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    French president OK to refund Russia if his country doesn’t deliver the Mistral-class warship
    Apr22

    French president OK to refund Russia if his country doesn’t deliver the Mistral-class warship

    French President Francois Hollande has acknowledged for the first time that France will have to give Russia a refund if the country doesn’t sell the Mistral-class warship whose delivery has been suspended last year because of the conflict in Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    Pentagon chief Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense
    Apr22

    Pentagon chief Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense

    By ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is calling on Europe to spend more on defense in light of security threats like terrorism and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Carter made the plea Wednesday during a question-and-answer sessions with Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at Georgetown University.read more...

    Here’s Why Europe is Taking on Russia’s Gazprom
    Apr22

    Here’s Why Europe is Taking on Russia’s Gazprom

    Europe’s top antitrust regulator wants you to know she isn’t afraid. Only a week after accusing Google Inc. of abusive behavior, she’s now taking aim at another mean 800-pound-gorilla of an altogether different kind. Competition Commissioner Margarethe Vestager formally sent a “statement of objections” to Russian gas giant OAO...

    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense
    Apr22

    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense

    By ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is calling on Europe to spend more on defense in light of security threats like terrorism and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. Carter made the plea Wednesday during a question-and-answer sessions with Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets at Georgetown University.read more...

    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense
    Apr22

    Ash Carter: Europe ‘not doing enough’ on defense

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is calling on Europe to spend more on defense in light of security threats like terrorism and Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. …read more Source: U.S....

    Homes calendar April 25 to May 1
    Apr22

    Homes calendar April 25 to May 1

    This weekend Art show: Check out works of art in all styles and media by members of the Nepean Fine Arts League at their spring show and sale Friday to Sunday at the Ukrainian Banquet Hall, 1000 Byron Ave. Vernissage with wine and cheese takes place Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and the show continues Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday...

    EU Charges Gazprom With Abusing Market Position
    Apr22

    EU Charges Gazprom With Abusing Market Position

    Russian energy giant Gazprom has rejected European Union charges that it was abusing its dominant market position, saying the accusations are “unfounded.” …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name
    Apr22

    Ukraine, in snub to Moscow, to adopt British war-time symbol, ditch Soviet war name

    By Natalia Zinets and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) – Ukraine, in a break with tradition that is certain to rile Moscow, is ditching the… …read more Source:...

    Walled off: In non-rebel eastern Ukraine, frustrations with Kiev mount
    Apr22

    Walled off: In non-rebel eastern Ukraine, frustrations with Kiev mount

    No one in Russian-speaking Kharkiv wants to follow rebels into open revolt. But locals say Kiev has no idea how badly it’s aggravating the region with its initiatives, including the ‘Great Wall of Ukraine.’ …read more Source: Christian Science...

    Ukraine Says It Aims To Prevent Russian Attacks At WW2 Commemorations
    Apr22

    Ukraine Says It Aims To Prevent Russian Attacks At WW2 Commemorations

    Ukraine is planning an operation involving tens of thousands of police to guard against any attack by separatists or Russian agents during World War II commemorations next month, security chiefs said on Tuesday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...