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    Ukrainian Rockers Mock Separatists
    Apr15

    Ukrainian Rockers Mock Separatists

    A Ukrainian amateur rock group has created a mock anthem for Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and posted it on YouTube. The video mixes cliches of Soviet-era propaganda with shots from the current conflict. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Art Group Goes Viral With Music Videos Mocking Separatists
    Apr15

    Ukrainian Art Group Goes Viral With Music Videos Mocking Separatists

    A string of satirical musical clips mocking Russia’s support for separatists in eastern Ukraine has gone viral on YouTube. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Iran’s President Rouhani Says Nuke Deal Depends On Lifting Sanctions
    Apr15

    Iran’s President Rouhani Says Nuke Deal Depends On Lifting Sanctions

    By Parisa Hafezi and Sam Wilkin ANKARA/DUBAI, April 15 (Reuters) – Iran said on Wednesday it would only accept a deal over its contested nuclear program if world powers simultaneously lifted all sanctions imposed on it. The comments by President Hassan Rouhani came the day after U.S. President Barack Obama was forced to give Congress a say...

    Homes calendar April 16 to 24
    Apr15

    Homes calendar April 16 to 24

    This weekend Original decor: Looking for a unique gift for that someone special or in the mood to spruce up your home? Then check out the Originals spring craft show on Thursday to Sunday. More than 180 Canadian artisans, artists and designers will show off their one-of-a-kind items at the EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Dr. Hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m....

    Europe ‘At Hybrid War’ With Russia, Says Former Nato Chief
    Apr15

    Europe ‘At Hybrid War’ With Russia, Says Former Nato Chief

    An increasingly unpredictable Russia is engaging in a “hybrid war” with Europe, seeking to destabilise states from within, and is more dangerous now than during the days of the USSR, Nato’s former secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen has warned. In an interview with Newsweek, Rasmussen says he fears Russia could use similar military...

    Morgan Stanley has reportedly been offered $1 billion for its oil trading business (MS, USO, OIL)
    Apr15

    Morgan Stanley has reportedly been offered $1 billion for its oil trading business (MS, USO, OIL)

    Morgan Stanley is trying to sell its merchant oil trading business. Trading house Castleton Commodities International has offered $1 billion for it, according to the Financial Times, which cites a person familiar with the matter. Castleton is backed by hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones and Glenn Dubin. Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft...

    2,200 Romanian, US, British soldiers take part in NATO-approved exercises in eastern Romania
    Apr15

    2,200 Romanian, US, British soldiers take part in NATO-approved exercises in eastern Romania

    Some 2,200 Romanian, U.S., British and Moldovan troops will take part in military exercises in Romania, close to the Ukrainian border, beginning this week. …read more Source: FOX...

    OSCE Says Cease-Fire Violations In Ukraine Increase
    Apr15

    OSCE Says Cease-Fire Violations In Ukraine Increase

    The OSCE’s Special Monitoring Mission (SMS) to Ukraine says it has seen a “massive” increase in the number of cease-fire violations in eastern Ukraine in recent days. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Situation Report: What happened to the Cuban Revolution; What $12B a year buys you; Day One of Baghdad’s trip to Washington; and more
    Apr15

    Situation Report: What happened to the Cuban Revolution; What $12B a year buys you; Day One of Baghdad’s trip to Washington; and more

    By Paul McLeary and Sabine Muscat Here comes trouble. Day One of the Iraqi leadership’s visit to Washington is in the books, and so far it’s been pretty much free of drama (and big announcements). Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has met with President Barack Obama, the U.S. and Iraqi defense chiefs have met, and there’s been some...

    Ukrainian Jewish leader slams security boss’ praises for anti-Semitic militia
    Apr15

    Ukrainian Jewish leader slams security boss’ praises for anti-Semitic militia

    (JTA) — A leader of Ukrainian Jews accused the head of the country’s security service of targeting Jews and legitimizing a militia that killed Jews in the 1940s. Eduard Dolinsky, the director of the Ukrainian Jewish Committee, made the accusation on Facebook against Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, head of the Security Service of Ukraine, the news...