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    Kyiv Lists Russian Military Units Allegedly In Ukraine
    Apr19

    Kyiv Lists Russian Military Units Allegedly In Ukraine

    Ukrainian chief of staff Viktor Muzhenko, in an interview published by Ukraine’s Defense Ministry on April 18, said that “regular Russian army troops are still in Ukraine” despite a cease-fire agreement signed in February which ordered the withdrawal of foreign fighters from the front line. …read more Source: Radio Free...

    Vladimir Putin Raises Concerns Over Israel’s Plans To Give Weapons To Ukraine
    Apr19

    Vladimir Putin Raises Concerns Over Israel’s Plans To Give Weapons To Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin raised concerns Saturday about Israeli plans to give lethal aid to Ukraine. In an appearance on a Russian TV show, he contended giving the Ukrainian military weapons to fight pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine will increase the death toll and further undermine the Minsk II agreement. …read more Source:...

    World Briefs: U.S. Army trainers arrive in Ukraine
    Apr18

    World Briefs: U.S. Army trainers arrive in Ukraine

    MOSCOW — The Kremlin on Friday warned that the arrival of several hundred United States military trainers in Ukraine could “destabilize” the country’s southeast, where a cease-fire between government troops and Russian-backed separatists is barely holding. …read more Source: Pittsburgh...

    Replica Retraces Lafayette’s Voyage to America
    Apr18

    Replica Retraces Lafayette’s Voyage to America

    A replica of the warship that carried France’s Marquis de Lafayette to help American colonists in their war of independence sets sail for the United States on Saturday, symbolic of a historic moment that binds the two nations. Lafayette crossed the Atlantic on the original Hermione in 1780 to tell his friend George Washington, commander of...

    Jason Kenney says Canadian soldiers will not be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine
    Apr18

    Jason Kenney says Canadian soldiers will not be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine

    The Canadian government is confident that troops from Petawawa won’t end up instructing Neo Nazis and far right extremists when they begin their training mission in Ukraine this summer, but a former diplomat is warning it will be difficult to weed out such extremists as their militia units are now being integrated into Ukraine’s...

    Putin ‘Ready to Work with US’
    Apr18

    Putin ‘Ready to Work with US’

    Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview. In his comments to the state-run Rossiya channel, Putin appeared to soften his anti-American rhetoric after being highly critical. Relations between Moscow and...

    Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day Parade
    Apr18

    Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day Parade

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says he will travel to Moscow to participate in events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe on May 7 and 8, but he will not attend a Victory Day military parade in the Russian capital on May 9. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hillary Clinton’s Big Benefactor Has Trade Links with Iran
    Apr18

    Hillary Clinton’s Big Benefactor Has Trade Links with Iran

    Enemies of Hillary Clinton waiting to discredit her bid for the White House are likely to seize on news that one of the biggest benefactors to the Clinton Foundation has been trading with Iran and may be in breach of US sanctions imposed on the country. Ukrainian oligarch Victor Pinchuk, 54, has courted the Clintons for at least nine years – in...

    Crimean City Cuts Off Ukrainian TV Channels
    Apr18

    Crimean City Cuts Off Ukrainian TV Channels

    The main cable-television provider in the city of Yevpatoria, in the Ukrainian region of Crimea that was annexed by Russia in March 2014, has stopped distributing five Ukrainian television channels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Peace Accord Will Fail Unless Kiev Recognizes Breakaway State
    Apr18

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Peace Accord Will Fail Unless Kiev Recognizes Breakaway State

    A senior leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has claimed in an interview that the fragile Minsk peace agreement will collapse unless Kiev recognizes a self-proclaimed rebel state. Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the president of the Donetsk People’s Republic, told the BBC: “Ukraine doesn’t want to resolve all the issues. … If that...