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    Ukrainian Lawmaker Visits Rebel East, Urges Prisoner Release
    Feb25

    Ukrainian Lawmaker Visits Rebel East, Urges Prisoner Release

    MOSCOW – A Ukrainian lawmaker visited the rebel-held east on Friday to meet with Ukrainian prisoners there, a trip that irked many in Ukraine. Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who spent two years in a Russian prison before her release last year, visited a prison in the rebel-held city of Makiivka. Savchenko said on Facebook that her goal is to help free...

    Angst in the Church of America the Redeemer
    Feb25

    Angst in the Church of America the Redeemer

    (Credit: ideabug via iStock) Apart from being a police officer, firefighter, or soldier engaged in one of this nation’s endless wars, writing a column for a major American newspaper has got to be one of the toughest and most unforgiving jobs there is. The pay may be decent (at least if your gig is with one of the major papers in New York or...

    Ukrainian tycoon Firtash released on bail in Vienna
    Feb25

    Ukrainian tycoon Firtash released on bail in Vienna

    A Vienna court granted Ukrainian tycoon Dmytro Firtash bail on Friday, three days after a decision to extradite him to the United States on bribery allegations and his arrest on charges of money-laundering in Spain. …read more Source: Channel...

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release
    Feb25

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release

    A Ukrainian lawmaker visited the rebel-held east on Friday to meet with Ukrainian prisoners there, a trip that irked many in Ukraine. Nadiya Savchenko, a pilot who spent two years … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    Austria court orders release of Ukraine oligarch
    Feb25

    Austria court orders release of Ukraine oligarch

    His arrest on Tuesday came just moments after a Vienna appeals court ruled he could be extradited to the United States on bribery charges following a three year-trial. …read more Source: World...

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release
    Feb25

    Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner release

    MOSCOW (AP) — A Ukrainian lawmaker visited the rebel-held east on Friday to meet with Ukrainian prisoners there, a trip that irked many in… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine seeks end to paralysing coal strike
    Feb25

    Ukraine seeks end to paralysing coal strike

    President Petro Poroshenko warned last week that protesters blocking a railway to the coal-rich war zone could cause power outages across the country and job losses as a result. …read more Source: World...

    Vote on UN Syria sanctions could come soon; Russia vows veto
    Feb24

    Vote on UN Syria sanctions could come soon; Russia vows veto

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Nations urging the U.N. to ban helicopter sales to Syria and impose other sanctions over chemical weapons use are pressing toward a Security Council vote shortly, saying the body needs to take action after attacks the U.S. envoy called “barbaric.” But Russia is vowing a veto. Britain’s deputy U.N. ambassador, Peter...

    Trump Isn’t Sounding Like a Russian Mole
    Feb24

    Trump Isn’t Sounding Like a Russian Mole

    With his latest effusive remarks to Reuters on the importance of expanding the U.S. nuclear arsenal, President Donald Trump has sent the press into a panic once again.What the press has largely ignored about Trump’s latest pronouncement is an obvious truth that undermines its own narrative: someone who was safely in Vladimir Putin’s...

    Svitolina upsets Kerber to meet Wozniacki in final
    Feb24

    Svitolina upsets Kerber to meet Wozniacki in final

    DUBAI — Seventh seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine bundled out top seed Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) Friday to set up a final with Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Wozniacki, former world No. 1 and currently 15th, took just 90 minutes to beat her Latvian opponent Anastasija Sevastova 6-3, 6-4 and move...