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Section: US & Canada

    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...

    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...

    Top American Diplomat Decries “Lies” of Russian Media
    Jan27

    Top American Diplomat Decries “Lies” of Russian Media

    America’s top diplomat in Europe denounced Russian state-media coverage of the Ukraine crisis on Tuesday and belittled the Kremlin’s propaganda efforts in the United States as fallacious and ineffective. “All you have to do is look at RT’s tiny tiny audience in the United States to understand what happens when you broadcast...