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    In Ukraine, feeling grows that the east is lost to Russia
    May05

    In Ukraine, feeling grows that the east is lost to Russia

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Leonid Androv, an electrician from Kiev, was drafted into the Ukrainian army and spent a year fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine after the conflict broke out in 2014. Now, like many other Ukrainians, he is ready to accept that those lands are lost…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Israel Scores Moral Victory at UNESCO while Sweden Disgraces Itself
    May05

    Israel Scores Moral Victory at UNESCO while Sweden Disgraces Itself

    Tuesday, May 2, was a good day for Israel at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization but not such a good day for the Arab bloc and their allies. As Israel was celebrating its 69th year of independence, the Arab bloc, instigated by the “Palestinians” and composed of dysfunctional nations like Lebanon and Sudan,...

    Conrad Black vouches for Donald Trump
    May05

    Conrad Black vouches for Donald Trump

    Conrad Black speaks in paragraphs. This week, he delivered his most recent spoken-word essay from a bland Toronto videoconferencing centre to an audience of eager parliamentarians in Ottawa. Black, in his appearance at the standing committee on foreign affairs and international trade, offered a subdued but insistent defence of President Donald...

    Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move
    May05

    Russia’s Military Robots Are on the Move

    Samuel Bendett Security, The recent Kubinka conference was a major step in the right direction Russian military and the nation’s defense industrial concept are continuing to seek out ways to increase the use of what Moscow called “robotisized”- automated, autonomous and robotic – systems in the country’s armed...

    In Massive Spending Bill, U.S. Lawmakers Back Several Measures Targeting Russia
    May04

    In Massive Spending Bill, U.S. Lawmakers Back Several Measures Targeting Russia

    Congress has authorized a new $100 million effort to counter “Russian influence and aggression” and to support civil society organizations in Europe and Eurasia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why military funding in Canada is in such a lousy state
    May04

    Why military funding in Canada is in such a lousy state

    THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick “Read @HarjitSajjan speech about the lack of proper funding 4 the Canadian Forces by the previous Government,” Mike Maka, a staffer at the Prime Minister’s Office, tweeted Thursday morning. Kate Purchase, the PM’s communications director, retweeted the message. This might be a good week to pay...

    Ukraine Begins Treason Trial Of Ex-President Yanukovych
    May04

    Ukraine Begins Treason Trial Of Ex-President Yanukovych

    Ukraine began the trial of former President Viktor Yanukovych on charges of high treason. Yanukovych is not at the trial, but will give evidence via video link from Russia. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Obama just endorsed Emmanuel Macron for president of France
    May04

    Why Obama just endorsed Emmanuel Macron for president of France

    Former President Barack Obama has endorsed his first candidate for office since leaving office — and it’s not a fellow Democrat. In fact, it’s not even an American. “I am supporting Emmanuel Macron to lead you forward,” Obama said in English in a video addressed to the French people just days before Macron faces far-right candidate...

    Exclusive: Video Shows Moment Blast Hits OSCE Vehicle In Ukraine War Zone
    May04

    Exclusive: Video Shows Moment Blast Hits OSCE Vehicle In Ukraine War Zone

    RFE/RL has obtained a video via an official Ukrainian source that shows the moment a vehicle carrying OSCE monitors was struck by an explosion during a patrol in eastern Ukraine’s conflict zone, killing an American and injuring a German and a Czech. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘A Dead Soldier Is No Enemy’ — Repatriating The Fallen In Ukraine
    May04

    ‘A Dead Soldier Is No Enemy’ — Repatriating The Fallen In Ukraine

    A mother finds her son’s body, three years after he was killed in Ukraine — thanks to volunteers who repatriate bodies following the credo: “A dead soldier is not an enemy.” (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...