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    So You Think You Can Frack…
    Jun06

    So You Think You Can Frack…

    The West has taken a very careful approach to sanctioning Russia’s energy sector in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine, as Europe has wanted to avoid anything that might endanger Gazprom gas supplies, on which the continent relies for some 30 percent of its needs. Sanctions that hit Russia’s short-term energy prospects would likely...

    OSCE Says Cease-Fire Violations In Ukraine Increasingly Severe
    Jun05

    OSCE Says Cease-Fire Violations In Ukraine Increasingly Severe

    The monitoring mission of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) in eastern Ukraine has warned that violations of a cease-fire agreement are becoming more frequent and severe. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Obama, Poroshenko voice ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine fighting
    Jun05

    Obama, Poroshenko voice ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine fighting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama spoke Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-SHEHN’-koh) about stepped-up fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: CNS...

    OSCE says cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent
    Jun05

    OSCE says cease-fire violations in Ukraine more frequent

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The mission monitoring a cease-fire agreement in Ukraine warned Friday that violations are becoming more frequent and severe, with heavy weapons often missing from storage areas and rockets and multiple launchers recently being used again. …read more Source: U.S....

    The Gargoyle: Travel plans and true celebrities
    Jun05

    The Gargoyle: Travel plans and true celebrities

    A report aimed at healing historical wounds. A sharp body blow to the Senate. And in between, the business of governing. Here’s what the Gargoyle heard this week. Canada’s Caribbean getaway? The Conservative MP who has led the charge to make the Turks and Caicos Islands into Canada’s 11th province released a report this week on...

    Ukraine pushes Canada to push G7 on Russia
    Jun05

    Ukraine pushes Canada to push G7 on Russia

    Ukraine pushes Canada to push G7, says it can make due without lethal aid …read more Source:...

    Obama, Poroshenko voice ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine fighting
    Jun05

    Obama, Poroshenko voice ‘deep concern’ over Ukraine fighting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama spoke Friday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko (por-oh-SHEHN’-koh) about stepped-up fighting in eastern Ukraine between government forces and Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source: U.S....

    Tensions Grow Over Russia’s ‘Secret’ EU Travel Blacklist
    Jun05

    Tensions Grow Over Russia’s ‘Secret’ EU Travel Blacklist

    The thing about secret lists is that you don’t know if you’re on one — until you find out you are. Germany’s conservative lawmaker Karl-Georg Wellmann learned this lesson the hard way. Arriving in Russia for an official visit last month, Wellmann ended up spending the night in the Moscow airport transit zone. Much to his...

    Report details ‘dramatic’ rights abuses against Ukrainians who voted wrong in Putin referendum
    Jun05

    Report details ‘dramatic’ rights abuses against Ukrainians who voted wrong in Putin referendum

    Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — Describing the situation as a “collapse of law and order” in the territories controlled by the self-proclaimed rebel Republics, and amid on- going hostilities between the Ukrainian government troops and […] The post Report details ‘dramatic’ rights abuses against Ukrainians who...

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: These Candidates Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military
    Jun05

    Five GOP Chicken Hawks: These Candidates Want To Send Troops Abroad, But Never Served In The Military

    All would send ground troops to fight ISIS. As the GOP’s 2016 cast of men who would be president grows, so too do its ranks of chicken hawks—candidates who have never served in the military but are eager send American men and women into wars overseas. While it’s no surprise that these Republicans are feeding off each other in a...