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    West wants to weaken Russia, Syria’s Assad says
    Mar27

    West wants to weaken Russia, Syria’s Assad says

    ‘I keep coming back to the fact that there is a connection between the Syrian crisis and what is happening in Ukraine,’ the Syrian president told a Russian government newspaper …read more Source: The Globe and...

    How the American War Machine Is Sucking Up Vast Amounts of Cash to Screw Up the World
    Mar27

    How the American War Machine Is Sucking Up Vast Amounts of Cash to Screw Up the World

    Who can even keep track of Pentagon operations and spending anymore? To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.President Obama and Senator John McCain, who have clashed on almost every conceivable issue, do agree on one thing: the Pentagon needs more money. Obama wants to...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Mar27

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Friday. 1. French prosecutors believe the co-pilot on the Germanwings flight that crashed in France locked the captain out of he cockpit and crashed the plane on purpose.2. Airlines including Norwegian Air Shuttle, Britain’s easyJet, and Air Canada are among several carriers to quickly change...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Mar27

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are 10 of the most important stories in markets today. Japan’s inflation rate is now back at zero. Stripping out the effect of the tax increase that came in last April, core inflation fell to zero, posing a challenge for the government of Shinzo Abe and the Bank of Japan. The central bank is now committed to a 2%...

    Syria’s Assad says West wants to weaken Russia
    Mar27

    Syria’s Assad says West wants to weaken Russia

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused the West of trying to weaken Russia by turning Ukraine into a puppet state, a… …read more Source:...

    Mr. Alexander’s fantasy Cold War
    Mar27

    Mr. Alexander’s fantasy Cold War

    That was some speech Immigration Minister Chris Alexander gave the Ukrainian Canadian Congress last week. It combined a scathing attack on Vladimir Putin with a rousing call to arms. The minister’s barn-burner began with a quite reasonable proposition: that the West’s escalating confrontation with Russia is a threat more dangerous...

    Ukrainian leader strikes blow against oligarchy
    Mar27

    Ukrainian leader strikes blow against oligarchy

    Ukrainians are asking whether the removal of billionaire Ihor Kolomoisky and others are the beginning of a campaign to eradicate Ukraine’s endemic corruption, or a show to impress voters and international lenders. …read more Source: Toronto...

    NATO Chief Dismisses Latest Russian Allegations as More Propaganda
    Mar27

    NATO Chief Dismisses Latest Russian Allegations as More Propaganda

    The head of NATO is dismissing the latest allegations by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who accused the West of trying to undermine his rule and destabilize his country. “It’s just another example of the type of propaganda that Russia is doing in many different frameworks,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told VOA during an...

    Chabad House of Greater Hartford delivers handmade matazo to families in the area
    Mar27

    Chabad House of Greater Hartford delivers handmade matazo to families in the area

    WEST HARTFORD–It’s almost time to clean out your cabinets and bring out the special plates. No, it’s not spring cleaning. It’s Passover, the celebration of the Jews being freed from slavery in Egypt. The eight-day holiday begins a week from Friday, and one important item to stock up on before the supermarkets run out is matzo....

    Ukraine’s Russia debt threatens IMF rescue
    Mar26

    Ukraine’s Russia debt threatens IMF rescue

    Washington (AFP) – A default by Ukraine on $3 billion in debt owed to Russia this year could threaten the International Monetary Fund’s lifeline to the embattled country, an IMF spokesman said Thursday.The Ukrainian government has begun negotiations with creditors for $15 billion in debt relief, part of a $40 billion, four-year...