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    Right sector in Ukraine takes 6-year-old hostage – standoff with police
    Jul13

    Right sector in Ukraine takes 6-year-old hostage – standoff with police

    Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day, the Associated Press writes. Here is the rest of the Associated Press article: Two people were killed Saturday in a Right Sector...

    The BRICS Summit: A Look at Some of the Issues
    Jul13

    The BRICS Summit: A Look at Some of the Issues

    NEW DELHI — The BRICS summit in Ufa, the capital of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, this week brought together the heads of government of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) in what’s already one of the world’s most unusually interesting international groupings. Jokingly dismissed by some as the only...

    Russia To Continue Tests On Nuclear-Capable Iskander Short-Range Ballistic Missiles Near Ukraine
    Jul13

    Russia To Continue Tests On Nuclear-Capable Iskander Short-Range Ballistic Missiles Near Ukraine

    A Russian military unit will be testing the Iskander ballistic missile near the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea this month, the press service of the southern region of Krasnodar said Monday. The tests, which are in range of many Eastern European countries — not to mention Ukraine — further ratchet up the tension that has been escalating...

    Lithuania to complete removal of Soviet-era statues after renewed calls amid Ukraine crisis
    Jul13

    Lithuania to complete removal of Soviet-era statues after renewed calls amid Ukraine crisis

    Lithuania is removing all the Soviet statues remaining in its capital, prompted by renewed calls to take down the symbols of an oppressive Soviet occupation amid the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: FOX...

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine — Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day.Two people were killed Saturday in a Right Sector gun-and-grenade attack on police in a western Ukrainian city. Police had...

    Right Sector gunmen take 6-year old boy hostage in western Ukraine in standoff with police
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take 6-year old boy hostage in western Ukraine in standoff with police

    Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day. …read more Source: FOX...

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western Ukraine as a standoff between the gunmen and police entered its third day. …read more Source: U.S....

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine
    Jul13

    Right Sector gunmen take boy hostage in western Ukraine

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Two gunmen from Ukraine’s notorious nationalist militia Right Sector have briefly taken a six-year-old boy hostage in western… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian PM to visit Canada this week for economic talks amid financial turmoil
    Jul13

    Ukrainian PM to visit Canada this week for economic talks amid financial turmoil

    OTTAWA – The prime minister of Ukraine will be in Ottawa this week for talks with the Harper government.Arseniy Yatsenyuk was to arrive Tuesday for talks that will focus on the eastern European country’s attempts at economic and government reform.A statement from Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office says it’s an...

    Ukraine Authorities In Tense Standoff With Right Sector Group After Shootout
    Jul13

    Ukraine Authorities In Tense Standoff With Right Sector Group After Shootout

    The ultranationalist Right Sector group was in a tense standoff with Ukrainian authorities after a deadly shooting in the western city of Mukacheve that killed at least two people, according to reports Sunday. Security forces called for the group’s surrender in order to avoid a”bloodbath,” Radio Liberty reported....