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    Soldiers’ Graves Bear Witness to Russia’s Role in Ukraine
    Sep22

    Soldiers’ Graves Bear Witness to Russia’s Role in Ukraine

    Even as the Kremlin tries to deny its involvement and families are pressured to keep quiet, the deaths of soldiers sent to fight in Ukraine are impossible to ignore. …read more Source: The New York...

    The World’s Leaders Are Failing To Curb Corruption. Here’s Why.
    Sep22

    The World’s Leaders Are Failing To Curb Corruption. Here’s Why.

    Rogue current and former dictators and global bribe-paying giant corporations are enjoying levels of impunity, placing them seemingly above the law, which only encourage international corruption and money laundering. The Group of 20 — the forum of the leaders of the world’s most powerful economies — meets at summit level in...

    Poroshenko: No Military Solution To Conflict
    Sep22

    Poroshenko: No Military Solution To Conflict

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine must be ready to defend itself if the peace process with the pro-Russian rebels fails. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Thousands march in Moscow to protest Russia’s Ukraine policies
    Sep22

    Thousands march in Moscow to protest Russia’s Ukraine policies

    Thousands of people marched peacefully through the streets of Moscow on Sunday to protest against the conflict in eastern Ukraine and the Kremlin’s support for pro-Russia separatists there. …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Gen. Tom Lawson and NATO counterparts conclude military committee meeting in Lithuania
    Sep22

    Gen. Tom Lawson and NATO counterparts conclude military committee meeting in Lithuania

    Canada’s Chief of the Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, along with his North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) counterparts, today concluded the NATO Military Committee meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania, according to a DND news release. More from the release: This meeting provided NATO’s Chiefs of Defence the opportunity to discuss the...

    Russia’s Opposition Holds Peace March for Ukraine
    Sep22

    Russia’s Opposition Holds Peace March for Ukraine

    Opposition activists and anti-war demonstrators marched in the Russian capital Sunday, urging peace in Ukraine and an end to Russia’s military support for separatists, even though the Kremlin denies backing the rebels. VOA’s Daniel Schearf reports from Moscow. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting
    Sep22

    Thousands march in Moscow against Ukraine fighting

    Thousands march through central Moscow to demonstrate against fighting in Ukraine …read more Source:...

    More Ukrainian soldiers killed, Poroshenko defends peace plan
    Sep22

    More Ukrainian soldiers killed, Poroshenko defends peace plan

    Ukraine reported more deaths among its troops and separatists on Sunday despite a ceasefire, but President Petro Poroshenko defended his peace plan, saying a military solution was no option and Western support could have been at risk. …read more Source: The Toronto...

    Russian peace march draws tens of thousands in support of Ukraine
    Sep22

    Russian peace march draws tens of thousands in support of Ukraine

    MOSCOW — A march for peace in Ukraine drew tens of thousands to downtown Moscow Sunday in a show of protest against Russia’s involvement in the conflict. The demonstration drew a mixed crowd of old and young, families and organized factions, who walked the route chanting songs and slogans — the most common being a simple, “No to war.” Read...

    More Ukrainian soldiers killed, Poroshenko defends peace plan
    Sep22

    More Ukrainian soldiers killed, Poroshenko defends peace plan

    Ukraine reported more deaths among its troops and separatists on Sunday despite a ceasefire, but President Petro Poroshenko defended his peace plan, saying a military solution was no option and Western support could have been at risk. …read more Source: The Peace River Record...