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    Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus
    Jul23

    Journalist who died in Ukraine car bombing buried in Belarus

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Prominent journalist Pavel Sheremet, who died when his car was bombed in Ukraine, has been buried in his hometown of Minsk,… …read more Source:...

    Hungary’s Viktor Orban Says Donald Trump Better for Europe
    Jul23

    Hungary’s Viktor Orban Says Donald Trump Better for Europe

    BUDAPEST, Hungary—The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday. Orban, who has built border fences to stop migrants, said in Romania that the ideas of the “upstanding American presidential candidate” about...

    The Logic of the Political Purge
    Jul23

    The Logic of the Political Purge

    The attempted coup in Turkey on July 15, 2016, could have been a promising moment, one that encouraged President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to pursue a decidedly more democratic path. He could have used the opportunity to educate his citizens on the merits of electoral, rather than military, solutions to political conflict. After every major opposition...

    Estonia, Newt Gingrich and Strategery
    Jul23

    Estonia, Newt Gingrich and Strategery

    There was a time when JFK went to West Berlin, a city surrounded by Soviet-occupied territory, and announced that he was a Berliner.There was a time when Ronald Reagan went to West Berlin, a city surrounded by Soviet-occupied territory and made a speech calling on the Soviet leader to “tear down this wall”.And then there was this, reported by...

    Murder of Journalist Tarnishes Ukraine’s Revolution
    Jul23

    Murder of Journalist Tarnishes Ukraine’s Revolution

    The murder of a prominent journalist in Ukraine has highlighted worries that the country is turning into a failed state plagued by corruption and violence. …read more Source:...

    Slain Journalist Sheremet To Be Buried In Minsk
    Jul23

    Slain Journalist Sheremet To Be Buried In Minsk

    A farewell ceremony honoring prominent Belarusian-born journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed in a car bombing in Kyiv on July 20, is taking place at Minsk’s Church of All Saints …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s corruption continues to cost the country dearly
    Jul23

    Ukraine’s corruption continues to cost the country dearly

    Their country is divided by a war that has killed thousands and displaced more than a million people. And yet when polled on which is more urgent — the war against pro-Russian rebels or the war against corruption — Ukrainians say it’s corruption, by a margin of more than two-to-one. Such is the scale of disgust with what is seen as rampant...

    PHOTOS: Capital Ukrainian Festival in Ottawa
    Jul23

    PHOTOS: Capital Ukrainian Festival in Ottawa

    The Capital Ukrainian Festival is underway in Ottawa and runs through Sunday at the St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Shrine. On Friday, the Barvinok Ukrainian Dance School put on a show for those in attendance. Capital Ukrainian FestivalThe Capital Ukrainian Festival at the Ukrainian Catholic Shrine in Ottawa on Friday night. A member of...

    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move
    Jul22

    Poland’s Parliament Declares Volyn Massacres ‘Genocide,’ Ukraine Laments Move

    Poland’s lower house of parliament, the Sejm, has voted to declare World War II-era killings committed by Ukrainian nationalists against Polish civilians “genocide” in a move that could provoke tensions between the two neighbors. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill
    Jul22

    U.S. Sends Warships Into Black Sea for Joint Ukraine Drill

    U.S. missile destroyer warship USS Ross is entering the Black Sea, joining a 2,300-strong drill off Ukraine’s coast, despite persistent Russian warnings to keep U.S. vessels away. Following NATO’s decision to strengthen its presence in its Baltic Sea allies, Russia has grown more vocally critical of U.S. military presence in the Black...