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    Save New Ukraine
    Jan28

    Save New Ukraine

    A new Ukraine was born a year ago in the pro-European protests that helped to drive President Viktor F. Yanukovych from power. And today, the spirit that inspired hundreds of thousands to gather in the Maidan, Kiev’s Independence Square, is… …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Grecian Burn
    Jan28

    Grecian Burn

    Greece’s election of a self-proclaimed radical leftist could hand an unexpected win to Russian President Vladimir Putin by exacerbating divisions within Europe over how to respond to Moscow’s latest aggressive moves in Ukraine. European foreign ministers are set to huddle Thursday, Jan. 29, to try to reach consensus on how to dial up...

    Ukraine labels pro-Russian rebels terrorists, ending possibility of peace talks
    Jan27

    Ukraine labels pro-Russian rebels terrorists, ending possibility of peace talks

    The Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday declared the Russia-backed separatist republics in the east to be terrorist organizations, formally eliminating the possibility of holding peace talks with their representatives, as fighting escalated. …read more Source:...

    Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine
    Jan27

    Fighting Intensifies in Eastern Ukraine

    A weekend of fierce fighting in Ukraine’s embattled Donbass region continued Monday as pro-Russian insurgents encircled Ukrainian government troops in a new advance. The war of words heated up, too, as Russian President Vladimir Putin accused Kiev of relying on a “foreign legion” to wage war against the separatist militias. NATO...

    Ukraine Parliament Votes To Call Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics Terrorist Groups
    Jan27

    Ukraine Parliament Votes To Call Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics Terrorist Groups

    The Ukrainian parliament passed a vote on Tuesday officially declaring Russia as an aggressor state and naming the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics as terrorist organizations. The vote, which passed 271 to 27 in the 450-seat Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine’s parliament, encourages Ukraine’s partners to hold Russia...

    Cohen: The selective Conservative memory
    Jan27

    Cohen: The selective Conservative memory

    On February 15, 1965, 10,000 people gathered on Parliament Hill. They were there, in the shadow of the Peace Tower, to watch the raising of Canada’s new flag. At noon, amidst a muffled 21-gun salute, a gust of wind gave the flag “the first flutter of life,” Peter C. Newman observed. “If our nation by God’s grace endures a thousand...

    Diana #Garkusha (Photo)
    Jan27

    Diana #Garkusha (Photo)

    Diana #Garkusha (Miss Ukraine Photo) …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    OSCE calls on Russia to close its border with Ukraine
    Jan27

    OSCE calls on Russia to close its border with Ukraine

    JC FinleyVIENNA, Jan. 27 (UPI) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe appealed to Russia to close its border with Ukraine in order to contain conflict in the border region. …read more Source: United Press...

    Jewish leader warns of rise of anti-Semitism on Auschwitz anniversary
    Jan27

    Jewish leader warns of rise of anti-Semitism on Auschwitz anniversary

    Russian President Vladimir Putin absent – even though the Soviet Red Army liberated the camp – the result of the deep chill between the West and Russia over Ukraine …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Fun With Conspiracy Theories: Was the Chernobyl Disaster a CYA Move to Hide Something Even Worse?
    Jan27

    Fun With Conspiracy Theories: Was the Chernobyl Disaster a CYA Move to Hide Something Even Worse?

    Dormant for a decade and a half, the Russian Woodpecker appeared to return in December 2013. Once, the notorious tapping of the massive Soviet over-the-horizon radar had frustrated and puzzled Western radio operators, who could discern neither the origin nor purpose of the strange signal. It was coming from somewhere behind the Iron Curtain; its...