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    Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence
    Jun05

    Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence

    A Moscow court has convicted the director of a Ukrainian library of inciting ethnic hatred to Russians and imposed a four-year suspended sentence. Natalya Sharina was first detained in October … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence
    Jun05

    Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence

    A Moscow court has convicted the director of a Ukrainian library of inciting ethnic hatred to Russians and imposed a four-year suspended sentence …read more Source: ABC...

    TV in breakaway Ukraine has a distinct Soviet tint to it
    Jun05

    TV in breakaway Ukraine has a distinct Soviet tint to it

    Choreographed news reports highlight the rebel state’s wisdom and generosity. …read more Source: The Washington...

    The Remarkable Life of Lubomyr Husar . . .
    Jun05

    The Remarkable Life of Lubomyr Husar . . .

    How does it happen that a child growing up in eastern Galicia among Ukrainians, Poles, Moldovans, Germans, Austrians, Jews, Roma, and Armenians dodges Nazi death squads and the Red Army, learns first-hand what it means to be a “displaced person” in occupied Austria, emigrates to the United States, completes university and seminary studies before...

    World Bank Says Russian Economy To Grow 1.3 Percent In 2017, 1.4 percent in 2018
    Jun05

    World Bank Says Russian Economy To Grow 1.3 Percent In 2017, 1.4 percent in 2018

    The World Bank has forecast Russian economic growth at a 1.3 percent rate in 2017, helped by improving consumption in the country that is recovering from a two-year recession. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France
    Jun04

    Ottawa tennis player Gabriela Dabrowski reaches mixed doubles quarterfinals in France

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski went 1-for-2 in French Open doubles tennis matches on Sunday. Dabrowski and Rohan Bopanna of India, the No. 7 seeds, earned a spot in the quarterfinals of mixed doubles by defeating France’s Chloe Paquet and Benoît Paire 6-3, 6-2 in a second-round match. Dabrowski and Bopanna are scheduled to play that...

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?
    Jun04

    Why did the White House consider lifting Russian sanctions?

    HARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Good evening and thanks for joining us. For the second day in a row, Russian President Vladimir Putin is rejecting the assertion by American intelligence agencies that Russians meddled in last year’s U.S. presidential election to the potential benefit of Donald Trump. In an excerpt from an...

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!
    Jun04

    After Trump’s Exit from Paris Accord: Just Sanction the Bastards!

    By Jean-Francois BoittinAfter Trump’s exiting from the Paris Accord, no more travel freedom for all those involved in the decision-making.The reality of Trump exiting “his” United States from the Paris Accord has sunk in. The key question: What’s the rest of the world to do about it? Unfair United States The answer: Trade sanctions,...

    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals
    Jun04

    Wouldn’t it be nice? How the Russia investigation intersects with real-world U.S. foreign policy goals

    Donald Trump; Vladimir Putin (Credit: AP/Alexander Zemlianichenko/Evan Vucci) As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump asked a good question: “Wouldn’t it be nice if we actually got along with Russia?” Few Russia watchers — indeed few Americans — would disagree. The debate is over how. Would easing economic sanctions on Russia promote...

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open
    Jun04

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski facing busy of tennis Sunday at French Open

    Ottawa’s Gabriela Dabrowski and Yifan Xu of China advanced to the third round of women’s doubles in the French Open on Saturday with a 6-1, 6-2 victory against Madison Brengle of the United States and Anna Smith of Britain. Dabrowski and Xu are scheduled to be back on the court at Paris on Sunday for a match against Raluca Olaru of...