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    OSCE chief says ‘good chance for peace’ in Ukraine
    Apr20

    OSCE chief says ‘good chance for peace’ in Ukraine

    Vilnius (AFP) – The OSCE chief said Monday a truce was holding in a key village in eastern Ukraine and urged rival sides to “embrace a good chance for peace” in the war-torn region.”The news this morning is that our people, our monitors have brokered a truce in Shyrokyne, down near Mariupol,” OSCE secretary general...

    Killed Ukrainian Journalist Laid To Rest
    Apr20

    Killed Ukrainian Journalist Laid To Rest

    In Kyiv, a Ukrainian journalist who was killed last week was laid to rest. The funeral of Oles Buzyna, on April 19, was attended by several hundred mourners. Some of them chanted “murderers” and “fascists,” comments aimed at the Ukrainian authorities – whom they accuse of orchestrating Buzyna’s killing because of his pro-Russian...

    Canadian mission to train Ukrainians leaves big question
    Apr20

    Canadian mission to train Ukrainians leaves big question

    It is official that Canada will be deploying 200 military personnel for a period of up to two years to train Ukrainian soldiers. The stated purpose of this commitment is to enhance the Ukrainians’ capacity to withstand further “Russian aggression.” For the last year, Ukraine has been embroiled in a violent albeit localized civil war in the...

    A federal budget, the ongoing Duffy court saga: a busy week awaits MPs
    Apr20

    A federal budget, the ongoing Duffy court saga: a busy week awaits MPs

    OTTAWA – It’ll be a busy week ahead for politicians and journalists alike in the nation’s capital as this Parliament sprints toward the finish line.Members of Parliament return to Ottawa as the House of Commons resumes sitting following a two-week break.While they were away, the trial of suspended senator Mike Duffy rolled...

    Prominent environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for her children and war with Ukraine
    Apr20

    Prominent environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for her children and war with Ukraine

    A prominent environmentalist says she has fled Russia, moving with her family to Estonia out of fear that government harassment could take her children away from her. …read more Source: FOX...

    Environmentalist Flees Russia, Citing Fears for Children
    Apr20

    Environmentalist Flees Russia, Citing Fears for Children

    Prominent environmentalist flees Russia, citing fears for her children and war with Ukraine …read more Source: ABC...

    Connecticut immigrants to be honored at Capitol ceremony
    Apr20

    Connecticut immigrants to be honored at Capitol ceremony

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut immigrants and their contributions to the state are being honored at a state Capitol ceremony this week. The Connecticut Immigrant and Refugee Coalition is hosting the 19th annual Immigrant Day Ceremony. This year, 12 immigrants who live in Connecticut and hail originally from 12 different countries will honored...

    Bank of the Underworld
    Apr20

    Bank of the Underworld

    Clay Rodery In the fall of 2011, the U.S. Secret Service orchestrated a sting operation. The target was a Vietnamese man named Hieu Minh Ngo. Investigators believed he was a big-time identity thief who sold packages of data known as “fullz,” each of which typically included a person’s name, date of birth, mother’s maiden name, Social...

    U.S. troops are in Ukraine for training and the Kremlin isn’t happy about it
    Apr19

    U.S. troops are in Ukraine for training and the Kremlin isn’t happy about it

    The post U.S. troops are in Ukraine for training and the Kremlin isn’t happy about it appeared first on PBS NewsHour. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting
    Apr19

    Canada’s turn as Arctic Council head to end at Iqaluit meeting

    Canada will voice its concerns over what it calls Russia’s military aggression in Ukraine during a meeting of the eight nations that make up the Arctic Council this week. “Canada will use the Arctic Council ministerial meeting as an opportunity once again to deliver our tough message to Russia for their aggression against Ukraine,” said...