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    Russia and Ukraine urged to live up to 2015 peace agreement
    Feb29

    Russia and Ukraine urged to live up to 2015 peace agreement

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    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National for Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb29

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National for Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels

    Ukraine plans to seek the extradition of Bulgarian national Georgi Bliznakov from Bulgaria over suspected participation in a battalion of pro-Russian rebels fighting government forces in Donbas region, Sofia-based bTV broadcaster reported on Monday. Bliznakov came under the spotlight in Bulgaria as one of several thugs who beat a car driver in a...

    Ukraine’s Eurovision 2016 Entry Is About Stalin’s Repressions. Russia Isn’t Thrilled.
    Feb29

    Ukraine’s Eurovision 2016 Entry Is About Stalin’s Repressions. Russia Isn’t Thrilled.

    Is Putin akin to Stalin in the eyes of Crimean Tatars? Jamala’s Eurovision song sheds light on the issue. Images mixed by Anna Poludenko-Young. A song about Soviet Moscow’s repressions against the Crimean Tatar community is Ukraine’s entry for the Eurovision 2016 music contest. Though it concerns events that took place over 70...

    The Pragmatists Turn to Geopolitics
    Feb29

    The Pragmatists Turn to Geopolitics

    Editor’s Note: How do Russia and the West see one another? What are the experts’ views on the confrontation between Russia and the West? How do the pundits explain the Russo-Ukrainian war and Russia’s Syrian gambit? What are the roots of the mythology about Russia in the West, and why has the West failed to predict and...

    Germany at UN raises alarm over Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)
    Feb29

    Germany at UN raises alarm over Ukraine ceasefire (AFP)

    United Nations (United States) (AFP) – Germany’s foreign minister said Monday he was deeply concerned by continued violations of the ceasefire in Ukraine and restrictions imposed on monitors overseeing the truce in the nearly two-year war. …read more Source: The West...

    Obama accused of ‘paralysis’ on genocide label for ISIL
    Feb29

    Obama accused of ‘paralysis’ on genocide label for ISIL

    U.S. lawmakers are cranking up the pressure this week on the Obama administration to formally declare that the Islamic State is committing “genocide” against Christians, Yazidis and other minorities in Syria and Iraq — a weighty designation with legal and moral implications. But the administration is struggling over what to do — sources say some...

    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices
    Feb29

    Little Green Babies: Crimean Newborns Handed Military Draft Notices

    Welcome to the world, kid — and don’t forget to report for duty in 16 years. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National over Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels
    Feb29

    Ukraine to Seek Extradition of Bulgarian National over Fighting Alongside Pro-Russian Rebels

    Ukraine plans to seek the extradition of Bulgarian national Georgi Bliznakov from Bulgaria over suspected participation in a battalion of pro-Russian rebels fighting government forces in Donbas region, Sofia-based bTV broadcaster reported on Monday. Bliznakov came under the spotlight in Bulgaria as one of several thugs who beat a car driver in a...

    German court suspends trial of ill ex-Auschwitz medic, 95
    Feb29

    German court suspends trial of ill ex-Auschwitz medic, 95

    A German court today suspended the trial of former SS medic Hubert Zafke for aiding in 3,681 murders in Auschwitz after the 95-year-old failed to attend over health problems. Chief judge Klaus Kabisch put the proceedings on hold shortly after they opened, saying a doctor who examined the defendant on Sunday found that he had “suicidal...

    Hungary PM rules out automatic extension of EU’s anti-Russia sanctions
    Feb29

    Hungary PM rules out automatic extension of EU’s anti-Russia sanctions

    Economic sanctions imposed by the European Union (EU) on Russia over its alleged role in the crisis in eastern Ukraine would not be extended automatically, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban says.Addressing Hungarian ambassadors in the capital, Budapest, on Monday, Orban said the EU is expected to hold discussions about whether Moscow has...