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    Short Circuit at Ukraine Nuclear Plant: Minister Says It’s No Threat
    Dec03

    Short Circuit at Ukraine Nuclear Plant: Minister Says It’s No Threat

    A Ukrainian nuclear power plant is currently undergoing repairs following a short circuit that disrupted power last Friday. The plant is in Zaporizhzhya, a city in a southeastern part of the country that is not rebel-occupied. It is the largest nuclear power plant in Europe. Energy Minister Volodymyr Demchyshyn told Reuters, “There is no...

    Ukrainian Officials on Nuclear Accident
    Dec03

    Ukrainian Officials on Nuclear Accident

    The Ukrainian prime minister, Arseniy P. Yatsenyuk, and the energy minister, Volodymyr Demchyshyn, discussed the accident at the Zaporizhye Nuclear Power Plant in southeast Ukraine. …read more Source: The New York...

    Ukraine’s New Foreign-Born Ministers. Who Are They?
    Dec03

    Ukraine’s New Foreign-Born Ministers. Who Are They?

    Ukraine has taken the unusual decision to hand key government posts to three foreigners. The new ministers, who hail from the United States, Georgia, and Lithuania, received Ukrainian citizenship hours before the government was approved. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Slovakia warns Ukraine conflict could endanger Europe
    Dec03

    Slovakia warns Ukraine conflict could endanger Europe

    Ed AdamczykBRATISLAVA , Slovakia, Dec. 3 (UPI) — The military conflict in Ukraine could expand into a larger war involving other European countries, Slovakian Prime Minister Robert Fico warned. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukraine’s Truly Foreign Ministers
    Dec03

    Ukraine’s Truly Foreign Ministers

    The appointment of foreign citizens to Ukraine’s cabinet is mostly window-dressing. …read more Source:...

    Canada’s contribution to funding landmine treaty efforts drops significantly
    Dec03

    Canada’s contribution to funding landmine treaty efforts drops significantly

    Fewer people were killed and injured by landmines in 2013 than in any previous year, and nearly all use and production of the weapon has ceased, according to the latest annual report from the International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL). Landmine Monitor 2014 was released today on the seventeenth anniversary of the signing of the Mine Ban...

    Christmas in the capital: Here’s our list for 2014
    Dec03

    Christmas in the capital: Here’s our list for 2014

    This list of Christmas concerts and related events is based upon information supplied to the Citizen. It not intended to be a comprehensive list of every Christmas concert in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. We hope it will help readers plan for the holidays. THURSDAY, DEC. 4 Upper Canada Playhouse presents Musical Comedy Lights, Camera …...

    The World’s Most Popular Gun Is Getting A Fashion Line
    Dec03

    The World’s Most Popular Gun Is Getting A Fashion Line

    There are already upwards of 70 million AK-47s in circulation worldwide. But amid unrest global criticism of Moscow and EU and US sanctions, the state-owned Russian company responsible for the gun’s production is trying to rebrand itself. In Moscow on Tuesday, the Siberian company behind the rifle unveiled new slogans (“protecting...

    More Than 50% of Russians Want Another Decade of Putin
    Dec03

    More Than 50% of Russians Want Another Decade of Putin

    More than half of all Russians support president Vladimir Putin and would like to see him re-elected after his current term runs out in 2018, according to a poll by Russian pollster the Levada Centre. Asked if they would like to see Putin return as president after the next presidential election, 58% said they would, while only 19% said they would...

    Terrorists shell Orlivka, among wounded year-old child

    When terrorists attacked Orlivka, Donetsk region, four people were injured, including a six-year-old child. This was reported by the press service of the Interior Ministry’s regional department. “The city police department in Avdiyivka received a report from a hospital that four people with injuries of varying severity were delivered...