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    U.N. report on Crimea details  grave human rights violations
    Sep29

    U.N. report on Crimea details grave human rights violations

    GENEVA – The human rights situation in Crimea has significantly deteriorated under Russian occupation, says a United Nations report that details how residents there were affected when Ukrainian laws were substituted by those of Russia and Russian citizenship was imposed on tens of thousands of the peninsula’s residents. “Grave human rights...

    Daughter of Oscar winner Jack Palance talks about heritage during first visit to Ukraine
    Sep29

    Daughter of Oscar winner Jack Palance talks about heritage during first visit to Ukraine

    LVIV – As Holly Palance neared her ancestral village of Ivane-Zolote in Ternopil Oblast on September 15, she couldn’t help noticing how much the lush green, hilly countryside resembled the rural coal-mining area of Pennsylvania where her father grew up and once worked, and where she would visit her grandparents on trips from Los Angeles....

    SS death squad soldiers, tracked down by Nazi hunter, face national TV audience
    Sep29

    SS death squad soldiers, tracked down by Nazi hunter, face national TV audience

    Einsatzgruppen members killing Jews in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo12/UIG via Getty Images) BERLIN (JTA) — A German television channel broadcast interviews with two alleged members of World War II Nazi death squads located with help from a Nazi hunter based in Israel. Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Jerusalem went public with the names...

    Helping Ukraine’s military more than just providing weapons, building ammo factory, says Canada’s Defence Minister
    Sep29

    Helping Ukraine’s military more than just providing weapons, building ammo factory, says Canada’s Defence Minister

    Stepan Poltorak, the Ukrainian Defence Minister, has told journalists in that country that he had discussions with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan to become involved in building a Ukrainian ammunition plant. “It was very important to create joint production of equipment and equipment both in Canada and in Ukraine,” Poltorak explained. “We would...

    German TV to air interviews with SS death squad soldiers tracked down by Nazi hunter
    Sep29

    German TV to air interviews with SS death squad soldiers tracked down by Nazi hunter

    Einsatzgruppen members killing Jews in Kiev, Ukraine. (Photo12/UIG via Getty Images) BERLIN (JTA) — A German television channel is broadcasting interviews with two alleged members of World War II Nazi death squads located with help from an Israeli hunter of Nazis. Efraim Zuroff, Jerusalem-based Nazi hunter for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, went...

    When an Interviewee Runs Away
    Sep29

    When an Interviewee Runs Away

    Afraid of retaliation, North Korean spies imprisoned in Ukraine did not want to talk to an American journalist. To get details, I turned to their cellmates. …read more Source: The New York...

    Russia Detains Two Suspects In Crimea As Spies For Ukraine
    Sep29

    Russia Detains Two Suspects In Crimea As Spies For Ukraine

    Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) says a Russian soldier has been detained, along with a “female acquaintance,” on suspicion of spying for Kyiv in the Russian-occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukrainian City Councilor Shot Dead After Interview On Corruption
    Sep29

    Ukrainian City Councilor Shot Dead After Interview On Corruption

    Officials in the central Ukrainian city of Cherkasy say a municipal councilor has been shot dead just hours after the broadcast of a television interview he gave about corruption within the city’s utility services. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger
    Sep29

    Canada moving toward weapons sales to Ukraine: Russian anger

    During the working visit to Canada last week of Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko, trade and security issues were discussed with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. It was security concerns that have raised the ire of Russian officials who have expressed strong objection to the likely sale of weapons to Ukraine. Uraine’s Petro...

    European Lawmakers To Consider Resolution On ‘Rights Abuses’ In Crimea
    Sep29

    European Lawmakers To Consider Resolution On ‘Rights Abuses’ In Crimea

    The European Parliament is scheduled to debate and vote on a resolution highlighting what European lawmakers say are human rights abuses by Russian-installed authorities in Ukraine’s occupied Crimean Peninsula. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...