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    Ukraine to push for peacekeepers, funds at EU summit
    Apr27

    Ukraine to push for peacekeepers, funds at EU summit

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine will press European leaders for peacekeepers to patrol its war-torn east and will angle for more international financial support at two days of high-level talks starting Monday.Its pro-Western President Petro Poroshenko called on EU leaders to “provide powerful signals in support of Ukraine and its European...

    EU-Ukraine Summit Set For Kyiv
    Apr27

    EU-Ukraine Summit Set For Kyiv

    EU leaders will hold a summit with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kyiv on April 27. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Marks Chornobyl Anniversary
    Apr27

    Ukraine Marks Chornobyl Anniversary

    Ukraine on April 26 marked 29 years since the Chornobyl nuclear disaster. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Taking Crimea righted historical injustice: Putin
    Apr27

    Taking Crimea righted historical injustice: Putin

    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow’s seizure of Crimea righted a historical injustice, according to news agency reports on Sunday citing a new documentary film. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    For Greater Europe We Must Embrace People-To-People Cooperation
    Apr27

    For Greater Europe We Must Embrace People-To-People Cooperation

    We can only watch with sadness the effects of the last few years brought on by confrontation. In 2003, as ministers of foreign affairs, we were at the forefront of the common initiatives between Germany, France and Russia to create a new spirit of dialogue and understanding. We saw the reunification of the European continent after 2004 as a...

    The war crippling the world’s biggest oil producer
    Apr27

    The war crippling the world’s biggest oil producer

    As tensions in the Ukraine escalate, European sanctions are squeezing Russia’s energy sector. …read more Source:...

    In ‘A Nazi Legacy,’ a son’s love is tested by mass murder
    Apr27

    In ‘A Nazi Legacy,’ a son’s love is tested by mass murder

    Horst von Wachter, left, and Niklas Frank with Philippe Sands, rear, at the site of a mass grave outside Zolkiew, Ukraine. (Sam Hardy) NEW YORK (JTA) — It’s hard not to get emotional watching the superbly rendered “A Nazi Legacy: What our Fathers Did.” But unlike many Holocaust documentaries, the overwhelming feelings aren’t sadness...

    Putin: ‘No Regrets’ Over Crimea Annexation
    Apr26

    Putin: ‘No Regrets’ Over Crimea Annexation

    In a new documentary titled The President, the Russian leader says seizing Crimea from Ukraine righted a historical wrong.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev ‘wins fifth term by a landslide’
    Apr26

    Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev ‘wins fifth term by a landslide’

    Astana (Kazakhstan) (AFP) – Energy-rich Kazakhstan’s incumbent strongman Nursultan Nazarbayev scored a crushing victory in Sunday’s one-sided presidential ballot, taking 97.5 percent of the vote to win a fifth consecutive term, an exit poll showed.The exit poll carried out by the Institute for Democracy, a research company based...

    Russia accuses Canada of bringing Ukraine issues to Arctic forum
    Apr26

    Russia accuses Canada of bringing Ukraine issues to Arctic forum

    The Arctic Council is made up of Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States and was created almost two decades ago to allow nations a diplomatic venue to talk about and deal with issues in the Arctic. As the New York Times has noted the council was never intended to be a forum for debating military and...