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Section: US & Canada

    What’s In a Name?
    Feb19

    What’s In a Name?

    There is a new acronym in official Washington: CVE. It stands for “countering violent extremism.” The latter two words comprise the term that President Obama, and his spokespeople in the executive branch, insist on employing in place of Islamist terrorism, which accurately describes the plague that has been inflicted on Christians, Jews, Shia...

    Ukraine’s Phony Peacekeeping Plan
    Feb19

    Ukraine’s Phony Peacekeeping Plan

    It’s a shame that Ukraine’s peacekeeping proposal is probably only a diplomatic maneuver. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won’t flag in bailout aid
    Feb19

    Ukraine finance chief: West, IMF won’t flag in bailout aid

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s finance minister rejects the idea that international bailout lenders’ efforts to help Greece might restrict their ability to support Ukraine in coming years. …read more Source: U.S....

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Jaresko rejects notion of post-Greece ‘bailout fatigue’ by lenders
    Feb19

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Jaresko rejects notion of post-Greece ‘bailout fatigue’ by lenders

    Ukraine’s finance minister rejects the idea that international bailout lenders’ efforts to help Greece might restrict their ability to support Ukraine in coming years. …read more Source: FOX...

    Soldiers killed in Debaltseve withdrawl
    Feb19

    Soldiers killed in Debaltseve withdrawl

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is calling for the deployment of U.N. peacekeepers to monitor a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine, amid reports that at least 13 soldiers were killed while withdrawing from the town of Debaltseve. …read more Source: USA...

    Ex-porn star dragged into Russia-Ukraine propaganda war
    Feb19

    Ex-porn star dragged into Russia-Ukraine propaganda war

    Sasha Grey is very much alive and is not taking part in the Ukrainian conflict. …read more Source: USA...

    Ukraine Finance Chief: West, IMF Won’t Flag in Bailout Aid
    Feb19

    Ukraine Finance Chief: West, IMF Won’t Flag in Bailout Aid

    Ukrainian Finance Minister Jaresko rejects notion of post-Greece ‘bailout fatigue’ by lenders …read more Source: ABC...

    Ukraine calls for peacekeepers after rebels take key town
    Feb19

    Ukraine calls for peacekeepers after rebels take key town

    Ukrainian President Poroshenko calls for European peacekeepers to enforce a shattered ceasefire deal in east Ukraine after a flashpoint strategic town fell to a fierce assault by pro-Russian rebels. Video provided by AFP …read more Source: USA...

    Explosive Court Case Puts Ukraine’s Chocolate King in Dock
    Feb19

    Explosive Court Case Puts Ukraine’s Chocolate King in Dock

    The West believes it can do business with multi-millionaire president Poroshenko – but a British firm of architects begs to differ. …read more Source:...

    Facebook bought WhatsApp one year ago today. Here are 11 quotes from its billionaire cofounders
    Feb19

    Facebook bought WhatsApp one year ago today. Here are 11 quotes from its billionaire cofounders

    Exactly a year ago today WhatsApp cofounders Jan Koum and Brian Acton became filthy rich when they sold the company to Facebook for $19 billion five years after the app’s launch. Koum and Acton met while working as Yahoo engineers. They are both part of the “Facebook reject club.” They hate advertising, and they feel strongly...