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    Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day Parade
    Apr18

    Lukashenka Declines Invitation To Moscow Victory Day Parade

    Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka says he will travel to Moscow to participate in events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe on May 7 and 8, but he will not attend a Victory Day military parade in the Russian capital on May 9. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hillary Clinton’s Big Benefactor Has Trade Links with Iran
    Apr18

    Hillary Clinton’s Big Benefactor Has Trade Links with Iran

    Enemies of Hillary Clinton waiting to discredit her bid for the White House are likely to seize on news that one of the biggest benefactors to the Clinton Foundation has been trading with Iran and may be in breach of US sanctions imposed on the country. Ukrainian oligarch Victor Pinchuk, 54, has courted the Clintons for at least nine years – in...

    Crimean City Cuts Off Ukrainian TV Channels
    Apr18

    Crimean City Cuts Off Ukrainian TV Channels

    The main cable-television provider in the city of Yevpatoria, in the Ukrainian region of Crimea that was annexed by Russia in March 2014, has stopped distributing five Ukrainian television channels. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Peace Accord Will Fail Unless Kiev Recognizes Breakaway State
    Apr18

    Ukraine Rebel Leader Says Peace Accord Will Fail Unless Kiev Recognizes Breakaway State

    A senior leader of pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine has claimed in an interview that the fragile Minsk peace agreement will collapse unless Kiev recognizes a self-proclaimed rebel state. Aleksandr Zakharchenko, the president of the Donetsk People’s Republic, told the BBC: “Ukraine doesn’t want to resolve all the issues. … If that...

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kramatorsk
    Apr18

    Lenin Statue Toppled In Kramatorsk

    (NATURAL SOUND) A huge tribute to Russian communist revolutionary V.I. Lenin was toppled on April 17 in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, which has served as a provisional capital of the region since pro-Russian rebels overtook the city of Donetsk. (Video by RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP
    Apr18

    Diplomacy out, blunt talk in as Obama gets tough on GOP

    By JIM KUHNHENN read more …read more Source: CNS...

    Kremlin Criticizes Arrival Of U.S. Military Trainers In Ukraine
    Apr18

    Kremlin Criticizes Arrival Of U.S. Military Trainers In Ukraine

    Russia has criticized the arrival of 300 U.S. paratroopers in Ukraine to train troops from the National Guard, saying their presence could destabilize the situation in the conflict-torn country. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ledecky keeps US flag flying with Phelps on sidelines
    Apr18

    Ledecky keeps US flag flying with Phelps on sidelines

    Phoenix (AFP) – With Michael Phelps taking the night off, Katie Ledecky flew the US flag at the Mesa Pro Series swimming meeting with a sizzling 400m freestyle victory.In his first meet since serving the six-month suspension that followed his drunk-driving arrest in September, Phelps on Friday had the night off after failing to qualify for...

    11 super successful tech leaders who overcame the handicap of being late arrivals to America
    Apr18

    11 super successful tech leaders who overcame the handicap of being late arrivals to America

    More than a third of the top tech companies in the US were founded by people born outside of the country. Their success stories drive many immigrants to come to the US in hopes of realizing the American Dream. But just looking at their success makes it easy to overlook the fact that a lot of the immigrant founders had to overcome other problems –...

    Weekend Roundup: Work With Nature, Not Against It
    Apr18

    Weekend Roundup: Work With Nature, Not Against It

    Since Earth Day, which will be marked on April 22, was first commemorated 45 years ago, we have learned a lot about the planet’s ecology. Above all, we have begun to understand the biological intelligence of nature itself that, for millennia, has managed to continually regenerate and stabilize that narrow band of a livable climate that has...