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    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea
    Feb15

    Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule over Crimea

    Elnara Asanova lives alone with her four small children because her husband, an ethnic Tatar, is in jail. Last April, when she was seven months pregnant, police grabbed him from the streets of their village because he had taken part in a Tatar protest against Russian annexation of Crimea. She is not allowed to visit him, so she travels to every...

    Dutch taxpayers’ cash funds toilet paper printed with anti-Ukraine in EU info
    Feb15

    Dutch taxpayers’ cash funds toilet paper printed with anti-Ukraine in EU info

    Almost €50,000 of Dutch taxpayers money is to be given to a private company which plans to make and distribute… …read more Source:...

    Ukraine plans new big military draft
    Feb15

    Ukraine plans new big military draft

    Of those who did get their summons, over half chose to ignore it and run. …read more Source: Daily...

    In Crimea, Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule
    Feb15

    In Crimea, Tatars step up resistance to Russian rule

    Ethnic minority’s leaders have been incarcerated, self-governing body is suppressed and members are intimidated. …read more Source: The Sydney Morning...

    Old Dog, New Trick: ‘Inspector Rex’ Hoax Shows Ukrainian Journos’ Gullibility
    Feb15

    Old Dog, New Trick: ‘Inspector Rex’ Hoax Shows Ukrainian Journos’ Gullibility

    Around a dozen Ukrainian media outlets recently reported the revival of a beloved Austrian TV series that follows a detective and his faithful German shepherd. The problem? It was all a hoax. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Tear gas clouds Kosovo’s independence anniversary
    Feb15

    Tear gas clouds Kosovo’s independence anniversary

    PRISTINA (AFP) – Eight years after ethnic Albanians joyously declared Kosovos independence from Serbia, chaotic scenes of MPs releasing tear gas in their parliament hardly give the impression of a successfully functioning state.But Albin Kurti, an opposition deputy and ringleader of the recent dramatic protests, says such radical measures...

    EU lifts most sanctions against Belarus
    Feb15

    EU lifts most sanctions against Belarus

    EU countries agreed Monday to lift most of the sanctions the bloc had imposed against Belarus in recognition of steps taken by the former Soviet state over the past two years, but said some human rights concerns remain. Foreign ministers meeting in Brussels decided not to extend restrictive measures against 170 individuals and three companies in...

    Russian, Ukraine trucks at standstill after trade blocks
    Feb15

    Russian, Ukraine trucks at standstill after trade blocks

    Dmitry RashnitsovKIEV, Ukraine, Feb. 15 (UPI) — Escalating tensions between Russia and Ukraine has forced hundreds of trucks to a standstill as the countries feud over international trade laws. …read more Source: United Press...

    Syria Hospitals Hit: At Least 22 Dead, 8 Missing
    Feb15

    Syria Hospitals Hit: At Least 22 Dead, 8 Missing

    Two hospitals and a school building in northern Syria have been struck on Monday morning, leaving at least 22 people dead, and eight others missing. Fifteen people were killed when a hospital and a school building that was housing displaced people were struck in Azaz, in Syria’s Aleppo province. A hospital employee known as Moudhar told CNN...

    News24.com | Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia
    Feb15

    News24.com | Ukraine bans transit of trucks from Russia

    Ukraine has banned the transit of Russian trucks across its territory in a tit-for-tat response to an escalating trade war between the feuding ex-Soviet states. …read more Source:...