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    The Local Heroes Reopening a Coal Mine With a Revolutionary New Business Model
    Nov24

    The Local Heroes Reopening a Coal Mine With a Revolutionary New Business Model

    The proposed site for the construction of The New Crofton Co-operative Colliery (NCCC) near Wakefield, West Yorkshire, sits literally and figuratively on a watershed. Its founder, Bill Birch, stands with one booted foot either side of a boundary line only he can see; on one side, rain water flows west into shallow gravel ponds, a breeding ground...

    U.S. supplies Ukraine with counter-mortar radar systems
    Nov24

    U.S. supplies Ukraine with counter-mortar radar systems

    Richard TomkinsWASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) — Ukraine’s military is starting to receive counter-mortar radars from the United States. …read more Source: United Press...

    Ukrainian Jewish fighter touted as ‘hero, symbol of resistance’ to Russia
    Nov24

    Ukrainian Jewish fighter touted as ‘hero, symbol of resistance’ to Russia

    Asher Joseph Cherkassky in Dneproperovsk in 2014. (Courtesy of http://evreiskiy.kiev.ua) With his gray beard, AK-47 assault rifle and camouflage fatigues, Asher Joseph Cherkassky looks like an Eastern European version of Fidel Castro. But Cherkassky’s look is no attempt to emulate the Cuban revolutionary or any of his bearded associates....

    Beyonce for Ukraine? (Photo)
    Nov24

    Beyonce for Ukraine? (Photo)

    Beyonce for Ukraine? …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    25 Women Pushing The Limits Of Street Art Around The World
    Nov24

    25 Women Pushing The Limits Of Street Art Around The World

    Earlier this month, The Atlantic’s Kriston Capps proposed a curious question: What if Banksy is a woman? In his following analysis, Capps went as far to claim that the cheeky British street artist is “probably” a she, chastising the public for assuming that such a dominant pop cultural force is a man. Of course, the hypothesis...

    Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia
    Nov24

    Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has signed an agreement with the leader of Abkhazia binding the breakaway Georgian region closer to Russia and formalizing Moscow’s control over this stretch of the Black Sea. Putin justified the annexation of Crimea by saying it would guarantee that NATO warships would never be welcome on the...

    Don’t Prop up Putin by Giving Him an Enemy
    Nov24

    Don’t Prop up Putin by Giving Him an Enemy

    Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to provoke a military confrontation with the West. His military jets have repeatedly buzzed NATO facilities, coming close to causing a crash with a Swedish civilian airliner. He has vowed to extend the range of those patrols to the Gulf of Mexico. After he took credit for initiating the September 5 ceasefire...

    “ATO” Heroes
    Nov24

    “ATO” Heroes

    “ATO” Heroes …read more Source: Ukrainian Diaspora in Canada and...

    Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid
    Nov24

    Lithuania to Supply Ukraine With Military Aid

    Lithuania is to provide Ukraine with some military aid to help in its fight against pro-Russian separatists in the east of the country, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Monday. It was not clear, however, if Lithuania was following fellow NATO member the United States in providing non-lethal military equipment, or supplying weaponry....

    Putin Youth: The Young Russians Who See the President as a Father
    Nov24

    Putin Youth: The Young Russians Who See the President as a Father

    Anastasia Zakharova’s desk is in some kind of organised chaos. Several images of Vladimir Putin are scattered across the surface, along with a few pictures of Russian Olympic women champions, and old copies of the Soviet Pravda newspaper. This week, the 18-year-old fashion designer is working on a new collection of T-shirts called...