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    Ottawa neurosurgeon leads “revolution” in brain surgery
    Mar16

    Ottawa neurosurgeon leads “revolution” in brain surgery

    Growing up in Winnipeg’s gritty North End, Howard Lesiuk liked to fix things: shortwave radios, old cars. His Uncle Phil taught him to make and repair cabinets. “I’ve always been a hands-on sort of guy,” says Dr. Lesiuk, who, as one of Ottawa’s top neurosurgeons, now repairs brains. Lesiuk is the director of cerebrovascular...

    Ukraine creditors form bloc to negotiate
    Mar16

    Ukraine creditors form bloc to negotiate

    Ukraine’s biggest creditor has formed a bloc and hired advisers to prepare for tough negotiations with Kiev. The FT report. …read more Source:...

    Russia was ready to deploy nukes over Crimea, Putin says
    Mar16

    Russia was ready to deploy nukes over Crimea, Putin says

    MOSCOW — Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday. Putin also expanded on a previous admission that the well-armed forces in unmarked uniforms who took...

    Crimea’s Curse One Year On
    Mar16

    Crimea’s Curse One Year On

    Russia thought it could trump international law in Crimea, but it has just begun to feel the consequences. …read more Source: The Daily...

    Putin mulled putting nuclear forces ‘on alert’ over Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin mulled putting nuclear forces ‘on alert’ over Crimea

    Moscow (AFP) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said he was ready to put the country’s nuclear forces on alert as he sought to annex Crimea last year after the fall of a Moscow-backed government in Kiev.In a nearly three-hour documentary aired on state TV in Russia on Sunday a year after the takeover of the Black Sea Peninsula from...

    Putin: Russia considered nuclear option over Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin: Russia considered nuclear option over Crimea

    Russian president shown in documentary discussing Ukraine situation amid speculation over his whereabouts …read more Source:...

    Ukrainian Jewish leader stands his ground
    Mar15

    Ukrainian Jewish leader stands his ground

    Born after the Holocaust, Ukrainian Jewish leader Josef Zissels might have thought himself lucky just to be alive. But instead of living quietly as a radio engineer in the then Soviet state, he became an outspoken dissident and human rights activist, was arrested twice for “defaming the Soviet political and social system,” and served a total of...

    Ukrainian widow gets helping hand from U.S. readers
    Mar15

    Ukrainian widow gets helping hand from U.S. readers

    Five months ago, Nadezda Panasyk was marooned in a battle zone in separatist-held eastern Ukraine. Today the 75-year-old has a new home and new adopted family thanks to USA TODAY readers who were moved to make donations after seeing her story. …read more Source: USA...

    Putin: Russia Prepared Raising Nuclear Readiness Over Crimea
    Mar15

    Putin: Russia Prepared Raising Nuclear Readiness Over Crimea

    Russia was ready to bring its nuclear weapons into a state of alert during last year’s tensions over the Crimean Peninsula and the overthrow of Ukraine’s president, President Vladimir Putin said in remarks aired on Sunday. Putin’s comments, in a documentary being shown on state TV, highlight the extent to which alarm spread in...

    Putin says he was prepared to raise nuclear alert during Crimea crisis
    Mar15

    Putin says he was prepared to raise nuclear alert during Crimea crisis

    In a documentary aired Sunday, Putin said that he was prepared to bring nuclear weapons to a state of alert during the Crimean crisis. …read more Source: Christian Science...