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    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary
    Feb17

    ‘Holocaust tourism’ is probed in a compelling documentary

    A scene from “Austerlitz,” a documentary that chronicles the tourist experience at two former concentration camps. (Courtesy of Austerlitz/Loznitsa) NEW YORK (JTA) — How do people behave when they visit a concentration camp or a Holocaust memorial? Do they act as if there are in place of reverence or mourning? Or do they behave as crowds do at...

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences
    Feb17

    One Press Conference, Two Audiences

    On Thursday, Donald Trump gave a press conference that was rife with untruths and evasions. Let’s begin with specific examples of demonstrable falsehoods, so that readers who are favorable to the president won’t have to trust my characterization:Bragging about all the electoral votes he won, Trump said, “We got 306 because people came...

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat
    Feb17

    Rebel leader in eastern Ukraine issues military threat

    The leader of pro-Russia separatist rebels has warned that they may use force to drive out Ukrainian troops from positions in eastern Ukraine. …read more Source: FOX...

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says
    Feb17

    1 million Ukrainian children need aid amid fighting, UNICEF says

    The humanitarian crisis comes as fighting in eastern Ukraine nears its third anniversary. …read more Source: USA...

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing
    Feb17

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says that President Donald Trump has “thrown his full support behind NATO,” and has reiterated Washington’s calls for alliance members to shoulder their share of the financial burden for defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing
    Feb17

    Mattis Tells Munich Conference Trump Fully Supports NATO, Calls For Burden-Sharing

    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says that President Donald Trump has “thrown his full support behind NATO,” and has reiterated Washington’s calls for alliance members to shoulder their share of the financial burden for defense. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration
    Feb17

    Kremlin denies any disappointment with Trump administration

    A change of attitude, however, was clearly visible in Friday’s news programs on Russian state TV, which gave little time to Trump compared with previous massive coverage of the U.S. president. The shift in tone could reflect an attempt to dampen public expectations of a quick breakthrough in better relations with Washington that have been...

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity
    Feb17

    UCC launches Canada 150 Project celebrating Canada’s diversity

    OTTAWA – The Ukrainian Canadian Congress (UCC) on February 13 announced the launch of its project, Celebrating the Strength of Canada’s Diversity: Youth Engaging Youth. The project is undertaken with the financial support of the Canadian government’s Department of Heritage Canada 150 Fund. By means of the project, the UCC will work...

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies
    Feb17

    Pence Heading to Europe to Reassure Allies

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence left Friday morning for Europe, where he will spend the next several days meeting with world leaders in Munich and Brussels. This will be Pence’s first overseas trip since being sworn into office last month. A senior White House foreign policy adviser says the trip is “an opportunity for the vice...