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    Another Faction Quits Ukraine’s Governing Coalition
    Feb18

    Another Faction Quits Ukraine’s Governing Coalition

    Ukraine sank deeper into political turmoil Thursday as the governing coalition lost its majority in parliament after a second faction bailed out.The move by Samopomich (Self Help), which has 26 seats in the 450-seat parliament, leaves the coalition partners with 217 votes…. …read more Source:...

    Commercial drones are flying off the shelves and into the hands of armed groups
    Feb18

    Commercial drones are flying off the shelves and into the hands of armed groups

    In the wrong hands, sometimes a toy can become a weapon Commercial drones are fast becoming a favorite gadget of armed non-state actors and terrorist groups, which are increasingly using them in combat operations against state militaries in some of the world’s fiercest war zones, according to a new report from the independent weapons...

    Ukraine’s governing coalition loses majority
    Feb18

    Ukraine’s governing coalition loses majority

    KIEV — Ukraine’s ruling coalition collapsed Thursday, setting off the second political crisis in a week in the country after the government survived a no-confidence vote at the beginning of the week. Two parties decided to quit the coalition. First, on Wednesday, former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko said her Fatherland party was pulling...

    In A First, Mexico ‘Returns’ Crimea Vessel To Ukraine
    Feb18

    In A First, Mexico ‘Returns’ Crimea Vessel To Ukraine

    Ukraine’s state gas company says Mexican prosecutors have ordered a seized ship belonging to a Crimean company to be returned to Ukraine rather than Russia. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s pro-West coalition edges from brink of collapse (AFP)
    Feb18

    Ukraine’s pro-West coalition edges from brink of collapse (AFP)

    Kiev (AFP) – Ukraine’s pro-EU ruling coalition pulled back from the brink on Thursday after one junior partner withdrew while a populist party announced plans to step in and pull the country “out of the abyss.” …read more Source: The West...

    OSCE Extends For Year Ukraine Monitoring Mission
    Feb18

    OSCE Extends For Year Ukraine Monitoring Mission

    The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) has extended its monitoring mission in Ukraine for another year, until the end of March 2017. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Russia’s Future Lies With Europe and the West
    Feb18

    Russia’s Future Lies With Europe and the West

    It is a worrying time to survey European geopolitics from across the Atlantic. Like many high officials, the Polish foreign minister is now calling for NATO troops to deploy to the border with Russia. Russia is now suing Ukraine over unpaid debt, and small nations like Serbia and Armenia are trying to navigate between Russia and the West over...

    Australian wins World Press Photo award for migrants image
    Feb18

    Australian wins World Press Photo award for migrants image

    Last year’s competition was overshadowed by the disqualification of a winner who admitted that one in a series of pictures about the Belgian city of Charleroi was actually taken in Brussels, and by controversy surrounding the pictures of the gritty, post-industrial Charleroi. Lars Boering, managing director of the World Press Photo...

    Fascists And Evil Americans: Ukrainian Separatists Launch Magazine For Kids 
    Feb18

    Fascists And Evil Americans: Ukrainian Separatists Launch Magazine For Kids 

    The grotesque political caricatures in a new children’s magazine launched by Ukrainian separatists leave little room for the imagination. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Ukraine’s Grim Slide
    Feb18

    Ukraine’s Grim Slide

    Ukraine’s government was on the verge of collapse earlier today after two smaller parties quit the governing coalition in disgust following Tuesday’s failed vote to oust the unpopular Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk from office. Both Ukrainian reformers and journalists denounced Tuesday’s flubbed no-confidence vote as a crooked...