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    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this year, has barred the Russian entrant from traveling to … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The News...

    I was St. Princess Olha of Kyiv
    Apr14

    I was St. Princess Olha of Kyiv

    HARTSDALE, N.Y. – I am a fifth grade student at Sacred Heart School in Hartsdale, N.Y., in Westchester. My teacher recently gave my class an assignment to choose any historic hero that changed the world. She wanted to make this a “wax museum” effect. Since I wanted to share my Ukrainian heritage, I decided to […] …read more Source: The...

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest
    Apr14

    Russia says it won’t broadcast Eurovision Song Contest

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Channel One says it will not broadcast the Eurovision Song Contest in Russia after Ukraine, which hosts the contest this… …read more Source:...

    Youth Civics and Public Policy Club at Ukrainian Days in Washington
    Apr14

    Youth Civics and Public Policy Club at Ukrainian Days in Washington

    JENKINTOWN, Pa. – On March 8, six members of the American-Ukrainian Youth Civics and Public Policy Club, a program of the Ukrainian Heritage School of the Philadelphia area, traveled to Washington to participate in Ukrainian Days, an advocacy event organized by the Ukrainian National Information Service (UNIS) of the Ukrainian Congress Committee...

    Russia to Boycott Eurovision Song Contest Due to Ukraine Row
    Apr14

    Russia to Boycott Eurovision Song Contest Due to Ukraine Row

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine, said it… …read more Source: U.S....

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row
    Apr14

    Russia to boycott Eurovision song contest due to Ukraine row

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s state broadcaster has said it will boycott this year’s Eurovision song contest after the host country, Ukraine,… …read more Source:...

    Have crises abroad changed President Trump’s view of the world?
    Apr14

    Have crises abroad changed President Trump’s view of the world?

    JUDY WOODRUFF: The last week has seen significant changes in the way the Trump White House views the world. And what began as a presidency emphasizing retrenchment on the home front has been quickly refocused on the U.S. role abroad. PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: USA! USA! JUDY WOODRUFF: He bills himself the America first president, but it’s...

    CIA Director Says Syria Missile Strike a Message for Tehran
    Apr14

    CIA Director Says Syria Missile Strike a Message for Tehran

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the U.S. cruise missile strike on a Syrian airfield last week signaled Iran the United States is prepared to use force to protect American interests. In his first public remarks since taking over the intelligence agency, Pompeo also criticized the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, labeling the group a...

    Polish Leader Welcomes NATO Troops, Hails ‘Historic Moment’
    Apr14

    Polish Leader Welcomes NATO Troops, Hails ‘Historic Moment’

    Polish leaders welcomed a new multinational NATO battalion to Poland on Thursday, with the president calling it “a historic moment for my country.” The near-permanent deployment of a NATO battalion under U.S. command marks the first time NATO troops have been placed so close to Russian territory, a step the Kremlin denounces as a...

    Will Russia Accept An Investigation Into Gas Attacks In Syria?
    Apr13

    Will Russia Accept An Investigation Into Gas Attacks In Syria?

    UNITED NATIONS – Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and UN envoy Vladimir Sakronkov said Syria was blamed for a nerve gas attack on April 4 before an independent investigation had even been conducted.Russian officials, including President Vladimir Putin, called for the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to undertake a...