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    Two Ukrainian Officials Detained On Corruption Charges To Be Released
    Mar27

    Two Ukrainian Officials Detained On Corruption Charges To Be Released

    A court in Kyiv has refused to sanction the arrest of two top officials detained on corruption charges. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    ‘I Wanted To Die’ — In Russia, A Woman’s Life Unravels After Trip To Kyiv
    Mar27

    ‘I Wanted To Die’ — In Russia, A Woman’s Life Unravels After Trip To Kyiv

    The director of a Ukrainian choir in Russia has had her life turned upside down since the crisis erupted in Ukraine. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters
    Mar27

    Russian Orthodox Church suspends priest who blessed Ukraine-bound fighters

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Orthodox Church has suspended a priest who publicly blessed a group of fighters heading to eastern Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    The Interview: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg
    Mar27

    The Interview: NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg

    (David Kawai for Maclean’s Magazine) Jens Stoltenberg has been secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization since October. Before that, he was prime minister of Norway for nine years. He was in Ottawa this week. Q: You met this morning with Prime Minister Harper and with some senior ministers, including Jason Kenney and Rob...

    Russian TV Report On Ukrainian Choir Leader
    Mar27

    Russian TV Report On Ukrainian Choir Leader

    A Russian TV report on the leader of a Ukrainian choir in the eastern Russian city of Khabarovsk showed her denouncing the uprising against former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. She now says she was made to do it under pressure from Russia’s security service, the FSB. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Separatists In Eastern Ukraine Say ‘Lawmaker’ Killed
    Mar27

    Separatists In Eastern Ukraine Say ‘Lawmaker’ Killed

    Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern Donetsk region say a member of their legislative body and an aide have been shot dead. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Poland charges Russian flight controllers in 2010 crash that killed president
    Mar27

    Poland charges Russian flight controllers in 2010 crash that killed president

    Announcement comes at a time when Poland’s ties with Russia are tense over the deadly conflict in neighbouring Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Kremlin refutes Chechen parliament speaker’s threat to foment separatism in US
    Mar27

    Kremlin refutes Chechen parliament speaker’s threat to foment separatism in US

    The speaker of Chechnya’s regional legislature has called for encouraging separatism in U.S. states near the border with Mexico if Washington provides Ukraine with lethal arms, a statement quickly disavowed by the Kremlin. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian Jewish surgeon claims attackers shouted anti-Semitic epithets
    Mar27

    Ukrainian Jewish surgeon claims attackers shouted anti-Semitic epithets

    (JTA) — A Jewish physician from Ukraine was severely beaten in what he said was an assault with anti-Semitic overtones. Oleksanr Dukhovskoi, a chief pediatric neurosurgeon in the east Ukrainian city of Kahrkiv, told the television station 9 TV that he believed the assault Sunday was ordered by competitors. He did not name a suspect. “I was beaten...

    Exposing Anti-Islam Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Latest Deception
    Mar27

    Exposing Anti-Islam Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Latest Deception

    One of America’s most prominent Islam bashers has a long history of making things up. While promoting her new book, Heretic, on a March 23 episode of “The Daily Show,” Somali-born author and anti-Muslim activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali made a staggering claim: “If you look at 70 percent of the violence in the world today, Muslims are...