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    No, Russia is not about to bail out Greece
    Apr08

    No, Russia is not about to bail out Greece

    A spectre is haunting Europe — the spectre of Putinism. It seems wherever one looks these days, whether it is Europe’s far-right parties or its struggling governments in the periphery, people can see signs of Muscovite influence over the proceedings. So Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s trip to the Kremlin this week was bound to crank...

    Russian Paper Removes Article About Soldier Wounded In Ukraine
    Apr08

    Russian Paper Removes Article About Soldier Wounded In Ukraine

    Journalists at a Siberian newspaper say they spent three days using scissors to cut an article about a Russian soldier who was wounded fighting alongside pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine out of 50,000 copies of the publication. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Five stories in the news today, April 8
    Apr08

    Five stories in the news today, April 8

    Five stories in the news today, April 8, from The Canadian Press:MIKE DUFFY TRIAL SET TO ENTER SECOND DAYSenate officials are expected to appear in an Ottawa courtroom today to explain some of the chamber’s rules on the second day of one of the most heavily covered Canadian court cases in years. Suspended senator Mike Duffy stands accused...

    TSO cancels Rachmaninoff concerto after pianist let go over ‘offensive’ tweets
    Apr08

    TSO cancels Rachmaninoff concerto after pianist let go over ‘offensive’ tweets

    TORONTO – The Toronto Symphony Orchestra says Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will not be performed tonight and Thursday after it cancelled performances by a Ukrainian-born pianist.The TSO had said Toronto pianist Stewart Goodyear would play the Rachmaninoff piece after Valentina Lisitsa was told her appearance was cancelled due...

    Why A Russian Decided To Fight For Ukraine
    Apr08

    Why A Russian Decided To Fight For Ukraine

    Even while speaking through a translator, Andrey is a man of few words. When asked why he defected from Russia to join a Ukrainian National Guard regiment, the 22-year-old Muscovite simply replied: “Common sense.” …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine in Talks to Boost Cash
    Apr08

    Ukraine in Talks to Boost Cash

    Ukraine is in talks with several countries to provide currency swap lines to boost the country’s emergency cash reserves, the International Monetary Fund’s No. 2 official, David Lipton, said …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Putin’s Ukraine War Is About Founding A New Russian Empire
    Apr08

    Putin’s Ukraine War Is About Founding A New Russian Empire

    According to Vladimir Putin, Crimea and Ukraine are where the spiritual sources of Russia’s nationhood lie. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Watchtowers On Poland-Russia Border ‘Not Linked’ To Ukraine Conflict
    Apr08

    Watchtowers On Poland-Russia Border ‘Not Linked’ To Ukraine Conflict

    Poland says its plan to build watchtowers on its border with the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad is not linked to the Ukraine crisis. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Controversial comments cost Ukrainian pianist gig with Toronto symphony
    Apr08

    Controversial comments cost Ukrainian pianist gig with Toronto symphony

    TORONTO – The Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s decision to cancel performances by a Ukrainian-born pianist over what it calls her “deeply offensive language” is part of a troubling phenomenon that could lead artists to self-censor, civil rights advocates said Tuesday.Valentina Lisitsa, an ethnic Russian born in Ukraine who now...

    10 things you need to know before European markets open
    Apr08

    10 things you need to know before European markets open

    Good morning! Here are 10 things you need to know in markets today. Shell is in talks to buy the £30.6 billion ($46 billion) British gas company BG Group. According to The Wall Street Journal, Royal Dutch Shell is in talks to acquire British gas producer BG Group, which has a market value of $46 billion. Shell’s market cap is over...