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    Venezuela’s collapse and the ‘useful idiots’ of the Canadian left
    May19

    Venezuela’s collapse and the ‘useful idiots’ of the Canadian left

    Venezuelan opposition activists clash with the Bolivarian National Guard during protest against government of President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, on May 18, 2017. On Monday Venezuelans launched a seventh week of anti-government demonstrations by blocking roads, vowing not to budge all day in protest at a deadly political and economic crisis....

    Through the Mist
    May19

    Through the Mist

    The Mist Procession: The Autobiography of Lord VansittartHutchinson, 1958 “A sure way of seeing ahead is to look back.” A cliché, perhaps, yet coming from a memoir by Lord Robert S. Vansittart, top British diplomat and resolute anti-appeaser of Hitler, it carries a powerful message. Principal Private Secretary at Number Ten from 1928 to 1930 and...

    Diplomatic Memo: A Ukrainian Comes to Washington, Urging His Nation Not Be Forgotten
    May19

    Diplomatic Memo: A Ukrainian Comes to Washington, Urging His Nation Not Be Forgotten

    A former prime minister is warning the administration that Russia intends to “set a fire to the whole house of the free world.” Ukraine, he says, should stay on the agenda. …read more Source: The New York...

    Maxine Waters admits there is no evidence of Trump colluding with Russia
    May19

    Maxine Waters admits there is no evidence of Trump colluding with Russia

    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Thursday that there is no proof of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia. During a speech Tuesday at the Ideas Conference in Washington, D.C., Waters, who has been encouraging Democrats to talk more boldly about impeaching Trump, mocked fellow Democrats who...

    Trump Must Banish the Era of Leading From Behind
    May19

    Trump Must Banish the Era of Leading From Behind

    Four months after taking office, President Donald Trump is taking his first foray onto the world stage. Over the course of the next seven days he will travel to Europe and the Middle East, visiting four countries as well as the Vatican: Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium, and Italy. Across the Atlantic, he will take part in a mini-summit in Brussels,...

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine
    May19

    Swastikas painted on synagogue, rabbi’s headstone smashed in Ukraine

    (JTA) — Two swastikas were painted on the front door of a synagogue in western Ukraine and, in a separate incident, the headstone of a prominent rabbi’s grave was smashed. The incident involving the swastikas was discovered last week in Chernivtsi, a city located some 250 miles southwest of Kiev, according to the Euro-Asian Jewish Congress....

    House Republicans are worried more taped conversations will leak
    May19

    House Republicans are worried more taped conversations will leak

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A new report indicates that House Republican leaders are worried more secretly recorded conversations will leak to the press. On Wednesday descriptions of a taped conversation among House Republican leaders after meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman leaked, due to reporting by The Washington...

    The strength of the UNWLA
    May19

    The strength of the UNWLA

    Seen on the front page of our April 16 issue was a story headlined “Charitable Ukraine honors UNWLA as best provider of ‘Aid from Abroad.’ ” It reported that the Ukrainian National Women’s League of America had been honored by the Association of Charities of Ukraine with its top award in the Aid from Abroad […] …read more...

    Joseph Stalin and His Secret Police Chief to Face Charges in Ukraine Over Crimean Deportations
    May19

    Joseph Stalin and His Secret Police Chief to Face Charges in Ukraine Over Crimean Deportations

    Ukraine’s general prosecutor said it will charge Stalin and Lavrenti Beria over 70-year-old crimes, and is still investigating the mass starvation of 1932-33. …read more Source:...

    Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’
    May19

    Poroshenko lauds closer ties with EU, admits ‘there’s much left to be done’

    KYIV – President Petro Poroshenko touted Ukraine’s deepening integration with the European Union and fielded questions about law and order, corruption, progress on reforms and his businesses on May 14 during his first news conference in 16 months. Speaking of the EU’s decision to waive visa requirements on May 11, the president said:...