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    US Vows to Uphold Russia Sanctions until it Respects Pledges
    Mar31

    US Vows to Uphold Russia Sanctions until it Respects Pledges

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace.Tillerson said Friday that “the United States sanctions will remain until Moscow reverses the… …read more Source:...

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only when Moscow respects commitments to help restore peace. Tillerson said Friday … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    PM sticks to his guns amid fresh calls from U.S. for NATO allies to spend more
    Mar31

    PM sticks to his guns amid fresh calls from U.S. for NATO allies to spend more

    OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau doubled down Friday in his defence of Canadian military spending levels, as the U.S. brought fresh pressure to bear on NATO allies to pony up. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson used his first NATO summit in Brussels to demand that all allies come up with a plan to increase the amount they spend on...

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges
    Mar31

    US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington will ease sanctions against Russia over the conflict in Ukraine only once it respects its commitments to help restore peace …read more Source: ABC...

    April 5, 1967
    Mar31

    April 5, 1967

    Fifty years ago, Archbishop Mstyslav, president of the Consistory of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the U.S.A., wrote an open letter that appeared in the April 5, 1967, issue of The New York Times. The letter, addressed to the editor of Radianska Ukraina in Kyiv, accused the central government of the Soviet Union of complicity […] …read...

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack
    Mar31

    Voronenkov murder and arms dump explosion may suggest Putin is getting ready to attack

    “Two terrible events in one day” – the murder in Kyiv of former Russian Duma member Denis Voronenkov and the blowing up of the Balakliya arms dump, the largest in Europe – may mean that Vladimir Putin has launched “a major diversion” in preparation for an expansion of his attacks on Ukraine, according to Avraam […] …read more Source: The...

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists
    Mar31

    Ukrainian Tobacco Giant Suspected Of Helping Fund Separatists

    Ukraine’s Tedis Ukraine tobacco giant has been accused of tax evasion and financing Russia-backed separatists that control parts of the eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Bipartisan congressional resolution condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine
    Mar31

    Bipartisan congressional resolution condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine

    Urges maintenance of sanctions on Moscow WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) on March 27 introduced a resolution condemning illegal Russian aggression in Ukraine and urging the president to maintain sanctions on Russia as long as it continues its military aggression in the country. The resolution follows the...

    New bill forces graft watchdogs to file declarations of assets
    Mar31

    New bill forces graft watchdogs to file declarations of assets

    KYIV – Controversial amendments to the nation’s “e-declaration” law that require corruption watchdogs registered in Ukraine to file asset declarations went into effect on March 30. President Petro Poroshenko signed the bill this week after the Verkhovna Rada approved changes to Ukraine’s anti-corruption legislation on March 23. The...

    Ukraine asks U.S. for status  as major non-NATO ally
    Mar31

    Ukraine asks U.S. for status as major non-NATO ally

    KYIV – Ukrainian national deputies on March 22 adopted draft resolution No. 6111 – the appeal of the Verkhovna Rada to the U.S. Congress regarding security guarantees. The resolution was supported by 232 members of the Ukrainian Parliament. “Ukraine seeks to significantly deepen the bilateral security partnership between Ukraine and the United...