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    Myke Tyson For Ukraine! (Photo)
    Apr07

    Myke Tyson For Ukraine! (Photo)

    Myke Tyson For Ukraine! (Photo) / Майк Тайсон за Україну! (фото) …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Czech PM: President Zeman Overreacted to Comments by US Envoy
    Apr07

    Czech PM: President Zeman Overreacted to Comments by US Envoy

    The prime minister of the Czech Republic and other top officials criticized the country’s president for a rare diplomatic row with the U.S. ambassador to Prague. Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka said Monday he wished President Milos Zeman was more professional in diplomatic affairs. Sobotka made it explicitly clear that it was crucial for...

    IMF Official Sees ‘Leeway’ in Judging Ukraine’s Debt Progress
    Apr07

    IMF Official Sees ‘Leeway’ in Judging Ukraine’s Debt Progress

    The International Monetary Fund will assess the progress of Ukraine’s talks with creditors, but does not have to make any decisions in June, when its next review of the country’s $17.5-billion bailout is due, the Fund’s No. 2 official said on Tuesday. Ukraine’s officials have set themselves a June deadline to complete debt...

    Russia May Consider Removing Greece, Hungary, Cyprus From Food-Ban List
    Apr07

    Russia May Consider Removing Greece, Hungary, Cyprus From Food-Ban List

    The Russian government could consider removing Greece, Hungary and Cyprus from its ban on most Western food imports, Russian Agriculture Minister Nikolai Fyodorov was quoted as saying on Tuesday. Russia’s ban, which should run until early August, was imposed in retaliation to Western sanctions on Russia over Moscow’s role in the...

    Ukraine Beats Russia – at the Women’s World Chess Championships
    Apr07

    Ukraine Beats Russia – at the Women’s World Chess Championships

    A Ukrainian has beaten a Russian to the title of this year’s Women’s World Chess Championships, which came to a close yesterday in the Russian resort city of Sochi. In the final match, 22-year-old Mariya Muzychuk from Ukraine, a two-time former national champion, defeated 30-year-old Natalia Pogonina from Russia, with the final score...

    Judith Miller Clings to Her Own Stubborn Myths
    Apr07

    Judith Miller Clings to Her Own Stubborn Myths

    Judith Miller recently popped out of the Fox News bubble for a quick jaunt to the Wall Street Journal editorial page, the home base for John Bolton, Max Boot, and other neo-con hawks, to give her forthcoming book a little free advertising. In the process she attempts to whitewash her role as an influential pro-war voice in the lead-up to the Iraq...

    Why Europe Backs Obama on Iran
    Apr07

    Why Europe Backs Obama on Iran

    PARMA, Italy — Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu seems close to ordering a general mobilization of his country’s military, and Republicans in the United States are preparing for a ferocious battle with President Barack Obama’s administration, in the wake of the framework nuclear agreement with Iran. And yet the framework...

    Ukraine in Talks to Boost Reserves
    Apr07

    Ukraine in Talks to Boost Reserves

    Ukraine is in talks with several countries to provide currency swap lines to boost the country’s emergency cash reserves, the IMF’s No. 2 official, David Lipton, said Tuesday. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    Russia Strips ‘Rogue’ MP of Immunity
    Apr07

    Russia Strips ‘Rogue’ MP of Immunity

    Russia’s parliament voted on Tuesday to strip the only deputy who voted against last year’s annexation of Crimea of his immunity from prosecution as a lawmaker. State prosecutors had asked the State Duma lower house to deprive opposition deputy Ilya Ponomaryov of his immunity, opening the way for him to face possible embezzlement...

    Quebec politician Gerard Deltell to seek nomination for federal Tories
    Apr07

    Quebec politician Gerard Deltell to seek nomination for federal Tories

    QUEBEC – A longtime member of the Quebec legislature is jumping to the federal Conservatives as Prime Minister Stephen Harper pushes for further inroads in the province.Gerard Deltell of the Coalition for Quebec’s Future will seek the Tory nomination in the Quebec City riding of Louis-Saint-Laurent.Deltell, 50, has represented the...