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    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Activists Brick Up Entrance To Russian Bank

    Ukrainian nationalists bricked up the entrance of a major Russian bank in Kyiv. The protest came after Sberbank said it would recognize passports issued by Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine, something it later denied it would do in Ukraine. (RFE/RL’s Ukrainian Service) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    When Trump meets Merkel, will opposites attract?
    Mar13

    When Trump meets Merkel, will opposites attract?

    Usually, when the American and German leaders meet up for formal talks, Human Rights Watch sends the two allied countries some guidance on sensitive topics to try to influence their discussion. But ahead of Tuesday’s scheduled White House meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump, the nonprofit group is...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry
    Mar13

    Ukraine mulls ban on Russia’s Eurovision entry

    KIEV (Reuters) – This year’s Eurovision Song Contest host Ukraine may ban Russia’s competitor from entering the country following reports the… …read more Source:...

    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials
    Mar13

    Crimean Tatar Official Questioned, Warned By Russia-Imposed Officials

    A deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatars’ self-governing body, the Mejlis, has been summoned to the Russian-run Center for Combating Extremism in Ukraine’s Russia-occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO
    Mar13

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO

    Minister of National Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick OTTAWA – The head of NATO threw down the gauntlet Monday, saying he expects all members to increase what they spend on their...

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic
    Mar13

    ‘They Die Happy’ — Scandal At Ukrainian Clinic

    The chief doctor at a psychiatric clinic in Ukraine is in custody following the death of seven patients, allegedly due to inadequate heating, which caused pneumonia. She is also alleged to have embezzled funds allocated to pay the hospital’s heating bills. (Current Time TV) …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian Protesters Wall Off Russia’s Sberbank Headquarters In Kyiv
    Mar13

    Ukrainian Protesters Wall Off Russia’s Sberbank Headquarters In Kyiv

    The Kyiv headquarters of Russia’s state-owned Sberbank has suspended operations in the midst of protests by anti-Kremlin demonstrators who blocked the entrance and windows of the building with concrete blocks on March 13. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016
    Mar13

    Defense Spending by European NATO Allies Inches up in 2016

    Defense spending by European NATO states inched up for the first time in seven years in 2016, the military alliance said on Monday, but still remained below the threshold the new U.S. President Donald Trump said was crucial to achieve. Trump made NATO states in Europe nervous when he criticized the alliance as “obsolete” during...

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO despite small increase last year
    Mar13

    Canadian defence spending among lowest in NATO despite small increase last year

    OTTAWA — The head of NATO threw down the gauntlet Monday, saying he expects all members to increase what they spend on their militaries even as a new report showed Canada lagging behind most of its allies. Speaking in Brussels where he released his annual state-of-the-alliance report, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said it is incumbent...