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    Ukrainian dolphin soldiers would rather die than live under Russian occupation
    May17

    Ukrainian dolphin soldiers would rather die than live under Russian occupation

    Ukraine’s dolphin army is so loyal, it went on a hunger strike when it was captured by Russian forces. At least that’s what Ukraine says. Let’s back up for a moment: Ukraine had a secret program that trains sea mammals to carry out military tasks, like locating torpedoes, and to act as therapy pets. It’s a lot like Sea...

    Ukraine Court Orders Russian Journalist Held On Suspicion Of Treason
    May17

    Ukraine Court Orders Russian Journalist Held On Suspicion Of Treason

    A Ukrainian court has ordered the head of a major Russian state news agency’s branch in Ukraine held for two months on charges of high treason in a case that drew angry criticism from Moscow and expressions of concern from media watchdogs. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Federal government mum on whether Canadian arms exports to Ukraine
    May17

    Federal government mum on whether Canadian arms exports to Ukraine

    OTTAWA — The federal government isn’t saying whether it has authorized the export of any Canadian-made weapons to Ukraine, where government troops and Russian-backed separatists are fighting. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland announced in December that Canadian companies and individuals could apply for permission to export...

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest
    May17

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest

    A Ukrainian court has ordered a Russian journalist jailed for two months pending investigation on treason charges. …read more Source: FOX...

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest
    May17

    Ukrainian court sanctions Russian journalists’s arrest

    A Ukrainian court has ordered a Russian journalist jailed for two months pending investigation on treason charges. Kirill Vyshinskiy, the head of the Ukrainian office of Russia’s RIA Novosti news … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    German-Russian Pipeline Project Takes Shape Amid US Protest
    May17

    German-Russian Pipeline Project Takes Shape Amid US Protest

    Sparks fly and machines whir as workers busily prepare thousands of steel pipes that will become part of a vast undersea pipeline bringing gas from Russia to Germany’s northeastern Baltic coast. The Nord Stream 2 project will double the amount of natural gas Russia can funnel directly to the heart of Europe from newly tapped reserves in...

    Millions Face Food Insecurity, TB Outbreak in Eastern Ukraine Fighting
    May17

    Millions Face Food Insecurity, TB Outbreak in Eastern Ukraine Fighting

    Nearly 3.5 million people caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine urgently need humanitarian aid, according to the United Nations, which says its assistance program has received a fraction of the funding it needs. Populations live under the constant threat of artillery and gun fire, mines and unexploded ordinance, and now face growing food...

    Millions Face Food Insecurity and TB Outbreak In Eastern Ukraine
    May17

    Millions Face Food Insecurity and TB Outbreak In Eastern Ukraine

    Close to 3.5 million people caught up in the conflict in eastern Ukraine urgently need humanitarian aid according to the United Nations. Populations caught in the crossfire now face growing food insecurity and outbreaks of diseases like tuberculosis. For VOA, Henry Ridgwell visited the front line earlier this week. …read more Source: Voice...

    The first year of the Mueller investigation, by the numbers
    May17

    The first year of the Mueller investigation, by the numbers

    One year into Robert Mueller’s special counsel gig, the question he was assigned to answer — whether the Trump presidential campaign had anything to do with Russian interference in the 2016 election — is still a mystery. That doesn’t mean Mueller has been slacking. In that same time, he’s brought more than 100 charges against...

    Did Mostik the cat beat Vladimir Putin across the controversial  bridge linking Russia to Crimea?
    May17

    Did Mostik the cat beat Vladimir Putin across the controversial bridge linking Russia to Crimea?

    The contentious bridge linking Russia to Crimea has prompted another controversy, this one over whether Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ceremonial first crossing actually came in second — to a cat. Putin proudly drove a bright orange, Russian-built truck across the Kerch Strait Bridge Tuesday. …read more Source: USA...