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    US Official:’ A Free Europe Rises or Falls With Ukraine’
    Jan28

    US Official:’ A Free Europe Rises or Falls With Ukraine’

    A top U.S. official said Tuesday that the conflict in eastern Ukraine has become a battleground for a peaceful and free Europe. “We all know that today, a Europe whole, free and at peace rises or falls with Ukraine. Ukraine’s front line for freedom is ours as well,” Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland told a gathering...

    Klaatu, Where Are You?
    Jan28

    Klaatu, Where Are You?

    Moscow is ending cooperation with the United States to secure nuclear material in Russia. But what about the aliens? No, not the illegal aliens. The space aliens. You know, extraterrestrials? E.T.? ALF? Bear with me here for minute. We’re Americans. We like to discuss really awkward or heavy topics using science fiction. And nuclear weapons...

    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...

    Are the U.S. and Russian Governments Once Again on the Nuclear Warpath?
    Jan28

    Are the U.S. and Russian Governments Once Again on the Nuclear Warpath?

    A quarter century after the end of the Cold War and decades after the signing of landmark nuclear arms control and disarmament agreements, are the U.S. and Russian governments once more engaged in a potentially disastrous nuclear arms race with one another? It certainly looks like it. With approximately 15,000 nuclear weapons between them, the...

    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...