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    Officials: Fire Near Chornobyl Now Fully Extinguished
    May02

    Officials: Fire Near Chornobyl Now Fully Extinguished

    The Ukrainian State Emergency Service says a large wildfire that broke out in the exclusion zone surrounding the abandoned Chornobyl nuclear power plant has been fully extinguished. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    In Kazakhstan, fears of becoming the next Ukraine
    May02

    In Kazakhstan, fears of becoming the next Ukraine

    ASTANA, Kazakhstan —A volatile mix now building in Kazakhstan contains the same ingredients that ignited in Ukraine: a Russian minority that says it fears being under siege, rising anti-Russian nationalist sentiment and pressure on the Russian language. Read full article >> …read more Source: The Washington...

    Thousands dodge Ukraine army in fight with rebels
    May02

    Thousands dodge Ukraine army in fight with rebels

    The government has struggled to mobilize young men to fight separatists. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine’s Astroturf Revolution
    May02

    Ukraine’s Astroturf Revolution

    On the one-year anniversary of the day Russians and Ukrainians clashed on the fiery streets of Odessa, terror attacks and “fake People’s Republics” are still worrying officials on both sides. …read more Source: The Daily...

    US, Ukraine Urge Russia to Pursue Political Solution to Ukraine Conflict
    May02

    US, Ukraine Urge Russia to Pursue Political Solution to Ukraine Conflict

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk have urged Russia to fulfill its commitments under the Minsk agreement, which calls for a political solution to the conflict in Ukraine and a de-escalation of military involvement. The White House said the two men issued the appeal Friday in a phone conversation that...

    Ukraine Seeks $16 Billion From Gazprom In Dispute
    May02

    Ukraine Seeks $16 Billion From Gazprom In Dispute

    Ukraine is seeking more than $16 billion from Russian energy company Gazprom in its appeal to an arbitration court in Stockholm over a long-running gas pricing dispute between Kiev and Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    National Post View: An ill-chosen moment for Chrétien to be meeting with Putin
    May01

    National Post View: An ill-chosen moment for Chrétien to be meeting with Putin

    Former government leaders often find it difficult to leave behind the ego-boosting lifestyle that comes with election to their country’s highest office. Limousines, swank hotels, photo ops with similarly eminent international worthies … it’s a heady world to lose just because you’re no longer in power. Thus it must have been a...

    Glory to Ukraine! (Photo)
    May01

    Glory to Ukraine! (Photo)

    Glory to Ukraine! (photo) / Слава Україні (фото) …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Why is the West Spoiling for a Fight with Russia?
    May01

    Why is the West Spoiling for a Fight with Russia?

    Photo by Kremlin.ru What are the consequences when elected governments make policy based on faith and imperial hubris instead of science and expertise? It’s a question that is forcing itself on the world as we watch the United States, Britain, NATO and the Harper government continue to up the ante in the confrontation with Russia over the...

    Finland sent letters to 900,000 military reservists reminding of what to do in a ‘crisis situation’
    May01

    Finland sent letters to 900,000 military reservists reminding of what to do in a ‘crisis situation’

    Finland’s military has sent letters to the country’s entire 900,000 strong reservist force outlining what each individual should do in the event of a “crisis situation,” Newsweek reports citing local Finnish media. The potential mobilization of 900,000 people in Finland would be a massive undertaking. With a population of...