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    Crimean, Russian Jews urge lifting of sanctions on Moscow
    Apr26

    Crimean, Russian Jews urge lifting of sanctions on Moscow

    MOSCOW (JTA) — Representatives of major Jewish groups in Russia urged Western coreligionists to lobby for peeling back sanctions against Moscow. The call was made in a document that carried signatures of Crimean Jews and executives from the Chabad-affiliated Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia, as well as the Congress of the Jewish...

    Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles
    Apr26

    Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles

    NEW YORK (AP) — The champ returned to the Garden, and it sounded and felt like Kiev.Ukraine’s Wladimir Klitschko easily outpointed a… …read more Source:...

    Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles
    Apr26

    Klitschko outpoints Jennings to defend heavyweight titles

    By BARRY WILNER read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Klitschko beats Jennings to retain heavyweight title
    Apr26

    Klitschko beats Jennings to retain heavyweight title

    NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine successfully defended his world heavyweight boxing title for the 18th time in a row with a… …read more Source:...

    Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland
    Apr26

    Over two tonnes of cocaine seized off Scotland

    Paris (AFP) – Nine men have been charged with drug trafficking after the British coastguard seized more than two tonnes of cocaine off the east coast of Scotland, French and British officials said on Sunday. French customs shared “specific information allowing two ships from the Royal Navy and the British coastguards to board a tug...

    Chernobyl 29 Years Later: What’s Left And Who Comes Back
    Apr26

    Chernobyl 29 Years Later: What’s Left And Who Comes Back

    A comparatively unknown region of the Soviet Union encompassing parts of Ukraine and Belarus shot into the international spotlight April 26, 1986, when Reactor 4 at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded, sending massive amounts of nuclear radiation into the environment. It was the world’s worst civil nuclear power plant accident: While...

    Ukraine’s military mobilization undermined by draft dodgers
    Apr25

    Ukraine’s military mobilization undermined by draft dodgers

    KIEV, Ukraine — As the country’s eastern conflict drags into a second year, Ukraine’s military leaders are trying to learn from past mistakes. They are trying to be better trained and prepared — because no one knows when the warm weather might push this frozen conflict with pro-Russian separatists into all-out war again. And they are...

    Senior Russian rabbi: Putin ouster would endanger Jews
    Apr25

    Senior Russian rabbi: Putin ouster would endanger Jews

    MOSCOW (JTA) — A senior Russian rabbi warned of grave danger to Jews if Russian President Vladimir Putin is swept from power. Alexander Boroda, head of the Chabad-affiliated Federation of Russian Jewish Communities, made the warning Friday during a talk at Moscow’s 9th annual Jewish learning event organized by Limmud FSU. “The Jews of...

    Russian Bikers Start Ride Toward Berlin, Despite Polish Entry Ban
    Apr25

    Russian Bikers Start Ride Toward Berlin, Despite Polish Entry Ban

    Riders from a Russian nationalist motorcycle group on April 25 began a ride toward Berlin to commemorate the Soviet Red Army’s offensive against Nazi Germany, despite Warsaw’s announcement that it would refuse to let them into Poland. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Allies Are Not Like Facebook Friends: U.S. Should Drop Useless and Dangerous Alliances
    Apr25

    Allies Are Not Like Facebook Friends: U.S. Should Drop Useless and Dangerous Alliances

    If America ends up at war, it almost certainly will be on behalf of one ally or another. Washington collects allies like most people collect Facebook “friends.” The vast majority of U.S. allies are security liabilities, tripwires for conflict and war. Perhaps even worse, American officials constantly abase themselves, determined to...