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    Former Head Of Greek Catholic Church In Ukraine Buried
    Jun05

    Former Head Of Greek Catholic Church In Ukraine Buried

    The former head of the Greek Catholic church in Ukraine was buried after a funeral mass in Kyiv. Cardinal Lubomyr Husar served as head of the church, the Major Archbishop of Kyiv, from 2005-11. He was responsible for the move of the church’s headquarters from Lviv to Kyiv in 2005. His funeral on June 5 was held at the Patriarchal Cathedral...

    Saint’s Relics Are Miraculous Must-see in Secular Russia
    Jun05

    Saint’s Relics Are Miraculous Must-see in Secular Russia

    In the three weeks since St. Nicholas came to Moscow, more than 300,000 people have stood in huge lines for up to 10 hours to visit a gilded ark thought to carry his bone fragments. Yet the queues stretching down the Moscow River embankment from Christ the Savior Cathedral are something of their own marvel. The massive turnout to see the...

    There’s an Ottawa-area festival for just about everyone this summer
    Jun05

    There’s an Ottawa-area festival for just about everyone this summer

    First come the tulips, then come the tunes. It’s seasonal ritual in the nation’s capital: As the city’s Tulip Festival comes to a close, the bloom begins for another season, one filled with live music. Beginning with Westfest, this first weekend in June, the calendar is packed through to September with nearly continuous live...

    Breathing Room for the Kremlin
    Jun05

    Breathing Room for the Kremlin

    Pity the poor modern historian, who has to explain the seemingly illogical logic of Russia’s trajectory, which stands in defiance of all settled knowledge about the rise and fall of states. Russia presents us with the bizarre, albeit fascinating, case of a state that has found a way to survive despite having exhausted its systemic resources...

    Crimean Journalist’s Trial Resumes, Adjourned Until June
    Jun05

    Crimean Journalist’s Trial Resumes, Adjourned Until June

    The trial of RFE/RL contributor Mykola Semena, a Crimean journalist who is fighting what he says is a politically motivated separatism charge on the Russian-controlled peninsula, resumed on June 5 in the Crimean capital, Simferopol. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Why Scholars and Policymakers Disagree
    Jun05

    Why Scholars and Policymakers Disagree

    Academics are a conflicted lot, simultaneously cherishing and bemoaning their isolation from the world. Pursuing the life of the mind necessarily entails cultivating independence and even detachment from politics, the news cycle, and government policy. Yet detachment can easily become irrelevance, and in recent years, there has been a tidal wave...

    Cybersleuths Say Convoy Movements Show Link To MH17 Plane Crash
    Jun05

    Cybersleuths Say Convoy Movements Show Link To MH17 Plane Crash

    A team of open-source researchers investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has published reports linking the movements of Russian military equipment to the plane’s downing. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Strobe Talbott: The Full Transcript
    Jun05

    Strobe Talbott: The Full Transcript

    Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on iTunes here. | Subscribe via Stitcher.Glasser: Well, I’m Susan Glasser, and welcome back to The Global POLITICO. Our guest again this week is Strobe Talbott, the president of Brookings, a Russianist of the first order, a Russophile, an author, former deputy secretary of state, and really as close of a...

    Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence
    Jun05

    Chief of Moscow’s Ukrainian library gets suspended sentence

    A Moscow court has convicted the director of a Ukrainian library of inciting ethnic hatred to Russians and imposed a four-year suspended sentence. …read more Source: FOX...

    Head of Russia’s Only Ukrainian Library Gets Suspended Jail Term
    Jun05

    Head of Russia’s Only Ukrainian Library Gets Suspended Jail Term

    MOSCOW (Reuters) – A court in Moscow on Monday handed a four-year suspended prison sentence to Natalya Sharina, the head of Russia’s only state-run… …read more Source: U.S....