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    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago
    Aug19

    Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk, formerly of Lviv, enthroned as fifth eparch of St. Nicholas in Chicago

    CHICAGO – Bishop Benedict Aleksiychuk was enthroned as the fifth eparch of St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Eparchy in Chicago, which includes most of the central and western United States, including Hawaii and Alaska. The services took place on June 29 at St. Nicholas Cathedral, which was filled to overflowing by the faithful, hierarchs, clergy...

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.
    Aug19

    I talked to the ‘anti-Semitic’ Swiss hotel owner. It’s more complicated than you think.

    The Paradise Apartments hotel in Arosa, near Zurich, Switzerland. (Courtesy of Paradise Apartments hotel) (JTA) — A chuckle tickled my throat as Ruth Thomann, a Swiss hotelier who posted signs urging her “Jewish guests” to shower before entering the pool, assured me that she has “nothing against Jews.” To be clear, I don’t find racism...

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?
    Aug19

    Russia’s Super Strange Kiev-Class Aircraft Carriers: Submarine and Carrier-Killer?

    Kyle Mizokami History, Europe And some are sitting as museum ships in China. At the tail end of the Cold War, the Soviet Union produced a number of unique aircraft carriers. Known as the Kiev class, the carriers were the Soviets’ initial foray into the world of fixed wing naval aviation, and the only Soviet carriers to become fully...

    Russia loses control of Ukraine
    Aug19

    Russia loses control of Ukraine

    “Putin Still in Denial over the Loss of Ukraine,” by Peter Dickinson, Atlantic Council, August 8 (http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/ukrainealert/russia-still-in-denial-over-the-loss-of-ukraine#.WYxiiuGMUHs.facebook): … The Kremlin clings to the idea that a silent majority of pro-Russian Ukrainians lies ready and waiting, poised to take over...

    Smoke over the skies of North America is another climate change warning
    Aug18

    Smoke over the skies of North America is another climate change warning

    Photo by Jonathan Hayward For nearly two weeks, beginning August 1, the skies over Vancouver were filled with the smoke of forest fires burning in central and northern British Columbia. The smoke from those fires and others farther afield has waxed and waned over much of North America since July. Three days ago, Vancouver and coastal BC and...

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’
    Aug18

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’

    Thousands of Russian volunteer fighters helped Vladimir Putin create a proxy army to foment conflict in Ukraine. In return, many say Putin has given them nothing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’
    Aug18

    Gore, But No Glory For Russia’s Ukraine War ‘Veterans’

    Thousands of Russian volunteer fighters helped Vladimir Putin create a proxy army to foment conflict in Ukraine. In return, many say Putin has given them nothing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    AP: Saakashvili In Poland Preparing To Return To Ukraine
    Aug18

    AP: Saakashvili In Poland Preparing To Return To Ukraine

    Mikheil Saakashvili, the former Georgian president and ex-governor of Ukraine’s Odesa region who was stripped of his Ukrainian citizenship last month, is in Poland preparing to return to Ukraine, The Associated Press reported on August 17. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Yanukovych’s State-Appointed Lawyer Quits, Treason Trial Adjourned Till September
    Aug18

    Yanukovych’s State-Appointed Lawyer Quits, Treason Trial Adjourned Till September

    The state-appointed lawyer defending former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in his in-absentia treason trial has quit. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    North Korea Crisis Paved by Clinton-Era Pols, GOP Naysayers
    Aug18

    North Korea Crisis Paved by Clinton-Era Pols, GOP Naysayers

    When it comes to Korea, Americans are reliving the past without understanding it. In 1994, the United States and its ally South Korea had reached an impasse with the North Korean leadership headed by the current leader’s father, Kim Jong-il. Tensions reached such a pitch that the Korean Peninsula seemed perilously close to war. It was...