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    Third pro-Russia activist found dead in Ukraine capital this week
    Apr17

    Third pro-Russia activist found dead in Ukraine capital this week

    A journalist supportive of former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich was gunned down in Kiev on Thursday, the third death this week of a prominent critic of Ukraine’s Western-backed government. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Russia condemns Canadian training in Ukraine
    Apr17

    Russia condemns Canadian training in Ukraine

    Russia says Canada’s decision to join military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’ …read more Source:...

    Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg in Europa League
    Apr17

    Clinical Napoli destroy Wolfsburg in Europa League

    Paris (AFP) – Rafa Benitez worked his European magic again on Thursday as a rampant Napoli produced a superb display to beat VfL Wolfsburg 4-1 in Germany in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final.Captain Marek Hamsik scored twice in between strikes by Gonzalo Higuain and Manolo Gabbiadini for the visitors at the Volkswagen...

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader Threatens To Take Mariupol, Blames Ukrainians For Truce Breakdown
    Apr17

    Pro-Russian Rebel Leader Threatens To Take Mariupol, Blames Ukrainians For Truce Breakdown

    The leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic threatened Thursday that pro-Russian rebels will take the port city of Mariupol if Ukrainian forces continue their “aggression” toward them. Oleksandr Zakharchenko’s comments, made on Russian TV, come as intense fighting in Donetsk, as well as Mariupol, threatens...

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions
    Apr17

    Ukraine’s disabled condemned to life in institutions

    Rights group: Ukraine’s disabled children condemned to life in grim institutions …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Volunteers Search for Bodies of Missing Soldiers
    Apr17

    Ukrainian Volunteers Search for Bodies of Missing Soldiers

    As the cease-fire becomes more fragile in eastern Ukraine, a team of volunteer body collectors travels to the small village of Savur Mohyla in the what pro-Russian separatists call the Donetsk Peoples Republic – to retrieve bodies of fallen Ukrainian servicemen from rebel-held territories. With a recent escalation in violence in eastern...

    Putin rebukes U.S., defends Iran missile decision
    Apr17

    Putin rebukes U.S., defends Iran missile decision

    MOSCOW — President Vladimir Putin sternly urged the West to respect Russia’s interests in global affairs and defended his move to sanction the delivery of a long-range air defense missile system to Iran during a marathon TV call-in show with the nation Thursday. Putin scathingly criticized Washington for refusing to see Moscow as an equal...

    Ukrainian Volunteers Search for Bodies of Missing Soldiers
    Apr16

    Ukrainian Volunteers Search for Bodies of Missing Soldiers

    As the cease-fire becomes more fragile in eastern Ukraine, a team of volunteer body collectors travels to the small village of Savur Mohyla in the what pro-Russian separatists call the Donetsk Peoples Republic – to retrieve bodies of fallen Ukrainian servicemen from rebel-held territories. Adam Bailes traveled with the team and has this...

    Putin confident on economy, offers to mend ties with West
    Apr16

    Putin confident on economy, offers to mend ties with West

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has weathered the worst of its economic troubles and is on the road to recovery, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday during a marathon call-in TV show, offering to normalize ties with the West if it treats Moscow as an equal partner and not a “vassal.” Putin mixed promises with stern warnings and some humor...

    Canada offers $3.3M to effort to fight cybercrime in central America, Caribbean
    Apr16

    Canada offers $3.3M to effort to fight cybercrime in central America, Caribbean

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Canada is contributing $3.3 million to support measures to combat cybercrime in central America and the Caribbean.Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson made the announcement today at an international Internet security conference in the Netherlands.Nicholson says $2.8 million will go towards a joint project with...