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    Badly Burned Ukrainian Boy Bravely Fights Back
    Apr16

    Badly Burned Ukrainian Boy Bravely Fights Back

    A 9-year-old Ukrainian boy has returned to his native country after intensive treatment in the United States for life-threatening burns. Volodia Bubela, burned in a house fire almost a year ago, battled back at a Boston hospital, impressing doctors with his bravery. Faith Lapidus narrates this report from VOA’s Tetiana Kharchenko....

    Russians say sending Canadian troops to Ukraine is “counterproductive and deplorable”
    Apr16

    Russians say sending Canadian troops to Ukraine is “counterproductive and deplorable”

    The Harper government’s decision to join a U.S.-led military training mission Ukraine has drawn a sharp rebuke from Russia, the Canadian Press writes. Here is the rest of the Canadian Press article: Canada is sending at least 200 members of the Canadian Forces to take part in a two-year deployment to improve the combat ability of troops in...

    By Misunderstanding Crimea, the West Is Pushing Russia Further Away
    Apr16

    By Misunderstanding Crimea, the West Is Pushing Russia Further Away

    On the recent anniversary of the Russian annexation of Crimea, residents of the peninsula came out on the streets to celebrate waving flags, cheering and clapping. There was music and dancing. The Night Wolves, a biker gang known for having close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin, joined all the way from Moscow. Crimea escaped civil war,...

    Ukraine Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev, Supported Ousted Government
    Apr16

    Ukraine Lawmaker Shot Dead In Kiev, Supported Ousted Government

    A former Parliament member in ousted President Viktor Yanukovych’s Party of Regions was found shot dead outside his home in Kiev on Wednesday, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry said. Oleg Kalashnikov, 52, reportedly had intimate knowledge of the people behind the “Anti-Maidan” movement, which opposed the pro-European Maidan protest movement...

    Russia trashes Canada’s decision to send military trainers to Ukraine
    Apr16

    Russia trashes Canada’s decision to send military trainers to Ukraine

    OTTAWA – The Harper government’s decision to join a U.S.-led military training mission Ukraine has drawn a sharp rebuke from Russia. Canada is sending at least 200 members of the Canadian Forces to take part in a two-year deployment to improve the combat ability of troops in the embattled eastern European country. In a statement, the...

    Former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Yanukovych shot to death in his home
    Apr16

    Former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Yanukovych shot to death in his home

    A former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been found shot to death in his home in Kiev. …read more Source: FOX...

    Former ally of deposed Ukrainian president found shot dead
    Apr16

    Former ally of deposed Ukrainian president found shot dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — A former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been found shot to death in his home in Kiev. …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia says Canada joining military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’
    Apr16

    Russia says Canada joining military training in Ukraine ‘deplorable’

    Canada is sending at least 200 members of the Canadian Forces to take part in a two-year deployment to improve the combat ability of troops in Ukraine. …read more Source: Global...

    Former ally of deposed Ukrainian president found shot dead
    Apr16

    Former ally of deposed Ukrainian president found shot dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — A former ally of deposed Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has been found shot to death in his home in Kiev.The Ukrainian… …read more Source:...

    G7 Calls on Russia to Implement Minsk Accords
    Apr16

    G7 Calls on Russia to Implement Minsk Accords

    Foreign ministers from the world’s seven leading industrialized countries have called on Russia to rein in Ukrainian rebels and abide by two peace accords reached in Minsk designed to end the conflict. The call came in a communiqué at the end of a Group of Seven foreign ministers’ meeting in Luebeck, Germany. The host of the G7...