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    Canada supports Nemtsov marchers in Russia, says Nicholson, bound for France
    Mar01

    Canada supports Nemtsov marchers in Russia, says Nicholson, bound for France

    OTTAWA – Canada’s new foreign affairs minister says he stands with the tens of thousands of Russians marching in Moscow streets to protest the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov.Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson tells The Canadian Press he doesn’t know who is to blame for Friday’s shooting of Nemtsov, one...

    Nicholson supports Nemtsov marchers, goes to France to talk Ukraine
    Mar01

    Nicholson supports Nemtsov marchers, goes to France to talk Ukraine

    (Dmitry Lovetsky/AP Photo) OTTAWA – Canada’s new foreign affairs minister says he stands with the tens of thousands of Russians marching in Moscow streets to protest the killing of opposition politician Boris Nemtsov. Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson tells The Canadian Press he doesn’t know who is to blame for Friday’s...

    War-torn Ukraine is a Long Way from Wood Dale, Illinois
    Mar01

    War-torn Ukraine is a Long Way from Wood Dale, Illinois

    But Natalie Jaresko, the country’s new finance minister who was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, says she feels just as much at home here as she takes on a daunting task: overhauling a Soviet-era economy at a time… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears
    Mar01

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Early results showed Estonia’s center-right ruling coalition leading Sunday in the country’s parliamentary election, which has been dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Polls had indicated a close race between Prime Minister Taavi Roivas’ Reform...

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears
    Mar01

    Estonians vote in parliamentary election amid security fears

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Early results showed Estonia’s center-right ruling coalition leading Sunday in the country’s parliamentary election, which has been dominated by economic issues and security concerns due to Russia’s actions in Ukraine…. …read more Source: Associated...

    Canada’s Ukrainian diaspora raises $52,000 for troops at fundraiser
    Mar01

    Canada’s Ukrainian diaspora raises $52,000 for troops at fundraiser

    Army SOS has spent more than $1-million on supplies to the Ukrainian army since it was founded last summer …read more Source: The Globe and...

    The U.S. is Providing Spy-Satellite Imagery to Ukraine to Help in Its Fight Against Russia-backed Rebels
    Mar01

    The U.S. is Providing Spy-Satellite Imagery to Ukraine to Help in Its Fight Against Russia-backed Rebels

    The White House agreed last year to Ukraine’s request to provide the photos and other intelligence. But before delivering them, U.S. officials black out military staging areas on Russian territory and reduce the resolution so that enemy formations can’t be… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Ukraine’s New US-Born Finance Chief Enduring Baptism by Fire
    Mar01

    Ukraine’s New US-Born Finance Chief Enduring Baptism by Fire

    KIEV, Ukraine—War-torn Ukraine is a long way from Wood Dale, Illinois. But Natalie Jaresko, the country’s new finance minister who was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs, says she feels just as much at home here as she takes on a daunting task: overhauling a Soviet-era economy at a time when public finances are being drained by war....

    Why the Rise of Fascism is again the Issue
    Mar01

    Why the Rise of Fascism is again the Issue

    Screengrab of Charlie Chaplin from the film The Great Dictator (1940) The recent 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz was a reminder of the great crime of fascism, whose Nazi iconography is embedded in our consciousness. Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping blackshirts, their criminality terrible and...

    Ukrainian MP detained in Moscow during massive march to honour murdered anti-Putin activist
    Mar01

    Ukrainian MP detained in Moscow during massive march to honour murdered anti-Putin activist

    Moscow police have detained a member of Ukraine’s parliament as he was taking part in a march mourning a slain Russian opposition figure. Ukraine’s parliament has protested the detention. The federal Investigative Committee said Alexei Goncharenko was being questioned Sunday about his alleged involvement in a fire that broke out last...