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    Odessa Holds Its Breath for an Invasion
    Apr24

    Odessa Holds Its Breath for an Invasion

    Outside of the city administration building in Odessa, Ukraine, on April 16, three older men who said they were from the local Communist party unfurled a red hammer and sickle flag to protest a national law banning symbols of the Soviet Union. Nearby, police and local militia units were standing in a defensive ring around the city hall. Threats...

    Laborers Protest Deadbeat Russia
    Apr24

    Laborers Protest Deadbeat Russia

    There’s an old Soviet joke that goes: “As long as our bosses pretend to pay us, we’ll pretend to work.” But it’s been 25 years since the Soviet era, and things have changed. Now, with the Russian state hard up for cash due to the collapse of global oil prices as well as sanctions, unpaid employees are staging small protests...

    Rebuilding Canada’s international capacity: Diplomatic reform in the age of globalization
    Apr24

    Rebuilding Canada’s international capacity: Diplomatic reform in the age of globalization

    The world is an ever more complicated place and diplomacy, the world’s second oldest profession, matters more than ever before. But it is a different form of diplomacy – embracing the tools of technology and recognizing that globalization has both flattened the old hierarchies and added new complexities. For Canada, diplomacy is more than a...

    Putin, Hollande Discuss Ukraine On Sidelines Of Yerevan Ceremonies
    Apr24

    Putin, Hollande Discuss Ukraine On Sidelines Of Yerevan Ceremonies

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with his French counterpart, Francois Hollande, on the sidelines of ceremonies in Yerevan commemorating the 100th anniversary of the massacre of up to 1.5 million Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s President Takes on Its Richest Man
    Apr24

    Ukraine’s President Takes on Its Richest Man

    If it wants to be a great nation, Ukraine needs to clean up its oligarch infestation. …read more Source:...

    Poland will not allow Russian bikers to enter country
    Apr24

    Poland will not allow Russian bikers to enter country

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish Foreign Ministry said Friday that it will not allow a Russian nationalistic motorcycle group loyal to President Vladimir Putin to enter Poland, in part because Polish authorities would not be able to guarantee their security. The club, which is estimated to have several thousand members, is strongly nationalistic...

    EU, Ukraine to attempt to defuse mutual distrust
    Apr24

    EU, Ukraine to attempt to defuse mutual distrust

    Ed AdamczykBRUSSELS, April 24 (UPI) — Officials of Ukraine and the European Union are preparing to meet to resolve a growing distrust between Kiev and the West. …read more Source: United Press...

    An Escalating War of Words in Ukraine
    Apr24

    An Escalating War of Words in Ukraine

    NATO’s secretary general joined the chorus of concern coming out of the U.S. State Department about reports of increased Russian activity in eastern Ukraine, including the strengthening of air defenses and battlefield training that involves the use of drones. “What we see both in eastern Ukraine and on the border to eastern Ukraine gives...

    How Ukraine’s Conflict Is Forcing The Elderly To Suffer
    Apr24

    How Ukraine’s Conflict Is Forcing The Elderly To Suffer

    Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page. The long conflict between pro-Russian rebels and government forces in Ukraine has torn apart lives and forced disaster upon...

    ‘Illegal Border Crossing’ Added To Russian Charges Against Savchenko
    Apr24

    ‘Illegal Border Crossing’ Added To Russian Charges Against Savchenko

    Investigators have brought an additional charge against Ukrainian military pilot Nadia Savchenko in what the prosecution called it’s “final” case against her, alleging that she illegally crossed the border from Ukraine into Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...