukrainian lawmaker shot dead in Kiev: interior ministry

    KIEV (Reuters) – Oleg Kalashnikov, a former member of parliament for ex-president Viktor Yanukovich’s discredited Party of Regions, was found… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine, Politics of History and Jewish Identity: A Personal Story
    Apr15

    Ukraine, Politics of History and Jewish Identity: A Personal Story

    To the extent that western media focuses on Ukraine at all, it tends to focus primarily on Kiev’s war with Russian-backed separatists in the east of the country. Yet dig a little deeper and it becomes clear that Ukraine confronts many other significant problems which are frequently neglected or overlooked. Take, for example, the pressing...

    Why We Can’t Just Read English Newspapers to Understand Terrorism
    Apr15

    Why We Can’t Just Read English Newspapers to Understand Terrorism

    A few weeks ago, the White House convened the Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), a three-day event intended to “discuss concrete steps” that the United States and its allies can take to mitigate violent extremism around the globe. Yet, the sobering reality is that despite 75 years of monitoring the world’s media and spending...

    Romanian, U.S., British Troops Stage NATO-Planned Exercises
    Apr15

    Romanian, U.S., British Troops Stage NATO-Planned Exercises

    Some 2,200 Romanian, U.S., British, and Moldovan troops will take part in military exercises in Romania, close to the Ukrainian border, beginning this week. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Is Attempting to Wipe Away Its Past
    Apr15

    Ukraine Is Attempting to Wipe Away Its Past

    MOSCOW — Ukraine recently adopted a raft of laws designed to strip the country of all reminders of its Soviet and communist past. What began as a haphazard effort to oust unwanted political opponents and tear down monuments to Vladimir Lenin and other communist leaders after the current regime came to power last year has now become a...

    Russia says Canada’s decision to send troops to Ukraine “deplorable”
    Apr15

    Russia says Canada’s decision to send troops to Ukraine “deplorable”

    Russia is calling Canada’s decision to send 200 military trainers to Ukraine “counterproductive and deplorable.” The Russian Embassy in Ottawa said in a statement Wednesday that Canada’s actions are helping to assist a military build-up. …read more Source: FOX...

    Russia Criticizes Canada for Sending Troops to Ukraine
    Apr15

    Russia Criticizes Canada for Sending Troops to Ukraine

    Russia says Canada’s decision to send troops to Ukraine “deplorable” …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia criticizes Canada for sending troops to Ukraine
    Apr15

    Russia criticizes Canada for sending troops to Ukraine

    TORONTO (AP) — Russia is calling Canada’s decision to send 200 military trainers to Ukraine “counterproductive and deplorable.”The Russian Embassy… …read more Source:...

    ICRC Fears Breakdown of Ukraine Cease-fire
    Apr15

    ICRC Fears Breakdown of Ukraine Cease-fire

    The International Committee of the Red Cross says it fears the shaky Ukraine cease-fire deal agreed to in February will breakdown. The ICRC is expressing concern about the recent intensified fighting between Ukrainian and Russian-backed rebels. The International Committee of the Red Cross says a breakdown of the cease-fire would seriously affect...

    Canada’s decision to send troops to Ukraine ‘deplorable,’ Russia says
    Apr15

    Canada’s decision to send troops to Ukraine ‘deplorable,’ Russia says

    In a statement, the Russian embassy to Canada criticized Stephen Harper’s deployment, saying sending Western soldiers will not help ease conflict between the Kiev government and separatists in eastern Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...