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    General Motors is stopping production in Europe’s third largest car market
    Mar29

    General Motors is stopping production in Europe’s third largest car market

    General Motors is ending almost all its production in Russia, but others are staying put for now. Russia is the third-largest European car market, but is giving automakers a bumpy ride. The 10% drop in car sales last year paled in comparison that of 2009, when new registrations halved following the financial crisis. Even so, the optimism that...

    Residents In Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism
    Mar29

    Residents In Eastern Ukraine City Rally Against Separatism

    Residents of this city held what they called a “unity rally” on Saturday meant to help mend a rift between President Petro O. Poroshenko and the regional governor he fired and ease worries that Ukraine, on top of everything else,… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Russia Could Start New Offensive, Aims To Erase Kiev’s Independence
    Mar29

    Russia Could Start New Offensive, Aims To Erase Kiev’s Independence

    Russia plans to eliminate Ukraine as an independent state and could spark a new offensive in the east to achieve that aim, Ukraine’s prime minister told The Associated Press on Friday. …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    US and Europe’s Economic and Security Threats: US Leadership is Vital to Investigate Prince Michael von Liechtenstein, Iran, Austria, Croatia, Montenegro and the Balkans
    Mar29

    US and Europe’s Economic and Security Threats: US Leadership is Vital to Investigate Prince Michael von Liechtenstein, Iran, Austria, Croatia, Montenegro and the Balkans

    The current war in Ukraine and the Balkan wars of the 90s could have been avoided if principled leaders in the West had focused on building the vital foundation of the rule of law and independent judiciaries at the time of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The lives of hundreds of millions of people in Eastern Europe could have been more prosperous...

    With Broken Economy And Scarce Jobs, Ukraine’s Displaced People Depend On Volunteers
    Mar29

    With Broken Economy And Scarce Jobs, Ukraine’s Displaced People Depend On Volunteers

    KIEV, Ukraine — A year ago Larissa Bilotserkovets, 61, stood in Donetsk with a Ukrainian flag wrapped around her shoulders. As people around her waved Russian flags and shouted “Russia!” she, standing alone, argued Ukraine should turn westward and enter the European Union. …read more Source: International Business...

    Crimean Tatar TV Counts Minutes To Impending Shutdown
    Mar29

    Crimean Tatar TV Counts Minutes To Impending Shutdown

    The only Crimean Tatar television channel in Crimea could be closed down on April 1 if it’s not able to register with the Russian government. Locals see the pressure against ATR television as part of a broader campaign of intimidation against Crimean Tatars since Russia occupied Crimea last year. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Ukraine Front Calms as Explosion Hits Odessa With No Casualties
    Mar29

    Ukraine Front Calms as Explosion Hits Odessa With No Casualties

    Ukraine’s military recorded no major attacks by pro-Russian insurgents on Sunday and a bombing in the port city of Odessa caused no casualties, though frontline troops still didn’t escape without any injuries.Two government soldiers were wounded in 24 hours, with “armed… …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk
    Mar29

    Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk

    Protestants from the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine say they are being persecuted by the Russian Orthodox Church. Many evangelicals have left because of a crackdown on religious freedom.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Ruble bounce rare ray of sunshine for crisis-hit Russian economy
    Mar29

    Ruble bounce rare ray of sunshine for crisis-hit Russian economy

    Moscow (AFP) – It’s been a torrid time of late for the Russian economy as the fallout from Ukraine and tumbling oil prices have plunged the country into financial crisis.But an unexpected recent rebound by the ruble has partially reversed months of pain for the nosediving national currency and fired hope among harried officials in...

    New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism
    Mar29

    New streaming apps could boost citizen journalism

    Washington (AFP) – When three buildings collapsed and ignited a blaze in New York, a smartphone app brought the live video feed to anyone online wanting to watch.The disaster took place, coincidentally, the same day as the launch of Twitter’s new livestream app Periscope, which became a window for the breaking news event.The event...