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    Small Nova Scotia community chosen as launch site for space rockets
    Mar14

    Small Nova Scotia community chosen as launch site for space rockets

    CANSO, N.S. — An isolated community on Nova Scotia’s eastern coast could soon be home to the only commercial spaceport in Canada. Maritime Launch Services Ltd. announced Tuesday that it has committed to establishing a launch complex near Canso and Hazel Hill. The Halifax-based company, which is a joint venture of three U.S.-based firms,...

    Update:Canada chosen for new spaceport
    Mar14

    Update:Canada chosen for new spaceport

    It’s official Canada has been chosen for development of a new spaceport. An official press release today states, “Maritime Launch Services (MLS) Ltd., established in Halifax, is pleased to announce it has committed to a launch site location following a study of prospective sites across North America. An exhaustive review was conducted which...

    Russian Church Calls for Vladimir Lenin’s Body to Be Removed From Moscow’s Red Sqare
    Mar14

    Russian Church Calls for Vladimir Lenin’s Body to Be Removed From Moscow’s Red Sqare

    It’s been nearly 100 years since the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution was carried out, placing a communist regime in power of a nation-state for the first time in human history. While the first Soviet leader, Vladimir Lenin, only ruled for about seven years until his death in January 1924, his legacy lasted much longer. After his death,...

    Ukraine Clears Railroad Blockades
    Mar14

    Ukraine Clears Railroad Blockades

    The Ukrainian Security Service, or SBU, has arrested activists who were blocking rail links to areas held by Russia-backed separatists. Dozens were detained in the operation, which prompted protests in Kyiv. The blockades have disrupted coal supplies and caused severe power shortages across the country. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service)...

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill To Ban Dual Citizenship In Ukraine
    Mar14

    Poroshenko Proposes Bill To Ban Dual Citizenship In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has proposed a bill that would ban dual citizenship. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    The Dangers of Coping
    Mar14

    The Dangers of Coping

    They arrived in a manila package at our Calgary home one day, sometime in 1956. Our family gathered around as Dad pulled out the architectural drawings and laid them on the table. They were plans for how to construct and stock a bomb shelter in case of an atomic war. A large silver siren located on top of a long white pole occasionally reminded...

    Elon Musk’s pledge to fix South Australia’s energy issues prompts Ukrainian PM to get in touch
    Mar14

    Elon Musk’s pledge to fix South Australia’s energy issues prompts Ukrainian PM to get in touch

    The Ukrainian Prime Minister asked Elon Musk for talks after he pledged to to fix South Australia’s energy crisis. …read more Source:...

    Russia chose a wheelchair-confined singer for Eurovision. Ukraine might arrest her.
    Mar14

    Russia chose a wheelchair-confined singer for Eurovision. Ukraine might arrest her.

    Kiev said Russian singer Yulia Samoylova broke the law by touring Crimea in 2015. …read more Source: The Washington...

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit
    Mar14

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine, which is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is considering banning Russia’s competitor because she has performed in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Ukraine’s state security service SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit
    Mar14

    Ukraine May Ban Russian Entrant From Eurovision Over Crimea Visit

    Ukraine, which is hosting this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, is considering banning Russia’s competitor because she has performed in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Ukraine’s state security service SBU. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...