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    The Saturday Profile: A Russian Poet Helps Ukraine Navigate Its New Identity
    Apr10

    The Saturday Profile: A Russian Poet Helps Ukraine Navigate Its New Identity

    Boris Khersonsky, a psychiatrist and former Soviet dissident, has long advocated moving away from the idea that Ukrainian nationality should be determined by ethnicity. …read more Source: The New York...

    Canada can hold its own on Arctic defence, Fantino says
    Apr10

    Canada can hold its own on Arctic defence, Fantino says

    Associate defence minister Julian Fantino says he’s confident Canada can hold its own when it comes to defending the Arctic in the face of any threats from Russia. Canada launched Operation Nunalivut 2015 on April 1, an exercise involving a little more than 200 personnel. It runs until April 22 and takes place around Cambridge Bay, Nunavut....

    Russia blasts Ukraine laws banning Communist-era symbols
    Apr10

    Russia blasts Ukraine laws banning Communist-era symbols

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced Ukraine for new laws that ban symbols of the former Communist regime and recognize partisans who fought against the Red Army as freedom-fighters. …read more Source: CTV...

    Letters: Wrong note, wrong garb
    Apr10

    Letters: Wrong note, wrong garb

    Re: #sticktothemusic, editorial, April 9.Valentina Lisitsa has been dropped, according to Toronto Symphony Orchestra for her hate-speech tweets, not her political views. In her vile hate tweets she has suggested that Russia should eliminate Ukrainians using “folk medicine” that it has used in the past, insinuating the Holodomor, genocide by...

    Why the U.S. Should Ignore Belarus’ Unlikely Appeal
    Apr10

    Why the U.S. Should Ignore Belarus’ Unlikely Appeal

    Desperate times call for desperate measures. This is likely what Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko was thinking this past week when calling on the United States, a country where he’s often referred to as “Europe’s last dictator.” In a rare interview with Western media, Minsk’s strongman urged Washington to engage in talks...

    S&P Lowers Ukraine’s Credit Rating
    Apr10

    S&P Lowers Ukraine’s Credit Rating

    The Standard & Poors rating agency has downgraded Ukraine’s credit rating to CC, a notch lower than the previous CCC- level, and says the outlook is negative. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia Slams Ukrainian Law Banning Communist-Era Symbols
    Apr10

    Russia Slams Ukrainian Law Banning Communist-Era Symbols

    Russia criticizes Ukraine for new laws that ban Communist-era symbols, recognize partisans …read more Source: ABC...

    Russia criticizes Ukraine for new laws that ban Communist-era symbols, recognize partisans
    Apr10

    Russia criticizes Ukraine for new laws that ban Communist-era symbols, recognize partisans

    The Russian Foreign Ministry has denounced Ukraine for new laws that ban symbols of the former Communist regime and recognize partisans who fought against the Red Army as freedom-fighters. …read more Source: FOX...

    S&P Cuts Ukraine Ratings Further Into Junk
    Apr10

    S&P Cuts Ukraine Ratings Further Into Junk

    Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services cut Ukraine’s credit rating further into junk territory, reflecting its view that an eventual default is “virtually inevitable.” …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance
    Apr10

    Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance

    The following is an abbreviated summary of the German Marshall Fund’s recently released Policy Brief “Japan’s Global Re-Emergence: How Japan’s Active Diplomacy Strengthens the Foundations of the U.S.-Japan Alliance” co-authored with Sharon Stirling Woolsey Japan has reappeared on the world stage. After 20 years of...