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    Ukrainian Christians Celebrate Easter With ‘Holy Fire’
    Apr09

    Ukrainian Christians Celebrate Easter With ‘Holy Fire’

    Orthodox and Eastern Rite Christians in Ukraine celebrated Easter on April 7 and 8, one week later than the holiday celebrated by believers in Western churches. On the evening before Easter Sunday, a church delegation brought the Holy Fire, a flame lit at Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre, to the cathedral of St. Volodymyr in Kyiv....

    ‘The Bay Area is broken:’ Why local startups are hiring outside Silicon Valley
    Apr09

    ‘The Bay Area is broken:’ Why local startups are hiring outside Silicon Valley

    Silicon Valley may be the world’s tech paradise, but it’s a hiring nightmare for many local startups now forced to venture from Portland to Boise in search of talent. Enormous salary expectations — driven by the Bay Area’s soaring cost of living and competition from well-paying giants such as Google and Facebook — have made it...

    Could the Cold War return with a vengeance?
    Apr09

    Could the Cold War return with a vengeance?

    (Credit: AP Photo/Charlie Riedel. File) Think of it as the most momentous military planning on Earth right now. Who’s even paying attention, given the eternal changing of the guard at the White House, as well as the latest in tweets, sexual revelations, and investigations of every sort? And yet it increasingly looks as if, thanks to current...

    How China and the U.S. Are Spawning a Global Rivalry Over the Seas
    Apr09

    How China and the U.S. Are Spawning a Global Rivalry Over the Seas

    The last thing we need is an arms race in the oceans. Amid the intense coverage of Russian cyber-maneuvering and North Korean missile threats, another kind of great-power rivalry has been playing out quietly in the Indian and Pacific oceans. The U.S. and Chinese navies have been repositioning warships and establishing naval bases as if they were...

    Greek Town Ritually Burns Judas as Orthodox Celebrate Easter
    Apr09

    Greek Town Ritually Burns Judas as Orthodox Celebrate Easter

    As Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, a town on Greece’s Peloponnese peninsula observed the holy day by burning an effigy of Judas at sea. The ritual burning of Judas is a custom also observed by Roman Catholics in parts of Latin America as a symbolic punishment for Judas’ betrayal of Christ for a...

    Greek town ritually burns Judas as Orthodox celebrate Easter
    Apr09

    Greek town ritually burns Judas as Orthodox celebrate Easter

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attends an Orthodox Easter celebrating in the Volodymyrskiy Monastery in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 8, 2018. Eastern Orthodox churches, which observe the ancient Julian calendar, usually celebrate Easter later than Western churches. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka) …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Why the West Is Overlooking the True Russia Threat
    Apr09

    Why the West Is Overlooking the True Russia Threat

    Jyri Raitasalo Security, Eurasia Much of the discussion on deterrence and “real” defense capability is lost in the noise provided by the narrative that accentuates fake news. Fake news, information warfare and the weaponization of information have become everyday topics within the Western strategic discourse. According to the dominant Western...

    Orthodox Christians observe Easter with candles, prayers
    Apr09

    Orthodox Christians observe Easter with candles, prayers

    Ukrainian Orthodox priest blesses believers as they collect traditional cakes and painted eggs prepared for an Easter celebration at the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra church (Cave Monastery) in Kiev, Ukraine, early Sunday, April 8, 2018. Eastern Orthodox churches, which observe the ancient… …read more Source: The Bismarck...

    Orthodox Christians observe Easter with candles, prayers
    Apr09

    Orthodox Christians observe Easter with candles, prayers

    MOSCOW (AP) — Orthodox Christian believers observed Easter on Sunday, a week later than the religious holiday was celebrated this year by Western churches. In Russia, about 4.3 million people took part in an Orthodox Easter event, the Interior Ministry said Sunday. President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev attended Easter...

    Five Killed As Train Collides With Minibus In Crimea
    Apr08

    Five Killed As Train Collides With Minibus In Crimea

    Authorities in Ukraine’s Russian-controlled Crimea region say five people were killed when a commuter train collided with a minibus on the peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...