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    A Letter of Apology to My Grandson: ‘It’s Not the World I Wanted to Leave You’
    Apr24

    A Letter of Apology to My Grandson: ‘It’s Not the World I Wanted to Leave You’

    Our world is a far more screwed up, degraded place. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com here.Dear Grandson,Consider my address book — and yes, the simple fact that I have one already tells you a good deal about me. All the names, street addresses, email addresses, and...

    Russian Prosecutors Apologize After Dropping Treason Allegations
    Apr24

    Russian Prosecutors Apologize After Dropping Treason Allegations

    The Russian state has apologized to Svetlana Davydova, a woman who faced treason charges after telephoning the Ukrainian Embassy to report possible Russian troop movements near the two nations’ border. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The 10 most important things in the world right now
    Apr24

    The 10 most important things in the world right now

    Hello! Here’s what you need to know for Friday. 1. Experts warn that the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile could erupt for the third time after two previous eruptions, on Wednesday and Thursday, prompted evacuations and a state of emergency to be called. 2. The US accused Russia on Wednesday of building up weapons along the Ukrainian border...

    News of the day from across the globe, April 24
    Apr24

    News of the day from across the globe, April 24

    Investigators are searching for potential accomplices of an Algerian man who is suspected of planning to attack at least one church and is thought to have been involved in the killing of a woman near Paris, French authorities said Thursday. The Algerian, a 24-year-old computer science student, was arrested Sunday after he called the emergency...

    Russian Ultranationalist Dugin Sparks Outrage in U.S. With Texas Lecture
    Apr24

    Russian Ultranationalist Dugin Sparks Outrage in U.S. With Texas Lecture

    Kremlin-connected ideologue Aleksandr Dugin is teaming up with a U.S. white supremacist for an online lecture at a Texas university, outraging Ukrainian-Americans. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis
    Apr24

    Holders Sevilla through to Europa League semis

    Paris (AFP) – Holders Sevilla sealed their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League on Thursday after a dramatic 2-2 draw with Zenit St Petersburg in Russia saw them progress 4-3 on aggregate.The Spanish side threw away a commanding lead in the tie by conceding two second-half goals, and the match looked to be heading for extra time...

    U.S. Instructors Give Ukrainians Firing Drills
    Apr23

    U.S. Instructors Give Ukrainians Firing Drills

    U.S. instructors gave Ukrainian National Guard forces firing drills, using armored vehicles and automatic weapons, at a military base in the west of Ukraine on April 23. Some 300 U.S. paratroops are in Ukraine to improve the fighting capabilities of Ukrainian troops. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe /...

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Military Hospital
    Apr23

    Left for Dead on Battlefield, Ukrainian Officer Recovers at US Military Hospital

    A Ukrainian Army colonel, badly wounded while fighting Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, is undergoing rehabilitation at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, near Washington, D.C. Colonel Ihor Hordiychuk is a rare foreign patient at the world’s largest military hospital – which accepted him...

    Letters: Three views on Ukraine
    Apr23

    Letters: Three views on Ukraine

    Russian propaganda about Ukraine Re: Kenney says Canadian troops won’t be training Nazi sympathizers in Ukraine, April 19 There is no credible link between those fighting Russian aggression, and extremist views. Earlier this year, when Josef Zissels, Kyiv-based global vice-president of the World Jewish Congress, visited Ottawa, he noted...

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina
    Apr23

    Deals Extend Russia’s Energy Cooperation With Argentina

    Russia and Argentina signed documents deepening energy cooperation Thursday, underlining Moscow’s drive to develop ties with South America since coming under Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis. At a ceremony in the Kremlin, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Argentine President Cristina Fernandez hailed the agreements as opening a...