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    In New TV Spots, Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Misappropriating’ Victory Day
    Apr28

    In New TV Spots, Ukraine Accuses Russia Of ‘Misappropriating’ Victory Day

    New Ukrainian public-service announcements show that Russia has no monopoly on patriotic feelings about the victory over Nazi Germany. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Finland dropped 6 depth charges on a suspected Russian submarine but says it doesn’t want to ‘create a farce’
    Apr28

    Finland dropped 6 depth charges on a suspected Russian submarine but says it doesn’t want to ‘create a farce’

    The Finnish government is refusing to confirm whether it believes that a submarine — presumably from Russia — entered its territorial waters because it’s worried about a repeat of the “farce” that Swedish authorities got themselves into after submarine sightings there last October. Commodore Olavi Jantunen, chief of operations...

    These are the top 25 richest people in Britain (and none of them are the Queen)
    Apr28

    These are the top 25 richest people in Britain (and none of them are the Queen)

    The richest people in Britain more than doubled their wealth over the last decade. According to the Sunday Times Rich List 2015, the 1,000 wealthiest individuals and families now have a combined fortune of just over £547 billion ($838 billion). Leading the pack is London-based Ukrainian owner of Warner Music Group Len Blavatnik with an...

    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says
    Apr28

    Pro-Russia separatists firing rockets again in violation of ceasefire deal, Ukraine says

    KYIV, Ukraine — Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that Pro-Russia rebels fired Grad rockets Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiivka, which lies on the...

    Letters From Donbas, Part 5: ‘Students Want Guarantees They’ll Get Russian Diplomas’
    Apr28

    Letters From Donbas, Part 5: ‘Students Want Guarantees They’ll Get Russian Diplomas’

    Thousands of people have fled eastern Ukraine since the conflict erupted in April 2014. Some have since returned. Others never left. From teachers to pensioners to families with children, residents of rebel-held towns are struggling to get on with their lives amid the chaos and uncertainty. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again
    Apr28

    Ukraine: Rebels Firing From Rocket Launchers Again

    Separatist rebels in the east of Ukraine have resumed the use of rocket launchers that should have been withdrawn under a February peace deal, Ukrainian military officials said Tuesday. The army said in a statement that rebels fired Grad rockets Monday evening at the government-held town of Avdiyivka, which lies on the fringes of the main rebel...

    Rediscovering A Grand Foreign Policy Strategy
    Apr28

    Rediscovering A Grand Foreign Policy Strategy

    I was saddened when Dr. William Martel died earlier this year. He was taken from us at too young an age. He was a professor at Tufts with a strong interest in public service. Bill and I both served on Gov. Mitt Romney’s foreign policy team in 2012. He was an upbeat person, an action-oriented intellectual, and a patriot. Bill was one of...

    Savchenko Transferred To Civilian Hospital
    Apr28

    Savchenko Transferred To Civilian Hospital

    Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko has been transferred from a jail hospital to a civilian clinic in Moscow. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    7 Netflix Documentaries Worth Streaming
    Apr28

    7 Netflix Documentaries Worth Streaming

    Here is set of documentaries to stream on Netflix for some educational programming in between your “Gilmore Girls” and “Friends” marathons. Please binge-watch accordingly.”Fed Up” “Fed Up” is as infuriating as it is eye-opening. Advocacy documentaries tend to be a bit short-sighted, reveling in...

    Ukraine: Rebels using rockets banned by peace deal
    Apr28

    Ukraine: Rebels using rockets banned by peace deal

    Army says rebels firing Grad rockets at government held town as president warns “war could start at any moment” …read more Source:...