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    Ukraine Crisis Opens Up Wiggle Room For Lukashenka
    May03

    Ukraine Crisis Opens Up Wiggle Room For Lukashenka

    The Belarusian president first criticized those in Moscow who view his country as “a northwestern province” of Russia, then did an about-face by flatly declaring that “we have been and always will be with Russia.” The war in Ukraine has put a sharp new spin on the dizzying relations between Minsk and Moscow. …read...

    Russian Fighting For Ukraine Refuses To ‘Die With A Russian Passport’
    May03

    Russian Fighting For Ukraine Refuses To ‘Die With A Russian Passport’

    A young Russian filmmaker who fought alongside government forces in eastern Ukraine is being granted Ukrainian citizenship after an emotional appeal to the country’s president. He says Russians fighting for Ukraine are in an impossible legal quandary. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Says Another Ukrainian Soldier Killed In East
    May03

    Kyiv Says Another Ukrainian Soldier Killed In East

    Ukraine’s military says that one Ukrainian serviceman has been killed and six others wounded in attacks in the country’s volatile east, testing a fragile two-month cease-fire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Pro-Putin Bikers Lay Wreath In Vienna
    May03

    Pro-Putin Bikers Lay Wreath In Vienna

    Members of a nationalistic Russian bikers club have laid a wreath at a monument to the Russian soldiers who liberated Vienna from the Nazis. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Odesa Fire Tragedy Remembered
    May03

    Odesa Fire Tragedy Remembered

    Commemorations have been held to remember those who died a year ago in the Ukrainian city of Odesa in clashes between supporters and opponents of the government in Kyiv. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    News of the Day From Across the Globe
    May03

    News of the Day From Across the Globe

    The Canadian government has announced $139 million in additional aid to address the refugee crisis caused by the fighting, in addition to the $67 million already committed to Iraq. Demonstrators placed flowers and lit candles Saturday in front of a building in the Ukrainian city of Odessa where 48 people died one year ago when it caught fire in a...

    The UpBeat: The emphasis on moms at ACCESO International’s annual dinner
    May03

    The UpBeat: The emphasis on moms at ACCESO International’s annual dinner

    ACCESO International is an Ottawa-based Canadian charitable organization that promotes and enables greater access to all levels of education for disadvantaged children, youth and women in Canada, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Nicaragua and Peru. On May 9, ACCESO International is holding 
its 12th annual dinner, auction and...

    Russia signs up to $100 bn BRICS fund to rival IMF
    May02

    Russia signs up to $100 bn BRICS fund to rival IMF

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified an accord Saturday to set up a $100-billion reserve fund for the so-called BRICS — the five leading emerging economies that include Russia, China, Brazil, India and South Africa.Moscow is expected to contribute $18 billion to the reserve, well behind the $41 billion China has...

    Mourners in the Ukraine mark one year anniversary of Odesa fire
    May02

    Mourners in the Ukraine mark one year anniversary of Odesa fire

    Demonstrators laid flowers and lit candles Saturday in front of a building in the Ukrainian city of Odesa where more than 40 people died as it caught fire in a clash between supporters and opponents of Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: CTV...

    Mourners mark anniversary of Odessa fire that killed dozens
    May02

    Mourners mark anniversary of Odessa fire that killed dozens

    MOSCOW (AP) — Demonstrators are laying flowers and lighting candles in front of a building in the Ukrainian city of Odessa where more than 40 people died as it caught fire in a clash between supporters and opponents of Ukraine’s government. …read more Source: U.S....