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    US calls on Russia to "immediately" observe Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb27

    US calls on Russia to "immediately" observe Ukraine ceasefire

    “We call on Russia and the separatist forces to immediately observe the ceasefire, withdraw all heavy weapons,” the State Department said. …read more Source:...

    A Moving Doc About Syrian Heroes Just Won Netflix Its First Oscar
    Feb27

    A Moving Doc About Syrian Heroes Just Won Netflix Its First Oscar

    “The White Helmets,” a stirring documentary about a group of men in Syria who try to save bomb victims from the wreckage surrounding them, won the Oscar for Documentary (Short Subject) at the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday.”White Helmets” producers were up for best feature doc for “Virunga” in 2015 – and this...

    As Russia-U.S. ties strengthen, violence escalates in Ukraine
    Feb27

    As Russia-U.S. ties strengthen, violence escalates in Ukraine

    The Ukrainian government believes there is a direct link between the Jan. 28 call between Trump and Putin and the surge in fighting between the army and separatists afterward …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Is it a lie? Then we can use it: The Ukrainian show with nothing but fake news
    Feb27

    Is it a lie? Then we can use it: The Ukrainian show with nothing but fake news

    If fact checkers cannot prove that a story published or broadcast by another news media outlet is false, it will not be featured in the weekly airing of StopFake News. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    In Russia: Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed
    Feb27

    In Russia: Thousands march in Moscow two years after Putin foe killed

    Thousands marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov ahead of the second anniversary of his murder. Thousands marched through central Moscow on Sunday in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov ahead of the second anniversary of his murder.The 55-year-old former deputy prime minister was gunned down...

    Trump, Putin: US urges Russia to ‘immediately’ observe Ukraine ceasefire
    Feb27

    Trump, Putin: US urges Russia to ‘immediately’ observe Ukraine ceasefire

    The United States called on Russia Sunday to "immediately" observe the ceasefire in Ukraine, accusing combined Russian and separatist forces of targeting international monitors. The United States called on Russia Sunday to “immediately” observe the ceasefire in Ukraine, accusing combined Russian and separatist forces of...

    Crimea will not be forsaken: Ukrainian president
    Feb27

    Crimea will not be forsaken: Ukrainian president

    Marking 3rd anniversary of Russian annexation, Petro Poroshenko decries illegal occupation of Ukrainian territory …read more Source: World...

    Russians march to honor slain opposition leader and Putin critic Boris Nemtsov
    Feb27

    Russians march to honor slain opposition leader and Putin critic Boris Nemtsov

    Thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on Sunday to mark the death of Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken opposition leader who was gunned down two years ago. The protesters chanted “Putin is a thief!” and “Give Crimea back!” and carried portraits of Nemtsov, who was one of the best known critics of Russian… …read more Source: Los Angeles...

    Belarus culture
    Feb27

    Belarus culture

    Villagers play traditional games as they take part in a Chyrachka rite during the Maslenitsa celebration in the village of Tonezh, some 280km from Minsk. Maslenitsa is an ancient farewell ceremony to winter, traditional in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine. Actors perform during the Maslenitsa celebrations marking the end of winter in central Moscow A...

    Lawmaker: ‘I got confirmation’ my Russia-Ukraine plan was delivered to White House, despite what Trump lawyer says
    Feb27

    Lawmaker: ‘I got confirmation’ my Russia-Ukraine plan was delivered to White House, despite what Trump lawyer says

    The Ukrainian lawmaker who met with Trump lawyer Michael Cohen to discuss a peace plan for Ukraine "got confirmation" his plan was delivered to the White House. The Ukrainian lawmaker who met with President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, and businessman Felix Sater in New York last month to discuss a controversial...