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    US man facing allegations of Nazi war crimes in Poland
    Mar13

    US man facing allegations of Nazi war crimes in Poland

    WARSAW — Poland will seek the arrest and extradition of a Minnesota man exposed by the Associated Press as a former commander in an SS-led unit that burned Polish villages and killed civilians in World War II, prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutor Robert Janicki said evidence gathered over years of investigation into U.S. citizen Michael K....

    Leonid Bershidsky: Chrystia Freeland’s dismissal of her family’s Nazi connection is only helping Russia’s propagandists
    Mar13

    Leonid Bershidsky: Chrystia Freeland’s dismissal of her family’s Nazi connection is only helping Russia’s propagandists

    Last week, Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland opened a can of worms by dismissing references to her family’s World War II history as Russian disinformation. That wasn’t entirely true, and in the current climate, history is politics. Freeland was banned from entering Russia for her fiercely pro-Ukraine stand. When she became...

    Poland Says 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Was a Nazi War Commander
    Mar13

    Poland Says 98-Year-Old Minnesota Man Was a Nazi War Commander

    The Polish government wants to extradite a 98-year-old man living in Minnesota that it believes is a former commander of an SS-led unit during World War II responsible for the death of civilians and destruction of Polish villages. The man, identified by the Associated Press as Michael Karkoc, led the Ukrainian Self Defense legion during World War...

    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank

    Ukrainian nationalists bricked up the entrance of a major Russian bank in Kyiv. The protest came after Sberbank said it would recognize passports issued by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, something it later denied it would do in Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Trump meets Merkel, will opposites attract?
    Mar13

    When Trump meets Merkel, will opposites attract?

    Usually, when the American and German leaders meet up for formal talks, Human Rights Watch sends the two allied countries some guidance on sensitive topics to try to influence their discussion. But ahead of Tuesday’s scheduled White House meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump, the nonprofit group is...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the… …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials
    Mar13

    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials

    A deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, has been summoned to the Russian-run Center for Combating Extremism in Ukraine’s Russia-occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO
    Mar13

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The head of NATO threw down the gauntlet Monday, saying he expects all members to increase what they spend on their...

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic
    Mar13

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic

    The chief doctor at a psychiatric clinic in Ukraine is in custody following the death of seven patients, allegedly due to inadequate heating, which caused pneumonia. She is also alleged to have embezzled funds allocated to pay the hospital’s heating bills. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...