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    Kremlin defends TV blackout of toddler’s grisly death
    Mar02

    Kremlin defends TV blackout of toddler’s grisly death

    MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Tuesday defended a controversial media blackout on the grisly murder of a toddler allegedly killed and decapitated by her nanny who then paraded the bloodied head on a Moscow street. The death of the girl named Nastya, said by investigators to be just three or four years old, has shocked usually hardened Muscovites. City...

    News Analysis: Ukraine teeters on brink of chaos amid new political crisis
    Mar02

    News Analysis: Ukraine teeters on brink of chaos amid new political crisis

    The political crisis that has been dragging on in Ukraine for almost a year took new twists in February after the parliament unsuccessfully tried to oust the government, the ruling coalition lost its legislative majority and the prosecutor general resigned at the request of the president. …read more Source: <a...

    The real story about Syria and Libya: Behind a new agreement with Moscow, and the insidious way the New York Times protects Hillary
    Mar02

    The real story about Syria and Libya: Behind a new agreement with Moscow, and the insidious way the New York Times protects Hillary

    Hardly does the Syria accord announced jointly in Washington and Moscow last week clarify the swamp of complications, divided loyalties and treachery that have defined the crisis for years. It does not. We do not know yet even if the “cessation of hostilities” will hold, to say nothing of whether it will open any door to political negotiation and...

    European Rights Body Says Worried by Hate Speech in Georgia
    Mar02

    European Rights Body Says Worried by Hate Speech in Georgia

    The Council of Europe told Georgia on Tuesday to improve its anti-discrimination policies and legislation, saying it was worried by an increase in cases of hate speech and violence against religious and sexual minority groups. The criticism from the pan-European human rights body comes at a sensitive time for Georgia as it seeks to move closer to...

    Eastern Ukraine sees dramatic uptick in violence: US general (AFP)
    Mar02

    Eastern Ukraine sees dramatic uptick in violence: US general (AFP)

    Washington (AFP) – NATO’s top commander General Philip Breedlove warned Tuesday of a dramatic uptick in attacks along the frontlines of eastern Ukraine, including sniper activity and shelling. …read more Source: The West...

    Govt criticism banned in Ukraine
    Mar02

    Govt criticism banned in Ukraine

    Ukraine has banned government officials from publicly criticising the work of state institutions and their colleagues, after damaging disclosures last month that highlighted slow progress in fighting corruption. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war
    Mar02

    Ukraine’s booming IT sector is good news despite the war

    A plain Soviet-era office block squats on a residential street in the beautiful historic city of Lviv, Ukraine. The lobby is dimly lit and there is no seating, only a stern guard who points to the elevator to access local software engineering firm N-iX. The doors part and the offices are an orange and white oasis, with lofty ceilings and light...

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End
    Mar01

    Ukrainian Pilot Pledges Full Hunger Strike As Trial In Russia Nears End

    A Ukrainian pilot who has been refusing food while on trial in Russia has threatened to go on full hunger strike unless she is extradited back home after the verdict. Nadia Savchenko’s sister (Vira Sa …read more Source: Big News...

    ICG: Ukraine’s Eastern separatist leaders turn on each other
    Mar01

    ICG: Ukraine’s Eastern separatist leaders turn on each other

    The one-year-old Minsk peace process is bogged down and artillery duels are picking up. But the leadership of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR), the larger of eastern Ukraine’s two separatist statelets, is immersed in other struggles. Top leaders are fighting to break the political and economic power of one of their own: Alexander...

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households
    Mar01

    Ukraine Raises Electricity Rates For Households

    Ukraine has raised electricity rates on households, a step experts say was long overdue in a country that wastes energy like no other in the world. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...