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    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media
    Mar10

    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media

    Exodus 34:7 — the Sins of the Father. “Visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s children, unto the third and fourth generation.” The bullshit is getting biblical. Politics has always been a game of public people aiming poison darts at other public people. But have we really reached the point where what...

    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media
    Mar10

    From Russia with loathing: Freeland and the media

    Exodus 34:7, the Sins of the Father. “Visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, and upon the children’s children, unto the third and fourth generation.” The bullshit is getting biblical. …read more Source:...

    Canada reviewing how NATO members calculate defence spending
    Mar10

    Canada reviewing how NATO members calculate defence spending

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan delivers a speech at the start of consultation with industry members in Ottawa, Wednesday July 6, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld OTTAWA – Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he has ordered officials to look at how Canada calculates military spending compared to other NATO members, to...

    Officials reviewing how Canada, other NATO members calculate defence spending
    Mar10

    Officials reviewing how Canada, other NATO members calculate defence spending

    OTTAWA — Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he has ordered officials to look at how Canada calculates military spending compared to other NATO members, to ensure all allies are comparing “apples to apples.” “We have to be cognizant that different nations use a different formula,” Sajjan told the House of Commons defence...

    Ukraine coal blockades fuel nationalist tensions
    Mar10

    Ukraine coal blockades fuel nationalist tensions

    The specter of nationalism is spreading across Europe, and nowhere is the strain more virulent or potentially dangerous than Ukraine. Russian media outlets have made it a national pastime to warn of “Ukrainian Nazis” and the nationalist extremists who supposedly threaten the very existence of the government in Kiev. Much …...

    Czech President Zeman Tells Backers He Will Run for Second Term
    Mar10

    Czech President Zeman Tells Backers He Will Run for Second Term

    Czech President Milos Zeman told supporters on Thursday he would seek a second term in 2018, ending speculation over whether he would run again. Zeman, who has pushed for better ties with Russia and backed Donald Trump in the U.S. vote last year, announced his decision at an annual party at Prague Castle to celebrate the anniversary of his...

    Romania’s Health Care Exodus
    Mar10

    Romania’s Health Care Exodus

    Sonia Papiu started her first year of residency as a psychiatrist in the Romanian city of Cluj in January, but she plans to move abroad within the year, seeking better learning opportunities and hospital conditions. She will not be alone. “I don’t think any of my colleagues are planning to stay,” she said. “I think I could...

    Freeland has nothing to be ashamed of
    Mar09

    Freeland has nothing to be ashamed of

    I’ve heard it all before. It was fake news then and still is. Allegations about “Nazis in Canada” – the most recent regurgitation targeting Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland – have circulated for decades. Understandably, just after the war’s end, Jewish Canadians were alarmed at the prospect of “Ukrainian Nazis” escaping...

    Ukrainian Miners Bang Helmets To Get Back Pay
    Mar09

    Ukrainian Miners Bang Helmets To Get Back Pay

    Coal miners in Ukraine staged a protest in the western city of Lviv, demanding their unpaid wages, as a court considered a case against the company. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    European Parliament Committee Approves Ukraine Visa Liberalization
    Mar09

    European Parliament Committee Approves Ukraine Visa Liberalization

    A European Parliament committee has voted to scrap visa requirements for Ukraine in a further step to give Ukrainians easier access to EU countries. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...