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    “Putin is a Local Bully With Nuclear Weapons”
    May31

    “Putin is a Local Bully With Nuclear Weapons”

    Stanislav Belkovsky is one of the most outspoken and controversial political experts in modern Russia. He is the author of 12 books, including Vladimir Putin’s Business (2006), where he estimated Putin’s fortune to be $40 billion at the time of publication. In 2004, he was a political advisor to the Ukrainian opposition, and he...

    News24.com | Ukraine’s pilot assumes parliament seat
    May31

    News24.com | Ukraine’s pilot assumes parliament seat

    Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko has sung the national anthem in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine honors nationalists whose troops butchered Jews
    May31

    Ukraine honors nationalists whose troops butchered Jews

    Moment of silence observed for Symon Petliura, a 1920s statesman blamed for the murder of 50,000 Jews. …read more Source: Arutz...

    Yarmolenko, Konoplyanka lead Ukraine squad for Euro 2016
    May31

    Yarmolenko, Konoplyanka lead Ukraine squad for Euro 2016

    KIEV – Ukraine coach Mykhaylo Fomenko on Tuesday named his final 23-man squad for Euro 2016, which is led by Dynamo Kiev forward Andriy Yarmolenko and Sevilla’s Europa League winner Yevgen Konoplyanka. …read more Source: Bangkok...

    10,000 Ukrainians Killed So Far in Two-Year War
    May31

    10,000 Ukrainians Killed So Far in Two-Year War

    Since the start of hostilities in eastern Ukraine, 10,000 Ukrainians have been killed and over twice as many wounded, the deputy head of Ukraine’s National Security and Defence Council has announced. Fighting between pro-government factions and Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine’s eastern regions of Donetsk and Luhansk has been...

    Ukraine pilot, national symbol makes parliament appearance
    May31

    Ukraine pilot, national symbol makes parliament appearance

    (ChinaPost.com.tw) – Ukraine’s defiant pilot Nadiya Savchenko sang the national anthem Tuesday in a strident first appearance in parliament since her release in a prisoner swap with Russia last week. …read more Source: The China...

    Romania’s president: Russia cannot intimidate us
    May31

    Romania’s president: Russia cannot intimidate us

    Romania’s president on Tuesday dismissed threats by Vladimir Putin that Romania could be targeted by Russian rockets because it hosts elements of a U.S. missile defense shield. Moscow “cannot intimidate us,” Klaus Iohannis said during a security conference at the presidential palace in Bucharest. Putin last week warned Romania and Poland...

    Israel looks to Ukrainian labor to fill construction shortage
    May31

    Israel looks to Ukrainian labor to fill construction shortage

    The constant influx of cheap foreign labor is one reason that Israel’s construction sector was among its least productive. …read more Source: The Jerusalem...

    Ukrainian pilot released in prisoner-swap warns ‘nothing is forgotten or forgiven’
    May31

    Ukrainian pilot released in prisoner-swap warns ‘nothing is forgotten or forgiven’

    Kiev // She was strong, she was strident, she was not to be cowed. In an emotionally-charged first appearance before the Ukrainian parliament on Tuesday, Nadiya Savchenko, the pilot released in exchange for two Russians strode to the podium draped in the Ukrainian flag and sang the national anthem. She also tore down a banner bearing her name and...

    These are the 6 countries onboard with Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea
    May31

    These are the 6 countries onboard with Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea

    Shamil Zhumatov/ReutersSince Russia’s illegal seizure and annexation of Crimea from Ukraine on March 18, 2014, six countries have come out in support of Moscow. And in any other circumstance, the support Russia has received would be enough to make politicians blush. The following map from the spokesperson for the US Embassy Russia shows the...