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    Toronto symphony bans Ukrainian-born pianist over ‘provocative’ tweets denouncing Kyiv’s ‘neo-Nazis’
    Apr07

    Toronto symphony bans Ukrainian-born pianist over ‘provocative’ tweets denouncing Kyiv’s ‘neo-Nazis’

    Valentina …read more Source: Vancouver...

    Russian deputy who opposed Crimea seizure stripped of immunity
    Apr07

    Russian deputy who opposed Crimea seizure stripped of immunity

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s parliament voted on Tuesday to strip the only deputy who voted against last year’s annexation of Crimea of his… …read more Source:...

    Toronto symphony bans Ukrainian-born pianist over ‘provocative’ tweets denouncing Kyiv’s ‘neo-Nazis’
    Apr07

    Toronto symphony bans Ukrainian-born pianist over ‘provocative’ tweets denouncing Kyiv’s ‘neo-Nazis’

    Courtesy of Barbora Krsek In a statement written by the pianist and posted on Facebook Monday, Valentina Lisitsa said she has been accused of “inciting hatred” on Twitter because of her comments on the conflict in Ukraine. Why Ukro-Nazis are so fond of torchlight marches? Mystery solved

    Russian parliament allows legal action against lawmaker
    Apr07

    Russian parliament allows legal action against lawmaker

    MOSCOW — The Russian parliament has voted to allow legal action against an opposition lawmaker who was the sole deputy last year to vote against the annexation of Crimea.The State Duma on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to strip Ilya Ponomarev of immunity against prosecution, paving the way for legal proceedings against him that could cost him his...

    Russian parliament allows legal action against opposition lawmaker
    Apr07

    Russian parliament allows legal action against opposition lawmaker

    The Russian parliament has voted to allow legal action against an opposition lawmaker who was the sole deputy last year to vote against the annexation of Crimea. …read more Source: FOX...

    Sanctions-Hit Russia Looks to Africa to Boost Arms, Technology Sales
    Apr07

    Sanctions-Hit Russia Looks to Africa to Boost Arms, Technology Sales

    Russia is pursuing costly state oil and platinum projects in Africa despite an economic crisis at home, hoping they will bolster sales, including of arms, for businesses hit by Western sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine. Moscow has mostly focused on building ties with Asia since the U.S. and European Union sanctions came into force last year,...

    What Can Putin Do For Tsipras?
    Apr07

    What Can Putin Do For Tsipras?

    European leaders are publicly unconcerned about Greece’s Alexis Tsipras’ upcoming trip to Moscow. Greece’s financial hole is too deep for Russia to be able to meaningfully intervene in order to change the bargaining dynamic between Athens and Brussels. Go on and indulge in your theatrics, Alexis, they say. The bills are coming...

    World Prepares for Russian Aggression
    Apr07

    World Prepares for Russian Aggression

    In 2008, Russia gained control over South Ossetia and Abkhazia from neighboring Georgia, and then last month, on the anniversary of occupying Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a 25 year Treaty of Alliance and Integration, solidifying control over South Ossetia. …read more Source: Canada Free...

    Russia: Fire on Nuclear Submarine at Repair Yard in Arkhangelsk
    Apr07

    Russia: Fire on Nuclear Submarine at Repair Yard in Arkhangelsk

    A fire was reported on a Russian nuclear submarine at a shipyard in Russia’s Arkhangelsk. According to AFP and Reuters, emergency service workers are on the scene. The Zvyozdochka shipyard did not issue a statement on the reports. It is unclear if there were any injuries. It’s also not known if there were any nuclear missiles on board...

    Ukraine and Separatists Report ‘Intensifying’ Skirmishes Near Mariupol
    Apr07

    Ukraine and Separatists Report ‘Intensifying’ Skirmishes Near Mariupol

    Pro-Kiev and pro-Russian fighters in eastern Ukraine have reported “intensifying” skirmishes near Ukraine’s strategic port city of Mariupol, after several days of relative calm. The opposing groups however have been blaming each other for the violence. The pro-government battalion stationed around Mariupol, Sector M, told local media...