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    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense
    Apr22

    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is calling on Europe to spend more on defense in light of security threats like terrorism and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Homes calendar April 25 to May 1
    Apr22

    Homes calendar April 25 to May 1

    This weekend Art show: Check out works of art in all styles and media by members of the Nepean Fine Arts League at their spring show and sale Friday to Sunday at the Ukrainian Banquet Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. Vernissage with wine and cheese takes place Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the show continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday...

    EU Charges Gazprom With Abusing Market Position
    Apr22

    EU Charges Gazprom With Abusing Market Position

    Russian energy giant Gazprom has rejected European Union charges that it was abusing its dominant market position, saying the accusations are “unfounded.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name
    Apr22

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name

    By Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine, in a break with tradition that is certain to rile Moscow, is ditching the… …read more Source:...

    Walled off: In non-rebel eastern Ukraine, frustrations with Kiev mount
    Apr22

    Walled off: In non-rebel eastern Ukraine, frustrations with Kiev mount

    No one in Russian-speaking Kharkiv wants to follow rebels into open revolt. But locals say Kiev has no idea how badly it’s aggravating the region with its initiatives, including the ‘Great Wall of Ukraine.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine Says It Aims To Prevent Russian Attacks At WW2 Commemorations
    Apr22

    Ukraine Says It Aims To Prevent Russian Attacks At WW2 Commemorations

    Ukraine is planning an operation involving tens of thousands of police to guard against any attack by separatists or Russian agents during World War II commemorations next month, security chiefs said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Lavrov Says Ukraine’s Neutrality Important, Lambasts U.S.
    Apr22

    Lavrov Says Ukraine’s Neutrality Important, Lambasts U.S.

    Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Ukraine’s unity and neutrality are in Russia’s interests. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Millions of Ukraine Children at Risk From New Epidemics
    Apr22

    Millions of Ukraine Children at Risk From New Epidemics

    Ukraine is in imminent danger of experiencing the first polio epidemic Europe has seen for decades, health experts have revealed, warning that millions of children are at risk from a range of crippling or fatal infectious diseases, including measles, diphtheria and rubella. The rate of protection against contagious disease in the country has...

    European Union Opens Antitrust Case Against Russia’s Gazprom
    Apr22

    European Union Opens Antitrust Case Against Russia’s Gazprom

    BRUSSELS — The European Union is opening an antitrust case against Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom energy giant amid worsening relations between Brussels and Moscow. EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said Wednesday that Gazprom’s behavior in central and eastern European member states, where it sometimes almost fully...

    EU opens antitrust case against Russia’s Gazprom gas giant
    Apr22

    EU opens antitrust case against Russia’s Gazprom gas giant

    EU Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said that Gazprom’s behavior in central and eastern European member states, where it sometimes almost fully controls the gas market, could amount to an abuse of its dominant position. The complaints are clustered around three issues: preventing cross-border flows of gas to other EU nations,...